CO2 Optical Illusion

By Steve Goddard People see what they want or expect to see. A great example is in today’s NASA Earth Observatory image of the day article. A heat wave scorched the eastern United States in early July 2010, straining power grids, slowing transit, forcing nursing homes to evacuate, and prompting East Coast residents to shelter…

From DMSP munching microbes to global climate

From the University of Technology Sydney press release (Note: unfortunately the actual paper was not provided with the press release) Tiny marine microbes exert influence on global climate 16 Jul 2010 Observations show that microorganisms display a behaviour characteristic of larger animals. New research indicates that the interactions of microscopic organisms around a particular organic…