NASA satellites recorded two stars colliding, and disappearing into a black hole. Such collisions explain the origins of gamma rays, the most
energetic and deadly form of electromagnetic radiation. Researchers hope that studying the NASA records also will help detect associated bursts of
gravitational waves. Hopefully, the information might help unravel the mystery of earth's larger cycles of climate change, and explain the impacts of
black holes, interstellar radiation, and gravitational waves on this planet.
With a screech of high-energy radiation brighter than a million billion suns, a pair of stars in a faraway galaxy collided two billion years ago and
disappeared into a black hole. ...That cataclysm, recorded by a battery of telescopes and NASA satellites on July 9, has provided scientists with the
answer to the last remaining piece of 35-year-old astronomical mystery: the origin of explosions that sporadically shower outer space with gamma rays,
the most energetic and deadly form of electromagnetic radiation.
According to Einstein's general theory of relativity, such collisions should cause the very fabric of space and time to rock and roll with so-called
gravitational waves. These events now seem to be more common than theorists thought, and detecting them will open a window on some of the most exotic
and violent processes in nature.
In their Nature paper, Dr. Fox and his colleagues write, "The stage is now set for detailed studies of these exotic cosmic explosions, the most
exciting of which would be the detection of their associated bursts of gravitational waves."
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Climate change was a hot topic in the 1970's, judging by the scientific books and magazines in garage sales. Then it disappeared down the Memory Hole.
Now it's back, repackaged, with a brand new spin. So what's the truth?
1. "Climate is influenced by a host of factors, not all of which are well understood." Major factors known to influence climate change are
"astro-environmental" - includes impacts on the earth by the sun shifts (heat, magnetic, radiation, orbital tilt, etc.); changes in dust and meteor
exposure as we orbit through the solar sytem (Milankovich, Muller); and various exposures as the earth and solar system orbit through the Milky Way
(soficrow). In addition, responses and changes on the earth itself create domino-like cascades that influence weather, then larger climate - and
arguably, speed or slow "natural" variations (general).
2. "Climate, like geological time, has it's own subdivisions to distinguish episodes of different climate. In descending order of duration, these are
known as "Eras," "Epochs," "Ice-Ages," and "Periods." Scientists do not know what causes these climate changes to begin, nor what causes them to end.
Changes occur fairly abruptly in Earth's history.
3. Computer models of climate and climate change, while complex and sophisticated have several fatal flaws. First, the science of climate change is
not well enough understood to model accurately (this is a very important factor to consider). Second, even if the science were sufficiently well
understood to model, the computer modeling capabilities would be severely taxed. Third, and perhaps most important, if we understood the science and
could model it accurately, we simply do not have the capacity to collect sufficient data to drive the computer model."
Main Source, 1-3: webcommentary.com...
4. Climate change theories recognize the major impacts of earth's astro-environmental relationship to the sun and/or solar system. According to the
Milankovitch theory, changes in the incident solar radiation, called insolation, in the Northern Hemisphere provide the driving force for global
glacial cycles. Rich Muller has shown that orbital inclination is a better fit to the climate data than is the standard (Milankovitch) theory, which
attributes ice age cycles to changes in Northern Hemisphere insolation. No climate change theory as yet purports to be a 'unifying theory,' or
accommodates the many factors influencing climate change. Computer modeling tries, but fails.
5. While the two main theories regarding Ice Age "forcings" acknowledge the larger astro-environment, neither address our solar system's orbit through
the Milky Way - or acknowledge this orbit's potential impacts. It takes the sun (and our solar system) roughly 200-250 million years to orbit once
around the Milky Way - and the astro-environment predictably changes dramatically from one section to the next - which may explain the variations in
climate cycles that current theories do not accommodate.
The Milky Way Galaxy
Our Solar System's Location in the Milky Way Galaxy
6. Geophysical change tends to accompany climate change, and involves volcanic activity, earthquakes, shifting tectonic plates, and the like, with
secondary effects including tsunamis and so on. Most likely, astro-ecological factors influence the earth structurally, and stress may result from new
gravitational pulls as the earth moves with the solar system through the Milky Way. The effects of black holes, interstellar radiation, and
gravitational waves may be the missing link - and NASA's recent discovery hopefully will lead to a more unified theory.
7. Two all-new factors influence the natural cycle, and impacts:
a. Human activity, contributing to global warming and accelerating the natural cycle;
b. In the past, this planet's oil, water, gas, and other deposits served as "shock absorbers." These shock absorbers now are gone. The predictable
results are not good.
Policy-makers know the earth is up for some radical changes - and have for some time. At least since the 1970's. But public policy is driven by
business interests committed to keeping the public uninformed. The issue is manipulated to keep voters out of the real debate - and public policy is
designed to facilitate business opportunities, NOT to serve ordinary peoples' best interests.
The current debate served up to the public is a distraction. And the question, "Is human activity causing global warming?" - as framed for public
consumption - is a red herring.
A second distraction is prepared for those who don't buy the 'global warming' debate. Contemporary science shows that rapid warming will accelerate
the predicted ice age, and that human activity is accelerating global warming; so the counterspin says no, we now are entering longer warming
We might expect a big announcement soon about the effects of black holes, interstellar radiation, and gravitational waves on the earth. Like it's a
huge surprise to policy-makers.
I happen to think we've been here before. And made the same mistakes. Specifically, an elite group figures it all out, doesn't tell anyone else, and
thinks that a select group of specially chosen, genetically superior survivors can be chosen to repopulate the earth. And just incidentally, position
to take control after the dust settles.
Didn't work before. Won't work now. Old fools + new fools = same fools.
My advice? Re-read "Brave New World." Pay attention to Huxley's foreword, written for the 1946 edition.
Join the fray, and spin your wheels to distraction, or ask your representatives the important
question: "What is being done to ensure this
nation's survival, and the survival of the human species?"
QUOTE: "...regular recurring epochs of glaciation have dominated the planet for the past million years. Ten times, glaciers have advanced and then
retreated with the duration of retreat (and corresponding warmth) frequently lasting not more than 10,000 years. The Earth has been in a warm period
for about 10,000 years now. (Which means we're due for an ice age. ed) ...Said Muller, "The mechanism proposed by Milankovitch could be adjusted to
explain the cycles of glaciation that occurred prior to one million years ago. However, for the past million years the glacial record is an excellent
match to the cycle of tilt." "
Muller: Astronomical theory offers new explanation for ice ages
4.1 The ice ages and the Earth's climate
Muller: A New Theory of Glacial Cycles
Muller: brief introduction to the history of climate
Orbital Variations and Glacial Cycles: Student Orientation
See: Milankovich Theory
Milankovitch Cycles in Paleoclimate
The Pacemaker of the Ice Ages: Milankovich Cycles in Climate
Basic: The Ice Ages
Climate Change and the Oceans
Geodynamics: A RE-ANALYSIS OF POLAR WANDER DUE TO ICE-AGE CYCLES
Basic Paleoclimatology: Data, Modeling and Theory
Climate Change Information
Sheet 8: The evidence from past climates
Evidence from U-Th dating against Northern
Hemisphere forcing of the penultimate deglaciation. PMID: 10716440
Wikipedia - Climate Change
Beyond the Cycle
CASCADE EFFECTS on EARTH
Abrupt Climate Change
Will global warming trigger a new ice age?
Also see: yaleglobal.yale.edu...
Innovative Research Proves Gulf Stream Slowed During Last Ice
PDF: Collapse of the California Current During Glacial Maxima
Also see: Abstract
"Dr. Gaspar explains how the Mayan Calendar is based on the two most prominent ice age cycles, thus its 2012 end date will herald in an ice age.
Nostradamus, Revelations, and Native American and other animal symbologies will line up in a perfectly constructed theory to show that the ancient
sages knew about these apocalyptic recurrent cycles. A possible polar axis shift is waiting for us in the next 5-12 years to end global warming."
Also, the "I Ching" may be unravelled to provide a calendar of geophysical and climate cycles, clearly based on ancient, detailed, and relatively
scientific observations and records. (soficrow, unpublished)
]Outlines Warming and Cooling Periods, Epochs, and Eras. Conclusions flawed; most
info good, but incomplete[/url]
"It is not possible to understand the present or future climate unless scientists can account for the enormous and rapid cycles of glaciation that
have taken place over the last million years, and which are expected to continue into the future. A great deal has happened in the theory of the ice
ages over the last decade, and it is now widley accepted that ice ages are driven by changes in the Earth's orbit. The study of ice ages is very
inter-disciplinary, covering geology, physics, glaciology, oceanography, atmospheric science, planetary orbit calculations astrophysics and
Ice Ages and Astronomical Causes
Data, spectral analysis and mechanisms
Series: Springer Praxis Books
Subseries: Environmental Sciences
Muller, Richard A., MacDonald, Gordon J.
1st ed. 2000. 2nd printing, 2002, Hardcover
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