Monday, August 31, 2009

Bits and Pieces - August 31, 2009

The electronics in the Indian Moon mission have catastrophically failed. This will, undoubtedly, fire up the Indian weapons scientists who are already saying that they can't sign the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty because their nukes haven't been perfected. Now they can also point to this problem for their missiles.

The nations that decided not to develop nuclear weapons.

I was about to offer an apology, but I see that what I said last week is more or less consistent with Jeffrey Lewis's take on the situation, although my assessment was on the positive side and his is more toward the negative.

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