Some US nuclear weapons use a material known as Fogbank. When they tried to refurbish the weapons they discovered that they could no longer make Fogbank! pic.twitter.com/71nscrqZGf
— Michael is finishing a metascience essay (@michael_nielsen) August 14, 2022
There’s quite a lot of knowledge we’ve lost. That’s what happens when you ship your whole manufacturing base to China for a little bit of profit. All that understanding, gone forever.