Banning Psychedelic Drugs Hurts Research, Scientists Say Restricting the use of psychoactive drugs in research represents the most serious case of scientific censorship since the Catholic Church banned the works of Copernicus and Galileo, some scientists say.
June 12, 2013 - LiveScience.com via Yahoo! News
Nick Hanauer Doesn't Know His Galileo Let Alone His Economics So Nick Hanauer, who made that try out video for TED on his interesting views about wealth creation, has been to Congress to tell them all about it. And sadly we find that he still doesn't quite know what he's talking about. A partial transcript is here. I?d like to finish with a quick story. About 500 years ago, Copernicus and his pal Galileo came along and proved that the earth wasn?t the ...
June 9, 2013 - Forbes
Jacek Jezierski in Inquirer.net Now we will be able to pay homage to Copernicus with a tomb worthy of this illustrious historic personality,Bishop of Frombork, Jacek Jezierski said.
GÃ¼nter Verheugen in Canada.com Five hundred years ago, Copernicus (1473-1543) revolutionised our understanding of the universe. I hope Kopernikus will revolutionize our understanding of the Earth,Verheugen said at a recent forum in Lille, France.
EO Wilson in Arizona State University As Wilson writes: "The revolution in astronomy begun by Nicolaus Copernicus in 1543 proved that Earth is not the center of the universe, nor even the center of the solar system. The revolution begun by Darwin was even more humbling: it showed that...