Category Archives: Maunder Minimum

Ptolemy’s Paradigm: Antarctic Alignment

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Deuterium leads, CO2 lags, Cape Horn goes North, and Iceland goes South.

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The Alligator’s Long March

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The Alligator’s Long March is a remarkably silly short story that’s sold to students by people who should know better.

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Serbian Sands Shred Settled Science

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Lignite miners have shredded Gradualist Settled Science.

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Comet Venus: The Shrinking Violet

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Serendipity and a spreadsheet suggest some surprising scenarios for Venus and Mars.

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Southern Beech

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The Southern Beech supplies the segue for a series of Southern Hemisphere surprises.

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Maunder Minimum and the Cometary Cascade

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The moral of this tale is that the historical solar activity storyline sold by settled science is hopelessly compromised because solar proxies are adversely affected by [amongst other things] volcanic and cometary dust.

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Fire and Brimstone

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Some academic topics are edited to remove anything shocking, electrifying or illuminating while other topics are cynically manipulated to support false fire-and-brimstone narratives.

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Fiery Trigons: Fire Birds

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There is one abiding mystery associated with Johannes Kepler’s Fiery Trigons.

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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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Cometary Cascade

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Cometary Cascades appear to be associated with periods of cooling in the last millennium.

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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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Monte Rosa 2015

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When sub-millimetre measuring techniques are applied to ice cores it’s worth taking a closer look because this technology can be misused to produce a torrent of oven-ready turkeys.

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Schrödinger’s Sunspots

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Natural philosophers pondering the lack of sunspots during the Maunder Minimum should remember that just because the sunspots weren’t seen [from the surface of the Earth] it doesn’t mean the sunspots weren’t there.

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Deranged Dating: Science To Dye For

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Atmospheric Carbon-14 and Beryllium-10 are cosmogenic nuclides created by high-energy phenomena such as cosmic rays and nuclear explosions with other contributions probably coming from lightning and the burning up of meteoric material. Cosmogenic nuclides (or cosmogenic isotopes) are rare isotopes … Continue reading

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Deranged Dating: Double Vision

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Dendrochronology has [somehow] managed to transform the subjective art of tree ring aggregation and pattern matching into a Settled Science that’s used to bridge chronology gaps. Bridging is simply based upon finding a Sample or Site Master or Chronology that … Continue reading

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Deranged Dating: IntCal13 and the Heinsohn Horizon

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The scientific hypothesis that is radiocarbon dating initially encountered significant market resistance in academia because radiocarbon measurements had a nasty habit of contradicting the “known” dates associated with historical artefacts. This market resistance dissolved when academia established the Settled Science … Continue reading

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Beware Academics Bearing Storms

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During The Little Ice Age “great ice-floats” damaged the dikes in north Germany. In 1625, great ice-floats had already caused major damage to the dikes. François Matthes introduced The Little Ice Age into the mainstream narrative in 1939 and … Continue reading

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Lawler Events and The Last Ming Emperor

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The “excess chloride” record from the Greenland GISP2 Ice Core provides two startling outlier observations that echo the underlying 700 year rhythm of the Lawler Events. J H L Lawler observed that all major empires rise and collapse every 700 … Continue reading

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The ABCD Theory

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Trees are a prolific example of biodiversity. With an estimated 100,000 species, the number of trees worldwide might total twenty-five percent of all living plant species. … Trees exist in two different groups of vascular or higher plants, the gymnosperms … Continue reading

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Ammonium: 2 – The Aurora Ring

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The early versions of the ammonium record extracted from the Greenland GISP 2 ice core clearly suggested ammonium outliers are closely associated with Solar Proton Events [such as the Carrington Event 1859] and this solar connection was further underlined by … Continue reading

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Ammonium: 1 – The Proxy War

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An academic debate between the massed ranks of Settled Science and the more solitary Solar Scientists has been festering since the 1990s. This isn’t a regular, standard issue academic debate. This is a proxy war between the Anthropomorphic Brigade of … Continue reading

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Solar Rotation – Formula Fantasies

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Many astronomers are afflicted with an irresistible urge to encapsulate their precious observational data into a mathematical approximation that is of “little scientific value”. The peculiarities affecting the motions of spots in different latitudes were reduced by Carrington into a … Continue reading

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Piers Corbyn: Long Range Weather Forecast

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The very entertaining presentation given by Piers Corbyn at the Electric Universe 2014 conference is available on YouTube. In his talk, Piers Corbyn described the failure of standard meteorology (SM) in outlook, theory, and practice. He included: signals in real … Continue reading

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