Category Archives: Science

American Space Exploration Leadership — Why and How

Buzz Aldrin Apollo 11 Moonwalker As we flip the calendar to 2012, we get the first blast of space news, and the resurgent relevance of human space exploration. China just announced plans to lead humanity in to the moon and … Continue reading

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Will Fossil Fuel Companies Face Liability for Climate Change?

by Christine Shearer It is one thing to do your own research, but it is another to deliberately deceive people, contributing to widespread harm primarily to retain profits. January 2, 2012 | In a recent article in National Journal, Americans … Continue reading

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Jobs Added Art to STEM to Create Steam

John Maeda President, Rhode Island School of Design I’m one of many nerds who started programming with an Apple II. I bought the first Mac in 1984, right before I got on a plane to go to MIT. When I … Continue reading

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Critters moving away from global warming faster

By SETH BORENSTEIN – AP Science Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Animals across the world are fleeing global warming by heading north much faster than they were less than a decade ago, a new study says. About 2,000 species examined are … Continue reading

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Tanning Can Cause Cancer, but Not Tanning Could Cause a Lot Worse

By Andrew Tarantola Jul 21, 2011 2:20 PM Vitamin D, produced when skin is exposed to light, is essential for our bodies. Unfortunately, modern lifestyles have minimized our time we spend under the sun. The Sun’s Heartbeat explains why a … Continue reading

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Iraq And Afghanistan War Debt Includes Steep Price Tag For Air Conditioning

Jason Linkins This week, Beltway lawmakers have ramped up the efforts to negotiate the terms of how and when the nation’s debt ceiling will be raised, with President Barack Obama reportedly stepping into the fray to bring about a deal. … Continue reading

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The New Thirty Years’ War

Michael T. Klare Author and Professor of Peace and World-Security Studies at Hampshire College Winners and Losers in the Great Global Energy Struggle to Come Cross-posted from A 30-year war for energy preeminence? You wouldn’t wish it even on … Continue reading

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