Category: Earth and cosmos

green issues, geology, geography, space, astronomy

Star ejected from galaxy

Work so hard all those years, shining your light upon all and sundry and what’s the thanks you get for it? https://www.livescience.com/star-ejected-milky-way.html Life’s not fair, the universe is not fair! [H/T the inimitable Chuckles]

Time and space

What on earth is all this about? https://www.quantamagazine.org/the-origin-of-time-bootstrapped-from-fundamental-symmetries-20191029/ The physicists employed a strategy known as the bootstrap, a term derived from the phrase “pick yourself up by your own bootstraps” (instead of pushing off of the ground). The approach infers…

Things which could well not be

1. Whom can you trust? https://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2019/10/high_cholesterol_associated_with_longer_life.html Yet another bit of diet advice from “experts” is turning out to be an exploding cigar.  High cholesterol, particularly LDL cholesterol, has been demonized for allegedly bringing on heart attack deaths.  But an intriguing analysis of…

When all elements are present

For all Welby is a Laodicean type Christian, a pointy-hatter, can you really see him calling for followers to ‘kill them where ye shall find them, seek them out’ etc.? But I can see a certain sect of sunworshippers within…

De Afsluitdijk

All you need to know about slutty dykes: I’ve driven on that, I’ve driven on that! Stopped halfway to buy some food, realised I knew not one word of Dutch, we did it with sign language. Nice chap he was.…