Category Archives: Science

Creationism and Natural Processes ?

Searching for something trivial on the Internet I dredged up some reference to internet censorship and one link mentioned a Turkish Creationist which linked to a Wikipedia entry: Creationism is the religious belief that the universe and life originated “from … Continue reading

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More Scientific Method and forecasting or prophesy.

Given that the climate changers don’t understand the scientific method, I’ll comment a little more on the philosophy or rationale of the method. Say we suspect the existence of an iron ore body, of magnetite, some 300 meters below the … Continue reading

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Big G

Rupert Sheldrake has pointed to the gravitational constant not being a constant but that it varies over time.  It actually varies rather precisely at 5.9 years and matches the Earth’s rotational speed cycle of 5.9 years.  Mainstream physicists do not … Continue reading

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Hawaii Geothermal Energy Problem

  The photo above is a spectacular image of the continuing lava flow at the Kilauea Volcano (more here) and the question what is powering this massive production of basaltic lava remain problematical. The mainstream view is that radiogenic heat … Continue reading

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Optical Luminescence Dating

It is very difficult assigning a date to a sedimentary rock, especially ones of recent origin. One modern technique is Optical Stimulated Luminescence where doses of ionising radiation are measured in quartz grains and estimates made when those grains were … Continue reading

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Sheldrake on Electric Universe Theory

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Electrons are Vortices in the Aether ?

One of the mysteries of the solar wind is how protons AND electrons travel in the same direction in the electric field. In the model of the atom we have a nucleus, the proton, and a cloud (how one electron … Continue reading

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