New Virginia-class submarine christened

Richard TomkinsNEWPORT NEWS, Va., March 7 (UPI) — The 14th Virginia-class submarine being constructed for the U.S. Navy has been christened the USS Washington (SSN 787) at Newport News Shipbuilding.


100 million-degree fluid essential to fusion

Brooks HaysACTON, Australia, March 7 (UPI) — Scientists at Australian National University believe they’ve solved one of the puzzles of nuclear fusion by using fluid dynamics to explain plasma behavior.