Leading Astronomer Warned About Sexual Harassment: One of the biggest stars in astronomy – Geoff Marcy – who has led the search for exoplanets, is being reprimanded by others in the scientific community over sexually harassing women in his department throughout the years. Sounds as if his fascination with “heavenly bodies” may have gotten a wee bit out of control.
Playboy to Stop Publishing Fully Nude Women: Playboy magazine announced it will stop publishing pictures of fully nude women because the ubiquity of internet pornography has made such images “passé.” So what are we supposed to do now, read the articles?
Physicist Explains Bengals Win By Earth’s Rotation: Famed cosmologist Neil DeGrasse Tyson claims that the reason Cincinnati Bengals Mike Nugent’s field goal attempt dropped in after striking the left side of the goalpost upright last Sunday, was because the Earth’s Coriolis force deflects airborne north-south projectiles to the right about 1/2-in per 50 yds. In related news, Congress announced formation a Select Coriolis Committee to investigate whether physicists are using information such as this to gain unfair advantage in placing bets on football.
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