Category Archives: Moon

Eric Laithwaite: Inward Travelling Magnetic Field

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Eric Laithwaite was a smiling subversive who became a mainstream outcast.

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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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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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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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Hecker Horizon: Triple Conjunction

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It’s amazing what you find down the back of the sofa when you rummage through the dustier corners of the academic archives.

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Comet Halley Calendar

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Researching the Gregorian Calendar Reforms involves a journey into the mire of mainstream medieval manuscripts and academic assertions that so inspired J R R Tolkien when he was a Professor of Anglo-Saxon between 1925 and 1945. Venturing into this swamp … Continue reading

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The Coligny Five Year Yuga

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Tracking down a solution for a calendar riddle wrapped up in an enigma is not something that happens everyday. The riddle wrapped up in an enigma is the 2nd century AD Coligny Calendar that contains 62 lunar months spread over … Continue reading

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The Atomic Comet: Electric Epilogue

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A few weeks ago I was encouraged to remember: Velikovsky gave us “The Electric Universe”. I have no problem with the underlying sentiments expressed in those words of encouragement. However, I do have a few problems regarding their accuracy. Problem … Continue reading

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The Atomic Comet: On The Far Side

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Following the Terrestrial Thorium line of enquiry to the Far Side of the Moon very rapidly becomes a fascinating journey to the Far Side as the Settled Science turns to dust and this independent observer is led to conclude the … Continue reading

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The Atomic Comet: Sea of Showers

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One of the more surprising lines of enquiry into the origins of Terrestrial Thorium is the esoteric narrative of the Thorium enriched KREEP deposits on the Nearside of the Moon. The remarkably unbalanced distribution of Lunar Thorium mirrors the equally … Continue reading

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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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Malaga Orange Moon – 21st March 2014 00:06 CET

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Sometimes, when you look out the window on a clear night you see something unexpected. Sometimes, what you see is rather startling… like an orange Moon. Unfortunately, my digital camera is rather ancient and is not ideal for photographing the … 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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Main Sequence – Red Dwarfs and Gas Giants

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The previous posting began an exploration of the Star Evolution narrative devised by the mainstream Philosophical Astrologers which revealed that [from a distance] the Earth and Moon could be easily mistaken for white dwarfs. The cameras on NASA’s Cassini spacecraft … Continue reading

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Cosmic Ray Blues – Seeing Scintillating White Dwarfs

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The universe of Philosophical Astrology is populated with an array of Tolkienesque dwarfs. Black dwarfs, for example, are purely fictional because “no black dwarfs are expected to exist in the universe”. A black dwarf is a white dwarf that has … Continue reading

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Cosmic Ray Blues – The Bloody Moon

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A lunar eclipse provides a wonderful photographic opportunity to capture spectacular images of a blood orange Moon. It also provides mainstream science with a wonderful story teller opportunity with a narrative based upon the refraction of light by dust and … Continue reading

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