Funding for science inadequate, 12,500 researchers in Serbia

BELGRADE - About 0.34 percent of Serbia's budget was set aside for science this year, which is not enough, and the amount should increase significantly in the coming year, said participants in Tuesday's debate at the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts (SANU) on the status and prospects for science in Serbia.

Experimental US hypersonic weapon destroyed seconds after launch

A hypersonic weapon being developed by the U.S. military was destroyed four seconds after its launch from a test range in Alaska early on Aug. 25 after controllers detected a problem with the system, the Pentagon said.
The weapon is part of a program to create a missile that will destroy targets anywhere on Earth within an hour of getting data and permission to launch.