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Remark on a comment made by Gerald Kelleher
A while ago one of the contributors, with the appropriate pseudo-authority of an echo chamber, announced that mathematical voodoo is more relevant than normal...
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January 24th 18 08:16 AM
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Hapax legomenon by Gerald Kelleher
It is perhaps one of the loveliest passages found in one of the books in the Bible - "Canst thou bind the sweet influences of Pleiades, or loose the bands of...
January 23rd 18 07:23 PM
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Want to know the REAL future of climate? Ask an astronomer by RichA[_6_]
(Phys.org)—Is Earth slowly heading for a new ice age? Looking at the decreasing number of sunspots, it may seem that we are entering a nearly spotless solar...
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January 20th 18 07:08 AM
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Might be useful for observers by RichA[_6_]
https://medicalxpress.com/news/2017-11-specks-vision-zap.html#nRlv
January 19th 18 04:23 AM
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PBS 2 hour "Black Hole Apocalypse" NOVA special was pretty good by RichA[_6_]
Perhaps a bit derivative of parts of Cosmos and The Elegant Universe and the lady astrophysicist wasn't the most compelling narrator, but the info on the LIGO...
January 18th 18 03:25 PM
by Jibini Kula Tumbili Kujisalimisha Go to last post
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Have to laugh sometimes by Gerald Kelleher
Climate for all planets in the solar system is based on the rate of change in conditions across latitudes as a planet makes a circuit of the Sun and this rate...
January 17th 18 09:09 AM
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Astronomy and geology by Gerald Kelleher
If circumstances were normal there would be no issue in drawing from observations of rotating celestial objects with exposed fluid compositions and applying...
January 17th 18 05:28 AM
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What the direct/retrograde motion of Venus looks like by Gerald Kelleher
http://www.popastro.com/images/planetary/observations/Venus-July%202010-January%202012.jpg
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January 15th 18 07:33 PM
by Gerald Kelleher Go to last post
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Good News: Slow, but steady progress by Quadibloc
On getting back into space: http://www.wmfe.org/nasa-closer-to-launching-astronauts-from-u-s-once-again/81979 John Savard
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January 12th 18 04:40 PM
by Jibini Kula Tumbili Kujisalimisha Go to last post
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Radio Meteor Obs. Bull. December 2017 Geminids Ursids by Chris Steyaert
Radio Meteor Observation Bulletin No. 293 of December 2017 (60 K) is available now as http://www.rmob.org/rmobtext/rmob1712.txt More information and the...
January 6th 18 10:13 PM
by RichA[_6_] Go to last post
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19,000-pound space lab falling "uncontrolled" back to Earth by StarDust
https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/technology/19000-pound-space-lab-falling-uncontrolled-back-to-earth/ar-BBHPuDl?li=BBmkt5R&ocid=spartanntp Any one has falling...
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January 5th 18 06:21 PM
by Chris.B[_3_] Go to last post
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Relativity question by Doink
OK, Energy = Mass X Speed of Light Sq. I understand the principle, that this translates to a BIG number and thus a lot of energy is contained in matter. ...
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January 4th 18 07:37 PM
by Gerald Kelleher Go to last post
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Single-element len's tech claims chromatic correction by RichA[_6_]
But nothing said about other aberrations. Also, the structures on the surface, would it interfere with keeping it clean, or are they so small they wouldn't...
January 3rd 18 11:22 PM
by Chris L Peterson Go to last post
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Earthquakes and the Earth's Rotation by Quadibloc
Saw this news item: http://www.techtimes.com/articles/217144/20180101/scientists-predict-more-large-scale-earthquakes-to-happen-in-2018.htm Note,...
January 2nd 18 06:22 PM
by Quadibloc Go to last post
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After the Solstice by Gerald Kelleher
Seeing the unfortunates from a science fiction forum showed up, I repeat the earlier comments that can't be argued with. It is such a simple thing to recognize...
January 1st 18 07:22 AM
by Chris.B[_3_] Go to last post
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Photographic telescopes still predominantly a rat's nest of wires and cables by RichA[_6_]
Look at this. Great scope, nightmare set-up. I wonder if the next wave in astronomy will be to somehow clean this kind of thing...
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December 28th 17 03:24 PM
by Chris L Peterson Go to last post
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Astronomical dovetailing by Gerald Kelleher
The geocentric astronomers thought the Sun moved between Venus and Mars in a direct motion through the constellations and around a stationary Earth while the...
December 27th 17 09:29 PM
by Gerald Kelleher Go to last post
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GREAT "American" eclipse was fake news! by Chris.B[_3_]
"Scientists" are now suggesting that the object which obscured The Sun, that fateful day, was not The Moon after all. But only the inflated head of The GREAT...
December 27th 17 03:31 AM
by RichA[_6_] Go to last post
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Midnight Christmas Eve by Marty[_3_]
For right about 50 years, it has been my personal tradition to be outside at midnight on Christmas. Either midnight will do, it's a busy time of year, but I...
December 27th 17 01:51 AM
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One easy question by Gerald Kelleher
It is the easiest possible question to ask and answer - If daily rotation which causes the day/night cycle ceased to exist, would a person on the surface...
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December 22nd 17 03:37 PM
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