Category Archives: SCIENCE

Hawking: “The Human Race Has No Future Unless We Go To Space”

Professor Stephen Hawking says the human race will become exticnct, perhaps within 1,000 years, unless we move our species to space. Briefly quoting the Express report linked above: Speaking at the Oxford Union, the famed theoretical physicist stated that although … Continue reading

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Noted: 3.7 Billion Year Old Fossils Found

Thanks to a mention “The Gardening Lady” I see that 3,700,000,000 year fossils have been found in Greenland. This pushes the rise of life back another quarter of a million years or so, and if the dating is correct, only … Continue reading

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By Jove:! Snapshots Of Jupiter

The Daily Mail has has put up some close up shots of Jupiter, from a spacecraft in orbit. The view is of cloud tops, since Jupiter is a gas giant, with a relatively small rocky core. If you could stand … Continue reading

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Just how inactive Is The Sun? This Inactive

The Daily Mail has a photoreport of a total solar eclipse over Africa. As it happens, the sun is just a tiny bit close for the moon to completely covered by the moon when the moon’s orbit brings it between … Continue reading

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Noted;: “Terrestrial Planet” Dis overed 4 Light Years Away

By celestial distances, a “terrestrial planet” four light years away is closer than the guy in the next apartment, But numerous sources say a “terrestrial” planet has been found, and the planet is a part of the star system closest … Continue reading

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BBC Reports The J Juno Satellite Is In Jupiter Orbit

the BBC reports on a NASA has successfully inserted the Juno satellite observatory into orbit around Jupiter. If all goes as planned, we should soon have a much better understanding of gas giant planets such as Jupiter, as well as … Continue reading

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A Bigger Ear For What Is Going On In The Neighborhood

UP reports China has commissioned the world’s largest radio telescope. UPI reports the new “ear on the universe” is 500 meters, 1633 feet, in diameter with approximately 50 acres of potential reflector. Assuming the engineers were able to achieve a … Continue reading

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Noted: Voice Recognition Software Spots Prison Code Words

New Scientist reports a British firm has used computer software to identify code words used by prisoners in calls to the outside. Code words allow prisoners, particularly gang leaders, can run “the business” nearly as well from prison as they … Continue reading

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Who Are The Real Science Deniers?

Syndicated columnist Jonah Goldberg has that asks ‘Who Are The Real Deniers Of Science that is wort a read. Click on over, the alley will be here when you click back. For my part, the real science deniers are those … Continue reading

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OT: “The Problems With The Big Bang”

For those interested, Real Clear Science has a nice writeup on the problems with the “Big Bang Theory.” Of which there are more than a few, including how you get enough energy to form the universe and all that is … Continue reading

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