Category Archives: Moon

The Atomic Comet: Neutron Bombs

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According to Astronomers Comet Halley is a Dirty Snowball that is illuminated by reflected Sunlight and glowing Gases that have been ionised by Sunlight. Both the coma and tail are illuminated by the Sun and may become visible when a … Continue reading

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The Atomic Comet: The Ionization Enigma

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A strange aspect of the Space Age is it’s failure to enlighten the dark recesses of astronomy. For example: The standard explanation for the light emitted by comets has remained constant for over 100 years. The light of the comet … Continue reading

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The Three Strikes Law

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The Three Strikes Law suggests habitual offenders should receive harsher treatment. In the United States, habitual offender laws (commonly referred to as three-strikes laws) are statutes enacted by state governments which mandate courts to impose harsher sentences on those convicted … Continue reading

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Neal Adams: 02 – The Growing Moon

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Neal Adams also utilises his graphical skills to animate the Growing Moon. See: http://nealadams.com/science-videos/ Topography of the near side (left) and far side (right) of moon. On the map white and red colors represent high terrains and blue and purple … Continue reading

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Isotopic Tree Thermometers and The Heinsohn Horizon

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In 1976 Leona Libby introduced the world to Isotopic Tree Thermometers. Libby showed that the atmospheric ratio of stable hydrogen and oxygen isotopes is preserved in tree-rings and demonstrated that this isotopic ratio is determined by atmospheric temperatures [at the … Continue reading

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Heinsohn and The Eclipse Record

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R. R. Newton [amongst other things] analysed historic eclipse records to develop an understanding of the Earth’s rotation over the last two thousand years. Robert Russell Newton, also R. R. Newton (July 7, 1918 – June 2, 1991) was an … Continue reading

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Lost Lunar Librations

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The casual observer could anticipate that the Moon would display some irregular movements as its buffeted by the variable Solar Wind [and the associated Interplanetary Magnetic Field]. This should be especially true when its moving against the flow of the … Continue reading

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The Clockwork Moon

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The orbital velocity of the Moon is a curious beast. From a Heliocentric perspective the Moon and the Earth are orbiting the Sun with exactly the same average velocity. However, the orbital speed of the Moon varies as it weaves … Continue reading

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Liesegang Cavities: 5 – Antipodal Hotspot

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Mainstream Earth Scientists tend to view Hotspots as “anomalously hot”. In geology, the places known as hotspots or hot spots are volcanic regions thought to be fed by underlying mantle that is anomalously hot compared with the surrounding mantle. They … Continue reading

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Liesegang Cavities: 2 – The Ringing Moon

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The beauty of Georgi Gladyshev’s Liesegang Cosmology is that a small nodule of agate [which contains a central cavity i.e. a geode] is a natural As Above – So Below analogue for a silica planet. The Agate Analogue for the … Continue reading

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Atmospheric Layers

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Mainstream descriptions of the Earth’s atmosphere tend to focus upon five nebulous atmospheric layers and a table of atmospheric gases which suggests Nitrogen [at 78.084%] is the dominant gas. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atmosphere_of_Earth These mainstream overviews conveniently omit details Settled Science wants to … Continue reading

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New Light Through Old Plates

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In the Space Age the Space Cadets provide a wealth of high resolution solar images [in a whole range of sizes and eye catching colours] snapped by satellites circling somewhere above our sometimes sunny skies. A rainbow of lunar transits … Continue reading

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The Solar Eclipse Perception Problem

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It is generally known that the faint Solar Corona can be observed during a Solar Eclipse. A total eclipse occurs when the dark silhouette of the Moon completely obscures the intensely bright light of the Sun, allowing the much fainter … Continue reading

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The Earth is from Saturn – The Moon is from Jupiter

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The concept of Axial Tilt [aka Obliquity] is very straightforward. In astronomy, axial tilt, also known as obliquity, is the angle between an object’s rotational axis and its orbital axis, or, equivalently, the angle between its equatorial plane and orbital … Continue reading

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Repulsive Bodies

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It has long been know that wells experience tides. At Gades [Cadiz, Spain], which is very near the temple of Hercules, there is a spring enclosed like a well, which sometimes rises and falls with the ocean, and, at other … Continue reading

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Solar Wind Turbines

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Turbines are used to extract rotational energy from moving fluids. A turbine is a rotary mechanical device that extracts energy from a fluid flow and converts it into useful work. A turbine is a turbomachine with at least one moving … Continue reading

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Pattern Recognition

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Having enjoyed some peace and tranquillity [whilst the crowds were distracted watching the festival of professional fouls in Brazil] its now time to [slowly] return to blogging and explore a few ideas that have been stalled on the back burner … Continue reading

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Carbon 14 – Seeing the Light

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After lifting the veil on Willard’s Word to reveal The Big Fudge its time to progress to Willard Libby’s core assertion that two atoms of Carbon 14 are formed every second for each square centimetre of the Earth’s surface. The … Continue reading

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Protecting Lunar Archaeology

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The LADEE lunar orbiter has proved to be very successful, very interesting and very curious. The Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) was a NASA lunar exploration and technology demonstration mission. It was launched on a Minotaur V from … Continue reading

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Greenhouse Effect – Reality Check

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The debate over quantifying a Greenhouse Effect for the planet Earth rumbles on. Consensus climate scientists contend that the GHE (Greenhouse Effect) amounts to 33°C. … In an earlier post the theories of respectable climate scientists such as Scott Denning … Continue reading

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