It is easy to take for granted that the physics and chemistry behind rocket science is not simple. Here is a reminder from a few days ago, and then a summary.    

In 2003 Michael Crichton sent the Ecology industry into a rage by exposing them as a religion. He got away with it because he had both the science background and enough money not to be silenced by the eco-lobby. After his death this speech was scrubbed from Crichton’s personal website, so I am posting it here […]