The Union of Concerned Scientists have published this “periodic table” of political / government interference in scientific study. http://www.ucsusa.org/scientific_integrity/interference/a-to-z-guide-to-political.html This is what electing the Bush administration has done for us and the world…!! Can we please get rid of Republicans now? Or change their party name to “Corporate Lackey-ians?”
I would like to have a vote on the THEORY that the sun revolves around the Earth… http://blogs.usatoday.com/ondeadline/2008/02/fla-educators-t.html FSM help us.
Do you think people would have a better understanding of the situation if evolution is referred to as a “scientific model” rather than a “scientific theory”? “Theory” apparently has too many connotations for the average uninformed person to grasp. Is it not accurate to refer to evolution as a model, the same way that there’s […]
Last night I attended the first Sloan Science and Film Dialogue at the Museum of the Moving Image; this included a screening of the new Satoshi Kon movie Paprika and a talk with Harvard scientist Dr. Robert Stickgold, sleep and dream researcher, and Gilberto Perez, the Sarah Lawrence College film scholar. http://www.sonyclassics.com/paprika/ Paprika is a […]