rjohn19 commented on the post, Biologists propose to sequence the DNA of all life on Earth 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Sounds like this is a job for Wowbagger.
As usual, friend of science Potholer54 is all over it.
So if we land something on that planet and it’s occupied, will it screw up the Centaurian religions or will their apologists insist it was sent by their god to prove his existence? “Our Father who art on Earth…”
rjohn19 commented on the post, Earth Sets a Temperature Record for the Third Straight Year 1 month, 4 weeks ago
My concern is it will be cooler this year as La Nina replaces El Nino and Trump will claim he has fixed it.
There is a party of fear and a party of hope. The party of fear is in charge- end of story. But I’ll continue anyway…
Let’s wander back to Hollywood 1951. Two very different sci-fi were hits that year- The Thing From Another World and The Day the Earth Stood Still. Both depict aliens landing on Earth. In “The Thing,” the alien is…[Read more]
rjohn19 commented on the post, Trump Picks Top Climate Skeptic to Lead EPA Transition 4 months, 2 weeks ago
I had faint hopes that Trump, known to say things on occasion not even he actually believes, was merely pandering when he posited climate change was a Chinese hoax to kill American manufacturing competitiveness. I thought this because he had recently asked the Scottish government to fund a sea wall around the golf course he and his creditors own…[Read more]
Here’s where the dissonance becomes epic- There’s a Southern Baptist preacher from South Carolina who has his minions on Facebook posting that yes, Trump is evil, but that god has a long history of using evil people to achieve his lofty goals and who are we to question…
He then ran off a list I wish I had saved but early Israeli master spy…[Read more]
rjohn19 commented on the post, Republicans Can Understand Science and Still Deny Climate Change 5 months, 2 weeks ago
The trouble is that the Republican party has become tribal to a degree that would make religions blush. To get what they want for the corporate masters who pay their bills, they had to form coalitions with various nuts and America is chock full of them. They made themselves the anti-abortion party (among other things) to rope in the…[Read more]
I look forward to this as well DWH but only read a couple today and space the rest throughout the week because as much “stuff” as there is on net, good content can be scarce.
One I read tonight was the fish oil piece, hoping it held the answer to safely increasing my bacon intake. In a way it did but in this world of unintended consequences, I…[Read more]
rjohn19 commented on the post, An update on Richard’s condition in his own words. 1 year, 1 month ago
Glad you are recovering. Without you, sir, we’d all be The Headless Horsemen.