Category Archives: Earth Sciences

Geology, Quakes, Volcanos, Weather, and any other Earth Sciences related topic. Gasses and gas chemistry, such as the CO2 cycle and acid oxides (NOx SOX).

Some notes on Geopolymer, cement, clay bricks unfired, and DIY

How to make your own cement, liquid stones, and some papers showing it is catching on, and how to do it. Continue reading

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The Moon’s Orbit is Wrong, It Can Change a Lot, And Tides Will Too

What we don’t know about time and tides, and the moon, could fill volumes. This is a bit we do know. It can make bigger tides than we know have, and that can change the global temperatures. This matters, and perhaps it has in the past, too. Continue reading

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Does Anybody Really Know What TSI It Is?

Turns out TSI is a mess an one of the best solar researchers on the planet (IMHO) thinks were up for a Grand Minimum and lower TSI leading to a little ice age. Continue reading

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Micro Ants and Hotel Hobbies

What happens when too much hotel time meets a need for an active mind to entertain itself. From cooking stew in a billy, to micro sized ant friends, to watching steam from pavement in a tropical rain. The mind wanders… even when the body can not… Continue reading

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Hekla-ing Egypt

Are historical patterns repeating to some extent? Is the Egypt / Hittite / Sea People / Canaan pattern shaping up for a repeat? Does Hekla play a role in that repeating dynamic? And can past “Intermediate Periods” give us a clue what happens when cold times, volcanoes, and political unrest mix in the region? Continue reading

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