Category Archives: Uniformitarianism

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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Alaskan Muck: The Mastodons of New York

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The storyline states Mastodons met their maker 10,000 to 11,000 years ago.

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Alaskan Muck: Anaximander’s Cake

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It’s a delicious irony to discover Domestic Science reveals more about the inner workings of our planet than the medieval mindset of the self-proclaimed Earth Sciences.

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Alaskan Muck: Layer Cake

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For Frank Hibben code breaking was a piece of cake.

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Alaskan Muck: When Then Was

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Recalibrating the Alaskan muck produces some familiar dates!

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Alaskan Muck: The Missing Ice Age

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When it comes to Ice Ages the Earth Scientists grabbed the wrong end of the stick [with both hands] and then proceeded to beat themselves [and their acolytes] senseless.

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Alaskan Muck: Frank C Hibben

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Wherever there’s Alaskan muck there’s academic mud-slinging.

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Alaskan Muck: The Swing State

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Following the Northern Mammoth leads to unanticipated ancient insights.

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Alaskan Muck: Body of Evidence

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It’s generally agreed frozen muck is “interesting”.

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Alaskan Muck: Gravel and Gold

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In Yorkshire they say: Where there’s muck there’s brass. In Alaska they know: Where there’s muck there’s gold.

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Alaskan Muck: The Missing Trees

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When academics have a really big problem they break it down into smaller parts because smaller fragments are easier to sweep under the carpet and push down the back of the sofa.

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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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