News: May 2012 Archives

Keith's note: NASA LaRC now has its official cold fusion video online titled "Abundant Clean/Green Energy" which refers to a new form of "nuclear energy". How do NASA's Chief Technologist and Chief Scientist allow this stuff to be funded with taxpayer dollars without going through any of the agency's standard peer review processes? Or do Rich Antcliff and Lesa Roe just fund this stuff with local center director's discretionary slush funds and not tell HQ what they are doing?

- Quack Science: Why Are NASA Glenn and Langley Funding Cold Fusion Research?, earlier Post
- Why is NASA Langley Wasting Time on Cold Fusion Research?, earlier Post

Chairman Hall Criticizes NOAA Spending on Magicians

"First reported in Government Executive, the contract opening was posted on the Federal Business Opportunities website earlier this week. The opening sought to hire performers to deliver presentations that include "experiential exercises, physical energizers, magic tricks, puzzles, brain teasers, word games, humor and team-building exercises, designed to demonstrate how to stimulate creativity, encourage active participation, and practice needed skills and competencies."

Shots fired into the Davidson Center at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center, Huntsville Times

"Someone fired three shots into the Davidson Center for Space Exploration at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center at about 10 a.m., but no one was injured, space center officials said. The shots, which appear to have come from somewhere along Interstate 565, police said, put a hole in the Saturn V rocket on display inside and broke three windows."

Stephen Colbert To Receive NSS Award from Buzz Aldrin May 3 on The Colbert Report

"On Thursday, May 3, Stephen Colbert will be presented with the National Space Society's 2012 Space Pioneer Award for Mass Media on his popular show, The Colbert Report, on the Comedy Central cable network. The award will be presented by Apollo XI Astronaut Buzz Aldrin, a member of the NSS Board of Governors and friend of Colbert's."


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