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4 April 2009

Science responds To The Silly

I have said before that Science owes a debt to some of the more widely believed junk science distributors. There is a perfect example of it today. Those who think Climate Change is a hoax, will frequently expound on the global cooling myth. The myth runs something along these lines. The planet has stopped warming up. It was not as hot this year as last year, etc. I can give you links …


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3 April 2009

Politics Dressed Up As Science- How to Spot It

I received an email last week with a link to an article about Carbon Dioxide. The gist of the message was that all this talk of Carbon Dioxide affecting out planet’s climate is a hoax. That same day, another viewer told me that it was very difficult to tell what was Science and what wasn’t. Especially online. That is not an accident. So just how do you tell?? The secret is PEER …


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2 April 2009

The Curious Case of Pioneer 10

Dr. John Anderson of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory has discovered something very weird. Two other colleagues have been working on it as well. As of now, there is no explanation. Safe to say it’s likely keeping them up at night! Not that they haven’t tried to figure it out! Sherlock Holmes said, that once you rule out the impossible, then what remains, however improbable, must be the truth. The truth, in this case …


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