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“Voyager has grown old. It was never designed for this! Its original mission was supposed to last a bit over three years. Voyager has turned out to be much tougher than anyone ever imagined, but time gets us all.
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For those of us who have access to a local farmer’s market, there is a certain satisfaction from supporting the community and maintaining a bit of an agricultural vibe. But are they the better option if you obsess over your carbon footprint?
The validity of much published scientific research is questionable – so how much trust should we place in it?
Having played the piano for most of my exceedingly long life (Mozart was like a little brother), there is absolutely no doubt in my mind that major and minor chords and the music based upon them are perceived very differently – major cho
I’ve written a lot about autonomous vehicles and their problems. Then I ran across this.
  Ed Koch, one of my favorite NYC mayors, always asked, “How am I doing?” This is a good question, and the answer partly depends on what we measure. Econ training suggests we begin with GDP, but are there alternatives?
One of the courses in MBA school was a primer on the law in healthcare – just enough to make us dangerous, and not fully informed. Of course, as a member of ACSH, I have access to Dr. Billauer, an attorney and scholar.
I began by dismissing the term "GMO" as a meaningless pseudo-category, emphasizing that genetic modification is a seamless continuum that has been practiced for centuries.
I was a big fan of the series by James Burke, a science historian, called Connections, which described mutualism in the dance between scientific achievements and history, how they interconnect and build upon one another in ways more reminiscent of
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