Category: Earth and cosmos

green issues, geology, geography, space, astronomy

Doth much learning make thee mad? [4]

Last episode for now. 6.  Prince William, mistaught at school, sitting duck for Hal and Megs think: https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/prince-william-earthshot-climate-change-awards-crisis-environment-a9265341.html However, check the date: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2004/feb/22/usnews.theobserver Ahem, who, by the way, pays these millions – is it from Wills’s personal bank account?  Oh,…

Daytime and tagliatelle

Just a quick post rather than start another thread. This morning, I checked sunrise – 08:07. Just checked sunset now – 16:35, call it 16:37, so that’s 8 hours and 30 minutes of daytime. The point I chose was when…

Meanwhile, Downunder …

What utter tosh: It’s a bit warm in Oz terms, nothing more.  Record is around 125F, 52C – why do they print lies?  This is the Oz version of the same: Festive is around 30C, somewhere there.  Meanwhile: Ahem [cough]. …

Let’s get a bit of Casimir interaction going here

Actually, not so much Casimir interaction: https://phys.org/news/2019-12-energy-space-quantum-weirdness.html … but its corollary – the Casimir extrapolation. According to this, not only can energy and particles leap through space, failing to attach to any others within a vacuum, but in politics, ideas…