One Massive March for Science in Boston

What a positive, upbeat and spirited crowd we had in Boston today for the     March for Science. I wish I could better estimate crowd size, but the tremendous turnout in Boston looked to me as follows. At peak attendance, about half of Boston Common was full of standing people. The … Continue reading

Meet Doctor Doom, AKA Guy McPherson

The only good news about Guy McPherson is that his unprecedented bad news is wrong. Unfortunately, while he is wrong now, he won’t necessarily be wrong for many more decades. And Guy McPherson’s bad news is about as bad as it gets. He might not look like it, but Guy … Continue reading

A Whole Crypto-Zoo of New Species

The deep diving robot that explores the ocean off Monterey Bay takes photographs of tiny new species almost every time it goes down. In Alaska, astoundingly, a new species of beaked whale, 24 feet long, was discovered only in 2016. Numerous new species on land have been discovered in recent … Continue reading