U.S. Balamuthia Cases (90% Mortality) and Global Warming => 1980-2019

After the death of a local Seattleite from Balamuthia (RIP) - which is caused by fresh warm-water amoeba, I decided to get 'statistical.'  I have grouped the two data sets arbitrarily into 10 year periods, beginning in 1980, as Balamuthia in the US was unknown before 1974. This leads to four (4) data points.  While …

NOAA at Shutdown

NOAA NEWS   Science in Trump's America, 18NOV18 From NOAA News... "Climate by the numbers November 2018 The average global temperature in November 2018 was 1.35 degrees F  above the 20th-century average of 55.2 degrees.  This was the fifth-highest temperature for November (tying with 2004 and 2016) in the 139-year record (1880–2018). November was also …

Christmas Lectures 2018: Who am I? Episode 1: Where Do I Come From?

Professor Alice Roberts meets our ancestral family and illustrates our place in the "Tree Of Life".  Attempting to answer the basic questions of identity and existence for each of us, we are all unique and different.  It's seems almost ordained by 'quantum physics'.  Not to be missed! "You share 99.4% of your genes with your …

‘Being Emmy Noether’s Current Spacetime’

    The US government may have partially shut down, but the North American Airspace Defense Command (NORAD) is still tracking Santa Claus' journey across the globe full-time.  NORAD announced Friday they'll continue to track Santa's journey.  It will be fielding calls throughout the night and day from children, trying to pinpoint exactly where Santa …