Decline. …when progress fails. Location of Norse settlements in Greenland, 986 - c . 1500. Norse settlement at Brattahlid. Foundation stone of the Norse cathedral. 3: Settlement starts 4: Thule Inuit arrive 6: Western Settlement disappears 8: Eastern Settlement disappears.
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…when progress fails
986 - c. 1500
4: Thule Inuit arrive
6: Western Settlement disappears
8: Eastern Settlement disappears
Zheng He takes a fleet
of 300 ships, some
120 m long, on voyages
of discovery and trade
First Opium War
of Moscow, 1925
joined Ivan Michurin,
The slogan on the stamp
says, ``We cannot wait
for favors from Nature;
to take them from it,
that is our task.’’
audience at McGill
University in February
2008, Dr David Suzuki
called for the jailing of
politicians who did not
accept the theory of
``Since prime minister Stephen Harper came to power, his government has been sceptical of the science on climate change and has backed away from Canada's Kyoto commitment. In January, it muzzled Environment Canada's scientists, ordering them to route all media enquires through Ottawa to control the agency's media message. Last week, the prime minister and members of the cabinet failed to attend a ceremony to honour the Canadian scientists who contributed to the international climate-change report that won a share of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize.’’
Darrow and Bryan, 1925
George C. Deutsch
NASA press officer
``It is not NASA's place, nor should it be to make a declaration such as this about the existence of the universe that discounts intelligent design by a creator...
This is more than a science issue, it is a religious issue.’’
primary motive is curiosity?
A: Offer them power, money and
Friedhelm Herrmann & Marion Brach, cancer
researchers, fabricated data in more than
90 journal papers (discovered in 1997)
A series of five fraudulent papers by Jan Hendrik Schoen
were published in Nature in the 2000-2001 period.
The papers, about superconductivity, were revealed to
contain falsified data and other scientific fraud. In 2003
the papers were retracted by Nature.
The fraction of fradulent papers in biomedical
journals has been estimated at 5 to 10%
``Why Most Published Research
Findings Are False’’
Lacking knowledge of the laws of physics,
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