Admiration For The Catlin Explorers

Guest post by Steve Goddard Polar Bear On Thin Ice It is easy to become cynical about the motivations of some prominent figures in the global warming movement, but there are a few people who feel passionately enough about their beliefs to put their own life on the line.  The Catlin explorers Pen Hadow, Ann…

New Sun-Watching Instrument to Monitor Sunlight Fluctuations

From Physorg.com March 23rd, 2009 in Space & Earth / Space Exploration Enlarge During periods of peak activity (front three images) sunspots, solar flares and coronal mass ejections are more common, and the sun emits slightly more energy than during periods of low activity (back images). The amount of energy that strikes Earth’s atmosphere —…