Just Sayin'

Paul Adair is a 21-year Germantown resident, retired scientist, writer, and lecturer.

Burying Our Heads in the Sand

Political, Science, U.S.

Global warming has been in the news quite a bit over the last several months. By now, only the most anti-science partisans and general know-nothings cling to the myth that human-caused climate change is not happening. Last month, an important report was released by a panel of 300 respected climate scientists, covering in detail the toll global warming is having on our country.

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They Were Born That Way !

Science, Political

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Scientific Literacy

Science, , Political, Economy, Education

We frequently see the results of polls on American scientific literacy. One recent poll by the National Science Foundation (NSF), asked American adults a series of ten true/false questions about very basic physical and biological science concepts. The results were somewhat disappointing.

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