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Why Did China Send a Spy Balloon?

February 17, 2023

Spy balloons are some of the oldest surveillance tech in use. The world has since moved on to satellites that capture incredible detail from space. So, why was a balloon recently sent over U.S. airspace? […]

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How Is China Becoming More Powerful?

January 20, 2023

China’s global influence seems to be increasing by the day. The superpower is pursuing several economic and military plans to become more powerful. How is China expanding its influence on the world stage? […]

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World Leaders Say IMF Should Accommodate Climate Change

November 16, 2022

The United Nations says an IMF overhaul should focus on global warming. Proponents say that a shift is needed since world conditions have changed so much since the IMF began. The IMF was founded in 1945 to help stabilize nations through loans and grants. […]

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Humanity’s Space Age Officially Turns 65

October 4, 2022

On October 4, 1957, Earth’s first satellite, Sputnik 1, was launched into space by the USSR. Following this, it took just 12 years for the United States to put a man on the Moon. As the Space Age reaches its 65th year, Wondrium looks at its infancy. […]

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NASA Conducts Earth’s First Planetary Defense Test Mission

October 3, 2022

On September 26, NASA tested Earth’s asteroid defense capabilities. NASA intentionally crashed a spacecraft into a dual asteroid to determine how the asteroid’s trajectory could be changed. The impact of asteroids hitting the Earth could be devastating. […]

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