Category Archives: Media

Vox populi

According to an opinion poll, 45% of the American public believes the U.S. should help the Syrian rebels if the government uses chemical weapons against them. Should Assad be quaking in his jackboots? Well, he probably should, but not because … Continue reading

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Asteroids

I got a request from the friend of a friend a couple of weeks ago to write a short freelance piece about, of all things, asteroid mining. Not exactly right up my alley, but he said they wanted to look … Continue reading

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The new (and improved?) adventures of Tintin

Blistering barnacles! When I heard a couple of years ago that Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson would be making a feature film about Tintin, my initial reaction was a mix of eager anticipation and mild dread. Though I’m no Tintinologist, I’ve read and … Continue reading

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Greater fuels or greater fools? (part 2)

So if your eyes didn’t glaze over reading about neutrinos, hydrinos and doofusinos in my last post, you may be wondering why I think promoters of revolutionary new energy sources may be bullshitters rather than liars. And what’s the difference … Continue reading

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Greater fuels or greater fools? (Part 1)

By now most of you have heard about some astounding new discoveries that may prove Einstein was wrong about a critical assumption – that nothing can exceed the speed of light. Whether or not further experiments corroborate the findings about neutrinos, … Continue reading

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