Archives for February 16, 2009

Slashdot is reporting that Satellite junk (from the recent collision) is falling on Texas, but he very latest (as of moments ago) from Bad Astronomy is that it is not. UPDATE: But then, there’s this. PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY 1145 PM EST FRI FEB 13 2009 …POSSIBLE SATELLITE DEBRIS FALLING ACROSS…

Really Good Stuff For You: Blogospherics

There are a number of very interesting, somewhat connected, maybe overlapping posts on the Intertubes today which came across my radar screen via my random blogroll scanning device. I’ll be honest with you, I was very surprised to read Monday Afternoon Apologetics by Isis. In it, Isis lays out some of her very specific beliefs…

So Amanda and I arrive at some public building in a largish Midwestern city. I’m a scientist, here to sit on a panel for a public discussion related to science and education. The building, a library, is not open yet but is scheduled to open in a few minutes. There are two groups of people…

I am too mean!

I suppose I’ve been accused of worse, but one of my normally very sane commenters, Stacy (who has a great blog, here) has recently tried to make the claim that I am nicer than PZ Myers. This comes in the wake of PZ admitting that I am meaner than him, at a recent panel discussion…

So, yesterday Afternoon, there was a meeting of the Minnesota Atheists that included a one hour panel discussion of evolution, creationism, science education, and so on. The panel was moderated by Lynn Fellman, and included (in order from right to left as the audience gazed on) Randy Moore, Sehoya Cotner, Jane Phillips, Greg Laden, and…