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The scientific method/ empirical agenda and astronomy by oriel36[_2_]
Astronomy has always had both a predictive side and an interpretative side with the latter covering hypothesis while the former was concerned with providing a...
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May 6th 15 09:14 AM
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What Kind of Organization Questions Global Warming? by Quadibloc
Just saw this news article: http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2015/04/anti-municipal-broadband-group-tries-to-silence-a-critic/ This sort of thing should...
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May 5th 15 10:06 PM
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An astronomical divide by oriel36[_2_]
As the Earth moves through space and around the Sun, stars within the field of vision and lying close to the Earth's orbital plane and the Sun's glare...
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May 4th 15 08:43 AM
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Join the Oriel36 boycott! by [email protected]
There is zero point trying to debate any issue with Gerald. He doesn't answer questions, cannot change his views and it seems very unlikely he even reads what...
May 3rd 15 06:17 PM
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The Galileo issue in the 21st century by oriel36[_2_]
I often encounter hopelessly inept views on the matter where predictive astronomy which worked so well with geocentric views and the later RA/Dec reckoning as...
May 2nd 15 01:52 PM
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Evening apparition of Mercury by Mike Collins[_4_]
Mike Collins wrote: I went out this evening in a futile attempt to observe Mercury with the naked eye. I failed ( it was only...
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May 2nd 15 01:03 PM
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GOOD GAWD! Ed Conrad finally on the Funny Farm by Oscar Shagnasty[_2_]
Thanks for coming! We knew you couldn't possibly pass up what, if the headline was accurate, would be really, REALLY good news. Like this: NEAT...
May 1st 15 11:06 AM
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What do conservative policy intellectuals think about climate change? by Uncarollo2
Take a look: http://grist.org/politics/what-do-conservative-policy-intellectuals-think-about-climate-change/ The interesting thing is that the insurance...
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April 27th 15 12:02 AM
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NASA's three largest mistakes by RichA[_1_]
1. The ISS. An horrific $160B disaster. An orbiting money pit. 2. The discontinuance of the Shuttle program. With NOTHING to replace it. 3. Squandering...
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April 26th 15 03:31 PM
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Spring has Sprung! by Uncarollo2
It's galaxy season! Spring is here, and dozens upon dozens of galaxies are within reach of small scopes. Time to get out under mild spring skies and...
April 23rd 15 10:12 PM
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High-latitude sky watchers should be alert for auroras this week by Sam Wormley[_2_]
Space Weather News for April 20, 2015 http://spaceweather.com High-latitude sky watchers should be alert for auroras this week when a solar wind...
April 23rd 15 04:20 PM
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Roger W. Tuthill has suspended business, and perhaps permanently... by Alan W. Craft
I got this in reply to an e-mail I sent awhile ago... "Thank you for your inquiry, however, Roger W. Tuthill, Inc. is not doing business at this time. If you...
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April 23rd 15 10:42 AM
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NOVA ep tonight (PBS) is on the 25 years of Hubble operation by RichA[_6_]
The Hubble Space Telescope's discoveries over the past 25 years. 09:00 - 10:00 PM EDT
April 23rd 15 05:19 AM
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Musk's Mars colony a racist plot (says a minority "scientist") by RichA[_6_]
Oh dear... http://thepunditpress.com/2015/04/17/black-scientist-push-to-colonize-mars-is-racist/
April 23rd 15 12:50 AM
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Earth Day 2015 by oriel36[_2_]
https://www.google.com/doodles/earth-day-2015 The Earth turns once in 24 hours even if the road to that fact takes quite a journey through astronomical...
April 22nd 15 07:18 AM
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Fwd: Why do measurements of the gravitational constant vary so much? by Sam Wormley[_2_]
-------- Forwarded Message -------- Subject: Why do measurements of the gravitational constant vary so much? Date: Tue, 21 Apr 2015 12:25:40 -0500 From: Sam...
April 22nd 15 12:48 AM
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Why the dwarf stars are flying away ? by [email protected]
...almost all dwarf stars have an higth positive radial velocity ... like if its should be to flying away ...and more if farest-ones and more if hottest-ones.....
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April 20th 15 03:18 PM
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Twilight duration by oriel36[_2_]
There are two separate twilight events that occur on Earth arising from separate dynamics. There is the familiar twilight event as the Sun's disappears from...
April 19th 15 04:19 PM
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Neil (EGO) Degrasse Tyson STEALS directly from Sagan by RichA[_6_]
Sagan said that we were made of "Star Stuff." Tyson on "60 Minutes" reworded it, didn't give credit to Sagan for having invented it. I'm sick of this...
April 17th 15 09:38 AM
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EXTENDED WARNING: Geomagnetic K-Index of 6 expected -- Issue Time:2015 Apr 16 2328 UTC by Sam Wormley[_2_]
Space Weather Message Code: WARK06 Serial Number: 264 Issue Time: 2015 Apr 16 2328 UTC EXTENDED WARNING: Geomagnetic K-Index of 6 expected ...
April 17th 15 01:12 AM
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