Big Picture Science – Prog-Not-Stication: Ken Caldeira
by Gary Niederhoff on March 5, 2012
Part 6 of Skeptic Check: Prog-Not-Stication, featuring Ken Caldeira, climate scientist in the Carnegie Institution Department of Global Ecology, Stanford University, on the difficulty of making long-scale predictions. (TRT 8:51)
There's a new big dipper in the nighttime sky.
No, it's not a cozy constellation, but a distant, non-descript star that behaves like a shipboard semaphore, beaming flashes of light into the cosmic darkness that seem random, but... (read more)