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Sunday, October 17, 2021

CONTINUITY: On the Road with Tesla “Full Self Driving” Beta 10.2

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CONTEXT: Melting Nuclear Waste to the Earth's Mantle

Here is the 2011 paper, “Self-Sinking Capsules to Investigate Earth’s Interior and Dispose of Radioactive Waste”. Full text is available at the ResearchGate site. The first paragraph of the paper is:

Technical experts, science fiction writers, and environmental advocates have all famously considered a self-descending spherical body in a melting environment not as a solution but as a problem. In connection with nuclear reactor core meltdown, this phenomenon is the so-called China Syndrome. Let’s step back and consider the China Syndrome as a solution.

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TRACKING WITH CLOSEUPS: Orbiting Nothing—Lagrange Points and Halo Orbits

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THE HAPPENING WORLD: Weekly Space Report: Mechazilla Rising, NASA to Monitor Starship Re-entry, Relativity Space 3D Printed Launcher

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