While opponents denounce the war on coal, the US Bureau of Land Management actually is issuing new coal leases in eastern Wyoming and Montana that will put more carbon dioxide into the atmosphere than even the Keystone pipeline project.
From Cosmigraphics to Interstellar we come full circle. It is not often that Hollywood supplies new data to scientists that provide insights and lead to new breakthroughs. Perhaps this is the closest we will ever get to Michael Benson's fantasy of images directly leading to discoveries. As these books show, imagination, representation and documentation all have a part to play in visualizing science.
Although the insurers stood to gain financially from a law that would require Americans to buy coverage from them, many Wall Street financial analysts and investors worried that some provisions of the law might cut into insurers' profit margins.