IceCube spies unexplained pattern of cosmic rays

by Jill Sakai, University of Wisconsin Though still under construction, the IceCube Neutrino Observatory at the South Pole is already delivering scientific results — including an early finding about a phenomenon the telescope was not even designed to study. This “skymap,” generated in 2009 from data collected by the IceCube Neutrino Observatory, shows the relative…

Now it’s a Phytoplanktonic panic

Borrowing a phrase from NSIDC’s Dr. Mark Serreze, Phytoplankton are now apparently in a “Death Spiral”. See Death spiral of the oceans and the original press release about an article in Nature from a PhD candidate at Dalhousie University, which started all this. I’m a bit skeptical of the method which they describe in the…

Friday Funny #1 – 7 of 11 10 must be bad

Josh of cartoons by Josh writes to go along with his newest cartoons: Paragraph Updated: This week we had stories about how climate indicators show that the globe is warming. (7 or 11 depending on how confused you get by the story – H/t Matt at WUWT for helping me out here) Not very controversial,…