Tag Archives: Science

What Defines A Scientist?

By WUWT Regular “Just The Facts” According to USA Today on April 3rd and repeated on April 4th: “Keith Baugues is not a scientist, but that didn’t stop him on a recent wintry day from expressing skepticism about global warming … Continue reading

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Quote of the week – a preposterous POTUS pronouncement

Last night in the SOTU address, Obama made this pronouncement about climate change: But the debate is settled.  Climate change is a fact. To that, I say this:

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Petition to make taxpayer funded science research paywalless

Like many of you, I get tired of paywalls, especially when there’s “science by press release” yet the paper remains hidden from the public while the paper gets wide MSM coverage. So I’ve reposted from Lucia’s The Blackboard (be sure … Continue reading

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Dueling Hypotheses

The Trenberth article contains so many glaring errors and biased assumptions, it’s hard to know where to start. First of all, the difference between theory and hypothesis: The problem is not with dueling hypotheses, it is with dueling theories regarding … Continue reading

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NASA’s extraterrestrial buzz

UPDATE2: 12/2/2010 10:15AM PST, NYT reports on this a full hour before the NASA news conference at 2PM EST (11AMPST) that it is in fact about arsenic microbes. – Anthony UPDATE: It may not be so profound as I conjectured … Continue reading

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NPR weighs in on climate change policy, predictably

NPR helpfully weighs in on climate change and the upcoming election.  Even though a certain party has had super-majority control of the Congress and the Executive branch for the past 2-years (and done nothing on energy/climate policy),  NPR blames the … Continue reading

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This year’s Antarctic ozone hole is 5th biggest

September 12th, 2008 Ozone hole over the Antarctic From NASA News This is considered a “moderately large” ozone hole, according to NASA atmospheric scientist, Paul Newman. And while this year’s ozone hole is the fifth largest on record, the amount … Continue reading

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A Gathering of “Skeptics”

Posted by Dee Norris Mark your calendars. The 2009 International Conference on Climate Change returns to New York City on March 8th, 2009. The 2009 International Conference on Climate Change will serve as a platform for scientists and policy analysts … Continue reading

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Is Global Warming Starving Science?

Posted by Dee Norris This article concerning the Nobel Prize for Chemistry caught my attention this morning: Twenty years ago, Douglas Prasher was one of the driving forces behind research that earned a Nobel Prize in chemistry this week. But … Continue reading

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Sudan hit by Apollo Asteroid

Posted by Dee Norris A recently discovered Apollo Asteroid, 2008 TC3, exploded over Sudan at about 1046 EDT on October 7, 2008. 2008 TC3 was discovered on Monday by an observer at the Mt Lemmon Observatory near Tucson, Arizona. 2008 … Continue reading

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Updated – Calling All Climate Sleuths

Posted by Dee Norris Can you figure out what happened at Mohonk Lake, NY? Get out your slip-sticks and put on your thinking caps, gentle readers. We need to solve the mystery of the temperature record at at Mohonk Lake … Continue reading

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I am a Skeptic

Posted by Dee Norris skep·tic One who instinctively or habitually doubts, questions, or disagrees with assertions or generally accepted conclusions. from Greek Skeptikos, from skeptesthai, to examine. I have been reading a lot of the debates that inevitably follow any … Continue reading

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