April 14, 2012

Bad Climate Politics Claims 49 NASA Heroes

Shawn Otto, Neorenaissance

AP Photo

When I was a boy, I loved NASA. So imagine how pleased I was to be invited to speak at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center this week - where the kindly, soft-spoken and brilliant Willy Wonka of the place, astrophysicist John Mather, and his team are building the James Webb Space Telescope - perhaps humanity's most ambitious engineering project - and where scientists use satellites to study climate change in incredible detail.

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TAGGED: Denialism, Climate Change, Nasa


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