Bird Flu; Cloned Cows in the US; Red Hat goes after Microsoft; Baby Mammoth; Balloons (presumably carrying robots) achieve flight record over Antarctic Continue reading Science News Tidbits
Its name is, unfortunately, “Open Paleontology Journal.” Reminds me of the Soviet/Communist Era in Asia, where such a journal might have been named “The People’s Paleontology Journal.”Details are here.
It turns out that Huckabee … Continue reading News: britney spears latest, and the Idaho Caucus (or Iowa, or whatever)
In the wake of his Iowa victory, Mike Huckabee is doing the news and talk show circuit. Here are his comments this AM on evolution. Continue reading Huckabee On Evolution
Pope Evicts Astronomers Science is to make way for diplomacy at the Pope’s summer residence, with the dismantling of the astronomical observatory that has been part of Castel Gandolfo, south of Rome, for more than 75 years. The Pope needs more room to receive diplomats so the telescopes have to go.
The eviction of the astronomers and their instruments, reported by the Italian daily Corriere della Sera, and their removal to a disused convent a mile away, marks the end of a period of intimacy between popes and priest-astronomers that has lasted well over a century.
The recent release of the NAS tome on evolution, and how evolution is good and creationist is bad, has been picked up by the religious community. It was only a matter of time before they noticed. Continue reading The cat’s out of the bag…
The National Academy of Sciences has issued the third version of its book “Science, Evolution and Creationism,” in which it makes an effort to reconcile belief in god with acceptance of evolution. Continue reading NAS: Religion and Science are Compatible
La Nina may cool Earth a little; The impact of biofuels; North Atlantic Warming is Complex Continue reading Science News Tidbits: Climate and Ecology
An update on the hearings. Continue reading Florida Hearings on Evolution vs. Creationism
Every year around this time, Pat Robertson has a meeting with god, at which god tells Pat stuff about what is going to happen in the future. After several years of this, we now know for certain that god has no idea of, or no control over, what the future brings.
Indeed, in science. The current issue of Science reviews the positions of each of the major presidential candidates in the area of science. Continue reading Presidential Candidates on Science