fname writes "Here's a story from Spaceflight Now about a new test aircraft that can travel at supersonic speeds without triggering a sonic boom. The technology works by modifying the shape of the plane. Although it's been believed to be possible for a long time, this is the first actual flight test, barring black box projects I suppose."
He: Let's end it all, bequeathin' our brains to science.
She: What?!? Science got enough trouble with their OWN brains.
-- Walt Kelly