Oh my – Ivanpah meets Margaret Hamilton

I have no idea of what to make of this, except to make a quick post here. Margaret Hamilton is a computer scientist/software engineer responsible for much of the on-board Apollo computer system, a rather amazing piece of technology from the 1960s that got Apollo astronauts to the moon and back. Ivanpah is a thermal…

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Don’t make me turn this research around!

Coaching scientists to play well together News Release 18-Jul-2019 Free tool shows how to avoid fights over data and authorship conflicts Northwestern University ‘You stole my idea’ or ‘I’m not getting credit for my work’ are common disputes Only tool validated by research to help scientists collaborate smoothly Many NSF and NIH grants now require…

Crenshaw Introduces Bipartisan Carbon Capture Legislation

U.S. Congressman Dan Crenshaw Proudly Serving Texas’s 2nd Congressional District Press Releases Washington, July 18, 2019 Tags: Energy WASHINGTON, DC – Representative Dan Crenshaw, joined by Representatives Cuellar (TX-28), Flores (TX-17), Gonzalez (TX-15), Lamb (PA-17), Lucas (OK-3) and Walberg (MI-7), introduced the Launching Energy Advancement and Development through Innovations for Natural Gas (LEADING) Act of…

Sarewitz Validated

Guest Essay by Kip Hansen   A week ago I wrote an essay titled “Sarewitz’s Science Smörgåsbord” which was received here with varying degrees of acceptance, resistance and dismay.  It concerned what I thought was a new paper from Daniel Sarewitz “How science makes environmental controversies worse”.   Marcel Crok, independent science journalist in the Netherlands,…

Ok, we got time for dat

From Eclectic Method Published on Jul 15, 2019 This week is the 50th Anniversary of NASA’s Apollo 11 mission to the moon. I’ve turned a bunch of NASA’s footage into a rhyming remix tribute to the historic journey by Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins.