Please. You don’t want to raise a generation of science students who don’t understand how we know our place in the cosmos.Bill Nye (The Science Guy) • Speaking during a debate he took part in tonight at Kentucky’s Creation Museum, where he sparred with creationist Ken Ham on the topic of evolution. Nye called Creationism “absolutely not viable”; his opponent argued that teaching evolution was about “imposing the religion of atheism on generations of students.” Nye, who was paid to show up, drew controversy for his appearance, as it was seen as lending some legitimacy to the museum.
The Challenger accident is an important part of our history; a tragic reminder that space exploration is risky and should never be trivialized. NASA works every day to honor the legacy of our fallen astronauts as we carry out our mission to reach for new heights and explore the universe.Lauren B. Worley, NASA’s press secretary • In response to a new single from Beyonce that features bits of audio recorded in the moments after the space shuttle Challenger exploded. The singer has come under fire from several family members of the Challenger crew as well, though she’s said that the song ‘XO’ was included as a tribute to those lost back in 1986. source