Climate scientists: Alarm over global warming ‘based on nonsense’ and ‘irrational at best’

Climate scientists: Alarm over global warming ‘based on nonsense’ and ‘irrational at best’

Personal Liberty News Desk Scientists from MIT and Princeton sharply criticized the political left’s appropriation of climate data recently, noting that emotional assumptions and moral judgments about “mostly beneficial” natural phenomena are “Orwellian” and “irrational.” At a climate summit in Austin, Texas this week, MIT climate scientist Dr. Richard Lindzen questioned the politicization of climate data that, […]

NASA orders SpaceX crew mission to International Space Station

NASA orders SpaceX crew mission to International Space Station

Southern Arizona News-Examiner NASA took a significant step last Friday toward expanding research opportunities aboard the International Space Station with its first mission order from Hawthorne, California based-company SpaceX to launch astronauts from U.S. soil. This is the second in a series of four guaranteed orders NASA will make under the Commercial Crew Transportation Capability […]

The return of Orbital ATK to space

The return of Orbital ATK to space

Everyone loves a good comeback story, and Orbital ATK’s return to space is no exception. In its first cargo mission to the International Space Station following a launch failure in October 2015, Orbital ATK is back with an ambitious launch plan. There’s the enhanced Cygnus spacecraft launching atop United Launch Alliance’s Atlas V rocket, a […]

3-D printing: The new frontier in orthopaedic medicine

3-D printing: The new frontier in orthopaedic medicine

KNEE IN A BOX Dorothy Bowser first began having problems with her legs when she tore the meniscus in her left knee 13 years ago. Soon afterward, the 78-year-old Vineland resident’s right knee started to hurt. The pain in her right knee gradually worsened until she found that if she sat down in a chair, […]

How computers broke science – and what we can do to fix it

How computers broke science – and what we can do to fix it

Ben Marwick, University of Washington Reproducibility is one of the cornerstones of science. Made popular by British scientist Robert Boyle in the 1660s, the idea is that a discovery should be reproducible before being accepted as scientific knowledge. In essence, you should be able to produce the same results I did if you follow the […]

Live Out Your Dreams Of Being An Astronaut

Live Out Your Dreams Of Being An Astronaut

Childhood dreams of flying to Mars could soon be a reality. NASA is seeking astronauts to join its active corps, all it takes is filling out all the proper forms. There are some restrictions for such a great opportunity, but one does not have to be a pilot or rocket scientist to become an astronaut. […]

Being Forced To Show Calorie Counts Makes Restaurants Sell Lower-Calorie Items

Being Forced To Show Calorie Counts Makes Restaurants Sell Lower-Calorie Items

  By the beginning of December 2016, American restaurant chains with more than 20 outlets are expected to list the amount of calories for each item on their menu. Some overachievers have already started calorie labeling. A recent study conducted by researchers from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has revealed that chain restaurants […]

American Lung Association pushes Obama climate change agenda

American Lung Association pushes Obama climate change agenda

It’s not your parents’ American Lung Association anymore. The iconic organization – formerly best known for its highly successful antismoking initiatives – in recent years has undergone a dramatic transformation and now lends its respected voice and identifiable brand to President Obama’s climate change agenda, often acting in lockstep with environmental activists and liberals on […]

NASA seeks student experiments for Edge-of-Space balloon flight

NASA seeks student experiments for Edge-of-Space balloon flight

WASHINGTON, Oct. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — NASA is accepting applications from graduate and undergraduate university students to fly their science and technology experiments to the edge of space on a scientific balloon mission. NASA is planning for a fall 2016 launch for the next High Altitude Student Platform ( HASP) mission, a joint project between […]

NASA teleconference to preview historic flyby of Saturn moon

NASA teleconference to preview historic flyby of Saturn moon

NASA Teleconference to Preview Historic Flyby of Icy Saturn Moon NASA’s Cassini spacecraft will sample an extraterrestrial ocean on Wednesday, Oct. 28, when it flies directly through a plume of icy spray coming from Saturn’s moon Enceladus. The agency will hold a news teleconference at 11 a.m. PDT (2 p.m. EDT) on Monday, Oct. 26, […]