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NASA said its International Space Station partners, which include Canada, Japan, and the European Space Agency, are aware of a Moscow proposal to cut the number of Russian cosmonauts at the ISS from three to two

DELINGPOLE: NASA to Stop Shilling for Big Green, Restart Exploring Space…

I do hope that Gavin “Toast” Schmidt, the head of NASA’s Goddard Institute of Space Studies (GISS), followed the advice I gave him a few months back. Because it now looks very much as if he and many of his colleagues are about to face exciting new job opportunities, hopefully in areas best suited to their talents, such as the challenging world of fast-food retail.

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H. Sterling Burnett: Climategate Redux! NOAA Scientists Fudge, Lose Data

The award-winning scientist responsible for creating, collecting, and maintaining the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) data archive, John Bates, recently disclosed leading NOAA’s climate scientists violated the agency’s rules, rushing to publication data which had yet to be tested and confirmed in order to influence the outcome of the Paris climate negotiations in 2015. In a second breach of agency protocol, the scientists involved, led by Tom Karl, failed to properly archive and store their datasets for testing and public disclosure.

Israeli archaeologist Dr. Ofer Sion stands on Byzantine-era paving stones as he excavates the 1,500-year-old street on February 10, 2010 in the Old City in Jerusalem, Israel. The Israel Antiquities Authority said that the excavations confirm the accuracy of the famous Madaba map, an ancient mosaic map to be found in a church in Jordan dated to the sixth-seventh century AD, which depicts Jerusalem and the Holy Land in the Byzantine period. (Photo by David Silverman/Getty Images)

Archaeologists Find New Dead Sea Cave

Over 60 years after the first excavations at Qumran, researchers from Hebrew University said Wednesday that they identified a twelfth cave near Qumran they believe contained Dead Sea Scrolls until it was plundered in the middle of the 20th century.

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‘Global Warming is Good’ Says President Trump’s Science Guru

If you want to know why President-elect Donald Trump is going to be so great not just for America but also for the causes of honest science, common sense, and weapons-grade trolling, look no further than his gloriously provocative recent meeting with William Happer, the Princeton physicist who argues (rightly, by the way) that ‘global warming’ is good for mankind.

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Rep. Lamar Smith: Obama’s Energy Dept. Bullied, Fired Senior Radiation Biologist for Exposing Their Misconduct

The chairman of the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology ripped into how President Barack Obama’s Energy Department officials tried to destroy the career of scientist Noelle Metting, who testified to his committee about the merits of the Department of Energy’s low-dose radiation program–a program DOE wished to raid to fund climate-related projects.

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Trump to ‘Free NASA’ and Set Sights on Further Space Exploration

Despite criticism from the media about his stance on space policy, President-elect Trump is set to focus NASA mainly on space exploration following his inauguration in January, revealing his interest to “free NASA” from logistics so that they can focus on “space exploration” in a speech last month.

7.5 Magnitude Earthquake Hits New Zealand

Massive New Zealand Quake Triggers Tsunami, Residents Flee

CHRISTCHURCH – Residents in coastal areas of New Zealand fled through the night Monday after a powerful 7.8 earthquake struck just after midnight, triggering a potentially “destructive” tsunami. The earthquake, centered north of Christchurch on the South Island, was felt