Perhaps the only science Murdoch truly believes in is the calculation of tv ratings and advertising rates.
The irony is that such people use the fruits of science daily, such as televisions, cell phones and the internet to wage their war against that evil practice of science.
  God not only plays dice, He also sometimes throws the dice where they cannot be seen. ~Stephen Hawking   In this particular post we will be discussing one of my favorite universal phenomena, black holes. They are the most powerful force in...
Probably my favorite pop science series in the last few years is "Through the Wormhole" narrated by Morgan Freeman which examines the latest scientific theories and boldly relates them to questions of religion and spirituality. One of my favorite segments in the series...
    First and foremost, The Quiet Invasion is a first contact story. What would we do if we actually found evidence of alien life out there? It's also about politics. ~Sarah Zettel   This month the National Geographic Channel(NGC) debuted a...
After the Big Bang came the Great Darkness. In indescribable darkness, matter raced away from itself in all directions, pushing space into being as it did so. Darkly, it spun and coalesced, exploded and merged, exploded again, grew heavier,...

Colonizing The Moon

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From now on we live in a world where man has walked on the Moon. It's not a miracle; we just decided to go. ~Tom Hanks(as Jim Lovell in the movie Ap0llo 13) Almost 42 years ago, man accomplished something previously...
Our next contestant is 99942 Apophis. At half a mile wide, it could definitely do some serious damage no matter where it hit. the date for impact is April 2036
In July of 1969 I was eighteen years old and a United States Air Force mechanic stationed at Luke Air Force Base outside Phoenix Arizona. I remember watching on a tiny television in blurry black and white, Neil Armstrong...
I recently saw a vid on why we haven't encountered any signs of intelligent life in the universe.  I can't cite any reference on the web regarding this information (sorry to say).  Hopefully one of the commenters can fill...

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