Category Archives: Uniformitarianism

Ptolemy’s Paradigm: Radiocarbon Reconciliation

Ptolemy’s Paradigm provides another simple solution along with lashings of ginger beer cognitive dissonance.

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Ptolemy’s Paradigm: Aftermath

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Ptolemy’s Paradigm demystifies the The Crisis of the Late Middle Ages.

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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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Ptolemy’s Paradigm: Sol Invictus Orbit

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Solar Parallax observations raise a smile when they reveal [amongst other things] Earth Scientists have documented a doppelgänger of the Medieval Warm Period.

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Ptolemy’s Paradigm: A Picture of Precession

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A remarkably clear picture of the Precession of the Equinoxes emerges when the chronology is cleaned-up.

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Ptolemy’s Paradigm

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Ptolemy’s Paradigm provides pesky problems with simple solutions.

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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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The African Ditch

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Roman North Africa is a curious concept.

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African Lineaments

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African Lineaments show the African Plate isn’t all it’s cracked-up to be.

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Ocean Cooled Volcanoes

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Which formed first: the Pacific Ocean or the Hawaiian Mauna Loa volcano?

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Fortunate Isles Revisited

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The distinctly dubious Diocletian provides a distraction en-route to the Fortunate Isles.

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Charles Lyell’s Humbug

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If Charles Lyell is considered the father of uniformitarianism then it’s safe to say it was conceived out of wedlock.

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Geological Rot

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¿Is it time to lop lots of lovely noughts off the Earth’s age?

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Cape Bojador and The Fortunate Islands

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Reconciling Ptolemy’s Fortunate Islands with modern maps is a challenge.

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Cape Bojador and The Burning Ocean

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The Atlantic Ocean is a massive mainstream continuity conundrum.

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Serbian Sands Shred Settled Science

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Lignite miners have shredded Gradualist Settled Science.

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Fear Porn Friday: Climate Change

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The good news is: Arctic winters are a little less cold. The bad news is: We’re all going to die!

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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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The Orion Fly-By

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The iconography associated with the Orion constellation is [quite literally] an open book but it’s pictorial narrative depends upon the pages being correctly sequenced.

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Indian Salt: Wallace Line

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The official Story of Sugar deploys an armada of Austronesians to transport sugar cane across the Wallace Line.

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Indian Salt: Kingdom of Funan

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The modern version of the Sugar Cane Story forgets about the fragmentation of Greater India and the destruction of the Kingdom of Funan.

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Indian Salt: The Elephant Bird

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The story of sugar contains some terrifically tall stories.

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Gunnar Goes North

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Metal detectors unearth pots of gold and the occasional can of worms.

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Parallax Problems

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The second step towards solving the puzzle of the Stellar Parallax Clusterfuck involves trying to discover which pieces of the puzzle are mangled or missing.

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Parallax Prelude

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The first step towards solving the puzzle of the Stellar Parallax Clusterfuck is to open the box and familiarise yourself with the individual pieces of the puzzle.

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Cretinous Cretaceous

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Geologists aren’t genetically goofy – they just collect cretinous concepts.

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Dennis Rawlins: Olbers’ Magic Square of Sky

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Heinrich Olbers is best remembered for discovering Pallas and Vesta.

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The Dodwell Dead End

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The Aleppo Test provides some painfully penetrating perspectives.

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Alaskan Muck: Sol Invictus

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Buckle-up for a bumpy ride managing your cognitive dissonance as the Alaskan Muck series ends with a bang as the Solar Parallax and Sol Invictus fall into place.

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Alaskan Muck: Prime Suspects

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In the blame game the prime suspects are usually eliminated [one-by-one] from the investigation until a neatly packaged single actor scenario is revealed such as “Miss Scarlett” in the “Conservatory” with the “Dagger”.

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Alaskan Muck: Indelicate Details

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It’s difficult to draw valid conclusions when indelicate details are omitted.

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Alaskan Muck: Ivory Islands in the Arctic

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In many recent and valuable works of science, the distribution of the remains of the Mammoth in Siberia have been described.

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Alaskan Muck: Alaskan Ash

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Alaska has a lot of volcanoes.

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Alaskan Muck: Windy Dome Ice Core

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The ice in Franz Josef Land [also] only dates back to the Heinsohn Horizon.

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Alaskan Muck: The Canning River Region

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In 1919 Ernest de Koven Leffingwell dated Alaskan Ice by dating Ice Wedges. The elegant simplicity of his stunning scientific achievement highlights just how far the Earth Sciences have retreated from rationality, reason and reality in the last 100 years.

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