21st Century
Summer 2000   Vol. 13, No. 2

SDI Revisited: In Defense of Strategy partial text
Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.
In order that society might enjoy the benefits of discovered universal physical principles, it is essential to engage cooperation among the higher, cognitive processes of individual persons. The modern concept of “information,”embedded in today’s educational and scientific practice, makes such further advancement of cognition, and therefore of science, impossible. Such are the kind of underlying matters which must be addressed, to grasp the flaw in the arguments surrounding today’s missile-defense debate.

It’s Time to Tell the Truth About the Health Benefits
of Low-Dose Radiation
full text
James Muckerheide
Low-dose radiation is documented to be beneficial for human health but, for political reasons, radiation is assumed to be harmful at any dose. Radiation-protection scientists, and others, who cover up the data that contradict present policy should be investigated for misconduct.

Discovery Challenges Existence of ‘Absolute Time’ full text
Jonathan Tennenbaum
Russian scientists have discovered unexpected regularities in radioactive decay, linked to astronomical cycles.

Giuliano Preparata (1942-2000): A Physicist in Dialogue with Nature
Emilio del Giudice, Ph.D.

AIDS and Infectious Diseases Declared Threat to U.S. National Security
Colin Lowry

Yes, the Ocean Is Warming; No, It’s Not ‘Global Warming full text
Dr. Robert E. Stevenson


Science Vs. the Human Genome Hype

Cascade Mountain Uplift May Explain Strengthening Ice Age Cycle
Jack Sauers

Genetically Engineered Crops Can Feed the World! full text
Dr. Channaputra S. Prakash

Challenges of Human Space Exploration by Marsha Freeman, Reviewed by Philip R. Harris, Ph.D.

Natural Capitalism: Creating the Next Industrial Revolution by Paul Hawken, Amory Lovins, and L. Hunter Lovins, Reviewed by John Hoefle

The Angry Genie: One Man’s Walk through the Nuclear Age by Karl Z. Morgan and Ken M. Peterson, Reviewed by John Cameron, Ph.D.

Bernhard Riemann 1826-1866: Turning Points in the Conception of Mathematics by Detlef Laugwitz, Reviewed by Bruce Director

Insisting on the Impossible: The Life of Edwin Land, Inventor of Instant Photography by Victor K. McElheny, Reviewed by Stuart K. Lewis

Boing-Boing the Bionic Cat by Larry L. Hench, Reviewed by Marjorie Mazel Hecht

Nuclear power plant
Carlos de Hoyos
Part of the blame for radiation-phobia lies with the radiation professionals, many of whom promote the myth that the known radiation damage at high levels can be extrapolated down to the smallest dose. Here, a view of Three Mile Island.
View from space

The oceans warm—and cool—according to long-term physical cycles, not man-made emissions. A view of the Alboran Sea (foreground) from the Space Shuttle, June 1991. Spain is at left, Morocco and Algeria on right.
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