Science

On the Side of Hope

In 2017, the United Nations convened a conference which resulted in The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.

In 2017, the Nobel committee awarded The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons – better known as ICAN – its coveted Peace prize for their … Read More

The Alarm is Sounding

In 1982, Dr. David Krieger founded The Nuclear Age Peace Foundation to be a driving force in abolishing all nuclear weapons from the planet. When it comes to peace and disarmament, Krieger says, “the people must lead their leaders.”

Recently, Krieger wrote a ten-point message … Read More

Touch Down!

“Wish you were here!” – tweet from InSight Mars lander, 12:03 PM – 26 Nov 2018

This photo is the first image of Mars taken by NASA’s InSight Mars lander after its successful landing on the plains of Elysium Planitia on Nov. 26, 2018. The … Read More

Act Now or We’re Cooked

The evidence doesn’t get any clearer than this.

A heat map showing how temperatures are soaring across the planet. Photograph: Climate Change Institute/University of Maine

“Do what science demands before it is too late.”

That’s United Nations Secretary General António Guterres in a direct warning … Read More

“Faster than a speeding bullet. More powerful than a locomotive. Able to leap tall buildings in a single bound.”

“Look! Up in the sky! It’s a bird.” 

“It’s a plane.” 

“It’s Superman!” 

“Yes, it’s Superman, strange visitor from another planet who came to … Read More

How Am I Doing?

I’ve been “clean and sober” – no mention of you-know-who, (rhymes with “rump”) – for 21 days and I must confess, a change has come over me.

I feel… a little happier. The birds are singing more beautifully; the blossoms on the trees smell more … Read More

True Grit with a Smile

Growing up, I had many interests, but none could match the fascination and passion I had for the U.S. space program, especially the first, Project Mercury.

When it was announced late yesterday that the last of the original seven Mercury astronauts, the first man … Read More