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#41 hamradio

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Posted 28 September 2017 - 10:37 AM

Actually it would be fitting to have any newly discovered bird species named after Bernie. :P  

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Posted 28 September 2017 - 10:30 AM

Bernie Sanders, Barack Obama have new spider species named in their honor

Scientists bestowed an honor to Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, former first lady Michelle Obama and former President Barack Obama.

 

Researchers and students at the University of Vermont named 15 new species of smiley-faced spiders and drew inspiration from the Obamas, Sanders, actor Leonardo DiCaprio, British naturalist David Attenborough and late singer David Bowie, the Daily News reported.

 

“In naming these spiders [Spintharus davidattenboroughi, S. barackobamai, S. michelleobamaae, and  berniesandersi as well as S. davidbowiei and S. leonardodicaprioi] the students and I wanted to honor people who stood up for both human rights and warned about climate change — leaders and artists who promoted sensible approaches for a better world,” Ingi Agnarsson, a professor at the University of Vermont, told Sci-News.

 

This is not the first species named after former President Obama, but his tenth, The Washington Post reported. Bowie has another spider, the Heteropoda davidbowie, named after him, and Attenborough has many species named in his honor.

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Spiders prey off of other insects, that's an honor?

 

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Oh my!  :lol:

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Posted 28 September 2017 - 10:22 AM

Bernie Sanders, Barack Obama have new spider species named in their honor

Scientists bestowed an honor to Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, former first lady Michelle Obama and former President Barack Obama.

 

Researchers and students at the University of Vermont named 15 new species of smiley-faced spiders and drew inspiration from the Obamas, Sanders, actor Leonardo DiCaprio, British naturalist David Attenborough and late singer David Bowie, the Daily News reported.

 

“In naming these spiders [Spintharus davidattenboroughi, S. barackobamai, S. michelleobamaae, and  berniesandersi as well as S. davidbowiei and S. leonardodicaprioi] the students and I wanted to honor people who stood up for both human rights and warned about climate change — leaders and artists who promoted sensible approaches for a better world,” Ingi Agnarsson, a professor at the University of Vermont, told Sci-News.

 

This is not the first species named after former President Obama, but his tenth, The Washington Post reported. Bowie has another spider, the Heteropoda davidbowie, named after him, and Attenborough has many species named in his honor.

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Spiders prey off of other insects, that's an honor?

 

 


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Posted 26 September 2017 - 11:40 PM

Watching "Spaces's Deepest Secrets - The Sun"  Showed experiments at the NIF (National Ignition Facility), STILL imploding BB size targets. :wacko:

 

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Well as the expression goes...

 

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Posted 26 September 2017 - 09:59 AM

Calls to punish skeptics rise with links to climate change, hurricanes

Calls to punish global warming skepticism as a criminal offense have surged in the aftermath of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, but it hasn’t discouraged climate scientists like Judith Curry.

A retired Georgia Tech professor, she argued on her Climate Etc. website that Irma, which hit Florida as a Category 4 hurricane on Saturday, was fueled in large part by “very weak” wind shear and that the hurricane intensified despite Atlantic Ocean temperatures that weren’t unusually warm.

That is the kind of talk that could get policymakers who heed her research hauled before the justice system, if some of those in the climate change movement have their way.

“Climate change denial should be a crime,” declared the Sept. 1 headline in the Outline. Mark Hertsgaard argued in a Sept. 7 article in the Nation, titled “Climate Denialism Is Literally Killing Us,” that “murder is murder” and “we should punish it as such.”

The suggestion that those who run afoul of the climate change consensus, in particular government officials, should face charges comes with temperatures flaring over the link between hurricanes and greenhouse gas emissions.

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Some actually want to throw people in prison who question this global warming scam, that's how desperate they've become.

 

 

Yep, another example of the war on Freedom of thought, freedom of speech.  That's how the line of thinking in  that article leads to totalitarianism.

 

Mark will do great in North Korea.



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Posted 26 September 2017 - 02:22 AM

Calls to punish skeptics rise with links to climate change, hurricanes

Calls to punish global warming skepticism as a criminal offense have surged in the aftermath of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, but it hasn’t discouraged climate scientists like Judith Curry.

A retired Georgia Tech professor, she argued on her Climate Etc. website that Irma, which hit Florida as a Category 4 hurricane on Saturday, was fueled in large part by “very weak” wind shear and that the hurricane intensified despite Atlantic Ocean temperatures that weren’t unusually warm.

That is the kind of talk that could get policymakers who heed her research hauled before the justice system, if some of those in the climate change movement have their way.

“Climate change denial should be a crime,” declared the Sept. 1 headline in the Outline. Mark Hertsgaard argued in a Sept. 7 article in the Nation, titled “Climate Denialism Is Literally Killing Us,” that “murder is murder” and “we should punish it as such.”

The suggestion that those who run afoul of the climate change consensus, in particular government officials, should face charges comes with temperatures flaring over the link between hurricanes and greenhouse gas emissions.

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Some actually want to throw people in prison who question this global warming scam, that's how desperate they've become.


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Posted 25 September 2017 - 09:31 AM

It doesn't concern me at all. I was just pointing out that you two were being idiots. Again. But that has quickly become redundant.

idiots about what? not bleeding all over the place about a dead crocodile?

 

to me sad is that poor irradiated coelacanth in monster on the campus.

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Posted 25 September 2017 - 09:24 AM

Think winters are getting colder? Blame Arctic warming and, yes, the polar vortex

There is growing scientific support for one of the most provocative and counterintuitive ideas in climate change research, which holds that rapid Arctic warming may be causing colder winters across large swaths of the Northern Hemisphere.

A new study, to be published in the journal Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, found that a weakening polar vortex, potentially set in motion by the rapidly warming and melting Arctic, has become more common during the past four decades. This results in colder winters across large regions of Europe and Russia, but also occasionally in the U.S. as well.

The study is the first to show that changes in winds in the stratosphere substantially contributed to a mysterious winter cooling trend in northern Europe and Asia, including a region already known for being frigid: Siberia.

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Since they can't explain the cold temperatures any other way, here they are saying it's happening because of global warming of all things. And they wonder why people aren't believing them anymore.


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Posted 25 September 2017 - 09:17 AM

Scientists have discovered a potentially suicidal problem with going to Mars

NASA is dead-set on sending astronauts to Mars within the next 15 to 20 years. China has said it hopes to send people there between 2020 and 2030, and even Russia is floating plans to put boots on the red planet.

Meanwhile, SpaceX founder Elon Musk is trying to cut the cost of spaceflight enough to start establishing a permanent Martian colony of 1 million people as soon as possible.

But if a study of radiation exposure in mice has any bearing on humans, going to Mars may be much more dangerous than anyone expected.

 

Cosmic rays are high-energy atomic and subatomic particles that get blasted out from exploding stars, black holes, and other powerful sources in space. The rays can damage DNA, increase the risk of cancer, lead to vision-impairing cataracts, cause nervous system damage, and give rise to blood circulation issues, among other health effects in astronauts.

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I hope they build a hospital on Mars for all of the victims.


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Posted 24 September 2017 - 06:54 PM

Living On The Moon May Happen By 2030, Scientists Claim

In a little over a decade, a small number of humans will be living on the Moon. Then in the following ten years, about a hundred more people will join them, according to Bernard Foing, a scientist at the European Space Agency (ESA).

He believes scientists, technicians, and engineers will be the first ones to officially call the lunar habit ‘home.’ By 2040, he imagines the population will be 100.

"In 2050, you could have a thousand and then... naturally you could envisage to have family" accompanying their loved ones there, Foing told AFP.

 

"There may be the possibility to have children born on the Moon," he added.

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There's nothing to do up there for a 1000 people. Crazy scientists.

 

 

With the recent natural disasters, money can be better spent elsewhere.

 

Unless the ESA comes up with a reason i.e.

 

Come and live on the Moon - great place to make camp - no atmosphere therefore no hurricanes and tornadoes. :unsure: 


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Posted 24 September 2017 - 03:32 PM

Living On The Moon May Happen By 2030, Scientists Claim

In a little over a decade, a small number of humans will be living on the Moon. Then in the following ten years, about a hundred more people will join them, according to Bernard Foing, a scientist at the European Space Agency (ESA).

He believes scientists, technicians, and engineers will be the first ones to officially call the lunar habit ‘home.’ By 2040, he imagines the population will be 100.

"In 2050, you could have a thousand and then... naturally you could envisage to have family" accompanying their loved ones there, Foing told AFP.

 

"There may be the possibility to have children born on the Moon," he added.

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There's nothing to do up there for a 1000 people. Crazy scientists.

 

lettim go!...on their own money. :lol:


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Posted 24 September 2017 - 11:22 AM

Living On The Moon May Happen By 2030, Scientists Claim

In a little over a decade, a small number of humans will be living on the Moon. Then in the following ten years, about a hundred more people will join them, according to Bernard Foing, a scientist at the European Space Agency (ESA).

He believes scientists, technicians, and engineers will be the first ones to officially call the lunar habit ‘home.’ By 2040, he imagines the population will be 100.

"In 2050, you could have a thousand and then... naturally you could envisage to have family" accompanying their loved ones there, Foing told AFP.

 

"There may be the possibility to have children born on the Moon," he added.

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There's nothing to do up there for a 1000 people. Crazy scientists.


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Posted 23 September 2017 - 04:12 PM

Why don't you go jump in that river and prove yourself right. If you get eaten we'll call you a genius.

 

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Posted 23 September 2017 - 03:54 PM

It doesn't concern me at all. I was just pointing out that you were two were being idiots.

 

Why don't you go jump in that river and prove yourself right. If you get eaten we'll call you a genius.


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Posted 23 September 2017 - 01:57 PM

so the death of this alpha male croc concerns you because it puts the innocent children of queensland in peril? :lol:

 

I doan believe that of you or the schtootzes in queensland so upset over the demise of a crocodile. concern for kids is just a cover.

 

it's really all about preserving dangerous and lethal animal predators even at the jeopardy of human populations which imo is nothing less than morally reprehensible and maybe just a little bit borderline criminal too.

 

It doesn't concern me at all. I was just pointing out that you two were being idiots. Again. But that has quickly become redundant.



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Posted 23 September 2017 - 01:53 PM

Or you two schtootzes could read the article and see that they were warning that, because the "alpha" croc had been killed, there would be a subsequent battle for dominance among the other males, which makes them all more aggressive, and therefore more dangerous to "human children".

 

But why pass up another opportunity to misconstrue something in an idiotic manner so that you appear more clueless than usual!

so the death of this alpha male croc concerns you because it puts the innocent children of queensland in peril? :lol:

 

I doan believe that of you or the schtootzes in queensland so upset over the demise of a crocodile. concern for kids is just a cover.

 

it's really all about preserving dangerous and lethal animal predators even at the jeopardy of human populations which imo is nothing less than morally reprehensible and maybe just a little bit borderline criminal too.


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Posted 23 September 2017 - 01:43 PM

leberal zooological schtootzes are the worst kind of nutjobs. they cry for maneater crocodiles and shed tears for whenever a great white shark is killed because these types refuse to have any conception of anything above the wild beasts...namely themselves.

 

we're all just one big happy earth family of humans, crocs, great whites and polar bears. it is a sick disnnected form of human anti-socialism. animals over people.

 

truly sick and morally confused. so an 80 year old saltwater croc is dead...wonde how many human children and may have preyed upon in it's life.

 

Or you two schtootzes could read the article and see that they were warning that, because the "alpha" croc had been killed, there would be a subsequent battle for dominance among the other males, which makes them all more aggressive, and therefore more dangerous to "human children".

 

But why pass up another opportunity to misconstrue something in an idiotic manner so that you appear more clueless than usual!


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Posted 23 September 2017 - 01:39 PM

Shooting of 17ft crocodile triggers battle for his Queensland crown

The shooting of one of the largest crocodiles seen in Australia has started a brutal fight for supremacy among the other males in the river system, increasing the danger they pose to humans.

 

The 17ft saltwater crocodile was discovered with a bullet in its head in the Fitzroy River, near Rockhampton, in central Queensland on Thursday.

 

The dead reptile would have been a dominant male, patrolling large sections of the river and ruling over other males, said Michael Joyce, operations director at Queensland’s Department of Environment.

 

It is believed to have been at least 80 years old. “People need to clearly understand the death of this animal has changed the balance of the crocodile population.

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So a 17-foot crocodile is gone and they think it is more dangerous than it was before? Was he a vegetarian?

 

 

liberal zoological schtootzes are the worst kind of nutjobs. they cry for maneater crocodiles and shed tears for whenever a great white shark is killed because these types refuse to have any conception of anything above the wild beasts...especially humankind.

 

we're all just one big happy earth family of humans, crocs, great whites and polar bears. it is a sick disconnected form of human anti-socialism. animals over people.

 

truly sick and morally confused. so an 80 year old saltwater croc is dead...wonder how many human children it may have preyed upon in it's lifetime.


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Posted 23 September 2017 - 01:29 PM

Shooting of 17ft crocodile triggers battle for his Queensland crown

The shooting of one of the largest crocodiles seen in Australia has started a brutal fight for supremacy among the other males in the river system, increasing the danger they pose to humans.

 

The 17ft saltwater crocodile was discovered with a bullet in its head in the Fitzroy River, near Rockhampton, in central Queensland on Thursday.

 

The dead reptile would have been a dominant male, patrolling large sections of the river and ruling over other males, said Michael Joyce, operations director at Queensland’s Department of Environment.

 

It is believed to have been at least 80 years old. “People need to clearly understand the death of this animal has changed the balance of the crocodile population.

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So a 17-foot crocodile is gone and they think it is more dangerous than it was before? Was he a vegetarian?

 
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Posted 23 September 2017 - 01:14 PM

Mammoth calls out the plows as first snow of the season coats roads and village

It's snowing in the Sierra. Then again, when isn’t it snowing in the Sierra?

Mammoth Lakes got more than a dusting Thursday in the first snowfall of the season, with three inches reported in the village. Snow coated the roads so heavily that the plows were out, and locals left footprints on sidewalks.

The snow comes about a month earlier than usual and arrives just as the aspen are beginning to turn. By mid-afternoon Thursday, the snow still coated the village and temps had dropped into the mid-30s. Warmer weather was forecast for the weekend, with highs in the 50s and nighttime lows in the 20s.

The Eastern Sierra seems to have a jump-start on wintery weather, following the last, epic season. Beginning Jan. 3, the resort town of 8,200 saw a string of blizzards leave a total of 40 feet of snow.

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What happened to global warming in California? They are already getting their first snow of an early season, and no explanation from the experts.


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