Major Sci News Blog

Books, journal articles, web pages, and news reports that can help to clarify the history and promise of the Electric Universe hypothesis.
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Re: Major Sci News Blog

Unread post by jackokie » Wed Nov 30, 2022 7:51 pm

@LLoyd @BeAChooser That was indeed a remarkably clear explanation of jets by Charles Chandler. I am struck once again by how many different phenomena are created via electromagnetism, depending on the relative proportions and quantities of charged particles. It's like a bakery - what will come out of the oven next? A baguette? French Bread? Brioche? Croissants? Fougasse? Pain de Campagne? Perhaps something a little richer: Macarons? Palmier? Tarts? Financiers? Chouquettes? Eclairs?

It is such an elegant system. And if Wal Thornhill's theory of gravity is correct, gravity is just one more manifestation of electromagnetic behavior. Add in the connections to life - primordial proteins, etc.; electromagnetic effects in biochemistry - and it seems electromagnetism is truly the fundamental basis of existence.
Time is what prevents everything from happening all at once.

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Re: Major Sci News Blog

Unread post by Lloyd » Sat Dec 03, 2022 9:11 pm

Jack, there's plenty more to learn too. At least for me.



Supposed black hole [really a quasar] blasts its remains towards Earth [It doesn't look like they're coming toward Earth] ... ards-Earth

planetary systems are more diverse than we ever imagined ... overs.html

Subaru Telescope can now analyze 2,400 galaxies simultaneously ... ously.html

unusual galaxy ... alaxy.html

Pismis 26, a globular star cluster ... stars.html

two galactic open clusters ... sters.html

first galaxies? ... erent.html

stars in NGC 2660 galaxy ... spray.html

*[CC?] Orion constellation baby stars making an outburst ... antic.html

how quickly stars form in clusters ... ction.html

Variable star GD 99

globular cluster NGC 6440 ... uster.html

Pillars of Creation ... -miri.html

open cluster BSDL 2757 ... -bsdl.html

optical variability in emission-line galaxies ... -line.html

ghostly light in galaxy clusters ... -view.html

millisecond pulsar PSR J1023+0038 ... 30038.html


Webb images of Saturn's Titan ... guing-moon

*Signs of megatsunami generated by asteroid impact detected on Mars ... ed-on-Mars

3D radargram brings new focus to Mars' north polar cap ... north.html

two Jovian moons ... moons.html

Europa's plate tectonic activity ... earth.html

How Mars rovers could navigate autonomously ... overs.html

directly turbulent magnetic reconnection in solar wind ... solar.html

phosphine on Venus



intelligent design ... phen-Meyer

Toxoplasmosis turning wolves into pack leaders ... h-suggests

New fossil find overturns origin of modern birds

Entirely New Branch on The Tree of Life ... ee-of-life

Dramatic recovery in global sea ice levels confounds the Net Zero catastrophists ... strophists

Climate models can never work, says computer modeller ... r-modeller

Air-breathing ion engines ... phere.html

Satellite Pollution of the night sky ... llite.html

Two minerals inside 17-ton meteorite ... -meteorite

Earth's asteroid defense ... rites.html

Mount Hermon Was Flood-Formed

Mammoths and Horses ... nd-horses/

Mars Once Had So Much Water, It Could Have Been An Ocean World ... ntists-say

Mars Was Capable of Supporting Life ... ting-life/

Louisana Ancient Mounds ... sight.html

Ancient Iberian Owl Plaques ... ldren.html

Abu Rawash: Was it REALLY an Egyptian Pyramid?

Impossibly Enormous Prehistoric Megaliths

Catastrophism vs Gradualism

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Re: Major Sci News Blog

Unread post by jackokie » Sun Dec 04, 2022 8:03 pm

@Lloyd Once again, thank you for all the information you gather. It's actually a bit daunting to see how long your lists are. It leaves me wondering how you find the time to sleep. :)
Time is what prevents everything from happening all at once.

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Re: Major Sci News Blog

Unread post by Lloyd » Mon Dec 05, 2022 4:17 am

I don't read most of the articles. Usually, each title has enough info to tell me if the article is interesting enough to deserve listing. There are no more than a few that I read or skim through each week, either because it's especially interesting, or because the title isn't clear enough to understand what the subject is exactly, etc. The weekly lists serve as an archive that I or anyone can go back to if desired. I came back now to review one of the last articles. It took me under 2 hours each week when I was working full-time, but now that I retired, it takes longer, kuz I study some of them more thoroughly.
Looks like a misplaced a few Mars articles above.

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Re: Major Sci News Blog

Unread post by Cognizant_Jon » Tue Dec 06, 2022 1:41 am

Lloyd wrote:
Mon Dec 05, 2022 4:17 am
I don't read most of the articles. Usually, each title has enough info to tell me if the article is interesting enough to deserve listing. There are no more than a few that I read or skim through each week, either because it's especially interesting, or because the title isn't clear enough to understand what the subject is exactly, etc. The weekly lists serve as an archive that I or anyone can go back to if desired. I came back now to review one of the last articles. It took me under 2 hours each week when I was working full-time, but now that I retired, it takes longer, kuz I study some of them more thoroughly.
Looks like a misplaced a few Mars articles above.
Thanks to your current list, I will have more to read after I finish Tom Findlay's Book; which, at the rate I am going I will finish the book this week.

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Re: Major Sci News Blog

Unread post by Lloyd » Sat Dec 10, 2022 5:18 pm



Surprise kilonova upends established understanding of long gamma-ray bursts ... ray-bursts

emission nebula-star cluster duo ... -star.html

a distant gamma-ray emitting blazar ... lazar.html

an outstanding open cluster ... uster.html

Ground telescopes can adapt to satellite megaconstellations if they get accurate telemetry data ... urate.html

six massive stars before they exploded as core-collapse supernovae ... novae.html

Tiny, hidden galaxy ... -peek.html

'Black widow' PSR J1544+4937 ... 44937.html

bright splash of stars amid ripples of gas and dust ... pples.html

Gaia mapped a diverse and shifting universe of variable objects ... verse.html

game-changing cosmic explosion ... osmic.html

a shredded star in a nearby galaxy ... -star.html

outburst of the young magnetar Swift J1818.0–1607 ... swift.html

Near-infrared polarized light observations of three known interacting twin-disk systems ... -disk.html

burping black hole [quasar] ... black.html

Tidal disruption event J150052 ... pidly.html

How the 'hell planet' got so hot: New measurements reveal the orbital path of planet 55 Cnc e ... bital.html

The messy death of a star [Looks like a pulsar like the Crab nebula, which are ring stars, not spheres] ... -webb.html

dual views of an unusual star cluster ... usual.html

new milestone in quest for distant galaxies [False, if based on wrong assumption that redshift equals distance/velocity] ... stant.html


*Giant mantle plume reveals Mars is more active than previously thought [maybe due to tidal pull from Earth or Venus 4,200 years ago] ... ly-thought

Impact-induced formation of microscopic magnetite first confirmed in Chang'E-5 lunar soil ... ange-.html

Cosmic ray counts hidden in spacecraft data highlight influence of solar cycle at Mars and Venus ... light.html

NASA capsule flies over Apollo landing sites ... sites.html

building lunar landing pads may involve microwaving moon soil ... aving.html

Long-lived lakes reveal a history of water on Mars ... -mars.html

New lidar technique could help robotic vehicles land safely on Mars ... afely.html

Martian dust devil analogues in the Mojave Desert ... ojave.html

human bases in lunar lava tubes ... tform.html

Perseverance rover collects two samples of Martian regolith ... rtian.html

Rare Apollo mission moon rock back in Cyprus after 50 years ... yprus.html

*ghostly glow surrounding our solar system

How views from space have changed the way we see Earth ... earth.html



Irreparable vaccine-induced harm ... government

Body defense against viral threats also regulates intestinal function and gut health ... gut-health

Traces of Denisovan DNA Still Affect The Immune Systems of Modern Papuans ... rn-papuans

Nature versus Alarmist climate science ... e-science/

*Oldest DNA reveals life in Greenland 2 million years ago (No, it was ca. 5,300 years ago just after the Great Flood) ... -years-ago

Ice ages recur more frequently than previously assumed (False. The numerous strata in cores were deposited over short time intervals) ... ly-assumed

Turtles fossilized while mating

Delta formation in the Kaystros estuary and silting of the Ephesus Harbour within biblical history

Man holding penis and flanked by leopards is world’s oldest narrative carving [doubtful] ... hic-turkey

Çakmaktepe: The Missing Link & Older than Göbekli Tepe

Impossible Pre-Flood Ruins Found Around The World

Enormous Out of Place Artifacts Left By Giants

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Re: Major Sci News Blog

Unread post by Lloyd » Sat Dec 17, 2022 7:55 pm



hidden stars in stellar graveyard [Looks like a pulsar ring star; I doubt the graveyard part] ... stars.html

robotic sky scanner reveals its first galactic fingerprint ... veals.html

properties of X-ray binary LMC X–4 ... y-lmc.html

Perhaps a supervoid doesn't explain the mysterious CMB cold spot [as Thunderbolts has known for years] ... -cold.html

unprecedented details of the Milky Way ... milky.html

SNR G298.6−0.0 is an old supernova remnant interacting with molecular clouds ... cting.html

rare red spiral galaxy population [NOT] from the early universe ... ation.html

The voids closest to us may not be entirely empty

field of extragalactic PEARLS, studded with galactic diamonds ... earls.html

chemical composition of multiple stellar populations in NGC 2808 ... ellar.html

'Peekabo' dwarf galaxy is extremely metal-poor ... -poor.html

two exoplanets may be mostly water ... anets.html

irregularities in the cores of red giants [Actually, they're likely not even giants] ... iants.html

majestic barred spiral galaxy NGC 6956 ... piral.html

light from outside our galaxy brighter than expected

how galaxies change their shape ... axies.html

Antihelium nuclei as messengers from the depths of the galaxy ... alaxy.html


Two solar cycles occur at the same time, lasting 17 years each ... dy-reveals

Ryugu: Asteroid samples continue to shed light on solar system history ... story.html

a fireball at the edge of the solar system was likely made of rock, not ice, contrary to mainstream solar system theory ... solar.html

VLA and ALMA study Jupiter and Io

Chang'e-5 suggests there is more hydrogen at higher latitudes on the moon ... tudes.html

first-ever sound recording of dust devils on Mars ... -mars.html

left-over planetesimals, not asteroids, created the moon's largest craters [They're probably the same thing] ... rgest.html

Juno exploring Jovian moons during extended mission ... moons.html

what microorganisms on Mars would need to survive ... rvive.html

Biggest marsquake was five times larger ... older.html

How Mars' thin and turbulent atmosphere leads to curiously sized dunes ... ously.html

low-cost system to measure space weather ... round.html

best places to land humans on Mars

Perseverance rover to begin building Martian sample depot ... ample.html

Rubble pile asteroids might be the best places to build space habitats ... itats.html

Mars and Tsunami like waves ... ike-waves/



artificial wombs
- ... l-features
- ... -hellscape

Cellular 'glue' to regenerate tissues, heal wounds, regrow nerves ... row-nerves

The Cold Plasma Wand That Heals

How Solar Panels Can Help Solve California’s Drought

Navigation strategy of sea urchin sperm ... tural.html

To fight climate change, we could block the sun: A lightweight solar sail could make it feasible [so we could have a permanent Ice Age] ... solar.html

Supercomputer climate model is so accurate it predicts the weather patterns seen in the 'blue marble' image of Earth ... terns.html

Deceptive Heat Wave, Temps & CO2 Levels Reporting

Loss of ecological niche caused downfall of dinosaurs following asteroid impact [They drowned in the Great Flood actually] ... udy-claims

168 Nazca geoglyphs identified in Peru ... ed-in-Peru

Giant arthropods dominated the seas ... years ago ... te-reveals

Earth's water is ... years old

Fossil Defies So-Called Brain Evolution ... led-brain/

A Lush Greenland ... greenland/

Mysterious Patterns Span The Arabian Desert ... y-know-why

Precise solar observations in ancient Mexico ... cient.html

5,000-year-old ‘bog body’ found in Denmark may be a human sacrifice victim ... nd-denmark

Ancient goldworking toolkit from burial near Stonehenge ... henge.html

11,000-Year-Old Sayburç: World's Oldest Narrative Carving

Smoking Gun Evidence for Ancient Granite Machining! Elephantine Island

Ancient Samaipata In The Bolivian Jungle

Sonar Proves Barabar Caves Were Cut With Lasers

Lost Jewish History claims "Technological" Etruscans are of Thubul Cain and Romans come from Cyprus

Where are the Human Remains since Younger Dryas


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Re: Major Sci News Blog

Unread post by Lloyd » Sat Dec 24, 2022 3:55 pm



open cluster NGC 6530 ... ster.htmls

*Are planets tidally locked to red dwarfs habitable? ... table.html

variable stars in the cluster NGC 7006 ... r-ngc.html

Alien planet found spiraling to its doom ... aging.html

the space weather environment of Proxima Centauri b ... oxima.html

enigma of Milky Way's satellite galaxies solved ... axies.html

Type Ia supernovae ... novae.html

[Imaginary] black hole snacking on star ... -hole.html

luminous, face-on spiral galaxy NGC 7469 ... piral.html

AT2021fxu is a changing-look active galactic nucleus ... cleus.html

Ten images this year from Webb telescope ... -blew.html

'Poor Old Heart' of The Milky Way ... -milky-way


Space Cities Out Of Asteroids and Graphene Bags

*Moon Formed Within Hours Instead of Millions of Years [except it was not billions of years ago]

Comet impacts could bring ingredients for life to Europa's ocean ... opas-ocean

'Christmas' comet E3 ZTF to become visible to the unaided eye ... naided-eye

Ancient asteroid grains provide insight into the evolution of our solar system ... ution.html

How magnetic waves interact with Earth's bubble ... earth.html

mysterious patterns in temperatures at Jupiter ... piter.html

Isotopic signatures in Ryugu ... nique.html

more wind than thought on Mars for powering turbines ... bines.html

Perseverance rover deposits first sample on Mars surface ... ample.html

Early results from NASA's DART mission ... ssion.html

no oxygen required to make these minerals on Mars ... -mars.html

winter wonderland on Mars ... -mars.html

potential regolith origin on Uranus' moon Miranda ... -moon.html



*Tar pits form when crude oil seeps to the surface through fissures in the Earth's crust; the light fraction of the oil evaporates, leaving behind the heavy tar, or asphalt, in sticky pools.

Scientific Proof - Mass Media vs. Scientific Community

new organizing principles of the genome ... iples.html

A new type of bottlenose dolphin has evolved in the Pacific Ocean ... ific-Ocean

Balloon over Lapland measures the amount of carbon dioxide and methane in the atmosphere [What a delight for alarmists] ... oxide.html

Stratospheric balloons confirm wind data from wind satellite Aeolus ... eolus.html

major observatories affected by light pollution ... ution.html

Why are most rocks on Earth much younger than the planet itself? [It's irrelevant, since dating methods are fantasy]

Sandy stripes: Do many layers mean many years?

pre-Flood people's long lifespans

Dinosaur herd buried in Noah’s Flood in Inner Mongolia, China ... r-mongolia

*Ice Age Footprints Step on Radiocarbon Results ... diocarbon/

Tiny flakes tell a story of tool use ... years ago ... years.html

Human ancestors may have sailed across the Aegean Sea ... n-sea.html

11,000-Year-Old [misdated] Tower of Jericho

Enormous Ancient Artifacts Left By Giants

25 Thousand-Mile Pre-Flood [not preFlood] Ruin Exposed In Peru

Unusual Mammoth Burials

The SAHARA ATLANTIS Theory Goes WAY Beyond 'Atlantis'

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Re: Major Sci News Blog

Unread post by Lloyd » Sat Dec 31, 2022 5:43 pm



Is the Milky Way normal?

circular polarization in active repeating fast radio bursts ... ation.html

Planetary interiors in TRAPPIST-1 system could be affected by solar flares ... solar.html

the latest outburst of pulsar SAX J1808.4−3658 ... 43658.html

dozens of variable stars in the NGC 381 region ... stars.html

Action of two protostars appears to be making conditions right for planet formation [or cataclysms?] ... ation.html

'hot Jupiter' exoplanet orbiting a rapidly rotating star ... iting.html

over 100 new open clusters ... sters.html


HAARP to bounce signal off asteroid ... experiment

photo shows every visible planet in the solar system lining up across the night sky ... -night-sky

Exotic clasts in Chang'e-5 moon samples ... lored.html

Venus may have Earth-like lithospheric thickness and heat flow ... kness.html



How much of science is reproducible? ... producible

troublesome biofilms ... films.html

Scientists digitally reconstruct 'handsome' face of Ramses II ... -Ramses-II

‘Seven Sisters’ similarities point to Babel, not evolution ... t-to-babel

Scelidosaurus—evidence of rapid burial in the Early Jurassic of southern England

Badlands National Park: Flood Features and Fossils ... ark-flood/

Early European pottery ... n-pottery/

Bering Land Bridge Anomaly ... e-anomaly/
Bering Land Bridge formed surprisingly late during last ice age ... e-age.html

The World’s Oldest Animations Stretch All The Way Back to Cave Times ... cave-times

Archaeologists uncover oldest known projectile points in the Americas ... ricas.html

Stonehenge Toolkit Reveals How Amazing Gold Artifacts Were Crafted 4,000 Years Ago ... -years-ago

Toba supervolcanic eruption

Finding Ancient Anomalies on Google Earth 2022

A Virtual Guide To Ancient Megalithic Sites In Egypt

... Year-Old Queen Found Buried In Egypt

Laser-Cut Pre-Flood Temples ~ The Ellora Caves

24 Giant Mystery Black Boxes Found Buried In Egypt

Impact Events Linked to Increased Volcanism

Fire & Water - Mammoth Bones Charred & Buried

Black Mat Layer

Questioning the Extinction Narrative

Ancient Shelters, Bunkers, Hideouts, and Fortifications: Pre-Cataclysmic Protective Structures

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Re: Major Sci News Blog

Unread post by Lloyd » Wed Jan 04, 2023 2:30 am



Amateur Astronomers, Join BAT (Big Amateur Telescopes) to combine telescope images for high resolution like Hubble and with wide view

I thought this was important enough to have its own posting.

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Re: Major Sci News Blog

Unread post by Lloyd » Sat Jan 07, 2023 6:11 pm



Newfound kind of supernova can tear apart a planet's atmosphere ... atmosphere

gamma-ray emitting bubbles around the center of the Milky Way ... milky.html

Imaging the magnetic field in the acceleration zone of the Vela pulsar ... -vela.html

stars behind the faint orange glow of the Sh2-54 nebula ... scope.html

Microwave imaging of quasi-periodic pulsations at flare current sheet ... flare.html

gamma-ray flares of the blazar 3C 279 ... ar-3c.html

evolution of X-ray binary system GX 301-2 ... y-gx-.html

ghost light among galaxies stretches far back in time ... axies.html

eclipsing polar BS Tri ... s-tri.html

Milky Way–like galaxies in [NOT] young universe ... milky.html

to weigh and date planets around young stars ... young.html

mega magnetic explosions outside the solar system ... solar.html


Latest Mars Data Show Something Unusual Going On There

Possible naked-eye comet will visit Earth for first time in 50,000-years ... 0000-years

Searching for life on alien worlds

Large volcanic outburst on Jupiter's moon Io ... -moon.html

water-rich fracture halos in Gale Crater on Mars ... cture.html

Strong solar flare ... s-sun.html

Martian Lander Discovers ‘Surprising’ Martian Volcanism

Mars crater is ‘chock-full’ of opal gemstones, hinting at widespread water



MICRO WORLD on a Human Scale

organelles grow in random bursts ... andom.html

Spontaneous baby movements have purpose ... ve-purpose

Rate of scientific breakthroughs slowing over time [at least in the mainstream] ... time-study

W. Hudson Bay polar bear population decline stories are unethical and ignore critical caveats ... al-caveats

This Mysterious Civilization Predates the Sumerians & Egyptians - Harappan Civilization

Deciphering the Indus Script as a Cryptogram

astonishing cosmic secret of "Boneyard Alaska" ... an-reeves/

Key paper reveals the astonishing cosmic secret of "Boneyard Alaska" ... an-reeves/

*Bering Land Bridge Anomaly & Pole Shift (very good discussion) ... e-anomaly/

Instant Quasicrystal [by Electric Discharge?] in Meteorites etc ... sicrystal/

We May Have Been All Wrong About Ancient Egyptian Mummies ... lars-argue

Cut Marks on Ancient Bones ... -years-ago

Bering Land Bridge formed much later than originally thought ... on-ice-age

cave painting ‘dots’ are the earliest written language [maybe] ... ting-claim

YOUNGER DRYAS Settlement of Tell Qaramel

Ice Age Mystery SOLVED

Advanced Ellora Cave System

Hiawatha Crater
The Carolina Bays Debate
Mapping Meltwater Flows

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Re: Major Sci News Blog

Unread post by Lloyd » Sat Jan 14, 2023 5:31 pm



galactic globular cluster NGC 6355 ... r-ngc.html

Hydrogen masers reveal new secrets of a massive star ... ssive.html

galactic shock is shaping Stephan's Quintet in mysterious ways ... ephan.html

links between galaxies near and far ... links.html

eight new super-hot stars ... stars.html

pair of black hole[-like quasars] dining together in nearby galaxy merger ... ining.html

NSVS 2983201 is a contact binary system

wide diversity of galaxies in the ... universe ... early.html

most distant stars in our galaxy halfway to Andromeda ... lfway.html

Research student helps build radio source catalog

unusual stellar explosion rich in oxygen and magnesium ... -rich.html

late-stage planet formation ... disks.html

superheavy [non]neutron stars ... heavy.html

Cosmic burst probes Milky Way's halo ... -halo.html

Ultracool dwarf binary stars ... stars.html

the origin of one of the [questionably] oldest stars in the Milky Way ... milky.html

pair of supermassive black hole [quasar]s the closest to collision ever seen ... holes.html

Distant star's dimming was likely a 'dusty' companion getting in the way ... mming.html

tidal disruption event AT 2022cmc ... 22cmc.html

Blue straggler stars are weird ... weird.html

method to weigh [so-called] protoplanetary disks ... disks.html

Old and new stars paint very different pictures of the Triangulum Galaxy ... alaxy.html

star formation in cluster's dusty ribbons ... uster.html

dusty disk like never seen before ... -disk.html

Cosmic superbubble's magnetic field charted in 3D ... ld-3d.html

Butterfly Nebula ... cated.html

digging out buried [supposed] black holes ... andra.html

Radio-loud active galactic nucleus in the protocluster SPT2349-56 ... 2349-.html

[so-called] infant star clusters ... sters.html

chaotic cores of Perseus protostars ... stars.html

size, distribution and densities of intergalactic hydrogen clouds ... louds.html

size-luminosity relation of galaxies ... s-big.html

twisting captured star into donut shape ... tured.html

galaxy LEDA 48062 in the constellation Perseus ... ation.html

strange 'backsplash' galaxies ... axies.html

how dust grains form in interstellar gas ... ellar.html

850-year-old aftermath of stellar collision ... ellar.html


stranded ISS crew after meteoroid strike ... oid-strike

A 'green' comet is on approach for a flyby of Earth ... y-of-Earth

Video: 133 days on the sun

Are chemical rockets or solar sails better to return resources from asteroids? ... roids.html

ubiquitous, increasing ferric iron on lunar surface ... lunar.html

AI method for mapping planets

Sun releases strong solar flare ... flare.html

[so-called] magnetic reconnection between Ganymede and Jupiter ... ymede.html

'jetlets' could power the solar wind ... solar.html

Origin of UK fireball

PHYSICS & TECH ... icles#7097


Organism That Actually Eats Viruses For Nutrition

Animals tune their behavior by lunar cycles; but how? ... es-but-how

100 months with no warming at all ... ing-at-all

Antarctic icebergs recorded by 1700-era sailors are STILL there today ... here-today

largest rare earth [mineral] deposit in Europe [Sweden] ... -in-Europe

Is the end of science near? ... ience-near

AI writes articles for website for months and 'no one noticed' [What kind of website?] ... ne-noticed

Building blocks of life found in meteorite ... shire.html ... ounds.html

Decoding Ice Age Writing ... e-writing/

Catastrophist interpretations ... retations/

1883 Jose Bonilla counted 450 objects (disintegrating comet?) passing across the face of the Sun

Laschamp Event huge influx of C14 into the atmosphere ... bladelets/

Alaska Boneyard ... -boneyard/

LIDAR reveals ancient Mesoamerican structures aligned for use as a 260-day calendar ... igned.html

Fathers Have Been Older Than Mothers For ...,000 Years ... tudy-finds

human genetic backflow from North America across the Bering Sea ... netic.html

Carolina Bays made by airbursts - a persistent myth

10,000-Year-Old Gürcü Tepe: Is This Where It All Ended?

10-Million Megalithic Ruins Found In The Jungle

Pre-Flood Super-Ruins Found In Japan

Clear Signs of Catastrophe at YDB
Oblique Comet Impact into Laurentide Ice Sheet
Solar Factor in Younger Dryas Event?

Impossible Shiva Temple at Bavka

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Re: Major Sci News Blog

Unread post by BeAChooser » Sat Jan 14, 2023 9:08 pm

Lloyd wrote:
Sat Jan 14, 2023 5:31 pm
Is the end of science near? ... ience-near
This is an interesting article, saying what I believe to be true. First, it reports on various studies that indicate that despite a ten-fold increase in inflation adjusted government spending on science, less is being learned. As one study puts it, the "disruptiveness" of science is less than it used to be And this is occurring in several major fields. A letter to Nature notes, "We find that papers and patents are increasingly less likely to break with the past in ways that push science and technology in new directions."

Then it looks at why this is happening. One possibility is that there is less to learn, blaming materialism for that. But then it notes that "materialism (nature is all there is) can present one of two types of problems. It can be an absolute limit (because it is true) or it can be a self-imposed one (because it is assumed but is not true). In the latter case, the many problems cited today as holding back science are not signs of an approaching absolute limit but simply choices that research establishments have made".

It then quotes experimental physicist Rob Sheldon saying that "NASA had been captured by politics, and politics determined the grants and papers and satellites in all these fields. The doldrums experienced in all the fields I had looked into were essentially political." He goes on to note that "The fact that Elon Musk has been so successful in building rockets and satellites is that he has bypassed federal controls. Fields that have not been captured by federal agencies were flourishing, but they were becoming rare."

Sheldon sums things up thus: "As to the sociology of science, the 20th century was a century of change. When Einstein attended the Solvay conference in 1927, everyone there was a disruptor, an innovator. And everyone there did his science without government funding. Today, it would be hard to find a single scientist in a conference of 1000 who had not received government funding. And with the funding come the strings that hold back disruptors. There are undoubtedly many other factors contributing — the rise of the research university, the arrival of peer review, the publish or perish criteria, the sheer number of career scientists, the exponential rise in publications — but in my mind, it is the government control that is the dominating factor."

I agree. Which is why we the tax payers need to put a stop to government funding of science. Even if it means that thousands of so-called scientists actually have to work for a living, like the rest of us.. And this has to happen not just in the field of astrophysics. It needs to happen in climatology. In virology. In controlled fusion research. Get the government out of it. For the good of the village.

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Re: Major Sci News Blog

Unread post by Lloyd » Sat Jan 21, 2023 7:27 pm

Bea, Look out, politics is censored.



850-year-old supernova left 'zombie star' behind ... tar-behind

glowing gas arc near Andromeda ... -Andromeda

an orphaned protostar ... ostar.html

active galactic nuclei are even more powerful than thought ... ought.html

Record-breaking detection of radio signal from atomic hydrogen in [NOT] extremely distant galaxy ... emely.html

SDSS J222551.65+001637.7AB is a white dwarf–brown dwarf binary system ... dwarf.html

Stellar initial mass function varies with metallicity and age of stars ... icity.html

Thirteen new pulsars ... erkat.html

Billions of celestial objects revealed in gargantuan survey of the Milky Way ... urvey.html

Pulsating eclipsing binary AI Hya ... i-hya.html

How supermassive fuel-hungry [Quasars] [NOT] black holes feed off intergalactic gas ... actic.html


green comet expected to whiz by Earth ... earth.html

How did asteroid Dimorphos form?

Definite spectroscopic evidence for [so-called] magnetic reconnection in splitting of solar filament structure ... ction.html

Tumultuous migration on the edge of the hot Neptune desert ... ptune.html

How was the solar system formed? The Ryugu asteroid

minor asteroid crossing image of background galaxies ... image.html

Citizen science ... sroom.html

No Microbes on Mars

PHYSICS & TECH ... icles#7107


Artificial Cell With Synthetic Genome Can Now Move Around, Synthia Evolved

A mysterious brain network may underlie many psychiatric disorders ... -disorders

'Universal language network' identified in the brain ... -the-brain

New brain research appears to support free will ... -free-will

coating bubbles with protein results in a highly stable contrast agent for medical use ... ighly.html

fire-ant group behavior ... avior.html

Scientists steer lightning bolts with lasers ... first-time

500-year-old 'paradox' by Leonardo da Vinci has finally been solved - A mystery of fluid physics ... study-says

The Grid ... scientist/

60 year solar cycle vs. AGW ... illations/

17-pound meteorite in Antarctica ... ctica.html

Rising waters separated Britain from Europe ... rom-europe

Flood Explains Grouping of Ichthyosaurs ... thyosaurs/

Temple of Poseidon ... -poseidon/

Giants Causeway, Ireland ... -causeway/

Titanosaurus Eggs, India ... urus-eggs/

Altruism towards other species may have helped humans thrive ... tudy-finds

World's Oldest Runestone Uncovered in Norway ... rious-word

Mars meteorite that crashed to Earth contains ‘huge diversity’ of organic compounds ... -compounds

Slush balls and slurry cannot make Carolina Bays

Ancient Egyptian Royal Tomb Discovered

Ancient Chariots Wheel Found In Mine Etc
Ancient High-Technology Built The Pyramids

Solar Factor in Younger Dryas Event
South America Affected During Younger Dryas
The Disappearance of the Clovis at YDB
Arctic Ice Death Spiral
Younger Dryas Mystery, Frozen Buried Mammoth

SAHARA Proves a GREAT FLOOD Actually Happened

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Re: Major Sci News Blog

Unread post by Lloyd » Sat Jan 28, 2023 5:10 pm



radio signal from atomic hydrogen in [NOT] extremely distant galaxy [If they'd do real science, they'd realize their distance measuring method based on the redshift = distance assumption is nonsense, since a high redshift quasar is seen in front of a low redshift galaxy ETC] ... ant-galaxy

coldest interstellar ice ever seen ... -ever-seen

Detecting galactic filaments with machine learning ... chine.html

the properties of globular cluster NGC 6355 ... r-ngc.html

Milky Way found to be too big for its 'cosmological wall' ... -wall.html

paradigm shift regarding gamma ray bursts ... a-ray.html

brown dwarf orbiting a star in the Hyades Cluster ... dwarf.html

Were galaxies much different in the early universe? [Yes. See ] ... verse.html

origin of gas in the galaxy NGC 2655 ... y-ngc.html

feasibility of interstellar travel ... ellar.html

gamma-ray eclipses from 'spider' star systems ... pider.html

Nine new and exotic pulsars ... r-zoo.html

a powerful radio-loud high-redshift quasar ... uasar.html

dwarf galaxy evolution ... alaxy.html

bright variable star V 372 Orionis and a smaller companion star ... -star.html

Volcano-like rupture could have caused magnetar slowdown [No. See this instead: ] ... wdown.html


'Anti-tail' appears on Comet E3 ZTF ... n-expected

nuclear-powered rocket for quick trips to Mars ... ps-to-Mars

Asteroid to come exceedingly close to Earth ... -will-miss

Superionic ice contributes to understanding of magnetic anomalies on Neptune and Uranus ... alies.html

Large deposits of [volcanic] plagioclase feldspar found in the walls of Valles Marineris on Mars ... walls.html

'Rubble pile' asteroids nearly impossible to destroy ... stroy.html

Earlier geomagnetic storm prediction ability ... storm.html

Plasma thrusters used on satellites could be powerful ... ously.html

two spacecraft at Venus ... venus.html

Solar system formed from 'poorly mixed cake batter' ... otope.html

Perseverance Mars samples ... mples.html

PHYSICS & TECH NEWS ... icles#7119


sea spiders can regrow whole body parts [similar to starfish & planaria, I guess] ... just-limbs

The Green Games ... -Heres-why

A seismic climate connection? ... connection

Satellite data shows sustained severe drought in Europe ... urope.html

Car-size laser used to deflect lightning atop Swiss mountain ... s-mountain

five spectacular impact craters on Earth ... light.html

Meteorites reveal likely origin of Earth's volatile chemicals ... icals.html

A famous ice age deposit re-interpreted as a product of mass flow ... -mass-flow

Ediacara biota at the bottom of the geologic column

Constellations and the Gods ... -the-gods/

Malformed Sea Shells in the Cretaceous period ... ea-shells/

Mainstream Crusade against so-called Pseudoarchaeology ... ock-again/

Pictish Symbols ... h-symbols/

Inner Core Anomaly ... e-anomaly/

Catastrophist archaeology, Schaeffer, Jericho ... chaeology/

Tonga Eruption and Lightning ... lightning/

Violence was widespread in early farming society ... ciety.html

Sword Mistaken For Replica Is Actually An Ancient 3,000-Year-Old Weapon ... old-weapon

dozens of headless bodies in a 7,000-year-old mass grave ... ?r=US&IR=T

Earliest human remains discovered in northern Britain ... itain.html

[Misdated] 1.2-Million-Year-Old Obsidian Axe Factory Found In Ethiopia ... opia-67232

Lost Sunken City near Israel

Evidence Of Advanced Ancient Technologies And Cataclysmic Effects Around The World

"Hand- Melted Stones " Found At Sites Globally

Ice Age Devastation

The Case for Multiple Impacts like Shoemaker-Levy 9

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