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· February, 2008

Stories about Science from February, 2008

Bahrain: Lost causes?

Recently a number of bloggers have complained about a lack of real education, a lack of critical thinking, and a lack of political engagement in Bahrain. Ayesha Saldanha tunes into...

Russia: Amateur Astronomy

De Rebus Antiquis Et Novis writes about amateur astronomy in Russia.

Poland: U.S. Satellite Fears

A discussion of whether or not Poland is “in danger from exploding US spy satellite” – over at the beatroot.

Puerto Rico: Total Eclipse

The Voice of the Taino People Online reports that there will be a total lunar eclipse on Wednesday: “The entire celestial event will be visible from South America and most...

Brazil: 375 years of the Galileo affair

Vejo Tudo e Não Morro [pt] reminds us that in February 13, 1633, exactly 375 years ago, Galileo Galilei stood Inquisition trial on suspicion of heresy for defending the heliocentric...

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