Insights into the physics of space weather that disrupts cell phones and creates Earthly havoc

From the American Physical Society News from the 2014 APS Division of Plasma Physics Meeting Each second, the sun hurls millions of tons of hot, charged plasma gas into space.…

Winning Slowly

I wanted to highlight an interesting article by Dr. Daniel Botkin. It seems that it helps to be a Professor Emeritus in order to be able to speak your mind freely. Among…

Britain Announces Emergency Measures To Prevent Winter Blackouts

From the GWPF: Cold Winter Could Cause Britain’s Lights To Go Out Emergency measures to prevent blackouts this winter have been unveiled by National Grid after Britain’s spare power capacity…

Claim: Future-focused women stand up to global warming with taxes, checkbook

WSU researcher finds future-oriented women most likely to fight global warming PULLMAN, Wash. – Politicians who discredit global warming risk losing a big chunk of the female vote. A new…

Partial solar eclipse shows off massive sunspot

From the National Science Foundation: Press Release 14-141 Spotlighting the sun October 24, 2014 Astronomers with the National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded National Optical Astronomy Observatory (NOAO) captured pictures not only…