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Once Bullied For Her Love Of Bugs, 8-Year-old Co-Authors Scientific Paper

Once Bullied For Her Love Of Bugs, 8-Year-old Co-Authors Scientific Paper

8-year-old girls are not often encouraged to play with bugs and insects, yet Sophia Spencer has become an entomological prodigy-and a role model for other girls interested in biology. The youngster had been teased for how much she loved bugs. Whenever she was seen playing with grasshoppers, the other second graders at her elementary school […]

The gods must be laughing—at Al Gore

The gods must be laughing—at Al Gore

    By Tom Harris Overlooked in the controversies about former Vice-President Al Gore’s global warming films, An Inconvenient Truth (2006) and An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power (2017), is that truth is not possible in science. Scientific hypotheses, and even scientific theories, are not truth; they can be, and often are, wrong.  Truth applies […]

Shameless fear-mongering – versus reality

Shameless fear-mongering – versus reality

. By Paul Driessen Al Gore pedals climate and weather scam. CFACT film and Aussie book present Climate Facts. Before I could enjoy a movie last week, I was forced to endure five minutes of climate and weather fear-mongering, when the theater previewed Al Gore’s “Inconvenient Sequel.” His attempt to pin every weather disaster of the […]

REAL climate science shows Trump was right to Exit Paris

REAL climate science shows Trump was right to Exit Paris

    MIT president’s letter repeats standard climate alarm claims. Here are the facts. By Istvan Marko, J. Scott Armstrong, William M. Briggs, Kesten Green, Hermann Harde, David R. Legates, Christopher Monckton of Brenchley, and Willie Soon In a recent letter to the MIT community, Massachusetts Institute of Technology President Rafael Reif criticized President Trump’s decision […]

How a backyard weather station works

How a backyard weather station works

You won’t need a meteorologist after you install one of these. The Davis Vantage Pro2 Sam Kaplan A wet finger will tell you which way the wind blows, but most of us rely on serially inaccurate apps or spray-tanned local meteorologists for detailed readings. The Davis Vantage Pro2 weather station ($650)—a favorite of barometer-tracking fanatics—delivers […]

US funding dubious science and unfounded fear

US funding dubious science and unfounded fear

. By Ron Arnold        Eco-militants that defiled scientific integrity in government agencies defy corrections Donald Trump’s EPA is facing a tsunami of vitriol for trying to drain the DC swamp of rogue regulators that rule with made-to-order scientific lies and invented threats, such as its ruling that the carbon dioxide which makes life on Earth […]

EPA’s suspect science 

EPA’s suspect science 

. By John Rafuse Its practices have defiled scientific integrity, but proposed corrections bring shock and defiance President Trump’s budget guidance sought to cut $1.6 billion from the Environmental Protection Agency’s $8.1 billion expectation. Shrieks of looming Armageddon prompted Congress to fund EPA in full until September 2017, when the battle will be joined again. Then […]

Science, engineering and leadership: Creating balance in a chaotic political and economic environment

Science, engineering and leadership: Creating balance in a chaotic political and economic environment

. By James E. Smith and Alex Hatch Many successful domestic and global companies and enterprises were started and driven by the visionary, problem-solving and leadership capabilities of technically trained founders and/or principals. Historically, those skills and entrepreneurial instincts came from advanced training and education, apprenticeship programs or even self-study. A large percentage of those […]

Cassini Finds Saturn Moon May Have Tipped Over

Cassini Finds Saturn Moon May Have Tipped Over

Cassini researchers have found evidence the active south polar region of Enceladus — the fractured terrain seen here at bottom — may have originally been closer to the icy moon’s equator. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/ Space Science Institute › Full image and caption › Full image and caption”/> Saturn’s icy, ocean-bearing moon Enceladus may have tipped over […]

Collapsing Star Gives Birth to a Black Hole

Collapsing Star Gives Birth to a Black Hole

This illustration shows the final stages in the life of a supermassive star that fails to explode as a supernova, but instead implodes to form a black hole. Image credit: NASA/ESA/P. Jeffries (STScI) › Full image and caption › Full image and caption”/> Astronomers have watched as a massive, dying star was likely reborn as […]

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