Daily Archives: December 26, 2009

G. P. Bear goes to Washington: part 2

By Bill Steigerwald “Junior gets brainwashed” Of all the animals the Inuit traditionally hunted, Nanuk, the polar bear, was the most prized. Native hunters considered Nanuk to be wise, powerful, and “almost a man.” Some called the bear “the great … Continue reading

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No statistically significant warming since 1995: a quick mathematical proof

Physicist Luboš Motl of The Reference Frame demonstrates how easy it is to show that there is: No statistically significant warming since 1995 First, since it wasn’t in his original post, here is the UAH data plotted: By: Luboš Motl … Continue reading

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Voyager tells us we live in a “fluffy” interstellar cloud

December 23, 2009: The solar system is passing through an interstellar cloud that physics says should not exist. In the Dec. 24th issue of Nature, a team of scientists reveal how NASA’s Voyager spacecraft have solved the mystery. “Using data … Continue reading

Posted in Science, Space | 224 Comments

Satellite measurements show our quiet sun is cooling the upper thermosphere

From NASA News. New measurements from a NASA satellite show a dramatic cooling in the upper atmosphere that correlates with the declining phase of the current solar cycle. For the first time, researchers can show a timely link between the … Continue reading

Posted in Climate News, Earth, Science | 169 Comments