In 2014, Nasa awarded $1.1M to the Center for Theological Inquiry, an ecumenical research institute in New Jersey, to study “the societal implications of astrobiology”...BBC News From ACM Opinion | December 16, 2016
Solar physicist Thomas Zurbuchen became NASA's science chief in October, replacing astronaut John Grunsfeld. Just one month later, the US political system wentwhen...Nature From ACM Opinion | December 15, 2016
Two weeks after a presidential election that could have vaulted him to the head of NASA, John Grunsfeld reached across his peanut curry at a small restaurant on...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | December 14, 2016
Cyberattackers pose many threats to a wide range of targets. Russia, for example, was accused of hacking Democratic Party computers throughout the year, interfering...The Conversation From ACM Opinion | December 13, 2016
Observers and alumni of America's intelligence community have already fretted over Donald Trump's impending control of the world's most powerful spy agencies.
Wired From ACM Opinion | December 12, 2016
The latest controversy involving so-called fake news has left many wondering why websites that publish patently false statements on the Internet have not been prosecuted...CNN From ACM Opinion | December 6, 2016
The United Nations forecasts that the global population will rise from 7.3 billion to nearly 10 billion by 2050, a big number that often prompts warnings about...The Washington Post From ACM Opinion | December 5, 2016
President-elect Donald Trump's views on technology and tech policy were not prominent campaign features on his contentious path to the White House.
Scientific American From ACM Opinion | December 2, 2016