Daily Archives: July 4, 2012

Fired OSU instructor challenges job loss

You may recall WUWT’s coverage of Nick Drapela, a climate skeptic who was fired from his teaching job at Oregon State University. My friend and fellow climate skeptic, nationally syndicated radio host Lars Larson tips me about this story: Chemistry … Continue reading

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Higgs Boson Hysteria – but no fireworks on the 4th of July

From CERN, another science press release with a “could” and “preliminary” caveat. Sigh. I expected fireworks. It is encouraging though. 5 sigma isn’t anything to sneeze at. I have to wonder though, if the fact that CERN delayed this press … Continue reading

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Some vexing vexillology – don’t forget to fly your flag today

As I put out my flag this morning (seen at left), I recalled this interesting story in the WSJ the other day about vexillology – the study of flags, and a controversy over an image carved into a Revolutionary War … Continue reading

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Another regime change indication – this time in solar data

Note: See also the 1997 regime change in global climate data by the same method, here I’m happy to report that something I recognized and reported back in 2008 related to solar data has been independently confirmed by another source, … Continue reading

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Nobel Laureate Ivar Giaever asks ‘is climate change pseudoscience?’

Readers may recall this story: Nobel laureate resigns from American Physical Society to protest the organization’s stance on global warming. He’s back. From the Observations, Scientific American Blog Network Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting: From the Big Bang to the Big … Continue reading

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