Tag Archives: science

not wrong …

A reply to a question about changing minds, becomes a discussion between electrical engineers, physicists, meteorologists and more fascinating reading about feed-backs, pauses and gains, only part understanding, but the conclusions are easily understood. The banter is easy and funny, … Continue reading

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lines on the map … adjusted of course

Some interesting graphs and surprises. Followed below with the most devastating news. Archived color maps of local temperature anomalies are available on-line at: http://nsstc.uah.edu/climate/ You can see where the last cyclone swathed a path for a second this week, to … Continue reading

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collecting moths …

I’ve been trying to collect a few moths for a Museum collector, and wondering where they all went to. I just found out. I have geckos, skinks and jumping spiders everywhere, so I guess I have competition.

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putting fire out …

Sound waves have been found to have the ability to put fire out. Recent studies using surgical spirit and low frequency sound waves: Watch fire put out using sound waves. A pair of engineering students from George Mason University in … Continue reading

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bushfire history, via ‘specialists’ …

An environment history of fire is uncovered through ‘specialist’ ants, in this latest research in WA’s woodlands: Ant specialists tell of fire history […] While overall ant species richness, abundance and composition did not show any clear patterns after fire, … Continue reading

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“time to get over it” … a cultural shift

What is the Navier Stokes equation? Dr Essex asks this of journalists to see if they know anything about the topic of climate. It’s pretty vague, but there is only one answer. It’s how water and the air move. Journalists … Continue reading

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the ocean floor off Cable Beach … exposed

Following on from the latest series on the mud reef off Cable beach, Broome, this article has appeared discussing the qualities of Ocean water, salinity and pH. One of the best descriptions of the processes involved you are ever likely … Continue reading

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thick red line … failed

The religion of the left, mostly alarmed by a non-existant global warming, believe this red line. Reality shows something else: It’s large so they can understand it. By Paul Gattis | pgattis@al.com Enlarged The chart suggests warming is happening at … Continue reading

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pigs and scams at the University of Melbourne …

Pigs are flying at the University of Melbourne: […] Pigs could have particular problems in the heat as they do not possess sweat glands. Avocados are also likely to get smaller in warmer temperatures as the plants get stressed while … Continue reading

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Broome’s tidal wonder …

Twice a year, Broome is subject to a wonder of science. Where does all that water come from, and go to. Over ten metres of water column advances in just a bit over 6 hours, then disappears just as quick. … Continue reading

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