Category Archives: Science

We Did Big Things Once

This is pretty great: ‘Once-in-a-lifetime’ light show on Washington Monument to mark Apollo 11. The celebration includes projecting an image of the Saturn V rocket on the Washington Monument. Saturday will be the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission. … Continue reading

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Great Signs, Cont.

QED, Bitchez!

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Trump Admin: Deny Climate Change For the Children

Hey guys, remember William Happer? You know, the nutty guy who compared sweet innocent and healthful carbon dioxide to the jews during the Holocaust? What’s he been up to lately? Newsweek: “Trump administration national security official repeatedly consulted with, and … Continue reading

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To The Moon With You!

Apollo 11 in Real Time: A real-time journey through the first landing on the Moon. This is so cool, fellow-nerds! It really is like reliving when we landed on the moon, minute by minute. You can join it in progress … Continue reading

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Stable Genius: To the moon with you!

For all of the money we are spending, NASA should NOT be talking about going to the Moon – We did that 50 years ago. They should be focused on the much bigger things we are doing, including Mars (of … Continue reading

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Bill Nye The Science Guy: ‘The Planet is on Eff’ing Fire’

Yup, he says a swear, so you know this isn’t PBS. It’s a long segment, but so worth it; stay to the end. You might want to save it for lunchtime (NSFW).

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War on Science, Continues

Tiger Beat: “Democrats in six states — Colorado, Arizona, New Jersey, Washington, New York and Maine — have authored or co-sponsored bills to make it harder for parents to avoid vaccinating their school-age children, and mostly faced GOP opposition. Meanwhile … Continue reading

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News That Will Drive You to Drink

Happy Hour News Briefs   Our old pal Dr. Chaps, Demon Hunter, is now an antivaxxer, too. (Also: good to know that Faceberg is allowing this kind of disinformation through.)

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Too Cool!

Black holes are real, not theoretical! “The image confirmed that Einstein’s predictions about the size and shape of black holes are correct and “determined by gravity alone,” Broderick added. “Today, general relativity has passed another crucial test.” That Einstein guy … Continue reading

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Is A S***storm Part of Climate Change?

…because we think Economic Advisor Kevin Hasset is about to be in the eye of the shitstorm, so to speak. CNN tells us: “White House economic adviser Kevin Hassett said Friday that he believes climate change could threaten economic growth. … Continue reading

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