Tag: The Stans

Nostradamus

P.I.D. Radio 5/7/12: The Nostradamus Effect

IN WHICH we briefly discuss the recent wave of TV programming that elevates the 16th century mystic to the status of prophet. Why are so many people drawn to these… Read more »

P.I.D. Radio 4/15/12: Nuclear Drones

WE DIDN’T actually spend a lot of time discussing a proposal to power America’s growing force of drone aircraft with nuclear reactors, but it makes for a catchy title.

P.I.D. Radio 2/22/11: Tangled Webs

IT SEEMS another nation in the Middle East erupts with each passing day. Libya has nearly devolved into a civil war, and the Western media seems focused on the protests… Read more »

P.I.D. Radio 10/6/10: Graphene and Strangelets

SCIENCE IN the news today: graphene as a processing substrate; CERN lying about producing strangelets; more on the Aryan ruins in Russia; and skepticism grows over US terror alert for… Read more »

P.I.D. Radio 10/4/10: Conference Recap

WITH THE announcement tonight that we’ll be moving to a five-night-a-week schedule starting tomorrow, we hope you’ll forgive shorter show notes! Tonight, we discussed this weekend’s excellent Supernatural Science and… Read more »

P.I.D. Radio 6/13/10: Uzbeks

A NASTY fight in western Kyrgyzstan has destroyed the second largest city in that nation and forced 75,000 ethic Uzbeks across the border in Uzbekistan. We mention this because the… Read more »

P.I.D. Radio 12/6/09: Copenhagen, Hopenhagen, or Gropenhagen?

PRESIDENT OBAMA has delayed his trip to Copenhagen until the final day of the climate talks, apparently banking on his personal charisma to bring home a climate change agreement with teeth in spite of the Climategate revelations of scientific impropriety. It’s an attempt to bring us another step closer to a global government.