Cyberattack on the US govt may have started earlier than initially thought

The unprecedented cyber attack on U.S. government bureaus reported that this month might have begun sooner than last spring as formerly considered, a U.S. senator involved with cybersecurity stated on Wednesday. U.S. investigators initially believed the attack on government agencies and private sector goals started in March or even April,…

That time physicist John Wheeler left classified H-bomb documents on a train

Enlarge / In 1953, the eminent physicist and H-bomb advocate took an ill-fated overnight train from Philadelphia to Washington, DC, that would indirectly lead to the Robert Oppenheimer security hearing. (credit: Michail_Petrov-96/iStock/Getty Images) There's rarely time to write about every cool science-y story that comes our way. So this year,…
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