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The most amazing contrast of the 21st century

Bad AstronomyBy Phil PlaitAug 16, 2012 7:30 PM


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While NASA and JPL put a nuclear powered laser-eyed roving chem lab on another planet, Kentucky legislators want to teach kids that the world is 6000 years old, and Missouri wants schoolchildren to be able to stick their fingers in their ears if their teachers discusses evolution. I think I'll just leave this here.

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