What you read might make the earth warmer. To be more precise, what you read will have an impact on the laws that your government passes to regulate business and environmental concerns. Public support for fixing the problems causing climate change is plummeting while scientific consensus about the problems and solutions is coalescing. The “big […]
There seems to be mounting evidence that psycho-active drugs are no more effective than placebos; that they may cause real harm; and that the belief that many mental illnesses are caused by chemical imbalances in the brain has never been proven but has been forwarded by the drug manufacturers. I was most persuaded by Irving […]
Robert Scoble got a beautiful photo of Atlantis’ final launch, STS-135 I am very proud of what we have done and sad to reach the end of this era.
The Royal Society, as in The Royal Society of the UK, has been around for 350 years and is celebrating, in part, by making available highlights of scientific papers on its Trailblazing web site. It is a nicely done Flash timeline giving you easy access to papers such as Capt. James Cook’s report on preventing […]
The reactions to the mid-air collision last month between an airplane and a helicopter over the Hudson River in New York City have me thinking about safety in airplanes and safety in cars. For those unfamiliar with the details, just before noon on August 8, a six person airplane and an eight person helicopter came […]