2007-2008 marked the Fourth International Polar Year, a coordinated international research effort dedicated to a better understanding of the Earth’s poles. Various sorts of data were collected in more than 150 research projects during this year.
Some of this research is still proceeding, and a large amount of data collected during the International Polar Year [...]
Here’s a reminder that at 3:00 pm today, the House Judiciary Committee subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security will be holding a hearing on recent revelations that the FBI lied, violated the constitution and broke the law to engage in warrantless surveillance of Americans’ communications, all on an expedition to find the source of [...]
While we may be tempted to direct the entirety of our gaze backwards today, looking over election results in a post-mortem fashion, the wreaking of political havoc outside the voting booth continues.
Today at 12:30 pm, the House Judiciary Committee will “mark up” (that is, amend and pass to the floor of the House of [...]
Update: Markup ended at 12 Noon. Within 24 hours, expect to see the full video webcast of today’s the Senate Judiciary markup session at http://judiciary.senate.gov/resources/webcasts/index.cfm?p=all.
Markup is not complete. This means that there is more time for you to contact your senator and contact the Senate Judiciary Committee majority office to express support for the [...]