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Why after the A bomb has nothing appeared, no new forms of propulsion, fuel or anything life changing?
QuoteWhy after the A bomb has nothing appeared, no new forms of propulsion, fuel or anything life changing? What? Nothing?How about nuclear fusion, the transistor, the modern computer, the internet, TV, DNA sequencing, the Hubble telescope, cancer cures, need I go on?If travel hasn't changed significantly since the 1940s I'm a monkey's uncle.
Maxwell and planck basically described all the physical laws that apply to this world. The rest is technology.
A few years ago a guy invented a battery that was so revolutionary it outlasted conventional batteries by an estimated ten times. The guy who invented it sold out to a major battery manufacturer and this company burried the blue print and scrapped the idea because it would have ruined the battery industry which is fair play.
Even Newton was laughed at in his own days.
The main difficulty with innovation is cultural.Our culture is run by a classics-and religion-based elite, which hates and fears science for multitudinous reasons. Of course you'll find lip-service to science, but that is all it is.In such an environment the most commonsensical things (like transporting freight via canals and railroads, insisting on housing equipped to high standards of heating and ventilation, fiscal freedom throughout life for the individual receiving healthcare and education, transparency to age, race, and gender) are avoided until they become unavoidable.The only possible way forward is to eject every politician who does not prioritize the removal of religion and the establishment of science as the PRIMARY means of advancing our children's education.Otherwise it'll be more of the same, until.......