Verbatim: Jun. 11, 2007

'The Iranian nation has taken another step forward, and God willing, more giant strides are awaiting.'

MAHMOUD AHMADINEJAD, Iranian President, about talks between Iran and the U.S. on security in Iraq, the first formal meeting between the two countries in almost three decades

'It's really impressive--and it really gives the impression that they're talking about science at some point.'

LAWRENCE KRAUSS, a Case Western Reserve University physicist, in a sarcastic appraisal of Kentucky's new Creation Museum, which presents the Bible's version of Earth's history--that the planet was created in a single week just a few thousand years ago. The museum...

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