The Intrigue of Kepler-22b

Why do we care about a new planet? NASA’s Kepler mission has discovered more than 1,000 new planets that fall within the range of a “habitable zone“, but 22b looks most promising. This planet is 2.4 times the radius of Earth and the enduring question is, “Could
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Could it be US? (U.S.)

The politicking and intrigue within the EU as the Greek debt crisis continues, bears more resemble to a roller coaster ride than a effort at problem-solving serves as a good object lesson for those of us in the U.S.  As the presidential gamesmanship continues in the U.S. it remains th
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The Answer is “D”

I was talking with a gentleman from Iran the other day. His perspective was necessarily informed by his experiences in Iran. His take on the Arab Spring was that it was a coup for Al Qaeda. He said, “Al Qaeda will become the power in the Arab states now.” I disagreed with
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Ten Years Hence – 9/11/01 to 9/11/11

The morning of September 11, 2001 is seared in my memory. I can remember details from that morning with such vivid recall. One of my strongest memories was that of watching the television and hearing myself say, “This must be a movie trailer. This can’t be real.” It
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Really Mr. President?

Really Mr. President? The U.S. stock market has exhibited a downward spiral that sent Americans and others around the world in to a state of uncertainty about the future and fear about the present.  The debt ceiling deal did not calm the markets and the reality of globalization rang &
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