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  • NASA Scientists Jubilant After Successful Helicopter Crash
    By on August 30, 2013 | Comments Off  Comments

    Hugh Pickens DOT Com writes “Elizabeth Barber reports in the Christian Science Monitor that when a CH-46E Sea Knight helicopter plummeted into the ground at more than 30 miles per hour, there was jubilation from the scientists on the ground at the culmination of some two years of preparation to test a helicopter’s crashworthiness. ‘We designed this test to simulate a severe but survivable crash under both civilian and military requirements,’ says (more…)

  • Doping’s reluctant poster boy wants soul set free
    By on August 30, 2013 | Comments Off  Comments

    Disgraced sprinter turned anti-doping campaigner Ben Johnson on his bid for redemption