NASA will announce something surprising about Europa on Monday

From the “ALL THESE WORLDS ARE YOURS—EXCEPT EUROPA ATTEMPT NO LANDING THERE” department. NASA to Hold Media Call on Evidence of Surprising Activity on Europa NASA will host a teleconference at 2 p.m. EDT Monday, Sept. 26, to present new findings from images captured by the agency’s Hubble Space Telescope of Jupiter’s icy moon, Europa.…

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaking at the Brown & Black Presidential Forum

Green Panic: Hillary Barely Mentions Climate Anymore

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The Guardian is fretting the the number of times US Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton mentions climate has apparently dropped dramatically since she received an endorsement from Bernie Sanders. But what is the real Clinton position on Climate Change? Hillary Clinton ‘dropped climate change from speeches after Bernie Sanders endorsement’ Transcripts…

Study: Bad science is survival of the fittest

Cut-throat academia leads to ‘natural selection of bad science’, claims study Ralph Westfal submits this story Via the Guardian Scientists incentivised to publish surprising results frequently in major journals, despite risk that such findings are likely to be wrong, suggests research. Getting stuff right is normally regarded as science’s central aim. But a new analysis has…