Saturday, January 10, 2004
The best scientific minds of my generation destroyed by madness
"The decision was controversial within the White House, with some aides arguing that it would make more sense to focus immediately on Mars, since humans have already landed on the moon and a Mars mission would build cleanly on the success of Spirit, the U.S. rover that landed safely on Mars last weekend. Bush himself settled the divisions, according to the sources, working from options that had been narrowed down by his senior adviser, Karl Rove." link
Don't want to be a luddite here, but given the way that debate on this issue has already damaged workplace civility in the White House, wouldn't it be a good idea to move on to something more practical? I think I will have heard somebody saying something about the extraordinary benefits we will have gotten from the development of time travel.