Ever Wonder Why Congress Makes Stupid Decisions About Science?

Science From Hell, Seth Shostak via Huffington post

"Here's an idea you probably haven't considered. Astronomer Edwin Hubble, who first discovered the expansion of the universe, was part of a devilish plan. Measurements of nearby galaxies suggesting that the cosmos began with an explosive event -- what we now call the Big Bang -- were a conspiracy to ensure that you don't yearn for spiritual salvation.


No, really. This is the claim of Paul Broun, a Republican representative from Georgia ... here's the zinger: Broun sits on the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology."

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