Scorched Earth
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By ROBERT L. PARK
Published: January 15, 2006
NASA has quietly terminated the Deep Space Climate Observatory, citing "competing priorities."
Robert L.Park, a professor of physics at the University of Maryland, is the author of "Voodoo Science: The Road From Foolishness to Fraud."