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EDITORIAL: Science Under Siege

With the Trump administration’s increasing attacks on science, I feel the need to put out a few comments about what is being said and...
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EDITORIAL: Trump’s Impact on Science – A Scientist’s Perspective

Our new president has already had a very disconcerting impact on science. The most drastic actions have been a gag order on providing information about...
Distressing Time to Be an American Scientist

EDITORIAL: Distressing Time to Be an American Scientist – A Scientist’s Perspective

The new administration has just announced a move that I find very disturbing as a scientist, and as an American citizen. The headline reads,...

EDITORIAL: Going to Mars, really?

The November issue of National Geographic has an extensive article about our plans to send people to Mars. Elon Musk with his rather successful...

Editorial: The Upcoming Election A – Scientist’s Perspective

You might ask, quite reasonably, what valid insight would a scientist, especially an astrophysicist, have with respect to politics? The simple answer to that...

Editorial: STATES RIGHTS – RED

Progressives are stuck in the past.  Delightfully ironic, isn’t it?  States rights once were used to justify secession and segregation, so progressives think the...

Editorial: Exciting Sky Map Images of Space Can Now Be Seen – A Scientist’s...

New and rather exciting images from a recent European Space Agency (ESA) can now be seen at there website. They show a composite picture...

Is Taxpayer Money Spent on “Pure” Research Really Worthwhile? – A Scientist’s Perspective

This month I’d like to mention a couple of the most exciting things that are happening in nuclear physics and astrophysics. You might ask...

Brexit – A Scientist’s Perspective

For the past few years I’ve been impressed with the Middleburg Eccentric’s editorial section.  Recently, because I was concerned about how some things were...
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