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  Red team-blue team? Debating climate science
Red team-blue team? Debating climate science should not be a ...SFGate(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Richard B. Rood, University of Michigan.and more »
Posted on 14 August 2017 | 9:18 am
  Wrong about science, right about policy?
CBC.caWrong about science, right about policy? Andy Wells says he's warming up to climate changeCBC.caTwo years ago Andy Wells was making headlines as a climate change denier. Now, calling himself a "luke-warmist," the former mayor and current mayoral candidate says he believes humans have contributed to climate change, but there may be other factors.
Posted on 11 August 2017 | 6:02 am
  This Cool Chemical Found in Titan's
This Cool Chemical Found in Titan's Atmosphere Could Make Actual Cell MembranesGears Of BizThere's still a world of difference between a bubble and what physicist Freeman Dyson once referred to as the “garbage bag model”, where some sort of replicating chemistry churns away inside a protective membrane. But the confirmation of C2H3CN ...
Posted on 9 August 2017 | 7:05 am
  A (Brief) History of Science at Cornell -
Cornell University The Cornell Daily SunA (Brief) History of Science at CornellCornell University The Cornell Daily SunFreeman Dyson, physics, helps design a class of small nuclear reactors known as TRIGA — Training, Research, Isotopes, General Atomics. The commission of the first TRIGA prototype was declared a nuclear landmark by the American Nuclear Society ...
Posted on 7 August 2017 | 12:54 am
  You just might be a Progressive Democrat
American Thinker (blog)You just might be a Progressive Democrat if...American Thinker (blog)... appreciably better, there's a good chance you're a no-windmills-in-my-backyard Progressive Democrat. If you have no idea who Richard Lindzen, John Coleman, Bjorn Lomborg, or Freeman Dyson is, you're probably a very Green Progressive Democrat.
Posted on 2 August 2017 | 11:17 pm
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  Survey of 100,000 galaxies yields no
Brooks Hays STATE COLLEGE, Pa., April 14 (UPI) -- A recent survey of some 100,000 galaxies turned up no infrared evidence of advanced alien civilizations.
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 1:32 pm
  Survey of 100,000 galaxies yields no
Brooks Hays STATE COLLEGE, Pa., April 14 (UPI) -- A recent survey of some 100,000 galaxies turned up no infrared evidence of advanced alien civilizations.
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 1:06 pm
  'Alien empire' search of 100,000
The largest search of distant galaxies for signs of highly advanced alien civilisations has yielded... nothing. Not even one simple little pan-galactic alien super-race found from among 100,000 galaxies. Drat. But scientists have found 50 galaxies with unusual radiation signatures, indicating something is happening inside many distant collections of stars -- even if it's nothing to do with alien ...
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 10:04 am
  Search for advanced civilizations beyond
( Penn State ) After searching 100,000 galaxies for signs of highly advanced life, a team of scientists using observations from NASA's WISE satellite has found no evidence of advanced civilizations there. The idea behind the research is that, if an entire galaxy had been colonized by an advanced spacefaring civilization, the energy produced by that civilization's technologies would be detectable ...
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 7:14 am
  A New Type of Dyson Sphere May Be Nearly
Over fifty years ago, physicist Freeman Dyson proposed an awesome, if slightly insane, idea: That an advanced alien civilization might construct a massive, energy-harvesting sphere around its star, and bunk up inside. Read more...
Posted on 28 March 2015 | 1:15 pm
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  National Space Society Welcomes Geoff Notkin
Geoff Notkin will be working with luminaries such as Buzz Aldrin, Norman Augustine, Ben Bova, Freeman Dyson, Don Fuqua, John Glenn, Jeff Greason, Janet Ivey, James Lovell, Nichelle Nichols, Harrison Schmitt, Michael Simpson, Gordon Woodcock and Pete Worden ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 3:00 pm
  Neal Stephenson: Exponential Crisis
‘‘I went to the Starship Century conference in San Diego. Freeman Dyson, Robert Zubrin, and Geoff Landis – the whole gang was there. There was a pretty exhaustive survey of all of the ideas people have talk­ed about for going to another star sy
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 4:38 am
  Alien Transit Systems May Be a Giveaway in
Whether it’s worth doing so, however, isn’t quite as clear. “It’s not absurd,” says Freeman Dyson, of the Institute for Advanced Study, who came up with his own outside-the-box SETI strategy in a 1960 Science paper: looking for infrared leakage ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 9:01 am
  A dark conspiracy?
The facility produced designs for most of the arms now in the nation's nuclear arsenal." Other prominent scientists adding their approval, "… include Freeman Dyson of Princeton, Sidney Drell of Stanford and Rush D. Holt, a physicist and former member of ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 1:42 am
  Worst Idea Ever: Dropping Nuclear Bombs
Early in 1966 four of them—chemistry professor Robert Gomer, quantum physicist Steven Weinberg, particle physicist Courtenay Wright, and mathematician Freeman Dyson—decided to look into the the use of nukes in Vietnam for that summer's study.
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 8:59 am
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  rovabega: RT @tech_faq: There is a great
rovabega: RT @tech_faq: There is a great satisfacti% in building good tools for other people to use. - Freeman Dys%
Posted on 16 August 2017 | 9:12 pm
  hey_1028: "There is a great
hey_1028: "There is a great satisfacti!&~ in building good tools for other people to use."--by Freeman Dys!&~
Posted on 16 August 2017 | 9:12 pm
  scififacts: One scene cut from 2001: A Space
scififacts: %!e scene cut from 2001: A Space Odyssey was a 10-minute B&W sequence including interviews with scientists like Freeman Dys%!.
Posted on 16 August 2017 | 9:12 pm
  WSchnes: I liked a @YouTube video
WSchnes: I liked a @YouTube video https://t.co/M0SPHu9dH5 Freeman Dys@!^ - Noah's Ark Eggs and Warm-Blooded Plants
Posted on 16 August 2017 | 9:12 pm
  aboutBilge: RT @tech_faq: There is a great
aboutBilge: RT @tech_faq: There is a great satisfacti^ in building good tools for other people to use. - Freeman Dys^
Posted on 16 August 2017 | 9:12 pm
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  Resolved Question: How has Freeman Dyson
Opened up for all to answer.
Posted on 11 October 2015 | 12:07 pm
  Resolved Question: How has Freeman Dyson
Posted on 11 October 2015 | 11:02 am
  Resolved Question: Where can i find this
in science class my teacher showed us this video that was a interview with i think Freeman Dyson (the scientist) and the interview was a voiceover for a video that had waterfalls and flowers and there was some music playing in the background as well. he was talking about how amazing science and life is, and i really want to find it
Posted on 24 March 2014 | 11:12 am
  Resolved Question: Climate change skeptic
read this http://ph.search.yahoo.com/r/_ylt=A2oKmL5Iy4FSLC4A_iyzRwx.;_ylu=X3oDMTByN2RnanRxBHNlYwNzcgRwb3MDMQRjb2xvA3NnMwR2dGlkAw--/SIG=15n4u846h/EXP=1384266696/**http%3a//www.independent.co.uk/environment/climate-change/letters-to-a-heretic-an-email-conversation-with-climate-change-sceptic-professor-freeman-dyson-2224912.html Hmm should climate change skeptics, be called heretics now instead deniers.
Posted on 11 November 2013 | 2:47 pm
  Resolved Question: What makes Freeman Dyson
I recently asked a question about what people think of Freeman Dyson saying a good scientist should be a skeptic. http://ca.answers.yahoo.com/question/index;_ylt=Ak3KMb0ae8lUfapWtf4HL1XBFQx.;_ylv=3?qid=20130406020421AAngtsb One of the answers I received stated. "You should read the Wiki article on Dyson. Maybe it will teach you the difference between a skeptic and deniers like yourself. If you don't like Wiki (Dyson does) then read what Dyson says, not some spin doctor's "interpretation". I admire Dyson and am not about to disagree with him on the science. I find it ironic that deniers of global warming think he agrees with them. I also feel that's pretty good proof that deniers don't bother to research anything to do with their opinions - they just look for talking points." Granted I don't know a lot about Freeman Dyson but I agree with him that a good scientist should be skeptical and I think there is a lot of skepticism missing in climatology. From what I've briefly read about his views on climate change, they don't seem to differ much from my own or from most of the "deniers" viewpoints I've read on YA. From Wiki: Dyson: "I'm not saying the warming doesn't cause problems, obviously it does. Obviously we should be trying to understand it. I'm saying that the problems are being grossly exaggerated. They take away money and attention from other problems that are much more urgent and important. Poverty, infectious diseases, public education and public health. Not to mention the preservation of living creatures on land and in the oceans." I believe CO2 should cause an increase in temperatures. I don't believe it is warming as fast as the IPCC has predicted (it's not in fact, alarmists know this and it makes them angry when people point it out). I don't believe there has been an increase in "Extreme Weather" either. I don't believe we should be panicking or throwing away money to fight something that's been completely blown out of proportion. I know Dyson is not a climatologist. I'm just wondering how his views make him a "skeptic" and my views make me a "denier".
Posted on 6 April 2013 | 6:27 am



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