Teen Skepchick's Reality Checks

Teen Skepchick’s Reality Checks 3.24

The Trial Lawyer-cum-Radiation Expert edition

An environmentalist explains why the Fukushima disaster converted him on nuclear power. “Like others, I have called for renewable power to be used both to replace the electricity produced by fossil fuel and to expand the total supply, displacing the oil used for transport and the gas used for heating fuel. Are we also to demand that it replaces current nuclear capacity? The more work we expect renewables to do, the greater the impact on the landscape will be, and the tougher the task of public persuasion.” (via The Guardian)

All girl teams break down gender barriers in the FIRST engineering competition (via Scientific American)

New evolutionary process discovered. (via Physorg.com)

Nancy Grace knows that Japanese radiation will kill us all! (via Huffington Post)

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  1. March 24, 2011 at 12:54 pm —

    Looks like that first link is broken.

  2. March 24, 2011 at 12:57 pm —

    thanks! it should be fixed.

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