Wednesday, April 30, 2008

New AF Bomber May Also Fly Recon

New AF Bomber May Also Fly Recon: "This article first appeared in Aerospace Daily & Defense Report.

The U.S. Air Force is considering fielding a variant of its next-generation bomber that could collect intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) undetected behind enemy lines.

Air Force Secretary Michael Wynne says the service is on “a quest to have long-range reconnaissance.” He says that an unmanned version of the bomber, which is expected to be fielded in 2018, would be a strong candidate for this mission..."

Saturday, April 19, 2008

Six Things in Expelled That Ben Stein Doesn't Want You to Know...: Scientific American

Six Things in Expelled That Ben Stein Doesn't Want You to Know...: Scientific American: "In the film Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed, narrator Ben Stein poses as a 'rebel' willing to stand up to the scientific establishment in defense of freedom and honest, open discussion of controversial ideas like intelligent design (ID). But Expelled has some problems of its own with honest, open presentations of the facts about evolution, ID—and with its own agenda. Here are a few examples—add your own with a comment, and we may add it to another draft of this story. For our complete coverage, see 'Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed—Scientific American's Take..."

Friday, April 11, 2008

Finding God

Key scientist sure God particle will be found soon | U.S. | Reuters: "GENEVA (Reuters) - British physicist Peter Higgs said on Monday it should soon be possible to prove the existence of a force which gives mass to the universe and makes life possible -- as he first argued 40 years ago.

Higgs said he believes a particle named the 'Higgs boson', which originates from the force, will be found when a vast particle collider at the CERN research centre on the Franco-Swiss border begins operating fully early next year..."