Bizarre rogue planet discovered wandering in our galaxy

A bizarre rogue planet without a star is roaming the Milky Way just 20 light-years from the Sun. And according to a recently published study in The Astrophysical Journal, this strange, nomadic world has an incredibly powerful magnetic field that is some 4 million times stronger than Earth’s. Furthermore, it generates spectacular auroras that would put our own northern lights…

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Climate Change Breakthrough: Feeding Carcinogenic, Persistent Environmental Pollutants to Cows Prevents Flatulence

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Greens are celebrating that feeding algae to cows which breaks down into the organo-halide Bromoform seems to drastically reduce their flatulence of powerful greenhouse gasses. But the toxicology description of Bromoform suggests the need for a lot more caution before implementing this measure on a large scale. Clearing the air:…

Understanding the Climate and History of California Fires

Guest Opinion: Dr. Tim Ball There is no hope for the truth when world leaders like Governor Brown of California (he runs the 19th largest economy in the world) can present such utterly false information in pursuit of a political agenda. “Since civilization emerged 10,000 years ago, we haven’t had this kind of heat condition,…

The Tale Told by the Heliospheric Tilt Angle

Guest essay by David Archibald Some of the ancients worshipped the Sun as the source of all life. It is much the same today. Most of the energy we use as a civilisation is fossilised solar energy, conveniently provided by Nature as solids and liquids and gasses – whtatever you want. Only the little bit…

New Study Shows Some Corals Might Adapt to Climate Changes

UM Rosenstiel School-led study exposes two threatened corals to future climate change conditions MIAMI—New research shows that not all corals respond the same to changes in climate. The University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science-led study looked at the sensitivity of two types of corals found in Florida and the Caribbean…