Two independent reports have exonerated the “Climategate” scientists, but you wouldn’t know it to read the news. Salon.com takes on the wet-noodle, mainstream press. “By restoring the reputation of the U.N.’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the reports released by a Netherlands environmental agency and a special British investigative panel should do much to dispel the widespread doubt generated by hackers who pinched nasty e-mails from the computers of climate scientists associated with the IPCC. Or the reports would dispel doubt, if only the mainstream media showed sufficient interest in correcting the record.”
In an attempt to prove Christianity inferior to communism, a Soviet scientist hoped to play God.
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In work and life, the rules of success are being redefined.
There are a few theories as to why we’ve never found other intelligent life in our Universe. Physicist Brian Cox walks us through them.