Author: Michael Siegel
So we’re still where we were two weeks ago: Betelgeuse might explode tomorrow. It might explode a hundred thousand years from now. But if it does explode soon, we will get the best look we’ve ever had at how stellar explosions work.
Ultimately, this will not matter. This is another Twitter spat that will not move a single vote, no matter what the truth behind it. What’s more interesting is what it reveals.
Use impeachment to appease the base. Then legislate while everyone is distracted by the West Wing-World Wrestling mashup.
I was peripherally involved in this research, which detected some of the highest energy photons every seen from a gamma-ray burst.
The only answer — not just to the porn but to all of it — is “No”. No to every last stinking piece of it. No to porn bans. No to FOSTA. No to control of Facebook. No to censorship of Twitter. No to government crackdowns on “fake news”. No to laws on social media “addiction”. No no no no no.