- Organic Consumers Association Sponsors Anti-Vaccine Meeting With Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.
In 2011 I wrote a book with Dr. Alex Berezow of RealClearScience in which we noted the common cause among the anti-vaccine, anti-energy, and anti-GMO communities. They shared common beliefs about distrust of science and I made a challenge; I said if I drew ...
Article - Hank Campbell - Aug 12 2019 - 9:20am
- New Office
As the regulars here already know, I am an employee of the INFN. This is the "Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare", which translates as "National institute for nuclear physics", a slight misnomer of historical origin, as the institute ...
Article - Tommaso Dorigo - Feb 27 2019 - 12:50pm
- 'Apollo 11' Documentary- Review
If you are in a hurry, I will save you some time. Do not walk, fly at 20,000 MPH to your nearest theater or Fandango or however you get IMAX tickets and see "Apollo 11." I want to be the first to congratulate Todd Douglas Miller on his 2020 Acade ...
Article - Hank Campbell - Mar 1 2019 - 11:23am
- Farmers Flee From Organic Consumers Association, Who Then Slash Funding To Their US Right To Know Subsidiary
The Laura and John Arnold Foundation was created by a hedge fund magnate to devote some of their Wall Street wealth to education reform, public pension reform, criminal justice reform, dietary policy, and improving reproducibility in science. Those are al ...
Article - Hank Campbell - Mar 14 2019 - 5:11pm
- Home And Heroes: My Speech For The North Penn-Liberty High School Class Of 2018
On Saturday, June 2nd, 2018, I gave the commencement speech for the North Penn-Liberty class of 2018, 35 years after I graduated. While much has changed, the basic challenges young people will face have not. A number of attendees asked me for a copy and I ...
Article - Hank Campbell - Mar 27 2019 - 11:58am
- Between Brexit (not or not yet?) and Mothers’ Day
Today we are between what was supposed the be the day Britain left the EU, and Mothering Sunday, more popularly known as Mothers’ Day. How how to link those two? Well, until recently I used to be a regular at a coffee shop which was also visited by adults ...
Blog Post - Robert H Olley - Mar 30 2019 - 3:16pm
- New Mineral Specimen
Should you ever get invited to a party at my house in Padova, you will discover something that I otherwise do not publicize much- I am an avid mineral collector. I started as a child, fascinated by the colours and shapes that those shiny crystals could tak ...
Blog Post - Tommaso Dorigo - May 4 2019 - 12:27pm
- RIP Murray Gell-Mann, A Great Physicist Who Taught Science Journalists How To Do Better
RIP to Professor Murray Gell-Mann, who passed away last week and was famed (including a Nobel prize) for quark theory. I never met him, but if you spent time at Caltech you probably did. He was not like Einstein, I am told, he was approachable if you were ...
Article - Hank Campbell - May 30 2019 - 11:38am
- "Stranger Things" Upside-Down Whoppers Go On Sale At Burger King Today
In synergy with the third season of the hit Netflix series "Stranger Things", Burger King is selling upside-down Whoppers starting today, retro 1980s packaging included. If you are not familiar with the show, and without too many spoilers, " ...
Article - Hank Campbell - Jun 21 2019 - 8:11am
- 2016 Election: How Facebook And Google Gamed Federal Election Commission Rules
Though the presence of Russian influence in social media during the 2016 election was hyped unrealistically (more damaging was their funding of activism against U.S. food and energy, designed to help them compete in Europe) the Federal Election Commission ...
Article - News Staff - Jun 24 2019 - 1:35pm