Andy Borowitz / TruthdigDec 9, 2006
Vowing to boldly go where no gourmet coffee chain has ever gone before, Starbucks Inc. announced today that it would build its first coffee franchise on the moon by the year 2020. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigOct 18, 2006
Bush's new space policy, the first major overhaul in 10 years, reserves the right to prevent access to space to anyone "hostile to U.S. interests." Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
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Staff / TruthdigJul 23, 2006
The space agency's mission statement has been quietly altered to omit mention of the phrase ?to understand and protect our home planet?
Why does George Bush hate Earth?
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Staff / TruthdigMar 21, 2006
NASA scientist James Hansen says that in three decades of government work, he has "never witnessed such restrictions on the ability of scientists to communicate with the public." Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigMar 15, 2006
Ozone, which had been considered a minor player in global climate change, is actually a major factor in the dramatic warming of the Arctic zone, according to NASA.
Worse, scientists are reporting that climate change is "irreversible," as Arctic sea ice has failed to re-form for the second year in a row. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigFeb 9, 2006
The indicted congressman lands a coveted appointment to the Appropriations Committee | storyHaving DeLay act as a fiscal watchdog makes about as much sense as electing Libya chairman of the U Human Rights Commission
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Staff / TruthdigFeb 8, 2006
The 24-year-old presidential appointee tried to hush up a top climate scientist and add the word "theory" to mentions of the Big Bang. | storyAlso, he lied about graduating from Texas A&M. | blog Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigFeb 6, 2006
The president may be urging algebra and chemistry on high-schoolers, but his administration can't run away from the chilling effect it has had on scientific inquiry For example, a young presidential appointee at NASA ordered Web designers to append the word "theory" after every mention of the Big Bang (scroll half-way down the article)Wanna know what it takes to become a NASA spokesman? Well, it doesn't hurt to write columns linking Saddam to Al Qaeda, or insisting that Rumsfeld had nothing to do with the Abu Ghraib prisoner abuse scandals. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJan 31, 2006
As we near a possible point of no return, even Tony Blair says climate change is advancing at an "unsustainable" rate.Predictably, Bush's expert says the issue needs further study.Earlier: NASA's top climate expert said the Bush administration tried to silence him. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )