“It’s kind of surprising that we can have life only in 10% of galaxies and only after 5 billion years,” says Washburn University physicist Brian Thomas, who was not a part of this study. But “my overall impression is that they are probably right.”
In 1950, Miriam Moskowitz and her married lover, Abraham Brothman, were convicted of conspiring to lie to federal investigators. The basis of their conviction was the testimony of a confessed Soviet agent.
The committee decried “excruciating pain and prolonged suffering” endured by prisoners during “botched executions” as well as frequent rapes of inmates, shackling of pregnant women in some prisons, and extensive use of solitary confinement.
One of the construction workers who spoke with Brown before the shooting told St. Louis Police investigators that part of his conversation with Brown involved “waxing,” a process that uses the sticky resin or tar that comes from marijuana.