Category Archives: Earth

Orion’s Blue Balls

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It’s time [once again] to snap on the rubber gloves so we can examine Orion’s Blue Balls and get to grips with Max Planck’s Black Body Balls.

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Fear Porn Friday: Climate Change

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The good news is: Arctic winters are a little less cold. The bad news is: We’re all going to die!

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Three Small Steps for Science

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Following the televised virtual reality of “one small step for man” in 1969 it’s about time Natural Philosophers took three small steps for science in the real world.

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The Orion Fly-By

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The iconography associated with the Orion constellation is [quite literally] an open book but it’s pictorial narrative depends upon the pages being correctly sequenced.

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Ditrianum: Major Earthquake Warning

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Forecasting WHEN a major earthquake will strike is one step closer to predicting WHERE it will strike.

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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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Cretinous Cretaceous

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

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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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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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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: 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: 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: When Then Was

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Recalibrating the Alaskan muck produces some familiar dates!

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Alaskan Muck: Frank C Hibben

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Wherever there’s Alaskan muck there’s academic mud-slinging.

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Alaskan Muck: Body of Evidence

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It’s generally agreed frozen muck is “interesting”.

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Alaskan Muck: Gravel and Gold

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In Yorkshire they say: Where there’s muck there’s brass. In Alaska they know: Where there’s muck there’s gold.

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Alaskan Muck: The Missing Trees

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When academics have a really big problem they break it down into smaller parts because smaller fragments are easier to sweep under the carpet and push down the back of the sofa.

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Fiery Trigons: 3rd Millennium Prognosis

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Esoteric astrology and modern astronomy are combined to create a long range weather forecast.

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Fiery Trigons: 1st Millennium Diagnosis

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Can Johannes Kepler’s esoteric astrology provide 1st millennium insights?

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Fiery Trigons: Great Mutation Cycle

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Kepler’s chart collects another curious climate cycle coincidence.

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Fiery Trigons: Great Conjunctions

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Could Kepler’s chart contain the key to climate cycles?

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Fiery Trigons: Kepler’s Supernova

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Serendipity supplies a surprise solution to the daytime sightings of Venus mystery.

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Fiery Trigons: Non-Identical Twins

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Leona Libby’s Old Japanese Cedar Tree chronology provides the point of departure for a voyage of discovery into the esoteric astronomy of Johannes Kepler [1571-1630].

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Korean Horizons

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The good news about the Korean Annals is that they appear to contain unadulterated data.

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Yi Tae-jin Treasure

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Louis Hissink has unearthed a treasure chest stuffed full of precious observational data that was analysed and aggregated by Yi Tae-jin [College of Humanities, Seoul National University].

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Hecker Horizon: Enter The Dragon

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Sometimes spreadsheets supply several shocks.

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Hecker Horizon: Eclipse Canon

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The Hecker Horizon narrative suggests the Earth likes to rock and roll and that gradualism is more akin to domestic science than hard science.

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The Hecker Horizon: Cometary Coincidences

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Did Comet Halley create the Hecker Horizon or was it merely a coincidental visitor?

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Getting to Grips with Antarctica

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Ship captains are advised to avoid spoiling their ship for the cost of halfpenny worth of tar. Similarly: Glaciologists should avoid spoiling their ice cores for the cost of an ice curve chronology.

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