34 posts categorized "Science"

November 08, 2011

v-c: What If It’s Positive?

We all know that nothing can travel faster than c, the speed of light in a vacuum; or do we? A recent experiment called OPERA at CERN measured some neutrinos travelling fractionally faster than c. To be precise: (v-c)/c is approximately 3x10-5More...

September 27, 2011

Two Theories Are Threatened by CERN Experiments

"No theory is carved in stone. Science is merciless when it comes to testing all theories over and over, at any time, in any place. Unlike religion or politics, science is ultimately decided by experiments, done repeatedly in every form. There are no sacred cows. In science, 10 More...

November 27, 2010

How NOT to Convince Anyone about Global Warming

Obvious spin and propaganda increase skepticism. Two stories published on the eve of COP16, the 16th edition of Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, are good illustrations of how NOT to be convincing about climate change or its possible anthropo More...

March 10, 2008

One Nation

Almost very article on solar power concludes with the rather obvious fact that the sun doesn’t shine at night (or even on some days). Almost very article on wind energy gives prominence to the fact that the wind doesn’t al More...

March 05, 2008

Plug-In Hybrid Vehicles – Readers Add to the Discussion

Lots of good comments from readers that deserve prominence and more discussion.

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March 02, 2008

The Answer Is Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles

Whether the question is how to reduce our dependence on foreign oil, how to save money spent on transportation, how to reduce CO2 emissions much more quickly than anyone thought possible, or how to accommodate the transpor More...

February 14, 2008

Danger: Biofuels Cause Global Warming

The abstract of an article in a recent edition of More...

January 02, 2008

A Question Which Should Be Asked

Writing in the New York Times on New Years Day, More...

November 01, 2007

Cause for Global Warming Discovered

The graphs below from an article by Natural Resources Canada show the movement of More...

October 14, 2007

Backtested Models – Hot Dogs

Way back in the early 60s I earned my tuition by programming the IBM 7090 in the college computer lab. This monster lived i More...

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