Category Archives: Science

Now Arriving

Ding Ding…Ding Ding…Ding Ding… Now arriving…. The Future. This is a lengthy video, about 25 min. long.  You need to watch every minute of it.  The future has arrived.  BTW, the way that the presentation is constructed and woven together … Continue reading

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Did you know …

…that NOAA has Space Weather scientists on staff??  What did we ever do without coverage in this scientific discipline? But seriously, there is a whole branch of science dedicated to space weather.  With the evolution of our culture, and our … Continue reading

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Science Fiction, TODAY!

Railguns. You might remember I previously posted on the Navy’s programs on rail guns.  Well, they continue testing these things and it was recently time to test the BAE test bed. Well, the Office of Naval Research has begun test … Continue reading

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EMALS

Is this a great country / time to be living in or what?! Here is a 5th generation stealth fighter that has variants that are capable of VTOL. In this video it is being launched from an EMALS. If that … Continue reading

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Geek Time

WARNING:  Geeks, nerds, and the like be prepared.  All others… not so much. Today’s demonstration:  Alkali metals.  I LOVE this stuff.  

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Cyber Counter Attch

An interesting perspective has been presented over at Defense Tech today.  My interest in “cyber war” has always been focused on how do you short circuit an attack to minimize penetration and damage to critical systems.  It seems that the … Continue reading

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Earth Science

Who knew that these guys were out there, sitting in their labs and crunching numbers like this.  Even more interesting is going to be what the global warming crowd can do with things like this. From NASA…. The Feb. 27 … Continue reading

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Solar Activity

A while back I wrote a piece that pointed to the science that supported the conclusion that solar activity has a greater impact on terrestrial climate than any other factor.  The data looked a lot better than man made influence … Continue reading

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Geek Warning – Vortex Cannon

Geeky cool engineering stuff below. Be warned… This is so fracking cool.  I wonder if we could come up with a more user friendly energy source though.  Think of the cool crowd control applications particularly if you could quickly recharge … Continue reading

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NASA – Incredible Stuff

No matter what you think of NASA they do capture some of the most incredible stuff.  Like these photos of a volcanic eruption.    Or you can try this link or this one that has an animation of the images … Continue reading

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