Category Archives: Tides

Lawler Alignments – The Galactic Tide

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329 years after Principia was first published the Antiquated Academics are still peddling Newton’s universal law of magical mathematical mass. A specialised sect of Antiquated Academics [affectionately known as the Arcane Astronomers] believe galactic tides [“in the direction of the … Continue reading

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Philip Callahan: Paramagnetism

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Philip Callahan is [amongst many other things] a famous entomologist. Prof Philip S. Callahan is the greatest scientist of the late twentieth century. …. He got his Ph.D. at Kansas State in entomology (study of insects). He wrote that his … Continue reading

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A Mediterranean Mystery [with a Saros solution]

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The waters of the Mediterranean are relatively calm and on a still day the sea at my favourite beach [Almayate – which is close to Malaga, Spain] can be as calm as a millpond. The tidal range at Almayate is … Continue reading

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The Lovejoy Meltdown

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In December 2011 the mainstream huddled around their computers to watch the fiery death of the Sun grazing Comet Lovejoy [designated C/2011 W3 (Lovejoy)] as it approached perihelion. But when Comet Lovejoy emerged from the behind the Sun [on its … 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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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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The Carnegie Curve

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The Carnegie Institution of Washington founded the Department of Terrestrial Magnetism in 1904. The Department of Terrestrial Magnetism was founded in 1904 to map the geomagnetic field of the Earth. Over the years the research direction shifted, but the historic … Continue reading

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Tides and the Lunar Pole Dance

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The tides at the Earth’s Poles tell two different stories. The Tide Tables for Prudhoe Bay in North Alaska [70.4000° N, 148.5267° W] display a strong contrast between the Winter days of darkness and the Summer days of sunlight. Graphing … Continue reading

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Tides and the Lunar Brake Dance

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In the previous posting the Tide Tables for Cristobal [Colón, Panama 9° 21′ 26″ N 79° 53′ 55″ W] revealed that “tidal maxima do not occur when the Moon is overhead” and that “the tidal range peaks when the Moon … Continue reading

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Tides and the Lunar Waltz

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The mainstream clearly states that the gravitational force of the Moon contributes to the rise and fall of the sea level on Earth. Tides are the rise and fall of sea levels caused by the combined effects of the gravitational … Continue reading

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Tides and the Celestial Foxtrot

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Continuing the reverse engineering of Tidal Theory from the Tide Tables for Cristobal [Colón, Panama 9° 21′ 26″ N 79° 53′ 55″ W] in the Caribbean Sea provides further surprising insights. The first step in the analysis is to identify … Continue reading

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Tides and the Ambient Field

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Reverse engineering Tidal Theory from the Tide Tables for Cristobal [Colón, Panama 9° 21′ 26″ N 79° 53′ 55″ W] in the Caribbean Sea provides some very surprising insights. The first step in the analysis is to identify Day Time … Continue reading

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Tidal Fiction

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Senior schools usually teach two different syllabuses in mathematics: Pure and Applied. Pure Mathematics – the branches of mathematics that study and develop the principles of mathematics for their own sake rather than for their immediate usefulness. http://www.thefreedictionary.com/pure+mathematics Applied Mathematics … Continue reading

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