Category Archives: Inflating Earth

Rolling Across The Atlantic

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Sir John Evans speculated that the small ornamental balls found across Scotland and in Ireland may have originally been used “for the purposes of the chase or of war”. Another class of objects in stone which may possibly have served … Continue reading

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The Medieval Warm Period and The Heinsohn Horizon

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The Medieval Warm Period was originally proposed by Hubert Lamb in 1965. The Medieval Warm Period (MWP) is generally thought to have occurred from about AD 950–1250, during the European Middle Ages. In 1965 Hubert Lamb, one of the first … Continue reading

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The Great Unwashed and the Greater British Bath

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The English language enshrines the great English tradition of social division by providing a rich vocabulary for expressing the divide between an elite us and a disparaged them. English academia, with its strong elitist traditions, nurtured and enriched this vocabulary … Continue reading

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The Eye of Nebraska

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The Eye of Nebraska imagery represents the northern part of the Ogallala Aquifer that lies beneath Nebraska. The Ogallala Aquifer is a shallow water table aquifer located beneath the Great Plains in the United States. One of the world’s largest … Continue reading

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Main Sequence – The Outer Iron Core

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The previous posting introduced the pivotal role played by the outer iron core in the evolution of planetary objects formed by planetary differentiation. In planetary science, planetary differentiation is the process of separating out different constituents of a planetary body … Continue reading

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Elementary, My Dear Watson: 1 – The Nitrogen Fix

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Science has a 500 pound gorilla in room that is best not discussed in too much detail. The gorilla in question is the origin of the Nitrogen in the atmosphere and oceans. Water Encyclopedia http://www.waterencyclopedia.com/Re-St/Sea-Water-Gases-in.html Fundamentally, the estimated 25 parts … Continue reading

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Methane Myopia: 7 – Miles Mathis

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A critique of mainstream theory by Miles Mathis is always a joy a read and his latest offering is a scorcher: The Great Methane Stink. Reading Miles Mathis’s magnificent mauling of mainstream mythology is a wonder to behold and underlines … Continue reading

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Amber Nectar and the Oxygen Paradox

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Many a happy hour can be spent chewing the fat with friends over a cool glass, or two, of the old amber nectar. However, one of the side effects associated with this form of entertainment is that the quality [and … Continue reading

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Geology: Going Down The Tubes

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Geologists and doctors are very good at burying their mistakes. Although geologists do have one huge advantage: most of their mistakes are already buried. However, being the true professional they are, geologists still have plenty of corpses to dispose of. … Continue reading

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The Inflating Earth – Sea Level

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The concept of “sea level” is a curious beast because the oceans aren’t level. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ocean_surface_topography This irregular “sea level” is also continuously moving. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tides However, after about nineteen years it is possible to calculate the Local Mean Sea Level for … Continue reading

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The Chalky Cretaceous: 2 – The Eye of the Sahara

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Having set the scene in the previous posting it is now time to introduce the geologic cast. There are many familiar names in the geologic cast. Unfortunately, many of these players have been assigned geologic “stage names” that obscure their … Continue reading

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The Chalky Cretaceous: 1 – Scene Setting

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The Society for Interdisciplinary Studies is curious to know why so much chalk was formed in the Cretaceous period. This research impacts on the formation of chalk – thought to have been laid down in Cretaceous shallow seas over immense … Continue reading

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The Inflating Earth: 4 – Gravity

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Stephen Hurrell is a truly remarkable scientist whose application of the scientific method has enabled him to unravel many of the mysteries that surround the history of the Earth. One of the most enduring mysteries about the dinosaurs is their … Continue reading

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The Inflating Earth: 3 – Equatorial Bulge

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The Earth evidently has a 42.72 kilometre high Equatorial Bulge. An equatorial bulge is a difference between the equatorial and polar diameters of a planet, due to the centrifugal force of its rotation. A rotating body tends to form an … Continue reading

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The Inflating Earth: 2 – Antarctica

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Antarctica is a fascinating continent because the majority of its landmass is shrouded in ice. However, the wonders of modern research are beginning to reveal the secrets of Antarctica. Bed elevation map of Antarctica. Bedmap2: Improved ice bed, surface and … Continue reading

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Tektites: 2 – The Fairy Ring of Fire

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The Indochina “exit wound” [formed about 180 million years ago according to the mainstream chronology] provides a key insight into the subsequent growth [inflation] of the Earth, Pacific Ocean and Pacific Ring of Fire. An extreme “hypervelocity” impact event occurred … Continue reading

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The Inflating Earth: 1 – Seafloor Stretching

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David Pratt has published a very interesting paper in the New Concepts in Global Tectonics journal with some very interesting conclusions. Conclusion Fossil magnetism in rocks can be affected by many factors, with the result that derived virtual magnetic poles … Continue reading

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Exothermic Terrestrial Degassing of Hydrogen and Helium

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The composition of the Earth’s lower atmosphere is dominated by Nitrogen and Oxygen. However, in the Earth’s upper atmosphere [above an altitude of 600 kilometres] the dominant gases become Hydrogen and Helium. The exosphere is the outermost layer of Earth’s … Continue reading

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Running Hot and Cold Extraterrestrial Water

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One of the stranger mainstream obsessions is that the water found on Earth is of an extraterrestrial origin and this extraterrestrial water was brought to Earth by comets, asteroids and meteors. Water that was brought here by comets and asteroids … Continue reading

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Inventions and Deceptions – Extraterrestrial Water

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Oh! what a tangled web we weave When first we practice to deceive! Sir Walter Scott – Marmion – 1808 The major problem with Post-Normal Science is that it does not follow the Scientific Method: Formulate: A question based upon … Continue reading

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