Right wingers - wrong about NASA

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    It's hilarious when right wingers write about how NASA hasn't come up with a new idea in years. Every month, I get a newsletter from NASA where they list their reports for the month by subject. The following is the list from September:

    Capacitively Coupled Plasma Analysis
    3D Direct Modeling Streamlines Micro-Cogeneration System Design and Analysis Processes
    Microwaving Moondust with COMSOL
    TEAMS Model Analyzer
    Observing System Simulation Experiment (OSSE) for the HyspIRI Spectrometer Mission
    Probabilistic Design and Analysis Framework
    Excavator Design Validation
    Momentum Management Tool for Low-Thrust Missions
    Mixed Real/Virtual Operator Interface for ATHLETE
    Antenna Controller Replacement Software
    Efficient Parallel Engineering Computing on Linux Workstations
    FAILSAFE Health Management for Embedded Systems
    Water Detection Based on Sky Reflections
    Nonlinear Combustion Instability Prediction
    JMISR INteractive eXplorer
    Characterization of Cloud Water-Content Distribution
    Autonomous Planning and Replanning for Mine-Sweeping Unmanned Underwater Vehicles
    In-Situ Pointing Correction and Rover Microlocalization
    Dayside Ionospheric Superfountain
    Hybrid-PIC Computer Simulation of the Plasma and Erosion Processes in Hall Thrusters
    BioNet Digital Communications Framework
    Intelligent Patching of Conceptual Geometry for CFD Analysis
    Autonomous Exploration for Gathering Increased Science
    Space Images for NASA/JPL
    Real-Time Feature Tracking Using Homography
    Stereo Imaging Tactical Helper
    XMbodyinfo
    Sparse Superpixel Unmixing for Hyperspectral Image Analysis
    NAIF Toolkit — Extended
    Systems Maintenance Automated Repair Tasks (SMART)
    Centralized Alert-Processing and Asset Planning for Sensorwebs
    Support for Systematic Code Reviews With the SCRUB Tool
    Planning and Execution for an Autonomous Aerobot
    Real-Time Exponential Curve Fits Using Discrete Calculus
    Optimal Codes for the Burst Erasure Channel
    Short-Block Protograph-Based LDPC Codes
    Situational Lightning Climatologies
    GOATS - Orbitology Component
    World Wide Web Metaphors for Search Mission Data
    Phenological Parameters Estimation Tool
    Numerical Mean Element Orbital Analysis With Morbiter
    MIRO Computational Model
    Team Collaboration Software
    Comet Gas and Dust Dynamics Modeling
    Online Planning Algorithm
    AutoGNC Testbed

    Part of the news briefs is all about the private sector taking out a license on this technology or that technology and NASA's efforts to support them in transition.

    And yet, the right has such strong opinions. How is it possible to "know" something, yet know nothing about it? It's like a "Riddle" from "Batman".
     
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    From the "I only watch PBS" School of Liberal Intellectual Elitism.
     
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    Link?
     
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    because rdean said so.

    Dave, did you know that only 6% of scientists are Republicans?
     
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    Oh. Well, then.
    Seems like I've heard that somewhere.
     
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    Yeh. Just as hilarious as when middle of the roaders, lefties and every other shade you can think of say the same thing. But hey! Credit where credit is due. Not half as hilarious as your post on the subject! :cuckoo: Why not put it in the humor section. Bound to pick up pos reps!
     
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    No one else watches the NASA channel?


    alone again I suppose.
     
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    As soon as NASA starts telling the truth about what they've found, I'll start watching

    (Is there really a NASA Channel?)
     
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    "Every month, I get a newsletter from NASA..."
    You can send a newsletter to a cardboard box???


    When you fill out your tax returns, under ‘occupation,’ be sure to write “Jay Leno punch line.”
     
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    Go to their site and fill out the form. They will send one to even you.
     

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