Category Archives: Atmospheric Science

Iceland Goes South

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The history of Iceland includes a curious Riches to Rags sub-plot which [beginning around the 16th century] transforms Iceland into “one of the poorest countries in Europe”. The Middle Ages The Icelandic Commonwealth lasted until the 13th century, when the … Continue reading

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The Arabian Horizon: The Dry Deluge

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The origin of Saharan Sand is one of life’s great mysteries. Sand is the result of finely weathered and eroded rock. It takes tens of thousands, if not millions, of years for exposed rock to weather into sand. The longer … Continue reading

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The Arabian Horizon: The Big Chill

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Leona Libby’s Isotopic Tree Thermometers was published 40 years ago. Her paper was extraordinary in many ways. Firstly, Leona Libby applied an objective scientific methodology to dendrochronology. Long term isotope changes in precipitation, caused by changes in climatic temperatures, are … Continue reading

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EU Noxious Emissions

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In September 2015 the mainstream media revelled in the Settled Science Spectacular known as the “VW Scandal” [aka Dieselgate]. Perhaps the most surprising aspect of the “VW Scandal” is that the EPA isn’t complaining about it’s favourite bogeymen: Sulphur, Ozone … Continue reading

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Milo Yiannopoulos: Social Justice is Cancer

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Milo Yiannopoulos is [amongst many other things] a senior editor for Breitbart. Milo Yiannopoulos (born 18 October 1983) is a British journalist and entrepreneur. Yiannopoulos founded The Kernel, an online tabloid magazine about technology, which he sold to Daily Dot … Continue reading

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Lawler Alignments – The Galactic Tide

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329 years after Principia was first published the Antiquated Academics are still peddling Newton’s universal law of magical mathematical mass. A specialised sect of Antiquated Academics [affectionately known as the Arcane Astronomers] believe galactic tides [“in the direction of the … Continue reading

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Lawler Alignments – Galactic Roller Coaster

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WARNING If you like your Science Settled or your History served with a thick Gradualist Gloss then you should stop reading now and retreat to your preferred Safe Space. Early in the 17th century Galileo Galilei discovered the Milky Way … Continue reading

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Ian Plimer: Not For The Greens

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Ladies and gentlemen, please welcome, in the Green Corner, the caped crusaders fighting for climate justice and A New American Dark Age. In a move spearheaded by environmentalists, the Portland Public Schools board unanimously approved a resolution aimed at eliminating … Continue reading

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The Wroxeter Chronicles: A British Pompeii

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There are several “curious” similarities between Pompeii and Viroconium [aka Uriconium]. Pompeii was an ancient Roman town-city near modern Naples, in the Campania region of Italy, in the territory of the comune of Pompei. Pompeii, along with Herculaneum and many … Continue reading

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The Heinsohn Horizon and The Nice Model

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Leona Libby’s Old Japanese Cedar provides a wealth of very surprising information. For example: The Old Japanese Cedar indicates the Heinsohn Horizon established, for planet Earth, a background climate oscillation with a periodicity of about 54 years which has since … Continue reading

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The Heinsohn Heartbeat and The Gregorian Calendar

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The twilight realm of Archaeoastronomy is a Gradualist belief system that makes an extraordinary claim: Current Performance Guarantees Past Performance. Archaeoastronomy can be applied to all cultures and all time periods. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Archaeoastronomy The modern cult of Archaeoastronomy is not a … Continue reading

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Black Earth: Dark Earth

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Dark Earth is an extraordinary substance that provokes an allergic reaction in Earth Scientists which results in coughing, fidgeting and incoherent mumbling. The potency of Dark Earth varies depending upon the specific mix unearthed at a site. The material is … Continue reading

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The Wroxeter Chronicles: Broken Red Sandstone

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Wroxeter Roman fortress declined rapidly after the late 60s AD. The decline was partly exacerbated by the posting of Legion XIV to France [68 AD] and/or the return to Rome of some units from Legion XX [69 AD]. See: https://malagabay.wordpress.com/2016/04/23/the-wroxeter-chronicles-losing-the-legion/Continue reading

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The Roman Time Line and the Heinsohn Horizon

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Q-Mag.org have published a new paper by Gunnar Heinsohn that reviews the stratigraphy for seven cities: Aachen, Kalisz, Rome, Athens, Byzantium, Jerusalem, and Samarra. http://www.q-mag.org/wrecked-metropolises-of-the-1st-millennium-a-comparison.html The stratigraphy of Aachen, for example, illustrates Gunnar Heinsohn’s central theme that the mainstream has … Continue reading

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Denver Dust Bowl

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A lot of sand gets blown around in Colorado. Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve is a United States National Park located in the San Luis Valley, in the easternmost parts of Alamosa County and Saguache County, Colorado, United … Continue reading

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Gary Gilligan: Extraterrestrial Sands

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Gary Gilligan confronts facts the mainstream prefers to ignore and asks questions the mainstream really don’t want to answer. In 2007 he asked: Why did the Egyptians depict the Sun as a red disk? It matters little where Re’s symbol … Continue reading

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Greenland Guide to the First Millennium

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The archaeological narrative for Greenland in the 1st Millennium is essentially one long hiatus [aka lacuna aka void] that is only disturbed by the error bars of radiocarbon dating. The mainstream historical narrative only begins after the Heinsohn Horizon with … Continue reading

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Irish Guide to the First Millennium

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In Europe it’s now possible to recalibrate the Irish Oaks Δ14C chronology for the 1st Millennium using my trusty digitised Japanese Cedar Isotopic Tree Thermometer. An initial comparison of the Japanese and Irish chronologies doesn’t appear very promising but there … Continue reading

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Burned House Syndrome

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Occasionally I stumble across examples of the Mainstream Mindset that leave me wondering whether I should laugh or cry. In this wonderful example of the Mainstream Mindset it appears that for 4,000 years there was “a widespread and long-lasting tradition” … Continue reading

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Philip Callahan: Paramagnetism

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Philip Callahan is [amongst many other things] a famous entomologist. Prof Philip S. Callahan is the greatest scientist of the late twentieth century. …. He got his Ph.D. at Kansas State in entomology (study of insects). He wrote that his … Continue reading

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