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Flat Earthers

Neil deGrasse Tyson Cites Celebrity Flat-Earthers To Make A Point About Politics

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 04.21.2017 | Science

Famed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson knows the Earth is, in fact, round. Tyson also knows some people who share his level of celebrity don’t agr...

Neil DeGrasse Tyson Blames The School System For Flat Earthers

The Huffington Post | Bahar Gholipour | Posted 06.03.2016 | Science

What happens if you ask an astrophysicist whether the Earth is flat? If that astrophysicist is Neil deGrasse Tyson, he first gives you a brutal side-e...

The Climax of Obama's Climate Legacy

William S. Becker | Posted 11.28.2016 | Green
William S. Becker

As President Obama flies to Paris for the latest international negotiation on climate change, diplomats on both sides of the Atlantic appear confused about what his position will be. Will he champion legally binding commitments by all nations to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions? Or will he agree only to deal with no legal force?

The Power of Science

Dr. Dean Ornish | Posted 03.05.2012 | Science
Dr. Dean Ornish

As we move into an era of politics in which facts seem increasingly irrelevant, the scientific method requires scientists to defend their work. And although scientists can often be as resistant to new ideas as anyone, the process of science ensures that good ideas and theories prevail.

The Earth Is Flat... but They Can't Handle the Truth

Jonathan_Miller | Posted 07.24.2011 | Politics
Jonathan_Miller

It's time for real, truth-loving Americans to employ the same logic and observational methods used by climate change deniers to debunk a far more pernicious fantasy: the "theory" that the Earth is round.

Elect Climate Champions, Reject Flat Earthers

Gene Karpinski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Gene Karpinski

A disturbing trend has emerged this year among Republican Senate candidates: a refusal to accept the sound and settled science that man-made carbon pollution is causing the planet to warm.

Sarah Palin Is Flat: Change Without Evolution

Bill Allen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Allen

The concepts of creationism and "intelligent design" deserve no more credibility than that given to those who continue to "believe" in a flat earth.

Pope Benedict XVI's Noxious Rehabilitation of a Holocaust Denier

Menachem Rosensaft | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Menachem Rosensaft

Holocaust denial is a pernicious strain of anti-Semitism, and Pope Benedict's ill-conceived embrace of Bishop Williamson sends a clear message within the Roman Catholic Church.