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Comment God news (Score 1, Troll) 89

A tabletop X-ray laser would be transformative for chemists and biologists, who could use the bright X-rays to study the molecular basis of matter and life with atomic precision, and femtosecond time resolution, without traveling to a large national facility."

And be labeled a terrorist as well!

Comment Re:I do believe it because it based on sound scien (Score 2) 1105

Let's not kid ourselves, we are not naive here. The whole point of this article is to tell people that the experts are not debating and are in fact in a consensus on this issue (check the reply above you http://science.slashdot.org/comments.pl?sid=3760341&cid=43752173 ). My point is, I wouldn't care if it was the opposite, I would still believe it because it is based on sound science.

Comment Re:Last Sentence (Score 1) 322

I have the same question, but I think they meant that if they feel that you have data about something important going to happen. Like the Boston bomber if they had suspicion that his data contains information on more stuff to happen they can compel him to decrypt it. But I could be wrong.

"The urge to destroy is also a creative urge." -- Bakunin [ed. note - I would say: The urge to destroy may sometimes be a creative urge.]