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NASA’s Sample-Return Asteroid Mission Finds Water On Bennu

By | 2018-12-11T08:29:36+00:00 December 11th, 2018|Articles, Science & Technology|

As seen in Forbes Science | December 11, 2018 Data from the asteroid ‘101955 Bennu’ --- the prime science target for NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission --- reveal ubiquitous amounts of water locked inside clays, the mission’s science team reported.  The team has been very pleasantly surprised by new analysis of high-resolution data from the spacecraft’s imaging [...]

Voter-Fraud Allegations in Midterm Elections Highlight Need for Federal Election-Law Reform

By | 2018-12-05T17:24:36+00:00 December 5th, 2018|Articles, Culture, Op-Ed, Politics|

As seen in The Epoch Times | December 5, 2018 California was in the headlines a few days ago for its creative use of absentee ballots for vote “harvesting.” That’s how three Republican candidates, who apparently won on Election Day last month, ultimately had victories snatched away in losing to Democrats days after the election. [...]

After InSight, What’s Next On NASA’s Mars Geophysics Radar?

By | 2018-11-30T07:30:51+00:00 November 30th, 2018|Articles, Education, Environment, Science & Technology|

As seen in Forbes Science | November 30, 2018 But more importantly, what can Mars’ inner workings tell us about the formation of planets like our own? In December, the InSight (Interior exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport) spacecraft will position its French-built surface seismometer only a few feet from where it landed. [...]

New climate report’s alarmism undercut by wildfire facts

By | 2018-11-27T08:31:53+00:00 November 27th, 2018|Articles, Authors, Books, Environment, Science & Technology|

GLOBAL WARMING, I LOVE CO2, CO2 BENEFITS, CLIMATE CHANGE, FOREST FIRES, NATIONAL CLIMATE ASSESSMENT, CO2 FERTILIZATION The 4th National Climate Assessment (NCA) was released Friday, November 23rd and was promptly greeted by wide media coverage and wringing of hands over its dire predictions for the planet’s future. Like the previous three assessments, it was mandated by the [...]

Reasonable or Racist? Trump’s Policies on the Central American Caravan

By | 2018-11-26T09:53:30+00:00 November 26th, 2018|Articles, Authors, Culture|

A federal judge in San Francisco has blocked President Donald Trump’s Nov. 8 directive that stipulates that requests for asylum must be made at a port of entry. The judge’s action follows a jaw-dropping Nov. 1 lawsuit from lawyers representing 12 Honduran migrants. They filed suit in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia opposing the president’s announced asylum policy. The petition [...]

Tech-Savvy South Korea Is Also Home To Asia’s Oldest Astronomical Observatory

By | 2018-11-28T07:41:44+00:00 November 23rd, 2018|Articles, Science & Technology|

As seen in Forbes Science | November 22, 2018 South Korea is the last place to cross most people’s minds when it comes to the esoteric history of astronomy. But this politically-troubled peninsula is home to both Asia’s oldest surviving astronomical observatory as well as a vibrant contemporary center for astronomy and space just an [...]

California Burning Fewer Fires Made Worse by Misguided Policies

By | 2018-11-16T10:35:48+00:00 November 16th, 2018|Articles, Environment|

The recent horrific fires in California have reignited a debate on the role that supposed man-made warming has on these events. Governor Jerry Brown leads the way, stating, "This is the new abnormal, and this new abnormal will continue, certainly in the next 10, 15, 20 years. Unfortunately, the best science is telling us that [...]

Debating Immigration (Cambridge University Press; 2 edition, August 31, 2018)

By | 2018-10-31T07:33:08+00:00 October 31st, 2018|Articles, Authors, Books, Politics|

By Carol M Swain Debating Immigration (Cambridge University Press; 2 edition, August 31, 2018), edited by Carol M. Swain presents twenty original and updated essays, written by some of the world's leading experts and pre-eminent scholars that explore the nuances of contemporary immigration in the United States and Europe. This volume is organized around the [...]

An Anti-Semitic Wake-Up Call in Pittsburgh

By | 2018-10-30T08:43:34+00:00 October 30th, 2018|Articles, Culture, Israel|

By Jonathan Feldstein Anti-Semitism thrives and is unleashed, among other things, when hate is fostered and allowed to go unchecked.  But anti-Semites rarely need an “excuse” to do so. Following the attack on the Pittsburgh synagogue this week, many blame the current president and his rhetoric for that. Perhaps. However no less significant is when [...]

Climate change fueled witch hunts… Then and now

By | 2018-11-01T14:06:35+00:00 October 25th, 2018|Articles, Education, Environment|

By Author Gregory Wrightstone October 31, 2018|GLOBAL WARMING, CLIMATE CHANGE, FAMINE More Viewpoints of a Climate Contrarian can be found here: https://inconvenientfacts.xyz/blog  European witch hunts of the 15th to 17th centuries targeted witches that were thought to be responsible for epidemics and crop failures related to declining temperatures of the Little Ice Age. A belief that [...]