The Rise of Multi-Messenger Astrophysics or Accessory To War? Stepping Back

Coming off Neil DeGrasse Tyson's comments to Steven Colbert,  all astrophysicists should see themselves as, "Guns For Hire" historically and particularly in the last 50 years.   When an optical signal was garnered with relative clarity from a near-by neutron star-pair who had just emitted a gravitational signature, it was a "gasp-and-wow" moment.  This was …

A typical pundit…

The once “unthinkable” has happen.  The 2-3 million year old “Last Ice On Earth”, as it was called, along Greenland's northeast coast has melted, re-formed, melted, and finally reformed again. This photo is of that ice during the last melt where it had turned into a “rubble” of ice bergs, etc.  [Photograph: Lars Lehnert, from …

(Arctic Sea Ice Minimum Week) Countdown to Arctic Sea Ice Minimum – 15SEP18

In just one day we will know if this is the Arctic Sea Ice Minimum.  South Carolina and North Carolina are seeking "normality" according to the LA Times after one Hurricane - the first of the season.  They may not get it this Winter.  This page will be updated daily, then  we will make an …

(Arctic Sea Ice Minimum Week) “The Hope” -Displacement

"No one expected quail eggs!" Zero Footprint Week in the Bay Area If the United States can displace the inefficiencies in its locally-produced work and energy, by being more efficient on a local level, we can survive internally as a democratically-governed people of every ethnic and cultural background until a broader alternative is reached. Other nations …

(Arctic Sea Ice Minimum Week) Current CO2 production tied to Arctic air and sea warming occurred in the last 70 years. The Arctic as humanity’s “test case”.

Did you know that NASA/NOAA have been taking Vital Signs of Earth for 50 years or more? This graph, based on the comparison of atmospheric samples contained in ice cores and more recent direct measurements, provides evidence that atmospheric CO2 has increased since 1950 beyond ANY KNOWN OR RECORD DATE . (Credit: Vostok ice core data/J.R. Petit …