“The North’s Andersonville”

Camp Douglas, in Chicago, Illinois, sometimes described as “The North’s Andersonville,” was one of the largest Union Army prisoner-of-war camps for Confederate soldiers taken prisoner during the American Civil … More

Ethiopia’s Tigray crisis

A former guerrilla fighter who used to jam the communication network of Ethiopian troops, Debretsion Gebremichael is now leading the … More

Fast Radio Burst 121102

Our old friend FRB 121102 is back, and right on time. Earlier this year, astronomers identified a distinct 157-day cycle … More

2020 Electoral College outlook

Perhaps one of the most unexpected developments in the 2020 presidential campaign is how remarkably stable the state of the race has … More

Unit 8200

Unit 8200 is an Israeli Intelligence Corps unit of the Israel Defense Forces responsible for collecting signal intelligence (SIGINT) and code decryption. Military publications include references to … More

Trump Is a National Disgrace

This assault on our democracy must stop. The current president is ignorant, incompetent, inhumane and a prodigious liar, passing 20,000 … More