Wednesday, January 26

Competition with China is good

World War I gave the world menstrual pads. Maybe a new cold war can solve the energy crisis?

China has tested a so-called hypersonic weapon. This means that it can fly at least five times the speed of sound. The speed of sound varies with temperature, but five times the speed of sound is over 6000 kilometers per hour. It’s fast.

But that is not the reason why people are scratching their heads in both the USA and Russia at the moment. Both countries have been trying to develop hypersonic weapons for years. The Russian military, for example, tested the hypersonic Zircon missile in the Barents Sea earlier this autumn. It should have gone well.

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