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6 February 2015
Here is an amazing shot from the International Space Station of the U.S. East Coast, from where I live on the Delmarva Peninsula, all the way to Boston. It was taken a couple of days ago. You can see the Aurora to the north and the approaching sunrise to the east! An even better time-lapse video is linked below: https://vine.co/v/OF6W2K7uDwv
Just when you think that basic denial of science could not get any more ridiculous, we have a week when a U.S. Senator questions hand washing laws in restaurants, and life saving vaccinations becomes a campaign issue among presidential candidates. We can only hope that this era of anti-science is at its peak and will get better soon. I’ve been interested in the psychology of this type of behavior for …
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