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 …

Royal Institution’s Christmas Lectures on BBC Four 20:00 26-28DEC18 – The Lecturers – Profs. Roberts & McLysaght

Prof. Dr. Alice Roberts Roberts studied medicine at the University of Wales College of Medicine (now part of Cardiff University) and graduated in 1997 with a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MB BCh) degree, having gained an intercalated Bachelor of Science degree in anatomy. After graduating in 1997, Roberts worked as a junior doctor …

Royal Institution’s Christmas Lectures on BBC Four 20:00 26-28DEC18

  WHAT ARE THE CHRISTMAS LECTURES? WHY ARE THEY STILL SIGNIFICANT? The Chemical History of a Candle was the title of a series of six lectures on the chemistry and physics of flames given by Michael Faraday at the Royal Institution in 1848, as part of the series of Christmas lectures for young people founded by Faraday in 1825 and still given there every year.  NOTE THE PROMINENT …