Category Archives: SCIENCE

A Sunday Morning Reflection On Energy

The “No-Electric Power” company that “serves” the Old Place decided to turn the lights off at 6:00 AM, and restore juice at 7:00 AM. A one hour outage is pretty good for a company has longer outages almost every week. … Continue reading

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May 27, And The Climate Is Cool

Yesterday’s Arctic Sea Ice extent, at 12,306,000 square kilomters. That is far froim record setting, which is actually a good thing. If it were less, it would be a strong indication that Asian particulate pollution, soot and fly ash for … Continue reading

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Arctic Sea Ice Extent 12,447,000 Km2

Yesterday’s Arctic sea ice extent reading of 12, 447,000 square kilometers is either just inside or jsut outside the “one standard deviation of the satellite age mean”. And the rate of decline is definitely slower that it has been since … Continue reading

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Arctic Sea Ice 12,575,000 Km2 Over Prediction

An early morning check egs the Arctic sea ice extent at 112,575,000 square kilometers, with a slower than recent years melt rate. That is preciesly 12,575,000 Km2 grater than climate change huxter Al Gore’s prediction for the 2018 ice max, … Continue reading

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Report: A Cold Spot In Space Could Be Proof…

The Independent reports an unexplained cold spot in space could be evidence of a paralell universe. Tge image of the cold spot in space is worth the click, so click on over. The Alley will be here when you click … Continue reading

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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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