Parallax Postscript

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Many astronomers seem to identify with Marvin the Paranoid Android who claimed he possessed a “brain the size of a planet”.

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The Fuckwit Song

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“Save Australia” from grandstanding politicians.

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Parallax Perspective

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Solving the Stellar Parallax Clusterfuck suggests Gamma Draconis is about 10,850 AU distant and that Sirius is [only] about 360 AU away.

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Parallax Proxy

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The fourth step towards solving the puzzle of the Stellar Parallax Clusterfuck involves comparing parallax distances with an established distance proxy.

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Michael Rectenwald: Springtime for Snowflakes

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Michael Rectenwald discovered his fall from grace was a learning opportunity.

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The Mystery of the Leaping Fish

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Tired of tinsel?

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Parallax Patterns

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The third step towards solving the puzzle of the Stellar Parallax Clusterfuck involves assembling the pieces of the puzzle to see the fudge hit the fan.

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Parallax Problems

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The second step towards solving the puzzle of the Stellar Parallax Clusterfuck involves trying to discover which pieces of the puzzle are mangled or missing.

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Parallax Prelude

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The first step towards solving the puzzle of the Stellar Parallax Clusterfuck is to open the box and familiarise yourself with the individual pieces of the puzzle.

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Lies, Damn Lies and Climate Statistics

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1959 was a good year for B Movies and flying skeletons.

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Tom Luongo: Flying Monkeys

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Once upon a time Hollywood produced cheap B Movies because they helped to make the Main Features look like dazzling works of art.

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The Marne Money Manufactory

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This paper was read before the Numismatic Society on 22nd November 1838.

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Bristol-Mendip Hoard of 1866

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Somerset silver stashes lead to sequencing surprises and solid gold.

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Cretinous Cretaceous

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Geologists aren’t genetically goofy – they just collect cretinous concepts.

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Jeff Taylor: In The Final Analysis

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Something very curious might be happening in the United Kingdom. Have the electorate finally learnt: YOU can only get what YOU want if YOU vote for it!

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Wealth Redistribution Through Climate Activism

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2019 has been a very educational year for Carl Benjamin.

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TOTO and the PHOTS

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It’s often said that fact is stranger than fiction.

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Ravenna Revealed: Curious Clues

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The mosaics of San Giovanni Evangelista provide some very curious clues.

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Ravenna Revealed

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Serendipity serves up some surprises.

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Three Flavours of 700 Year Old Fudge

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The last 2,000 years have been punctuated by three catastrophic horizons that have spawned three different versions of history.

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Dennis Rawlins: Olbers’ Magic Square of Sky

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Heinrich Olbers is best remembered for discovering Pallas and Vesta.

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1212 Children’s Crusade

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Time to settle down boys and girls.

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The Dodwell Dead End

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The Aleppo Test provides some painfully penetrating perspectives.

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Alaskan Muck: Sol Invictus

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Buckle-up for a bumpy ride managing your cognitive dissonance as the Alaskan Muck series ends with a bang as the Solar Parallax and Sol Invictus fall into place.

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Alaskan Muck: Prime Suspects

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In the blame game the prime suspects are usually eliminated [one-by-one] from the investigation until a neatly packaged single actor scenario is revealed such as “Miss Scarlett” in the “Conservatory” with the “Dagger”.

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Alaskan Muck: The Road To Aleppo

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It’s unlikely travellers on the Road to Damascus will convert to catastrophism or challenge the chronology but travellers on the Road to Aleppo have an opportunity to observe the pieces of the puzzle falling into place.

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Alaskan Muck: Indelicate Details

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It’s difficult to draw valid conclusions when indelicate details are omitted.

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Alaskan Muck: Ivory Islands in the Arctic

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In many recent and valuable works of science, the distribution of the remains of the Mammoth in Siberia have been described.

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Alaskan Muck: Alaskan Ash

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Alaska has a lot of volcanoes.

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Alaskan Muck: Windy Dome Ice Core

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The ice in Franz Josef Land [also] only dates back to the Heinsohn Horizon.

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Alaskan Muck: The Canning River Region

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In 1919 Ernest de Koven Leffingwell dated Alaskan Ice by dating Ice Wedges. The elegant simplicity of his stunning scientific achievement highlights just how far the Earth Sciences have retreated from rationality, reason and reality in the last 100 years.

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Alaskan Muck: The Mastodons of New York

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The storyline states Mastodons met their maker 10,000 to 11,000 years ago.

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Alaskan Muck: Anaximander’s Cake

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It’s a delicious irony to discover Domestic Science reveals more about the inner workings of our planet than the medieval mindset of the self-proclaimed Earth Sciences.

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Alaskan Muck: Layer Cake

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For Frank Hibben code breaking was a piece of cake.

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Alaskan Muck: When Then Was

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Recalibrating the Alaskan muck produces some familiar dates!

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