Monthly Archives: September 2008

Nobel Laureates Endorse Barack Obama

Not that I want to get political or anything on a site dedicated to science, but 61 Nobel Laureates speaking in unison warrants some attention: An Open Letter to the American People This year’s presidential election is among the most … Continue reading

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Another Crazy Idea?

Personally, I love it when critics say some novel Idea won’t work. I say, just build the thing, and we’ll see: Chinese researchers claim they’ve confirmed the theory behind an "impossible" space drive, and are proceeding to build a demonstration … Continue reading

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“Circumstantial Physics” ??

Now there’s a concept.  And there are actually people who are promoting "circumstantial physics" as a viable form of investigation.  For example, follow these links, or click here: …to listen to some excerpts from a Coast to Coast AM program … Continue reading

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It Was 80 Years Ago Today…

…that Townsend Brown and Josephine Beale were married in Zanesville, Ohio. Here’s an excerpt from Chapter 18: Wagner in the Trees to mark the occasion: On September 8, 1928, the one-hundred or so guests at a Thursday afternoon gathering at … Continue reading

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RIP John Henry Reitmann 1920-2008

John Henry Reitmann b. June 21, 1920 in Red Wing, MN to the late Mary Buchholtz and John H. Reitmann, died September 2, 2008 in Dallas, TX.  Preceded in death by Francis Dean Reitmann.  Survived by their three children, John … Continue reading

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