Defense Distributed's new demonstration of their improved 3-D printed gun with a large capacity magazine seems designed to confound--and throw a middle finger to--Congress, which is trying to ban high-capacity magazines.
By David RobertsPosted 12.12.2011 at 6:00 pm 6 Comments
When it comes to the physics of climate change, no one year is more important than any other. But for the politics of climate, 2012 will be a big one, less about what officials may do than what they may block or undo.
Some good news: The James Webb Space Telescope appears to be safe, at least for now. Congress (or at least the Senate) is planning to give NASA more money than it requested to finish the huge infrared telescope, the successor to Hubble and NASA's biggest post-shuttle project. But there's also some bad news: Other science missions may pay the price.