At the TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) conference held annually in the spring, each speaker is given an 18-minute time-slot to talk about their “One Wish to Change the World.” Past speakers include Bono, who wished to connect every school and hospital in Ethiopia to the Internet, and Bill Clinton, who wished to develop a high quality rural health system in [...]
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NASA. You can say whatever you like about spending priorities and government waste, but this is one program that a majority of Republicans and Democrats consistently back. Their reasons vary—advancing science, inspiring schoolchildren, maintaining American leadership, and, of course, lucrative contracting jobs. NASA—particularly when it comes to human spaceflight—remains a cherished institution, but it has its detractors. Looking back on [...]