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Louisiana State Senator Elbert Guillory provided a stunningly revisionist view of history in comments defending the teaching of creationism in public schools. In typical Republican fashion he ...
by Doctor Jazz
Comment Count 50 comments on Sat May 09, 2015 at 06:42 PM PDT with 60 Recommends
When we interviewed scientists in San Francisco in December, John Cook had the brilliant idea to ask each of them one last question - "Ok, you're getting on an elevator with someone, and they say, -
by greenman3610
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Feb 02, 2015 at 06:22 AM PST with 12 Recommends
Wow! What a come-back to the Republican nonsensical denial on Climate Change. Barack Obama: [...] And no challenge – no challenge – poses a greater threat to future generations than ...
by jamess
Comment Count 27 comments on Tue Jan 20, 2015 at 08:50 PM PST with 112 Recommends
Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) Chairman and Secretary, Department of Space ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 24 comments on Mon Dec 29, 2014 at 04:30 PM PST with 48 Recommends
First question: Long ago, somebody told me that if you have water in a pot on a stove and you brought it to a boil, it would boil in the same amount of time whether you started with cold water ...
by Tortmaster
Comment Count 80 comments on Wed Sep 24, 2014 at 08:26 PM PDT with 27 Recommends
A crucial term to familiarize yourselves regarding any discussion about the Cryosphere is albedo. Albedo is defined as the fraction of solar energy (shortwave radiation) reflected from the Earth ...
by Pakalolo
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon Aug 25, 2014 at 04:59 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
So you decided to start distrusting scientists... Interesting... A few years ago we might have administered a panel of tests to ascertain your diminished mental capacity. Now we simply ask your ...
by Sweller3
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue May 13, 2014 at 08:33 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
An observation worth noting … and pondering, from Donald A. Brown: US politicians frequently assert that it is an open question whether humans are causing the undeniable warming that the Earth is ...
by richturc125
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Apr 24, 2014 at 05:52 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
You've heard about the Carbon Tax, that has never seriously gotten off the ground here in the U.S. -- well Say Hello! to the Vortex Tax, arriving soon in a mailbox near you! 'Polar vortex' costs ...
by jamess
Comment Count 24 comments on Sun Feb 16, 2014 at 06:04 PM PST with 32 Recommends
37 years and counting with "with higher than average global temperatures" ... NASA: Ongoing Climate Warming Trend Continued in 2013 by Matt Mercuro, autoworldnews.com -- Jan 22, 2014 [...] "Long-
by jamess
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Jan 22, 2014 at 06:13 AM PST with 17 Recommends
(crossposted at Firedoglake ) Everyone, I don't know if you caught the most recent Naomi Klein thing in Common Dreams (well, via that silly publication The New Statesman, which is hosting the ...
by Cassiodorus
Comment Count 172 comments on Wed Oct 30, 2013 at 06:00 AM PDT with 122 Recommends
Received this e-mail from Congressman Rush Holt's (D. NJ-12) campaign alerting me about a special guest that with be joining Holt's "Geek Out" even on July 30th:
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 5 comments on Sun Jul 28, 2013 at 09:16 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
The “National Atheist Party” appeals to the rebel in many of us but if we want to be true rebels we will work within, rather than allow ourselves to be pummeled by, the system. I'm proud to ...
by NationalAtheistParty
Comment Count 10 comments on Fri Jul 12, 2013 at 07:40 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
I woke up this morning to a surprisingly frank and sober discussion on Face the Nation , about Weather vs Climate, Extreme Weather events as they relate to Climate Change. The general consensus of ...
by jamess
Comment Count 11 comments on Sun May 26, 2013 at 10:57 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
Swedish scientists have traced the family lines of 1.2 million Swedes to the level of second cousins, and found that people in creative professions have higher rates of mental illness in their ...
by HoundDog
Comment Count 121 comments on Sun Nov 18, 2012 at 02:49 PM PST with 28 Recommends
Why do Republicans even spend money on scientific studies when they don’t believe in science? Do they have them done just so they can do some creative writing in the name of science, like they ...
by notdarkyet
Comment Count 115 comments on Sat Oct 15, 2011 at 01:38 PM PDT with 336 Recommends
From the people who brought you computers, moon landings, mars rovers, heart transplants and increased life expectancy (aka scientists), an amazing research ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 211 comments on Fri Sep 23, 2011 at 10:14 PM PDT with 282 Recommends
Rick Perry accuses scientists of 'manipulating' climate data Guardian.co.uk -- 08/18/...
by jamess
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun Aug 21, 2011 at 10:06 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
An Iranian news agency reports that another of its nuclear scientists were assassinated in the capital of Tehran. The name of the ...
by Setrak
Comment Count 11 comments on Sat Jul 23, 2011 at 10:11 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
In a short news item, the Scientist picked up on a story out of Australia . A ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 33 comments on Thu Jun 09, 2011 at 04:26 AM PDT with 24 Recommends