Skepchick Quickies 6.18

On This Day: In 1983, astronaut Sally K. Ride became the first American woman in space on the space shuttle Challenger. She went on to become President and CEO of Sally Ride Science, an organization that works to create fun science programs and publications for kids in grades 3 – 8 (with a particular focus on girls).

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Mary Brock works as an Immunology scientist by day and takes care of a pink-loving princess child by night. She likes cloudy days, crafting, cooking, and Fall weather in New England.

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        1. Definitely! I started listening to the Great Undiscovered Project in the middle. It was the most bizarre thing I had ever heard yet I could not stop. Since then I’ve gone back to the beginning and it makes slightly more sense.

          BTW his new DVD “Laboring Under Delusions” is also excellent. I’m not sure my wife enjoyed it as much as I did though.

  1. Haven’t had time to read all the links yet (I do have to work sometime, and I’ve been busy ranting about Psychology Today), nut there seems to be something a bout June…

    June 16, 1963: Valentina Tereshvoka
    June 18, 1983: Sally Ride
    June 16, 2012: Liu Yang

    Numerology or Astrology, anyone? Or selection bias, data mining, Texas sharpshooter fallacy?

    1. Thanks for the followup link. Yeah, I was really touched by his situation, there was no easy solution for him.

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