Byhalia Oil Pipeline – A Threat To Memphis Water?

As yet another example of water being mismanaged, my hometown, Memphis, is in the middle of a heated debate regarding the installation of roughly 50-miles of new oil pipeline that will connect two important existing pipelines and allow a local refinery to achieve immediate transfer and distribution to the rest of the world. Scientifically and Economically the need for, and the benefits provided by this pipeline are crucial. On the…

The Perception Of Science!

Americans have the utmost respect and admiration for science. Unfortunately, most Americans don’t have enough education, training, and experience in science to know whether or not something they read or see is valid science or not. For most Americans scientists are perceived only as college professors, wealthy media personalities, and government officials. Do you know what the following famous scientists all had in common?   Galileo, Darwin, Faraday, Joule, Edison,…