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Black Holes Aren’t Real — Science Sensationalism vs. Science Ignorance

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    Peter
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    The reaction among some American politicians to the recent news that black holes might not exist again reveals how scientifically illiterate they really are.

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    Harry J.
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    I want to point out, for the record, the post at The New Yorker blog from which the outrageous Bachmann and Smith quotes comes is satire. Lots of other blogs and sites seem to have accidentally reprinted these as literal quotes from the conservative politicians in question, but they never really said them. The United States may be close to a scientific Dark Age, but not that close.

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    Peter
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    Thanks for the debunk. Now I have to decide whether to delete or leave it in place!

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