Category Archives: Science Bits

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Cancer and Marijuana

The NIH has recently been in the news for admitting that Marijuana kills cancer cells. I show that has been known for a while. Continue reading

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Some Odds and Ends

A grab bag of links and things and a few comments on them Continue reading

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Estimating Optimal Golomb Ruler Fit

A method for estimating the probable length bounds on an Optimal Golomb Ruler using a parabolic fit. Continue reading

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MSNBC “Counter Terrorism Expert” A Bit Of A Dolt

Is the MSNBC “Expert” on Terrorists in fact a bit clueless? IMHO, yes. Continue reading

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Smoothing Data and not Distorting Data

A very interesting paper on “Differentiating Noisy Non-Smooth Data” and a nice online text book for doing Forecasting using R examples. Continue reading

Posted in AGW Science and Background, Economics - Trading - and Money, NCDC - GHCN Issues, Science Bits | Tagged , , , , | 14 Comments

The Sun Does Not Warm The Earth

The Sun does not warm the Earth. Something else does. The Sun just modulates that other flux. Continue reading

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Orbital Subtraction and mean anomalies means?

Does relative orbital position drive sunspots? A somewhat different approach in a graph. Continue reading

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