Just when you thought the impacts of climate change could get any worse now a relic from the cold war is resurfacing. Camp Century, a U.S. military base built within the Greenland Ice Sheet in 1959, doubled as a top-secret site for testing the feasibility of deploying nuclear missiles from the Arctic during the Cold […]

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A Radioactive Forest Fire Is Extremely Dangerous. The Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, in case you have been living under a rock somewhere, is a nuclear power station near the city of Pripyat, Ukraine. It is 14.5 km northwest of the city of Chornobyl, 16 km from the Belarus–Ukraine border, and about 110 km north of […]

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The Flint Water Disaster Should Never Have Happened. Flint is facing one of the worst municipal water supply disasters ever recorded in modern history and the worst thing is that it was completely preventable. The news media is digging it to find who new what when and find scapegoats but honestly it was a failure […]

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The Chernobyl disaster was a catastrophic nuclear accident that occurred on 26 April 1986 at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in the town of Pripyat, in Ukraine,then part of the USSR. The corresponding explosion and fire released large quantities of radioactive particles into the atmosphere, which spread over much of the western USSR and Europe.

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What Will It Take To Fix Flint’s Water Supply System? It is very hard to understand the current water problems in Flint Michigan. The damage done to the piping infrastructure of the city and the health problems that have been inflicted on the citizens of Flint is unforgivable. This is not the only city in the […]

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The Space Station Crew is Vulnerable to Meteor Storms and Other Space Debris. Space debris left over from over 6 decades of flights to space has become a serious problem. The dangers of space “junk” was highlighted when a late potential threat to the International Space Station on July 16, 2015, Thursday, forced the 3 […]

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Wind Turbine Company Vestas Wind ( TeK-THinK) It was a terrible ordeal recently for the Vestas Wind race team during the Volvo Ocean Race when their boat was grounded on the Cargados Carajos Shoals in the Indian Ocean.The crash on Saturday November 29th left the Vestas Wind crew with both rudders broken and water pouring into […]

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Cheap Abundant Fuel ( TeK-THinK) It is never a good idea to believe that companies or governments necessarily have your best interests in mind. This also applies to utility companies who supply natural gas or even electricity.

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Ejectable Floating Black Boxes ( TeK-THinK) – Airbus is considering a standard military technology for black boxes on the long haul over water airplanes. The ejectable black box is currently used by the US military to ensure data integrity of flight data after a crash of one of their very expensive fighter jets.

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US Space Industry ( TeK-THinK) – I cant believe that here we are just a few days after the Antares rocket explodes on lift off and we have more bad news from the commercial space industry in the United States. Unfortunately at the time of writing at least one astonaut is dead and the other […]

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