Monthly Archives: July 2012

One-way Trip to Mars Is Not ‘Suicide’

By David L. Brown In the news today are headlines about a “suicide” mission to Mars being planned by a private company. Here is a link to an article at Fox News about the plans announced by the Dutch company … Continue reading

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A Tragedy in the Making

By David L. Brown As drought and heat continue to destroy a significant portion of the US crop, a large tranche of corn continues to be mandated for use in ethanol production. The purpose of this is to enrich farmers … Continue reading

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