Citizen science at heart of new study showing COVID-19 seismic noise reduction

Research published in the journal Science, using a mix of professional and Raspberry Shake citizen seismic data, finds that lockdown measures to slow the spread of the virus COVID-19 reduced…

Hydroxychloroquine-based COVID-19 Treatment, A Systematic Review of Clinical Evidence and Expert Opinion from Physicians’ Surveys

During the current COVID-19 epidemic, most of the evidence is collected by treating physicians, most of whom do not report their results in peer reviewed journals. Hence, there appears to…

Downward Virus Flux in Earth’s Atmosphere Is Over Three Billion Viruses Per Square Meter Per Day

By Robert Kernodle Figure 1. NASA satellite image showing the two most frequent meteorological scenarios where huge quantities of viruses and bacteria are deposited in the high mountains of Sierra…

Southern Weather Discovery

Handwriting recognition casts new light on climate change from NIWA on Vimeo. Be a volunteer! Check it out here. HT/Steven Mosher

Earth As A Solar Collector

Guest post by Kevin Kilty Introduction Within the past week or two we have read posts from Dr. Spencer (6/7/2019), Nick Stokes (6/6/2019), Lord Monckton (6/8/2019), and Willis Eschenbach (6/8/2019)…

Citizen scientists re-tune Hubble’s galaxy classification

Royal Astronomical Society IMAGE: Spiral structure in the Pinwheel Galaxy (Messier 101), as observed by the Hubble Space Telescope. view more Credit: NASA, ESA, CXC, SSC, and STScI Hundreds of…

AN OCEAN ACIDIFICATION EXPERIMENT

Author: Dr. Michael Chase, 16th May 2019 SCOPE This article describes the method and PRELIMINARY outcome of a relatively low cost “laboratory” (kitchen) experiment on the response of seawater pH…

How to make use of the world’s most accurate surface temperature data

Steve, in Seattle writes: I began this project out of both frustration and a specific curiosity. I have, over the years, studied many excellent articles at WUWT. The articles that…

The Marvelous and Mysterious Monarch

Guest essay by Kip Hansen   The marvelous Monarch Butterfly is an icon of biological mystery.  When I was born, circa 1950, monarchs were known to fly north into southern…

Admitting mistakes in a ‘hostile environment’

Reposting from Judith Curry’s Climate Etc. Posted on November 19, 2018 by curryja by Judith Curry Reflections on Nic Lewis’ audit of the Resplandy et al. paper. In response to…

Skepticism is a Full Time Job

The following post is officially Anthony approved. Quoting me: I know I can be brusque.  I can also be funny.  I can even be kind.  Who knows what the wheel…

Climate Skeptic Censorship by Google, Twitter, and Microsoft LinkedIn

Obama administration has granted status akin to a government branch to GFTM+RW (Google, Facebook, Twitter, Microsoft, Reddit, and Wikimedia Foundation) and a few other corporations.

Ham radio operators to test the ionosphere globally during eclipse

An NJIT researcher throws a global ham radio ‘party’ to study the eclipse From the NEW JERSEY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY When a solar eclipse plunges the country into darkness Aug. 21,…

Citizen Science "Day" – Today through May 21

When I dutifully entered my “zero day” in the CoCoRaHS database today, their Message of the Day said: The very first Citizen Science Day – Saturday, April 16th! April 16,…

Agreeing to Disagree

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Over at “Digging in the Clay” Verity Jones has an excellent graphic summarizing the different levels of disagreement. The graphic deserves wider circulation. The types…

Citizen science: restoring the first 'Earthrise' image ever taken – help needed for The Lunar Orbiter Image Recovery Project

Note: WUWT readers may remember Dennis Wingo, who was one of the lead scientists on recovering use of the ISEE spacecraft. Before that, he started on a project to recover…

Questing Into The New Year

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach It’s a cold clear night here along the north Pacific coast where I live, with a waxing moon surveying the scene. As befits New Years…

Breaking news on the ISEE-3 mission: it may not be lost – it's those "O" rings again

A few days ago, my heart sank when I heard this news: Space Probe Might Lack Nitrogen to Push It Home It seemed a deal-killer if the nitrogen tanks were…

The International Sun-Earth Explorer (ISEE-3) Reboot Project, Bringing an Old Bird Back to the Earth, and Back to Life

Citizen backed space science attempts to do the near impossible Guest essay by Dennis Wingo Life isn’t fair. So many times in my life I start to do something and…

Dr. Roy Spencer’s Ill Considered Comments on Citizen Science

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Over at Roy Spencer’s usually excellent blog, Roy has published what could be called a hatchet job on “citizen climate scientists” in general and me…

Mapping the skeptical blogosphere – WUWT seems to be the most central blog

From the thanks for painting a target on my back department comes word of a new paper that attempts to figure our the mapping of the climate skeptic blogosphere. Bishop…

Efficacy Of Green House Gas Forcing Compared To Solar Forcing

Guest post by Bob Irvine SUMMARY This paper outlines an idea or hypothesis that should be discussed. This idea has the huge advantage of being supported by all the available…

Citizen driven PressureNet offers real time barometer network

Smartphones, tablets help UW researchers improve storm forecasts By Hannah Hickey The next advance in weather forecasting may not come from a new satellite or supercomputer, but from a device…

Pielke Sr. interviewed about the surfacestations project

Dr. Roger Pielke writes: I was invited to answer a set of questions motivated by Anthony Watt’s excellent surface temperature project [see www.surfacestations.org] project by James Wynn of the English Department at…