Last week The Board took a look at the basic concepts behind standoff range weapons and delved into the history of the AGM-28 Hound Dog missile. The much-loved Hound Dog was a remarkable technological achievement, but it had one major problem. It was simply too big. The B-52 could carry only two AGM-28’s. Even though […]Read more "Nuclear Friday: Second Generation Standoff"
“Essentialist!” I see that word thrown around in conversations about gender like it automatically ends a discussion. But why? I would think that just being essentialist doesn’t automatically mean you are wrong. Don’t you have to show that something is both essentialist and wrong? Nevertheless, there are good reasons to be suspicions of essentialist claims. This […]Read more "What’s so bad about Essentialism?"