Artist rendition of celestial impact that formed the Moon. Fahad Sulehria, http://www.novacelestia.com The images returned by various robotic probes to Venus suggest that the planet’s crust is geologically young – less than […]
Venus’ climate II: How scientists know Venus’ surface temperature isn’t from internal heating (Corrected)
Hemispheric view of Venus produced by Magellan. One of the hypotheses proposed by climate disruption deniers for Venus’ hot surface temperature is that Venus has an unusually hot core. The logic goes […]
Ultraviolet image of Venus’ clouds as seen by the Pioneer Venus Orbiter, Feb. 26, 1979 (NASA). Scientists have known that the surface of Venus is extremely hot since the first probes flew […]
The facts of my case are fairly simple. Chad Farnan, a 15-year-old self-described Christian fundamentalist student in my AP History class, sued me for a “pattern” of statements unconstitutionally hostile to religion. His claim was based on hours of illegal and surreptitious recordings. In my attorney’s opinion, the law was on our side, so he advised me to seek a summary judgment. I now believe that was a critical error…
Have you ever wondered just how bad the devastation would be if the Moon (or a Moon-sized object) were to graze the Earth? How big the crater would be, how tall the […]
“I am not fit for this office and should never have been here.” Who said it?
“Hollywood is so crooked that Mafia gangsters are entirely outclassed and don’t stand a chance. People in Hollywood are smarter. They have more sophisticated knowledge of money and deals and how to […]
There are a number of problems with science journalism today, and they tend to feed on each other. Decades ago, when the newspaper industry had advertising-driven profit margins in the 10-25% range, […]
“I think women rule the world and that no man has ever done anything that a woman either hasn’t allowed him to do or encouraged him to do.” Who said it?
“If you’re really pro-life, do me a favor—don’t lock arms and block medical clinics. If you’re so pro-life, lock arms and block cemeteries.” Who said it?