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#581 LawrenceA

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Posted 03 November 2016 - 12:49 PM

no, LawrenceA, rather up with something called humility.

 

Coming from a Trump supporter, that's complete, unadulterated BS. 



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Posted 03 November 2016 - 12:47 PM

It's about time for the know-nothings to have their shot. Up with stupid!

no, LawrenceA, rather up with something called humility.


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Posted 03 November 2016 - 12:45 PM

 

we have been at the mercy of know-it-all schtootzes for far too long. 

 

It's about time for the know-nothings to have their shot. Up with stupid!



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Posted 03 November 2016 - 12:43 PM

Extraterrestrial impact preceded ancient global warming event
 
In a new study, scientists say they have found evidence along the New Jersey coast that an extraterrestrial object hit the earth at the same time a mysterious release of carbon dioxide suddenly warmed the planet, some 55.6 million years ago.

 

The warm period, known as the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum (PETM), is often cited as the closest analog to today's rapid human-induced climate change.

 

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So let's see if I got this right, 55 million years ago they claim there was global warming that they can't explain, yet today they claim they know exactly why global warming happens. This doesn't sound very convincing, lol

didn't they use to say it was on account of a huge meteor? :huh:  :lol:

 

 

this is why we shouldn't vote for hillary.

 

we have been at the mercy of know-it-all schtootzes for far too long. :angry:


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Posted 03 November 2016 - 12:42 PM

Extraterrestrial impact preceded ancient global warming event
 
In a new study, scientists say they have found evidence along the New Jersey coast that an extraterrestrial object hit the earth at the same time a mysterious release of carbon dioxide suddenly warmed the planet, some 55.6 million years ago.

 

In a late development, the extraterrestrial object has been identified as Chris Christie.


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Posted 03 November 2016 - 12:38 PM

Extraterrestrial impact preceded ancient global warming event
 
In a new study, scientists say they have found evidence along the New Jersey coast that an extraterrestrial object hit the earth at the same time a mysterious release of carbon dioxide suddenly warmed the planet, some 55.6 million years ago.

 

The warm period, known as the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum (PETM), is often cited as the closest analog to today's rapid human-induced climate change.

 

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So let's see if I got this right, 55 million years ago they claim there was global warming that they can't explain, yet today they claim they know exactly why global warming happens. This doesn't sound very convincing, lol


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#587 MovieMadness

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Posted 03 November 2016 - 12:29 PM

University pocketed millions by faking global warming studies

 

The university’s Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy (CCCEP) was tasked by the government with providing such educational material for use by Parliament and they delivered it at a hefty price tag to the taxpayers. The only problem is that a lot of the research in question wasn’t even done by them.

 

That happens in the United States as well, with the EPA paying researchers for studies which seem designed to support a particular conclusion before they even begin. As the DC notes, this leads to situations such as we saw when the agency was looking for material to support the need for carbon reduction. That led to a multi-million dollar payday for one scientist.

 

The author who received $3.65 million, Charles Driscoll, even admitted to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette that the result of his study was predetermined, saying “in doing this study we wanted to bring attention to the additional benefits from carbon controls.”

 

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Global warming has always been a financial scam, too bad many got sucked into believing it.


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Posted 03 November 2016 - 01:16 AM

Obama’s NASA Budget Is All About Global Warming, Not Space

 

The NASA budget President Barack Obama released Tuesday is far more concerned with spending cash on global warming research than supporting the agency’s mission of space exploration.
 
The space agency’s budget includes more than $2 billion for its Earth Science Mission Directorate for global warming science, which is specifically allocated to improve climate modeling, weather prediction and natural hazard mitigation. In comparison, NASA’s other functions, such as astrophysics and space technology, are only getting a mere $781.5 and $826.7 million, respectively, in the budget proposal.
 
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This is exactly why they have nothing happening, they have turned NASA into a global warming lie machine. It doesn't take $2 billion to do weather prediction, this is all about setting an agenda.

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Posted 03 November 2016 - 12:20 AM

Lesson, never be on the Galaxy Note 7 when charging the system. ;)

 

It would be hard to tell which came first, the chicken or the egg.  Honestly though.  R134a has been in use safely for some time now.  I can go to WalMart and get a can for about $15 or $20 I think and do it on my own.  No problems.  As easy as inflating a tire.  I prefer the mixture that has some oil in it, to help seal and preserve my AC gaskets and seals.

 

R134a was introduced and mandated because it was more 'environmentally friendly' than R12 and R22.  Now that the patent on R134a is about to expire, R134a is not going to be 'environmentally friendly' anymore.  Just like R12 and R22 in the past.  See how the corporate bureaucracy works?  Wash, rinse, repeat.  And don't forget to install the new AC conversion kit, as well as your new Nomex fire protection gear, just so you can charge your AC.

 

Those who do not understand Fluid Dynamics are condemned to reinvent it, poorly.



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Posted 02 November 2016 - 09:05 PM

Could we 'sniff' for life on Mars?

 

A team of NASA researchers have developed a "sniffer" with “a nose for certain molecules.” The instrument could analyze dust on Mars for signs of life.

 

Inspired by a sensor currently used by the US military to scan the air for potentially dangerous chemicals and toxins, NASA technologist Branimir Blagojevic and his team adapted the sensor for use on Mars, where they say it could scan dust particles for “bio-signatures,” or signs of life.

 

 

 

Finally found a useful purpose for this thing.

 

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Posted 02 November 2016 - 09:02 PM

 

The patent for R-134 is about to run out, and there is a new refrigerant in the works.  It is R1234, and highly flamable, but more 'environmentally friendly'.  That means one more highly flammable thing under your hood.  Hmm.  As a rule I don't talk about politics or social causes on here, as it would largely be an exercise in self-indulgence and futility, and would be of no practical value to me, but this one goes way beyond that and is just really really stupid.  So I think it is worth pointing out here.

 

New car air-conditioning refrigerant that caused ENGINE FIRES in Mercedes-Benz tests:

http://www.dailymail...Benz-tests.html

 

 

article-2307265-193ACA82000005DC-164_634

 

 

Lesson, never be on the Galaxy Note 7 when charging the system. ;)



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Posted 02 November 2016 - 01:37 PM

The patent for R-134 is about to run out, and there is a new refrigerant in the works.  It is R1234, and highly flamable, but more 'environmentally friendly'.  That means one more highly flammable thing under your hood.  Hmm.  As a rule I don't talk about politics or social causes on here, as it would largely be an exercise in self-indulgence and futility, and would be of no practical value to me, but this one goes way beyond that and is just really really stupid.  So I think it is worth pointing out here.

 

New car air-conditioning refrigerant that caused ENGINE FIRES in Mercedes-Benz tests:

http://www.dailymail...Benz-tests.html

 

 

article-2307265-193ACA82000005DC-164_634


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Posted 02 November 2016 - 01:34 PM

NASA Wants To Study Lunar Environment Using Cargo From Private Companies

 

NASA is exploring options to send small payloads to the moon as early as 2017, according to reports. The space agency issued a Request for Information on Tuesday asking private companies for more information on available small payloads that could be sent to the moon by “U.S. commercial lunar cargo transportation” from 2017 to 2020.

 

NASA said the small payloads would help the group gain more insight on “lunar resource potential and the lunar environment and its effects on human life.” The exploration is just one of the steps the agency is taking help their efforts of putting humans on Mars.

 

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NASA can't figure out what to send on their own so they have to ask privates companies to do the thinking for them.

 

 

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Posted 02 November 2016 - 01:33 PM

Could we 'sniff' for life on Mars?

 

A team of NASA researchers have developed a "sniffer" with “a nose for certain molecules.” The instrument could analyze dust on Mars for signs of life.

 

Inspired by a sensor currently used by the US military to scan the air for potentially dangerous chemicals and toxins, NASA technologist Branimir Blagojevic and his team adapted the sensor for use on Mars, where they say it could scan dust particles for “bio-signatures,” or signs of life.

 

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Why are they wasting their time on this? They should be developing ways to make life possible, not search for it. NASA has lost its direction completely.

 

 

I have been reading that Viking 40 years ago DID detect life on Mars, most likely supressed due to politics and social norms at the time.  Life from a long long time ago, possibly an extinct civilization.  Not life from today.  The technology that already exists today is called gamma ray spectrometry.  It is capable of detecting the elemental makeup of bodies in outer space.  This is somewhat related to ms-gc (gas chromatography/mass spectrometry), which is used for forensics and scientific work, as well as medical work such as monitoring filtered blood for problems during surgical procedures. 

 

More improvements in space exploration could either come in novel ways to see beyond the atmospheres of certain bodies in outer space, or else send up more space probes and unmanned exploratory vehicles to investigate more closely.

 

Besides that, much of the advancements in our technological revolution during the 70s, 80s, and 90s was a direct result of new concepts learned from the NASA during the R&D and missions of the Space Race of the 60s.  It is unfortunate for us that our space program is effectively grounded at this time, and we now have been largely dependant on foreign space programs to get our astronauts into outer space.



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Posted 02 November 2016 - 12:20 PM

NASA Wants To Study Lunar Environment Using Cargo From Private Companies

 

NASA is exploring options to send small payloads to the moon as early as 2017, according to reports. The space agency issued a Request for Information on Tuesday asking private companies for more information on available small payloads that could be sent to the moon by “U.S. commercial lunar cargo transportation” from 2017 to 2020.

 

NASA said the small payloads would help the group gain more insight on “lunar resource potential and the lunar environment and its effects on human life.” The exploration is just one of the steps the agency is taking help their efforts of putting humans on Mars.

 

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NASA can't figure out what to send on their own so they have to ask privates companies to do the thinking for them.

 

 

 

Budget cuts and Orion is consuming most of the money, not much left for anything else.  Private companies need to get into space if man expects to achieve the ultimate goal - Space the Final Frontier. :)

 

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Posted 02 November 2016 - 12:16 PM

Could we 'sniff' for life on Mars?

 

A team of NASA researchers have developed a "sniffer" with “a nose for certain molecules.” The instrument could analyze dust on Mars for signs of life.

 

Inspired by a sensor currently used by the US military to scan the air for potentially dangerous chemicals and toxins, NASA technologist Branimir Blagojevic and his team adapted the sensor for use on Mars, where they say it could scan dust particles for “bio-signatures,” or signs of life.

 

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Why are they wasting their time on this? They should be developing ways to make life possible, not search for it. NASA has lost its direction completely.


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Posted 02 November 2016 - 12:05 PM

NASA Wants To Study Lunar Environment Using Cargo From Private Companies

 

NASA is exploring options to send small payloads to the moon as early as 2017, according to reports. The space agency issued a Request for Information on Tuesday asking private companies for more information on available small payloads that could be sent to the moon by “U.S. commercial lunar cargo transportation” from 2017 to 2020.

 

NASA said the small payloads would help the group gain more insight on “lunar resource potential and the lunar environment and its effects on human life.” The exploration is just one of the steps the agency is taking help their efforts of putting humans on Mars.

 

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NASA can't figure out what to send on their own so they have to ask privates companies to do the thinking for them.


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Posted 01 November 2016 - 09:14 PM

These bionic spinach plants can sniff out bombs

 

MIT researchers have engineered a bionic plant that can detect explosives and send a warning signal — without wires! — to scientists nearby.

In a new paper in the journal Nature Materials, the scientists explain how they can turn plants into bomb-sniffing machines with the help of tiny cylinders of carbon that can detect “nitroaromatics” — chemical compounds often used in explosives. As the plant absorbs air and groundwater from the environment around it, the carbon tubes will register any nitroaromatics and begin to emit a fluorescent signal. The signal gets picked up by an infrared camera and relayed to a small computer or smartphone, which then sends an email to the user.

 

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I can already see everyone having to tiptoe through a spinach patch at the airport. Next we will have drug-sniffing fish.

 

Wouldn't it be easier to have him sniff them out? :lol:

 

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(WT_??) :blink:


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Posted 01 November 2016 - 08:34 PM

These bionic spinach plants can sniff out bombs

 

MIT researchers have engineered a bionic plant that can detect explosives and send a warning signal — without wires! — to scientists nearby.

In a new paper in the journal Nature Materials, the scientists explain how they can turn plants into bomb-sniffing machines with the help of tiny cylinders of carbon that can detect “nitroaromatics” — chemical compounds often used in explosives. As the plant absorbs air and groundwater from the environment around it, the carbon tubes will register any nitroaromatics and begin to emit a fluorescent signal. The signal gets picked up by an infrared camera and relayed to a small computer or smartphone, which then sends an email to the user.

 

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I can already see everyone having to tiptoe through a spinach patch at the airport. Next we will have drug-sniffing fish.


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Posted 01 November 2016 - 11:36 AM

 

 

 

This is nothing compared to the rotation of neutron stars (aka pulsars) that can spin up to 642 RPM :o 

 

Size of neutron next to Manhattan - over 10 times the mass of the sun squashed down to this 12 mile size.

 

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that's one heavy star. :D


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