A GMO food labelling measure in California failed in this week's election, but did Proposition 37 fail fairly? A public health lawyer and the president of "Eat Drink Politics," Michele Simon blames a well-funded opposition campaign that employed misinformation.
What in the Universe...?
Extended opportunities for stargazing are a happy consequence of lengthening winter nights, but for amateur astronomers, night-sky contemplation offers opportunities for deeper questions than mere naming of the stars and constellations: what would our Sun look like from Alpha Centauri? How did the star-studded sky appear to our ancient ancestors? Author, artist, and astronomer Erik Anderson answers these questions with words and pictures in his book, "Vistas of Many Worlds."