Sunday, November 15, 2009

UNO UPDATE: Does Meteor Spashdown cause 9.0 Earthqauke and Tsunami? - Part 2

R15929
5 years ago
neverknwo

Matthew 24:36 But of that day and hour knwoeth no man, no, not the angels of heaven, but my Father only.
Matthew 24:37 But as the days of Noah were, so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.
Matthew 24:38 For as in the days that were before the flood they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day that Noah entered into the ark,
Matthew 24:39 And knew not until the flood came, and took them all away; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.
Matthew 24:40 Then shall two be in the field; the one shall be taken, and the other left.
Matthew 24:41 Two women shall be grinding at the mill; the one shall be taken, and the other left.
Matthew 24:42 Watch therefore: for ye know not what hour your Lord doth come.
Matthew 24:43 But know this, that if the goodman of the house had known in what watch the thief would come, he would have watched, and would not have suffered his house to be broken up.
Matthew 24:44 Therefore be ye also ready: for in such an hour as ye think not the Son of man cometh.
Matthew 24:45 Who then is a faithful and wise servant, whom his lord hath made ruler over his household, to give them meat in due season?
Matthew 24:46 Blessed is that servant, whom his lord when he cometh shall find so doing.
Matthew 24:47 Verily I say unto you, That he shall make him ruler over all his goods.
Matthew 24:48 But and if that evil servant shall say in his heart, My lord delayeth his coming;
Matthew 24:49 And shall begin to smite his fellowservants, and to eat and drink with the drunken;
Matthew 24:50 The lord of that servant shall come in a day when he looketh not for him, and in an hour that he is not aware of,
Matthew 24:51 And shall cut him asunder, and appoint him his portion with the hypocrites: there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth.

Revelation 7:1 And after these things I saw four angels standing on the four corners of the earth, holding the four winds of the earth, that the wind should not blow on the earth, nor on the sea, nor on any tree.
Revelation 7:2 And I saw another angel ascending from the east, having the seal of the living God: and he cried with a loud voice to the four angels, to whom it was given to hurt the earth and the sea,
Revelation 7:3 Saying, Hurt not the earth, neither the sea, nor the trees, till we have sealed the servants of our God in their foreheads.
Revelation 7:4 And I heard the number of them which were sealed: and there were sealed an hundred and forty and four thousand of all the tribes of the children of Israel.


R15932
5 years ago
neverknwo

http://science.nasa.gov/headlines/y2005/05….htm?list930376

January 12, 2005

The Prophetic Sign of the Red Dragon and its Warnings to Humanity

By: Sorcha Faal, and as reported to her Russian Subscribers

There is a fear blinding and deluding Western people into the belief that they are all knowing and that we older people of the earth have nothing to give to them, and that is why they do not listen to our warnings. The skies of the earth continue to shower death and destruction upon human beings yet the signs in the heavens that are foretelling of these events are being ignored.

I had previously written to the Western people about the importance of the Green Comet and its role in warning humanity of cataclysmic earth changes. Today I am telling them about the Red Dragon and it’s meaning as another warning sign for humanity. But, to us what is known as the Red Dragon, the Western people have named Vulcan.

Of Vulcan being the Roman god of fire, and coming from the Greek god Hephaestus, who married Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love and beauty, they know, but of the connectedness between the fire and love aspects of this mythology, and the planet Vulcan’s existence, they have no knowledge of.

But even in the Christians prophetic book, the Bible, there are these words that say, “And another portent appeared in heaven; behold, a great red dragon” and which is likened to our own and many other older people of the earth legends.

To the Western people their first historical references to the Planet Vulcan are derived from the December, 1859 sighting of this planet by the French physician and amateur astronomer called Edmond Modeste Lescarbault. “Lescarbault described in detail how, on 26 March 1859, he noticed a small black dot on the face of the Sun, which he was studying with his modest 3.75-inch refractor. Thinking it to be a sunspot, Lescarbault was not at first surprised, but after some time had passed he realized that it was moving. Having observed the transit of Mercury in 1845, he assumed that he what he was observing was another transit, but of a previously undiscovered body.”

Earlier sightings of this planet were also made by: “Gruithuisen, on 26 June 1819, reported seeing “two small spots … on the Sun, round, black and unequal in size” Pastorff, on 23 October 1822, 24 and 25 July 1823, six times in 1834, on 18 October 1836, 1 November 1836 and on 16 February 1837, also claimed to have seen two spots; the larger was 3 arcseconds across, and the smaller 1.25 arcseconds.”

Along with many subsequent sightings, “During the total solar eclipse of 29 June 1878, two experienced astronomers, Professor James Craig Watson, director of the Ann Arbor Observatory in Michigan, and Lewis Swift, an amateur from Rochester, New York, both claimed to have seen a Vulcan-type planet close to the Sun. Watson, observing from Separation, Wyoming, placed the planet about 2.5 degrees southwest of the Sun, and estimated its magnitude at 4.5. Swift, who was observing the eclipse from a location near Denver, Colorado, saw what he took to be an intra-Mercurial planet about 3 degrees southwest of the Sun. He estimated its brightness to be the same as that of Theta Cancri, a fifth-magnitude star which was also visible during totality, about 6 or 7 minutes from the “planet.” Theta Cancri and the planet were very nearly in line with the centre of the Sun.”

Western interest in planet Vulcan appeared to ‘die’ in 1915 when “Einstein´s theory of relativity explained the perturbations of Mercury as a mere byproduct of the Sun´s gravitational field. His equations predicted slightly different results than classical mechanics, and exactly in the right amount to explain Mercury´s actual orbit.”

But subsequent scientific investigations by scientists not convinced of Einstein’s theory showed: “A few, however, remained convinced that not all the alleged observations of Vulcan were bogus. Among these was Henry C Courten, of Dowling College, New York. Studying photographic plates of the 1970 eclipse of the Sun, he and his associates detected several objects which appeared to be in orbits close to the Sun (Miami Herald, 15 June 1970). Even accounting for artifacts, Courten felt that at least seven of the objects were real. The appearance of some of these objects was confirmed by another observer in North Carolina, while a third observer in Virginia saw one of them.”

And now today we have more scientists questioning Einstein as shown in this December 27, 2004 article titled “Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity tested” and which says in part, “You might think that this is too little to worry about, but not so. It is well above the level of measurement error and must be accounted for. One possible explanation could be the existence of a planet circling the Sun inside Mercury’s orbit. Astronomers were so sure that it must be there, that they even gave it a name; Vulcan.”

Where Einstein used the light measurements from a solar eclipse to confirm his theory, we know “Today the deflection of radio waves from a quasar passing near the Sun when it is occulted, or eclipsed, by the Sun is measured and gives a much firmer result, than using a total solar eclipse.”

To the older people of the earth the signs of the Red Dragon (Vulcan) are always to be heeded, and a warning given to all human beings. To the Western people their thinking is still muddled in their conflicting “theories” and their various, and sometimes disputed, sightings of this planet whose role has historically been to signal humanity the soon to be occurring cycles of cataclysmic changes.

One American amateur astronomer, Glen Deen, has written that according to his research Vulcan could appear on February 23, 2005. He further says, “I was able to be definite in my now obsolete prediction because I was neglecting the gravitational effect that Vulcan will have on the Earth, and vice-versa. I did that before I calculated that Vulcan´s mass would become 3.9 times Earth´s mass. Since Vulcan will eventually nearly collide with the Earth, it means that they will both experience the gravitational slingshot effect that will change their orbits. This introduces a new degree of freedom into the math model that prevents the calculation of a definite date for the first Vulcan-Mercury encounter.”

This earth is abundant in showing everyone that at some time in our common and distant past there was a world of human beings with technologies more sophisticated than our own. To this very day there are numerous theories relating to the construction of some of the architectural wonders of these long lost civilizations, yet with our own technology we are still not capable of building the likes of the Great Pyramid.

The common histories of all of earth’s human beings point to the sudden, yet apparently unknown, demise of these cultures, and again the theories are numerous as to the agent of cause for this to have happened.

Now as our earth enters into yet another period of great and terrible cataclysmic changes many are the voices crying out to warn human beings of that which is occurring now. These are all important voices to hear too because such a large message has many parts and many messengers.

From our past these warnings have been handed down over thousands of years from the earths older peoples. From the future these warnings are in the words of the prophets and seers, from all times and all lands, and detail these terrible events to come.

But to the Western people these are not ‘warnings’, but are called legends and religious myths and are not to be believed by human beings of sophistication.

But as we well know, these warnings are given on many levels to human beings, even unto their very souls. For a human being to ignore these warnings will also bring to them great internal agony and suffering to the point of their total mental collapse. And as each day goes by bringing us ever closer to these titanic events of world cataclysms the Western peoples continue to deny these warnings, while at the same time they are collapsing mentally and spiritually on a scale unprecedented in human history. It is as if their very souls have left them.

Western peoples are now using psychological medical terms, such as ‘post-traumatic stress’, to describe their collective mental collapse.

Some of the many symptoms they associate with this condition are: vigilance and scanning, elevated startle response, blunted affect or psychic numbing (the loss of the ability to feel), denial (mental reorganization of the event to reduce pain, leading sometimes even to amnesia), aggressive, controlling behavior, interruption of memory and concentration, depression, generalized anxiety, episodes of rage, substance abuse, intrusive recall and dissociate “flashback” experiences, insomnia, suicidal ideation, and survivor guilt.

But what they describe in their medical terms we know that they are simply separated from the knowing of all things and they have become faceless and soulless.

It would be childish to argue that all the Western people, without exception, suffer from each and every one of these symptoms. Nevertheless, these symptoms do almost indisputably characterize most human beings of the Western people. Many of our older people when meeting Westerners frequently remark on how they appear generally to be disconnected, alienated, aggressive, controlling, easily frustrated, addictive, and obsessive.

In the spiritual journeys I have taken with these Western people one can see the total fear of their whole being towards everything in life and this world itself. They are less than children and can only be understood by understanding babies, who need teaching for everything. But their belief among themselves is that we are the children who need teaching and that we are the ones backwards in our thinking and in our souls.

We are measured by them according to a standard that equates the accumulation of material things and wealth of money with our knowledge of all things.

For our knowing of the plants and animals of the earth and how to feed ourselves they would give us food houses of great size containing unnatural chemically filled delights that do not strengthen the body but makes it weak and diseased.

For our knowing of how to make our homes in the mountains they would give us homes built upon the sandy shores of the oceans and rivers.

For the peacefulness of our hearts, spirits and souls they would give us alcohol, tobacco and mental medicines, and to which they even give their own children!

For our knowing of all things in the inner and outer worlds they would give us their ever growing and always divisive religions of death, ritual, sacrifice and immorality.

For the closeness of our families they would separate children from mothers and fathers, grandfathers and grandmothers from grandsons and granddaughters, and to the end that the most cherished elders of their tribes are to live and die alone in the home of the nurses.

For the wonders and delights of this earth and in the companionship of human beings they would give us aloneness with televisions and other such spectacles of their technology.

For our humility and modesty they would give to us their immorality and sexual perversions of the most unspeakable kind. Many have been the female children from our own country sold into slavery to the Western people; and many are their own children who are slaves also without their knowing they are slaves.

The people of the West say that they are free without even seeing that they are in fact the most enslaved people the world has ever known. As their words of freedom are shouted to all the other people of the world they can’t see the walls being erected around themselves. As they talk of justice and mercy to the world they can’t see that justice and mercy do not exist in their own countries anymore. As they shout to the world the rights of privacy their technology captures everything about them, even to their very thoughts.

They are in fact not free but instead live their lives in constant fear. So powerful and all pervasive this fear has become within the Western people they do not even know it as fear anymore. And for those that do know they suppress their natural instincts with mind altering medicines of every sort and kind.

And to the dangers of this fear, and the warnings written in their very own religious books, the Western people continue to seek and follow many bizarre cults, religious beliefs and dangerous leaders, such as Sergei Torop who has been called by the Western media the “Jesus of Siberia.”

Always in ones heart, in ones soul, alone, lie the answers for all things, but they do not know this. Their outer life here on this earth they believe is real. They do not know that this is not the real life, this is the dreaming. We must make our efforts towards their realization of this truth so that inside of themselves they will start looking, instead of always outwards.

© January 12, 2005, EU and US all rights reserved.
http://www.whatdoesitmean.com/index660.htm


R15938
5 years ago
tyrecian

my god this conversation has spiralled waaaaaay outta control….

what are we really talking about here, Neverknwo? You dont beleive that the Boxer Day EQ was really a natural phenomenon? I suppose the EQ in Bam last year during the US occupation of Iraq was also contrived? Cosmic rays? Anti-gravity?

This thread reads like some kind of sci-fi junky’s notebook of thoughts for his latest novel.

Although i suppose it is as likely that aliens are shooting shit at the sun to make it explode cosmic rays (or solar flares or whatever) at our planet which will upset the gravity so much that the moon will now have influence over tectonic plates which will explode lava causing EQ’s that will number in the 20’s on the Richter scale

meanwhile aliens hover over this destruction in wonder at the amazement and havoc they wreak among the strange native species that enjoys building useless square structures in which they pray, often closing their eyes in absolute holy bliss for eith to ten hours at a time.

“The sightings of UFO’s certainly prove the existence of God,” says Dr. Bruce Danis of the Monterrey Observatory. “Without these godly aliens, or angels as we like to call them, the earth would be a safe place for everyone, and that would definately hurt the credibility of the [Catholic] Church.”

Certainly the number of UFO sightings has increased in the recent years. One scientist in Canada attributes these mass sightings to the ferocious rate at which fish are leaving the ocean. Dr. Hannigan asserts, “The ocean has fewer fish in it now than ever, and many are attributing this to overharvesting fish from the sea. This notion is pure bullshit! The fish are actually fleeing in advanced space-craft they have been building off the coast of France for hundreds of years.”

This certainly would fit into these theories… Fish wouldnt want to stay here, where aliens are attacking the oceans to punish the land lubber mammals through cosmic rays. And i think that the governments are certainly complicit in all this as well.

Have EQ machine, will use. No need for ultimatums, or even for war, lets just test this shit out in regions full of people… granted they are poor, so they dont matter.

I owned an Earthquake machine for a while, but i traded it for a 76 ‘stang, yeah hear that mother fucker purr! w00t

furthermore, i think that God is punishing these people for their heathen muslim beleifs and if his (HIS because God sure as fuck aint no object we sometimes call woman) Cosmic rays arent enough to do them in, then he will just use GWB to finish the job with debt from aid… yeah! w00t

Go GOD!

and hooray for Earthquakes, and aliens and scientists… and i really like articles that have no ground in reality whatsoever… lets keep posting this fucked up bullshit NK, i mean your articles are about as beleivable as the fucking Enquirer….

well i gotta go, i want to secure batboy before the cosmic rays strike here in Georgia.


R15939
5 years ago
tyrecian

my god this conversation has spiralled waaaaaay outta control….

what are we really talking about here, Neverknwo? You dont beleive that the Boxer Day EQ was really a natural phenomenon? I suppose the EQ in Bam last year during the US occupation of Iraq was also contrived? Cosmic rays? Anti-gravity?

This thread reads like some kind of sci-fi junky’s notebook of thoughts for his latest novel.

Although i suppose it is as likely that aliens are shooting shit at the sun to make it explode cosmic rays (or solar flares or whatever) at our planet which will upset the gravity so much that the moon will now have influence over tectonic plates which will explode lava causing EQ’s that will number in the 20’s on the Richter scale

meanwhile aliens hover over this destruction in wonder at the amazement and havoc they wreak among the strange native species that enjoys building useless square structures in which they pray, often closing their eyes in absolute holy bliss for eith to ten hours at a time.

“The sightings of UFO’s certainly prove the existence of God,” says Dr. Bruce Danis of the Monterrey Observatory. “Without these godly aliens, or angels as we like to call them, the earth would be a safe place for everyone, and that would definately hurt the credibility of the [Catholic] Church.”

Certainly the number of UFO sightings has increased in the recent years. One scientist in Canada attributes these mass sightings to the ferocious rate at which fish are leaving the ocean. Dr. Hannigan asserts, “The ocean has fewer fish in it now than ever, and many are attributing this to overharvesting fish from the sea. This notion is pure bullshit! The fish are actually fleeing in advanced space-craft they have been building off the coast of France for hundreds of years.”

This certainly would fit into these theories… Fish wouldnt want to stay here, where aliens are attacking the oceans to punish the land lubber mammals through cosmic rays. And i think that the governments are certainly complicit in all this as well.

Have EQ machine, will use. No need for ultimatums, or even for war, lets just test this shit out in regions full of people… granted they are poor, so they dont matter.

I owned an Earthquake machine for a while, but i traded it for a 76 ‘stang, yeah hear that mother fucker purr! w00t

furthermore, i think that God is punishing these people for their heathen muslim beleifs and if his (HIS because God sure as fuck aint no object we sometimes call woman) Cosmic rays arent enough to do them in, then he will just use GWB to finish the job with debt from aid… yeah! w00t

Go GOD!

and hooray for Earthquakes, and aliens and scientists… and i really like articles that have no ground in reality whatsoever… lets keep posting this fucked up bullshit NK, i mean your articles are about as beleivable as the fucking Enquirer….

well i gotta go, i want to secure batboy before the cosmic rays strike here in Georgia.


R15950
5 years ago
neverknwo

Well I first heard the Metorite Story and I quickly began to collect as many Clues
to this Phenomenon. I Still believe that this is more than your normal Earthqauke
and the varity of stuff began me thinking about how incredible the book I red 5/5/2000 tied Eygptian and Masonic estorteric teachings preserved ancient Knwoledge in the pyrimads of the Coming Planetary Alignment and World Destruction.

So my taughts went off the charts pinning down all the clues and documentation of those peticular signs that would confirm the Pole Shift and the other planets gravitational pull on earth and I got a rare scoop on the Comet and how it fits into the mix of things, also. Then I searched all aover the planet to find the most extreme weather conditions since X-mas. Some of these articles are to help in finding clues as this is a once in a life time oppurtunity.

I believe that this kind of info is restricted from the public to see and many find it so hard to believe.

I still lean on the Meteor Theory combined with basic of Elementary Physics applying the cycles planetary movement, and using the scalar technology interacting with the Earth’s Core are producing the Incubation process for
stellar Birth.


R15956
5 years ago
neverknwo

As for the Illuminati I ask this Question?

What do the Illuminati plan on Illuminating?

Then You must Read this to truly understand the complexity of the
Conspirasy KNWOn as the Phrase,

ORDO – DA- CHAO”

Secret Societies/New World Order
By MILTON WILLIAM COOPER

Summary – Full text follows these 3 paragraphs

“Of special interest is the powerful society in Afghanistan in ancient times called the Roshaniya—illuminated ones. There are actually references to this mystical cult going back through history to the House of Wisdom at Cairo. The major tenets of this cult were: the abolition of private property; the elimination of religion; the elimination of nation states; the belief that illumination emanated from the Supreme Being who desired a class of perfect men and women to carry out the organization and direction of the world; belief in a plan to reshape the social system of the world by first taking control of individual countries one by one, and the belief that after reaching the fourth degree one could communicate directly with the unknown supervisors who had imparted knowledge to initiates throughout the ages. Wise men will again recognize the Brotherhood.
The important fact to remember is that the leaders of both the right and the left are a small, hard core of men who have been and still are Illuminists or members of the Brotherhood. They may have been or may be members of the Christian or Jewish religions, but that is only to further their own ends. They give allegiance to no particular nation, although they have used nationalism to further their causes. Their only concern is to gain greater economic and political power. The ultimate objective of the leaders of both groups is identical. They are determined to win for themselves undisputed control of the wealth, natural resources, and manpower of the entire planet. They intend to turn the world into their conception of a totalitarian socialist state. In the process they will eliminate all Christians, Jews, and atheists. You have just learned one, but only one, of the great mysteries.

The Roshaniya also called themselves the Order. Initiates took an oath that absolved them of all allegiance except to the Order and stated, “I bind myself to perpetual silence and unshaken loyalty and submission to the Order….All humanity which cannot identify itself by our secret sign is our lawful prey.” The oath remains essentially the same to this day. The secret sign was to pass a hand over the forehead, palm inward; the countersign, to hold the ear with the fingers and support the elbow in the cupped other hand. Does that sound familiar? The Order is the Order of the Quest. The cult preached that there was a spirit state completely different from life as we know it. The spirit could continue to be powerful on earth through a member of the Order, but only if the spirit had been itself a member of the Order before its death. Thus members of the Order gained power from the spirits of the dead members.

The Roshaniya took in travelers as initiates and then sent them on their way to found new chapters of the Order. It is believed by some that the Assassins were a branch of the Roshaniya. Branches of the Roshaniya or “the illuminated ones” or the Illuminati existed and still exist everywhere. One of the rules was not to use the same name and never mention “the Illuminati.” That rule is still in effect today. I believe that it is the breaking of this rule that resulted in Adam Weishaupt’s downfall. “

http://www.grailwerk.com/docs/illuminati.htm
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Secret Societies/New World Order
By MILTON WILLIAM COOPER

History is replete with whispers of secret societies. Accounts of elders or priests who guarded the forbidden knowledge of ancient peoples. Prominent men, meeting in secret, who directed the course of civilization are recorded in the writings of all people.

The oldest is the Brotherhood of the Snake, also called the Brotherhood of the Dragon, and it still exists under many different names. It is clear that religion has always played a significant role in the course of these organizations. Communication with a higher source, often divine, is a familiar claim in all but a few.

The secrets of these groups are thought to be so profound that only a chosen, well-educated few are able to understand and use them. These men use their special knowledge for the benefit of all mankind. At least that is what they claim. How are we to know, since their knowledge and actions have been secret? Fortunately, some of it has become public knowledge.

I found it intriguing that in most, if not all, primitive tribal societies all of the adults are members. They are usually separated into male and female groups. The male usually dominates the culture. Surprisingly, this exactly resembles many civilized secret societies. This can only mean that the society is working not against established authority, but for it. In fact, could be said to actually be the established authority. This would tend to remove the validity of any argument that all secret associations are dedicated to the “destruction of properly constituted authority.” This can only apply, of course, where the secret society makes up the majority or entirety of any people which it affects. Only a very few fall into this category.

Secret societies in fact mirror many facets of ordinary life. There is always an exclusivity of membership, with the resultant importance attached to being or becoming a member. This is found in all human endeavors, even those which are not secret, such as football teams or country clubs. This exclusivity of membership is actually one of the secret societies’ most powerful weapons. There is the use of signs, passwords and other tools. These have always performed valuable functions in man’s organizations everywhere. The stated reason, almost always different from the real reason, for the societies’ existence is important.

The comradeship is especially important. Sharing hardships or secrets has always been a special thrill to man. No one who undergone the rigors of boot camp is ever likely to forget the special feeling of belonging and comradeship that was shared between the victims of the drill sergeant or company commander. It is an emotion born of initiation. The most potent tool of any secret society is the ritual and myth surrounding initiation. These special binding ceremonies have very deep meaning for the participants.

Initiation performs several functions which make up the heart and soul of any true secret society. Like boot camp, the initiation into the armed forces, important aspects of human thought that are universally compelling, are merged to train and maintain the efforts of a group of people to operate in a certain direction. Initiation bonds the members together in mysticism.

Neophytes gain knowledge of a secret, giving them special status. The ancient meaning of neophyte is “planted anew or reborn.” A higher initiation is in reality a promotion inspiring loyalty and the desire to move up to the next rung. The goals of the society are reinforced, causing the initiated to act toward those goals in everyday life. That brings about a change in the political and social action of the member. The change is always in the best interest of the goals of the leaders of the secret society. The leaders are called adepts. This can best be illustrated by the soldier trained to follow orders without thinking. The result is often the wounding or death of the soldier for the realization of the commander’s goal which may or may not be good for the overall community.

Initiation is a means of rewarding ambitious men who can be trusted. You will notice that the higher the degree of initiation the fewer the members who possess the degree. This is not because the other members are not ambitious but because a process of very careful selection is being conducted. A point is reached where no effort is good enough without a pull up by the higher members. Most members never proceed beyond this point and never learn the real, secret purpose of the group. The frozen member from that point on serves only as a part of the political power base as indeed he has always done. You may have guessed by now that initiation is a way to determine who can and cannot be trusted.

A method of deciding exactly who is to become an adept decided during initiation by asking the candidate to spit upon the christian cross. If the candidate refuses, the members congratulate him and tell him, “You have made the right choice, as a true adept would never do such a terrible thing.” The newly initiated might find it disconcerting, that he/she never advances any higher. If instead, the candidate spits upon the cross, he/she has demonstrated a knowledge of one of the mysteries and soon will find him/herself a candidate for the next higher level. The mystery is that religion is but a tool to control the masses. Knowledge (or wisdom) is their only god, through which man himself will become god. The snake and the dragon are both symbols of wisdom. Lucifer is a personification of the symbol. It was Lucifer who tempted Eve to entice Adam to eat of the tree of knowledge and thus free man from the bonds of ignorance. The WORSHIP (a lot different from STUDY) of knowledge, science, or technology is Satanism in its purest form, its secret symbol is the all-seeing eye in the pyramid.

Undesirable effects of secret societies and their aura of mystery has sometimes given them the reputation for being abnormal associations or, at the very least, strange groups of people. Whenever their beliefs are those of the majority they are no longer considered antisocial. A good example is the Christian church, which was at one time a secret society under the Roman Empire. In fact, the “Open Friendly Secret Society” (the Vatican) actually ruled most, if not all, of the known world at one time.

Most secret societies are generally considered to be antisocial; they are believed to contain elements that are not liked or are outright harmful to the community in general. This is exactly the case in some instances. Communism and fascism are secret societies in many countries where they are prohibited by law. In this country the Nazi party and the Ku Klux Klan are secret societies due mostly to the fact that the general public is disgusted by them. Their activities are sometimes illegal, thus the secrecy of their membership. The early Christians were a secret society because Roman authorities considered them from the start to be dangerous to imperial rule. The same was true of the followers of Islam. The Druseed and Yezidis in Syria and Iraq consider the Arabs a dangerous secret society dedicated to the takeover of the world. The Arabs today think the same of the Jews. Catholics and Freemasons used to have precisely the same ideas about each other.

In many primitive or backward societies initiation into the highest degrees of the group involved subjection to trials which not infrequently resulted in death or insanity for the candidate. It can be seen that social right and wrong is not the yardstick in estimating the value of a secret society. In Borneo, initiates of hunting societies, consider it meritorious and compulsory to hunt heads. In Polynesia, infanticide and debauch were considered essential for initiation into their societies, where the tribal code needed members who indulged in these things, as pillars of society.

Since the beginning of recorded history, governmental bodies of every on have been involved with maintaining the status quo to defend the establishment against minority groups that sought to function as states within states or to oust the constituted authority and take over in its place.

Many of these attempts have succeeded but have not always lasted. Man’s desire to be one of the elect is something that no power on earth has been able to lessen, let alone destroy. It is one of the “secrets” of secret societies. It is what gives them a political base and lots of clout. Members often vote the same and give each other preference in daily business, legal, and social activities. It is the deepest desire of many to be able to say, “I belong to the elect.”

Houses of worship and sacrifice existed in the ancient cities. They were in fact temples built in honor of the many gods. These buildings functioned often as meeting places for philosophers and mystics who were believed to possess the secrets of nature. These men usually banded together in seclusive philosophic and religious schools.

The most important of all of these ancient groups is the Brotherhood of the Snake, or Dragon, and was simply known as the Mysteries. The snake and dragon are symbols that represent wisdom. The father of wisdom is Lucifer, also called the Light Bearer. The focus of worship for the Mysteries was Osiris, the name of a bright star that the ancients believed had been cast down onto the earth. The literal meaning of Lucifer is “bringer of light” or “the morning star.” After Osiris was gone from the sky, the ancients saw the Sun as the representation of Osiris (”...it is claimed that, after Lucifer fell from Heaven, he brought with him the power of thinking as a gift for mankind.” Fred Gittings, Symbolism in Occult Art)

Most of the greatest minds that ever lived were initiated into the society of Mysteries by secret and dangerous rites, some of which were very cruel. Some of the most famous were known as Osiris, Isis, Sabazius, Cybele and Eleusis. Plato was one of these initiates and he describes someof the mysteries in his writings.

Plato’s initiation encompassed three days of entombment in the Great Pyramid, during which time he died (symbolically), was reborn, and was given secrets that he was to preserve. Plato’s writings are full of information on the Mysteries. Manly P. Hall stated in his book, The Secret Teachings of All Ages that, “...the illumined of antiquity…entered its (pyramid of Giza) portals as men; they came forth as gods.” The ancient Egyptian word for pyramid was khuti, which meant “glorious light.” Mr. Hall says also, “The pyramids, the great Egyptian temples of initiation…”

According to many, the great pyramids were built to commemorate and observe a supernova explosion that occurred in the year 4000 B.C. Dr. Anthony Hewish, 1974 Nobel Prize winner in physics, discovered a rhythmic series of radio pulses which he proved were emissions from a star that had exploded around 4000 B.C. The Freemasons begin their calendar from A.L., “In the Year of Light,” found by adding 4000 to the modern year. Thus 1990 + 4000 = 5990 A.L. George Michanowsky wrote in The Once and Future Star that “The ancient Sumerian cuneiform…described a giant star exploding within a triangle formed by…Zeta Puppis, Gamma Velorum, and Lambda Velorum…located in the southern sky….[An] accurate star catalogue now stated that the blazing star that had exploded within the triangle would again be seen by man in 6000 years.” According to the Freemason’s calendar it will occur in the year 2000, and indeed it will.

The spacecraft called Galileo is on its way to Jupiter, a baby star with a gaseous makeup exactly the same as our sun, with a load of 49.7 pounds of plutonium, supposedly being used as batteries to power the craft. When its final orbit decays in December 1999, Galileo will deliver its payload into the center of Jupiter. The unbelievable pressure that will be encountered will cause a reaction exactly as occurs when an atomic bomb is exploded by an implosion detonator. The plutonium will explode in an atomic reaction, lighting the hydrogen and helium atmosphere of Jupiter and resulting in the birth of the star that has already been named Lucifer. The world will interpret it as a sign of tremendous religious significance. It will fulfill prophecy. In reality it is only a demonstration of the insane application of technology by the JASON Society which may or may not even work. They have practiced overkill to ensure success, however, as the documents that I read while in Naval Intelligence stated that Project GALILEO required only five pounds of plutonium to ignite Jupiter and possibly stave off the coming ice age. Global warming is a hoax. It is easier for the public to deal with and will give the ruling elite more time before panic and anarchy replace government. The reality is that overall global temperatures are becoming lower. Storms are becoming more violent and less predictable.

The icecaps at the poles are growing larger. The temperate zones where food can be grown are shrinking. Desertification is increasing in the tropics. An ice age is on its way, and it will occur suddenly.

Simultaneously a vault containing the ancient records of the earth will opened in Egypt. The opening of the vault will usher in the millennium. A great celebration has already been planned by the Millennium Society to take place at the pyramids in Egypt. According to the January 3, 1989, edition of the Arizona Daily Star, “President-elect Bush is spending this New Year’s holiday at Camp David, Maryland, but in 10 years he may be in Egypt. Organizers of the Millennium Society say he’s already committed to ushering in the next century at the Great Pyramid of Cheops in Giza.

The first secret that one must know to even begin to understand the Mysteries is that their members believe that there are but few truly mature minds in the world. They believe that those minds belong exdusively to them. The philosophy that follows is the classic secret-society view of humanity:

“When a person of strong intellect is confronted with a problem which calls for the use of reasoning faculties, they keep their poise and attempt to read a solution by garnering facts bearing upon the question. On the other hand, those who are immature, when confronted by the small problem, are overwhelmed. While the former may be said to be qualified to solve the mystery of their own destiny, the latter must be led like a bunch of animals and taught in the simplest language. Like sheep they are totally dependent upon the shepherd. The able intellect is taught the Mysteries and the esoteric spiritual truths. The masses are taught the literal, exoteric interpretations. While the masses worship the five senses, the select few observe, recognizing in the gulf between them the symbolic concretions of great abstract truths.

“The initiated elect communicate directly to Gods (ALIENS?) who communicate back to them. The masses sacrifice their lambs on an altar facing a stone idol that can neither hear or speak. The elect are given knowledge of the Mysteries and are illumined and are thus known as The Illluminati or the Illuminated Ones, the guardians of the ‘Secrets of the Ages.”’

Three early secret societies that can be directly connected to a modern descendant are the cults of Roshaniya, Mithras and their counterpart, the Builders. They have many things in common with the Freemasons of today as well as with many other branches of the Illuminati. For instance, common to the Brotherhood are the symbolic rebirth into a new life without going through the portal of death during initiation; reference to the “Lion” and “the Grip of the Lion’s Paw” in the Master Mason’s degree; the three degrees, which is the same as the ancient Masonic rites before the many other degrees were added; the ladder of seven rungs; men only; and the “all-seeing eye.”

Of special interest is the powerful society in Afghanistan in ancient times called the Roshaniya—illuminated ones. There are actually references to this mystical cult going back through history to the House of Wisdom at Cairo. The major tenets of this cult were: the abolition of private property; the elimination of religion; the elimination of nation states; the belief that illumination emanated from the Supreme Being who desired a class of perfect men and women to carry out the organization and direction of the world; belief in a plan to reshape the social system of the world by first taking control of individual countries one by one, and the belief that after reaching the fourth degree one could communicate directly with the unknown supervisors who had imparted knowledge to initiates throughout the ages. Wise men will again recognize the Brotherhood.

The important fact to remember is that the leaders of both the right and the left are a small, hard core of men who have been and still are Illuminists or members of the Brotherhood. They may have been or may be members of the Christian or Jewish religions, but that is only to further their own ends. They give allegiance to no particular nation, although they have used nationalism to further their causes. Their only concern is to gain greater economic and political power. The ultimate objective of the leaders of both groups is identical. They are determined to win for themselves undisputed control of the wealth, natural resources, and manpower of the entire planet. They intend to turn the world into their conception of a totalitarian socialist state. In the process they will eliminate all Christians, Jews, and atheists. You have just learned one, but only one, of the great mysteries.

The Roshaniya also called themselves the Order. Initiates took an oath that absolved them of all allegiance except to the Order and stated, “I bind myself to perpetual silence and unshaken loyalty and submission to the Order….All humanity which cannot identify itself by our secret sign is our lawful prey.” The oath remains essentially the same to this day. The secret sign was to pass a hand over the forehead, palm inward; the countersign, to hold the ear with the fingers and support the elbow in the cupped other hand. Does that sound familiar? The Order is the Order of the Quest. The cult preached that there was a spirit state completely different from life as we know it. The spirit could continue to be powerful on earth through a member of the Order, but only if the spirit had been itself a member of the Order before its death. Thus members of the Order gained power from the spirits of the dead members.

The Roshaniya took in travelers as initiates and then sent them on their way to found new chapters of the Order. It is believed by some that the Assassins were a branch of the Roshaniya. Branches of the Roshaniya or “the illuminated ones” or the Illuminati existed and still exist everywhere. One of the rules was not to use the same name and never mention “the Illuminati.” That rule is still in effect today. I believe that it is the breaking of this rule that resulted in Adam Weishaupt’s downfall.

One of the greatest secrets of the ages is the true story of the Holy Grail, the robe of Jesus, the remains of the Cross of Crucifixion, and whether Jesus actually died or if he survived and produced a child. Many myths surround the Knights Templar concerning these relics, and most myths throughout history always have at least some basis in fact. If my sources are correct, the Knights Templar survive today as a branch of the Illuminati and guard the relics, which are hidden in a location known only to them.

We know that the Templars are Illuminati because the Freemasons absorbed and protected those that escaped persecution of the church and France, just as the Freemasons would absorb and protect Weishaupt’s Illuminati centuries later. The Knights Templar exist today as a high degree of Freemasonry within the Templar Order. In fact, the Knights Templar is a branch of the Order of the Quest. The DeMolay Society is branch of the Freemasons that consecrates the memory of the persecution of the Knights Templar and in particular, their leader Jacques deMolay. I know, because I was a member of the DeMolay Society as a young adult. I loved the mystery and ritual. I became separated from the Society when my family moved to a location out of reach of any lodge. I believe to this day that my association with the DeMolay Society may have been the reason for my selection for Naval Security and Intelligence.

According to members of the intelligence community, when the New World Order is solidified the relics will be taken out, will be united with the Spear of Destiny, and will, according to legend, give the world’s ruler absolute power. This may confirm beliefs passed down through the ages that describe the significance of these relics when united in the hands one man. It explains Hitler’s desperate search World War II. (Gen. Patton had claimed it after defeat)

The Knights Templar were founded sometime during the 11th cent. in Jerusalem by the Prieure de Sion for the express purpose of guarding remaining relics of Jesus and to provide military protection for the religious travelers during their pilgrimage to the Holy City.

The Prieure de Sion was a religious order founded upon Mount Sion in Jerusalem. The Order set for itself the goal of preserving and recording the bloodline of Jesus and the House of David. Through every means available to them, the Prieure de Sion had found and retrieved the remaining relics. These relics were entrusted to the Knights Templar for safekeeping. I am amazed at the authors of Holy Blood, Holy Grail and the information that they have unearthed. Most of all I am amazed at their inability to put the puzzle together. The treasure hidden in France is not the treasure of the Temple of Jerusalem. It is the Holy Grail itself, the robe of Jesus, the last remaining pieces of the Cross of Crucifixion, and, according to my sources, someone’s bones. I can tell you that the reality of the bones will shake the world to its very foundations if I have been told the truth. The relics are hidden in France. I know the location and so do the authors of Holy Blood, Holy Grail, but they do not know that they know— or do they?

Adam Weishaupt, a young professor of canon law at Ingolstadt University in Germany, was a Jesuit priest and an initiate of the Illuminati. The branch of the Order he founded in Germany in 1776 was the same Illuminati previously discussed. The Jesuit connection is important, as you will see later in this chapter. Researchers agree that he was financed by the House of Rothschild (mentioned in “Silent Weapons for Quiet Wars”). Weishaupt advocated “abolition of all ordered national governments, abolition of inheritance, abolition of private property, abolition of patriotism, abolition of the individual home and family life as the cell from which all civilizations have stemmed, and abolition of all religions established and existing so that the ideology of totalitarianism may be imposed on mankind.”

In the same year that he founded the Illuminati he published Wealth of Nations, the book that provided the ideological foundation for capitalism and for the Industrial Revolution. It is no accident that the Declaration of Independence was written in the same year. On the obverse of the Great Seal of the United States the wise will recognize the all-seeing eye and other signs of the Brotherhood of the Snake.

Every tenet was the same. Date and beliefs confirm that Weishaupt’s Illuminati is the same as the Afghan Illuminated Ones and the other cults which called themselves “illuminated.” The Alumbrados of Spain were the same as were the “illuminated” Guerinets of France. In the United States they were known as the Jacobin clubs. Secrets within secrets within secrets—but always at the heart is the Brotherhood.

I believe that Weishaupt was betrayed and set up for persecution because he ignored the rule that the word “illuminati” or the existence of the Brotherhood would never be exposed to public knowledge. His exposure and outlawing accomplished several goals of the still-hidden and still very powerful brotherhood. It allowed members to debunk claims of its existence on the grounds that the Illuminati had been exposed and outlawed and thus was no longer a reality. It allowed members to deny allegations of conspiracy of any kind. The Brotherhood of the Snake is adept at throwing out decoys to keep the dogs at bay. Weishaupt may have been a fool—or he may have been doing exactly what he was told.

Weishaupt said, “The great strength of our Order lies in its concealment; let it never appear in its own name, but always covered by another name, and another occupation.”

Allegations that the Freemason organizations were infiltrated by the Illuminati during Weishaupt’s reign are hogwash. The Freemasons have always contained the core of Illuminati within their ranks, and that is why they so freely and so willingly took in and hid the members of Weishaupt’s group. You cannot really believe that the Freemasons, if they were only a simple fraternal organization, would have risked everything, including their very lives, by taking in and hiding outlaws who had been condemned by the monarchies of Europe. It is mainly Freemason authors who have perpetuated the myth that Adam Weishaupt was the founder of the Illuminati and that the Illuminati was destroyed, never to surface again.

In 1826 an American Freemason wrote a book revealing Masonic secrets entitled llustrations of Freemasonry. One of the secrets that he revealed is that the last mystery at the top of the Masonic pyramid is the worship of Lucifer. We have since learned the secret of the “story of the murder of Hiram Abif.” Hiram Abif represents intelligence, liberty and truth, and was struck down by a blow to the neck with a rule, representing the suppression of speech by the church; then he was struck in the heart with the square, representing the suppression of belief by the State; and finally he was struck on the head by a maul, representing the suppression of intellect by the masses. Freemasonry thus equates the Church, the State, and the masses with tyranny, intolerance, and ignorance. What Morgan revealed was that the Freemasons were pledged to avenge Hiram Abif and that their plan was to strike down the Church, the State, and the freedom of the masses.

Morgan caused a small uproar against the Masons. The small uproar turned into a full blown anti-Freemason movement when the author, William Morgan, disappeared. Morgan had apparently been abducted and drowned in Lake Ontario. It was alleged that fellow Masons had done it, and that they deny to this day. Who else would have done it? I believe they murdered him. The newspapers of the time state without reservation that he was murdered by Masons. The oath of initiation into the Freemasons states that if secrets are told, the initiate will be murdered. A nationwide furor ensued that resulted in the creation of an anti-Masonic political party in 1829 by Henry Dana Ward, Thurlow Weed, and William H. Seward. Interest in several anti-Masonic books was revived during that period, with the result that Freemasonry suffered a severe loss of membership. It lasted only a few years and by 1840 the anti-Masonic party was extinct. Time really does cure all ills.

We know that the British Freemasons are a totally self-serving group that discriminates in favor of its own whenever jobs, promotions, contracts, or careers are concerned. The English Freemason organization was used by the KGB to infiltrate and take over British Intelligence. British Intelligence is synonomous with Chatham House, more commonly known as the Royal Institute for International Affairs, the parent organization of the Council on Foreign Relations in the United States. The English state police, Scotland Yard, ordered its personnel not to join the Masons for fear the same would happen to them. Of course, you have been told all your life that the Freemasons are only a benevolent fraternal organization bent only on community service. Read on, O innocent one.

Probably the most notorious Freemason lodge is the P2 lodge in Italy. This group has been implicated in everything from bribery to assassinations. P2 is directly connected to the Vatican, the Knights of Malta, and to the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency. It is powerful and dangerous. The P2 lodge has succeeded in infiltrating the Vatican and has scored a coup of tremendous significance: the Pope, John Paul II, has lifted the ban against Freemasonry. Many high-level members of the Vatican are now Freemasons.

I tell you now that Freemasonry is one of the most wicked and terrible organizations upon this earth. The Masons are major players in the struggle for world domination. The 33rd Degree is split into two. One split contains the core of the Luciferian Illuminati and the other contains those who have no knowledge of it whatsoever.

ALL of the intelligence officers that I worked for while in Naval Intelligence were Masons. As I stated before, I believe that my association with the DeMolay Society as a young adult may have been the reason that I was selected for Naval Security and Intelligence. However, that is only a guess.

I had intended to go into great detail linking P2, the Prieure de Sion, the Vatican, the CIA, organizations for a United Europe, and the Bilderberg Group. Fortunately, Michael Baigent, Righard Leigh & Henry Lincoln beat me to it. I say fortunately, because they confirm my previous allegation that I published in my paper “The Secret Government” that the CIA had plants, called moles, deep within the Vatican. You must read Holy Blood, Holy Grail and The Messianic Legacy, both by Baigent, Leigh, & Lincoln. Any reputable bookstore should carry them. Between pages 343 and 361 of The Messianic Legacy you can read of the alliance of power that resulted in a secret world government.

Most members of the Freemasons are not aware that the Illuminati practices what is known as “secrets within secrets,” or organizations within organizations- That is one purpose of initiation. I cannot excuse any of the members, however, or anyone who joins a society without knowing everything about the organization is indeed a fool. Only those at the top who have passed every test truly know what the Masons are hiding, thus rendering it impossible for anyone outside to know much at all about the group. What does that say about new members or those who are already members but do not know the ultimate secrets? It tells me that fools abound. Unlike authors who out of fear have acted as apologists for the Freemasons, I decline to absolve them of responsibility and guilt. The Freemasons, like everyone else, are responsible for the cleanliness of their home. The occupant of a secret house within a secret house within a secret house cannot clean if he cannot see the number of rooms or what they contain. Their house is a stinking cesspool. Look to the Masons for the guilty party if anything happens to me. I believe that they have murdered in the past and that they will murder in the future.

Their goal is to rule the world. The doctrine of this group is not democracy or communism, but is a form of fascism. The doctrine is totalitarian socialism. You must begin to think correctly. The Illuminati are not Communists, but some Communists are Illuminati. (1) Monarchism (thesis) faced democracy (antithesis) in WWI, which resulted in the formation of communism and the League of Nations (synthesis). (2) Democracy and communism (thesis) faced fascism (antithesis) in WWII and resulted in a more powerful United Nations (synthesis). (3) Capitalism (thesis) now faces communism (antithesis) and the result will be the New World Order, totalitarian socialism (synthesis).

The 1953 report of the California Senate Investigating Committee on Education stated: “So-called modern Communism is apparently the same hypocritical world conspiracy to destroy civilization that was founded by the illuminati, and that raised its head in our colonies here at the critical period before the adoption of our Constitution.” The California Senate understood that communism is the work of the Illuminati. They failed to realize that the Council on Foreign Relations and theTrilateral Commission are also the work of the Illuminati. You MUST begin to think correctly. The enemy is not communism, it is Illuminism. The Communists are not going to be much happier with the New World Order than we.

I hope to show that most modern secret societies and especially those that practice degrees of initiation, and that is the key, are really one society with one purpose. You may call them whatever you wish—the Order of the Quest, the JASON Society, the Roshaniya, the Qabbalah, the Knights Templar, the Knights of Malta, the Knights of Columbus, the Jesuits, the Masons, the Ancient and Mystical Order of Rosae Crucis, the Illuminati, the Nazi Party, the Communist Party, the Executive Members of the Council on Foreign Relations, The Group, the Brotherhood of the Dragon, the Rosicrucians, the Royal Institute of International Affairs, the Trilateral Commission, the Bilderberg Group, the Open Friendly Secret Society (the Vatican), the Russell Trust, the Skull & Bones, the Scroll & Key, the Order—they are all the same and all work toward the same ultimate goal, a New World Order.

Many of them, however, disagree on exactly who will rule this New World Order, and that is what causes them to sometimes pull in opposite directions while nevertheless proceeding toward the same goal. The Vatican, for instance, wants the Pope to head the world coalition. Some want Lord Maitreya to head the New World Order. Lord Maitreya is the front runner, I believe, since witnesses say he was present on the ship at Malta with Bush, Gorbachev, and the ten regional heads of the New World Order. “Approximately 200 dignitaries from around the world attended a major conference initiated by Maitreya in London on April 21 and 22,1990. Representatives of governments (including the USA), members of royal families, religious leaders and journalists, all of whom had met with Maitreya previously, attended the conference.” Quote from “Prophecy Watch” column of Whole Wheat No. 8, Minneapolis.

Someone has also spent an awful lot of money announcing his presence. The Pope will have to approve him if Maitreya is selected, however, and that would fulfill the Bible prophecy in the Book of Revelation that states that the first beast will be given his power by Rome. If you can interpret Revelation as I can, then you know that the Pope will ultimately win out and will reign as the second beast.

In 1952 an alliance was formed, bringing them all together for the first time in history. The Black Families, the Illuminati (the Order), the Vatican, and the Freemasons now work together to bring about the New World Order. All will protest their innocence and will do everything within their power to destroy anyone who suggests otherwise. I will undoubtedly become a target when this book is published.

You may notice that some of those listed in the preceding paragraphs do not, or so it appears, practice degrees of initiation. That is the public view. Look at the Council on Foreign Relations. Many members—in fact, the majority—never serve on the executive committees. They never go through any initiation of any kind. They are, in fact, the power base and are used to gain a consensus of opinion. The majority are not really members but are made to feel as if they are. In reality they are being used and are unwilling or unable to understand. The Executive Committee is an inner core of intimate associates, members of a secret society called the Order of the Quest, also known as the JASON Society, devoted to a common purpose. The members are an outer circle on whom the inner core acts by personal persuasion, patronage and social pressure. That is how they bought Henry Kissinger. Rockefeller gave Kissinger a grant of $50,000 in the early ’50s, a fortune in those days, and made dear old Henry a member of the CFR. Anyone in the outer circle who does not toe the mark is summarily expelled and the lesson is not lost on those who remain. Do you remember the human desire to be a member of the elect? That is the principle at work.

The real power are men who are always recruited without exception from the secret societies of Harvard and Yale known as the Skull & Bones and the Scroll & Key. Both societies are secret branches (also called the Brotherhood of Death) of what is otherwise historically known as the Illuminati. They are connected to parent organizations in England (The Group of Oxford University and especially All Souls College), and Germany (the Thule Society, also called the Brotherhood of Death). I learned this when I was with Naval Intelligence. I was not able to explain why some members of the Executive Committee were not listed under the “Addresses” of Chapter 322 of the Skull & Bones Society until I read The Wise Men by Walter Isaacson & Evan Thomas, Simon and Schuster, New York. Under illustration #9 in the center of the book you will find the caption “Lovett with the Yale Unit, above far right, and on the beach: His initiation into Skull and Bones came at an air base near Dunkirk.” I have found that members of these two societies were chosen on an ongoing basis by invitation based upon merit post-college and were not confined to only Harvard or Yale attendees.

Only members of the Order are initiated into the Order of the Quest, the JASON Society that makes up the executive members of the Council on Foreign Relations and, in fact, the Trilateral Commission as well. The executive members of the Council on Foreign Relations are the real elect in this country. George Bush is a member of the Order. Surprised? You shouldn’t be. His father was also a member who helped finance Hitler.

It is important that you know that the members of the Order take an oath that absolves them from any allegiance to any nation or king or government or constitution, and that includes the negating of any subsequent oath of allegiance which they may be required to take. They swear allegiance only to the Order and its goal of a New World Order. George Bush is not a loyal citizen of the United States but instead is loyal only to the destruction of the United States and to the formation of the New World Order. According to the oath Bush took when he was initiated into Skull & Bones, his oath of office as President of the United States of America means nothing.

The Trilateral Commission is an elite group of some 300 very prominent business, political, and intellectual decision-makers of Western Europe, North America, and Japan. This enterprise is a private agency that works to build up political and economic cooperation among the three regions. Its grand design, which it no longer hides, is a New World Order.

The Trilateral Commission was the idea of its founder, American banking magnate David Rockefeller. The real reason for its formation was the decline of the Council on Foreign Relation’s power as a result of the people’s dissatisfaction with the Vietnam War. The reasoning behind the move toward the Trilateral Commission was the same as entering two horses in the same race. It doubles the chances of winning. The real power has always remained solidly in the hands of the Council on Foreign Relations. The Rockefeller family was, is and always will be the benefactor of both organizations. Rockefeller, though powerful is not in control in this country or anywhere else. The key to the REAL power is the fact that Rockefeller had to put out feelers at a Bilderberg Group meeting in 1972 about forming a private group of trilateral leaders. The Bilderberg Group gave the nod and Rockefeller’s man Zbigniew Brzezinski gathered up a membership and organized the Trilateral Commission in 1972, not in 1973 as the Commission claims.

A key to the danger presented by the Trilateral Commission is its “Seminal Peace,” written for them by Harvard Professor Samuel P. Huntington in the mid ’70s. In the paper Professor Huntington recommended that democracy and economic development be discarded as outdated ideas. He wrote as co-author of the book The Crisis of Democracy, “We have come to recognize that there are potential desirable limits to economic growth. There are also potentially desirable limits to the indefinite extension of political democracy. A government which lacks authority will have little ability short of cataclysmic crisis to impose on its people the sacrifices which may be necessary.”

.....Remember that George Bush was a member of the Trilateral Commission and only resigned as an expediency to get elected. He believes wholeheartedly in the Commission and its ideas and ideals. We have elected a President who believes that democracy and economic development must be discarded- I tell you now that he is working toward that end. Bush is still a member of the Order and the CFR.

The JASON Society, or JASON Scholars, takes its name from the story of Jason and the Golden Fleece, and it is a branch of the Order of the Quest, one of the highest degrees in the Illuminati. The golden fleece takes on the role of truth to JASON members. Jason represents the search for the truth. Therefore the name JASON Society denotes a group of men who are engaged in a search for the truth. The name Jason is spelled with capital letters when used as the name of the JASON Society. Lower-case letters are never used when referring to this secret group. The name may even have a deeper meaning, as the name “Jason” and the Golden Fleece appear throughout history in relation to various other secret societies. In these instances the story represents man (Jason) lookingfor himself (Golden Fleece).

Top Secret documents that I read while with Naval Intelligence stated that President Eisenhower had commissioned the JASON Society to examine all of the evidence, facts, lies, and deception and find the truth of the alien question.

Founders of the JASON Group (not the same as the JASON Society) include members of the famous Manhattan Project, which brought together almost every leading physicist in the nation to build the atomic bomb during World War II. The group is made up mostly of theoretical physicists and is the most elite gathering of scientific minds in the United States. As of 1987 the membership included four Nobel Prize winners. Today JASON continues to offer scientific help the government cannot find anywhere else. They are probably the only group of scientists in the United States that know the true state of highest technology.

JASON is shrouded in what appears to be unnecessary secrecy. The group refuses to release its membership list. None of the members list JASON membership on their official resumes. Working completely behind the scenes, JASON has guided the nation’s most important security decisions. These include, but are not limited to, Star Wars, submarine warfare, and predictions about the greenhouse effect. The JASON members are each paid a $500 per-day consultant’s fee.

In the documents that I read while with Naval Intelligence the JASONS predicted that the greenhouse effect would lead ultimately to an ICE AGE.

According to the Pentagon, the JASONS hold the highest and most restrictive security clearances in the nation. They are given the protocol rank of rear admiral (two stars) when they visit or travel aboard ships or visit military bases. The only other reference to the JASON group that I have been able to find is in The Pentagon Papers. The papers stated that JASON was responsible for designing the electronic barrier between North and South Vietnam for the purpose of sealing off infiltration of the South by North Vietnamese regulars during the Vietnam War. I was stationed on the DMZ and I can tell you that it did not work.

The veil of secrecy drawn around the JASON Group has been so tight and so leak-proof since its conception that those who think the government cannot keep a secret need to reexamine that position. The government was able to contain the JASON secret except for the one leak; but the JASON Group itself, a civilian group, did even better. No leaks have ever occurred from within JASON. JASON is administered by the Mitre Corporation Government contracts allotted to the Mitre Corporation are in reality allotted to the JASON scientists. This is done so that the name JASON does not ever appear in documents which may come under public scrutiny.

What is the difference between the JASON Scholars or JASON Society and the JASON Group? The documents that I read referred to the JASON Society in exactly those words. In public documents the only JASON reference is to the JASON Group, administered by the Mitre Corporation. I believe the JASON Society is one of the highest degrees above the Skull & Bones and the Scroll & Key in the Illuminati. In other words, it is a higher level of initiation. The JASON Group is a scientific organization formed and hired by the JASON Society and the U.S. Government for obvious reasons.

I know a lot more about the JASON Society and the JASON Group, but I do not want to injure Mr. Grant Cameron, who has done extensive research on these subjects. He will publish his research in the coming months. I guarantee his findings will amaze you.

The Council on Foreign Relations has been the foremost flank of America’s foreign-policy establishment for more than half a century. The Council on Foreign Relations is a private organization of business executives, scholars, and political leaders that studies global problems and play a key role in developing U.S. foreign policy. The CFR is one of the most powerful semi-offlcial groups concerned with America’s role in international affairs. It is controlled by an elect group of men recruited from the Skull & Bones and the Scroll & Key societies of Harvard and Yale, which are both chapters of a secret branch of the Illuminati known as Chapter 322 of the Order. The members of the Order make up the Executive Committee of the Council on Foreign Relations after undergoing initiation into the Order of the Quest, also known as the JASON Society.

The Council on Foreign Relations is an off-shoot sister organization to the British Royal Institute of International Affairs. Their goal is a New World Order. Although it existed as a dinner dub in New York, it did not take on its present power until 1921, when it merged with the Royal Institute of International Affairs and received its financial base from J.P. Morgan, the Carnegie Endowment, the Rockefeller family, and other Wall Street banking interests.

The Council on Foreign Relations controls our government. Through the years its members have infiltrated the entire executive branch, State Department, Justice Department, CIA, and the top ranks of the military. Every director of the Central Intelligence Agency has been a member of the CFR. Most presidents since Roosevelt have been members. The members of the CFR dominate ownership of the press and most, if not all, of America’s top journalists are members. The CFR does not conform to government policy. The government conforms to CFR policy.

I read Top Secret documents while with Naval Intelligence that stated that President Eisenhower had appointed six of the Executive Committee members of the CFR to sit on the panel called Majesty Twelve also known as Majority Twelve for security reasons. Majesty Twelve is the secret group that is supposed to control extraterrestrial information and projects. The documents stated that Eisenhower had also appointed six members from the Executive branch of government who were also members of the CFR. The total membership of Majesty Twelve was nineteen, including Dr. Edward Teller and the six members from the JASON scientific group. Again, whether this is true or disinformation depends solely upon the existence of aliens.

The Knights of Malta play a powerful role in this scenario. In the 1930’s General Smedley Butler was recruited to help take over the White House. He was told that he was needed because of his general popularity with the military. General Butler blew the whistle and named several prominent Americans as part of the plot. At the top of the list was John J. Raskob, who was a founding member of the U.S. branch of the Knights of Malta. He was board chairman of General Motors. He was, at he time, the U.S. Treasurer of the Knights of Malta. Congressional hearings were held to investigate the plot, but none of those named, induding Raskob, was ever called to testify and nothing ever came of the hearings. Although you will find this in the Congressional records, you will never find it in any history book anywhere.

It is significant that the Iran-Contra episode has many similarities to the 1930s plot. William Casey was a member of the Knights of Malta. William Casey, with the help of Vice President Bush, Anne Armstrong and Donald Regan, caused the President’s Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board to be emasculated so that Bush, Casey, North and others could carry out their dirty deeds without oversight. They had also developed a plan to suspend the Constitution of the United States and were preparing to implement the plan when they were caught. These facts emerged from the hearings but were suppressed by the committee chairman, Senator Daniel Inouye of Hawaii. You must understand that tremendous power was involved in both attempts to overthrow the United States Government.

William Casey was the Director of the CIA. He was a member of the CFR. Casey was a Knight of Malta. He was the head of Ronald Reagan’s political campaign. He was head of the Securities and Exchange Commission. During the Nixon administration he was head of the Export-Import Bank.

Casey arranged financing for the Kama River truck factory in the Soviet Union with 90% of the funds guaranteed or furnished by the U.S. taxpayer. This factory built military truck and tank engines for the Soviet Army. It was, and may still be, the largest factory in the world and could produce more heavy trucks than all U.S. factories together. I believe Casey was murdered.

The Knights of Malta is a world organization with its threads weaving through business, banking, politics, the CIA, other intelligence organizations, P2, religion, education, law, military, think tanks, foundations, the United States Information Agency, the United Nations, and numerous other organizations. They are not the oldest but are one of the oldest branches of the Order of the Quest in existence. The world head of the Knights of Malta is elected for a life term, with the approval of the Pope. The Knights of Malta have their own Constitution and are sworn to work toward the establishment of a New World Order with the Pope at its head. Knights of Malta members are also powerful members of the CFR and the Trilateral Commission.

The Vatican has been infiltrated over many years by the Illuminati. This is easily proven by the fact that in 1738 Pope Clement XII issued a Papal Bull which stated that any Catholic who became a Mason would be excommunicated, a very serious punishment. In 1884 Pope Leo XIII issued a proclamation stating that Masonry was one of the secret societies attempting to “revive the manners and customs of the pagans” and “establish Satan’s kingdom on Earth.” Piers Compton, in his book The Broken Cross, traces the infiltration of the Catholic Church by the Illuminati. He has found the use of the all-seeing eye in the triangle by leading Catholics and by the Jesuits. It was used in the seal of the Philadelphia Eucharistic Congress in 1976. It was on a special issue of Vatican stamps in 1978, announcing the final Illuminati victory to the world. Mr. Compton claims that Pope John XXIII wore the “all-seeing eye in the triangle” on his personal cross. Compton is adamant that several hundred leading Catholic priests, bishops and cardinals are members of secret societies. He quotes an article in an Italian Journal that lists more than 70 Vatican offlcials, including Pope Paul VI’s private secretary, the director general of Vatican radio, the Archbishop of Florence, the prelate of Milan, the assistant editor of the Vatican newspaper, several Italian bishops, and the abbot of the Order of St. Benedict. Those are only the ones that are known and only the ones known in Italy. It is widely believed that this Pope, John Paul XXII, is a member of the Illuminati. I believe, according to my research, that it is true. The best indication of infiltration is that on November 27,1983, the Pope retracted all of the Papal Bulls against Freemasonry and allowed Catholics, after several hundred years, to again become members of secret societies without fear of excommunication. The goal of the Illuminati to elect one of their own to the Papacy appears to have come to fruition. If that is the case, the New World Order is just on the horizon. Now is the time.

The first U.S. Ambassador to the Vatican was William Wilson, a Knight of Malta. His appointment was probably illegal and, for a fact, was highly unethical. Wilson could not possibly have represented the U.S. when his allegiance was sworn to the Pope.

Wilson, if you will remember, took an unauthorized trip to Libya and met privately with Libyan offlcials at a time when travel to Libya had been banned by the President. President Ronald Reagan had called Col. Khadafi “a mad dog” and made a few strong threats. The U.S. had been resolute in bombing Libya even though civilians were killed. Following Wilson’s trip, Khadafi issued a press release stating that “an American diplomat had been sent to reduce tensions with Libya.” The State Department denied that any such thing had taken place. Ambassador Wilson closed his mouth and refused any comment. To this day he has said nothing, even though his actions made a liar of the United States and embarrassed us worldwide.

A due to what was happening is the fact that while we had cut off Libya and even bombed them and while travel by U.S. citizens to Libya was forbidden, five huge oil conglomerates were filling their pockets dealing with Khadafi. One of the companies was headed by J. Peter Grace, President of W.R. Grace. Eight members of the W.R. Grace Company are members of the Knights of Malta. According to an article by Leslie Geld in the New York Times, administration officials had expressed concern about Mr. Wilson’s activities. These actions, they said, often seem to revolve around his contacts and interest in the oil business.

Wilson should have been fired, but instead nothing happened except that he and his wife attended a Papal Easter Mass and stood next to George Schultz and his wife. In diplomatic language this indicated private approval of his actions. George Schultz, of course, is a member of the CFR, the Bohemian Club and the Bechtel Corporation, all of which have close ties to the Order and the Knights of Malta.

Wilson engaged in several other improprieties during his ambassadorship. Again, in each case nothing happened. Finally he resigned. Later, if you will remember, President Reagan suffered a fall from a horse on William Wilson’s ranch in Mexico. Do you seriously think that President Reagan would have visited Wilson’s home in Mexico if he had not approved of Wilson’s actions while he was the U.S. Ambassador to the Vatican?

Knight of Malta Myron Taylor was President Roosevelt’s envoy. Knight of Malta John McCone was President Kennedy’s envoy and he was also the Director of the CIA during the early ’60s. A former mayor of New York City, Robert Wagner, was President Jimmy Carter’s envoy. Frank Shakespeare replaced William Wilson. Frank Shakespeare is a Knight of Malta, and so it goes. President Reagan spoke at the annual Knights of Malta dinner.

The Knights of Malta all have diplomatic immunity. They can ship goods across borders without paying duty or undergoing customs check Does that ring any bells? In any case, that is power.

The Knights of Malta is held up by a backbone consisting of nobility. Nearly half of the 10,000 members belong to Europe’s oldest and most powerful families. This cements the alliance between the Vatican and the “Black Nobility.” The Black Nobility is mostly the rich and powerful of Europe. The head of the Black Nobility is the family that can claim direct descendancy from the last Roman emperor. Maybe now you can see that things are beginning to fall into their proper place. Membership in the Knights of Malta entails obedience to one’s superior in The Order and ultimately to the Pope. Therefore, a U.S. ambassador who is also a member of the Knights of Malta faces a conflict of interest. Why is this fact ignored? President Bush appointed Knight of Malta Thomas Melledy to the post of U.S. Ambassador to the Vatican.

The Vatican has founded the Pope John Paul II Center for Prayer and Study for Peace at 1711 Ocean Avenue, Springlake, New Jersey, in a mansion overlooking the ocean. The mansion was given to the New York Archdiocese by the estate of Elmer Bobst, who died in 1978. He was a multimillionaire and chairman of Warner Lambert Company. Richard Nixon was a frequent visitor. Directors of the Center were Kurt Waldheim, former Secretary General of the United Nations and ex-nazi war criminal; Cyrus Vance, former Secretary of State under Carter and member of both the Council on Foreign Relations and the Trilateral Commission; Clare Booth Luce, a dame of the Knights of Malta; and J. Peter Grace of W.R. Grace Company, who is head of the Knights of Malta in the United States.

The Center was set up by the Vatican as a part of the Pope’s new peace plan, which will bring the world together. The Center has two roles: (1) Educate Catholics and their children to accept the New World Order. (2) Provide residence for the world-peace-solution computer and an ongoing study for peaceful solutions to any future problems which may endanger world peace. The computer is hooked to the world capitals via satellite. All nations have agreed to relinquish sovereignty to the Pope and submit future problems to the computer for solution. Of course, this will not go into effect until the New World Order is publicly announced. I believe that the New World Order was born in secrecy on January 19,1989. Now you know.

The Vatican has stated at various times that “the Pope is for total disarmament; the Pope is for elimination of the sovereignty of the nation states; the Pope is also stating that property rights are not to be considered true property rights. The Pope believes that only the Vatican knows what is right for man.”

In the early 1940s, the I.G. Farben Chemical Company employed a Polish salesman who sold cyanide to the Nazis for use in Auschwitz. The same salesman also worked as a chemist in the manufacture of the poison gas. This same cyanide gas along with Zyklon B and malathion was used to exterminate millions of Jews and other groups. Their bodies were then burned to ashes in the ovens. After the war the salesman, fearing for his llfe, joined the Catholic Church and was ordained a priest in 1946. One of his closest friends was Dr. Wolf Szmuness, the mastermind behind the November/78 to October/79 and March/80 to October/81 experimental hepatitis B vaccine trials conducted by the Center for Disease Control in New York, San Francisco and four other American cities that loosed the plague of AIDS upon the American people. The salesman was ordained Poland’s youngest bishop in 1958. After a 30-day reign his predecessor was assassinated and our ex-cyanide gas salesman assumed the papacy as Pope John Paul II.

1990 is the right time with the right leaders: ex-chief of the KGB Mikhail Gorbachev, ex-chief of the CIA George Bush, ex-Nazi cyanide gas salesman Pope John Paul II, all bound by an unholy alliance to ring in the New World Order.

The Pope has challenged world leaders by claiming that the people of the world already recognize the absolute authority of Rome because they observe the Sunday Sabbath that was ordered by the Pope in the Council of Laodicea (A.D. 364). The original Ten Commandments given to Moses ordered that we should: “Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it Holy. Six days shalt thou labor, and do all thy work but the seventh day is the Sabbath of the Lord thy God; in it thou shalt not do any work, thou, nor thy son, nor thy daughter,thy man servant, nor thy maid servant, nor thy cattle, nor thy stranger that is within thy gates: for in six days the Lord made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that in them is, and rested the seventh day: wherefore the Lord blessed the Sabbath day, and hallowed it.” The seventh day, the Sabbath as handed to Moses is Saturday. The celebration of Sunday as the Sabbath is verification that the people recognize the Pope as superior to God. The only whole people who have not recognized the authority of the Pope are the Jewish people, and that is why the Vatican has not and will not recognize the state of Israel. The Vatican refuses even to call it Israel. Instead the Vatican says Palestine when talking about Israel. Again, I must remind you that what you believe makes not one bit of difference. The important thing to understand is that if they believe this, it is going to give you nightmares.

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“The Pope has a lot of charisma and in a one world system you need a religious head for power. Khomeini proved that. This Pope has enough following and charisma to make what we consider a great threat in this move.” [Quote from The Mantooth Report]

“Pope John Paul II is most anxious to complete his goal. His goal is to reunite the Christian World under the leadership of the papacy. If at all possible, he hopes to reach his goal by the end of this century. This is the primary reason behind the Pope’s many worldwide trips.” [From an article by Gene H. Hogberg, Nov./Dec. 1989, Plain Truth.]

Were you aware that Hitler and his entire staff were Catholic? Did you know that the Nazis dabbled in the occult? Did you know that the New York Times of April 14, 1990, quotes George Bush as stating, “Let’s forgive the Nazi war criminals.” I wonder why he said that? Did you know that the Los Angeles Times December 12, 1984, quoted Pope John Paul II as saying, “Don’t go to God for forgiveness of sins, come to me.” The Pope committed blasphemy, thus fulfilling prophecy according to the book of Revelation. The Pope is telling us that he is God!

Remember, never worship a leader. If you worship a leader, you then no longer have the ability to recognize when you have been deceived!

On July 21, 1773, Pope Clement XIV “forever annulled and extingutshed the Jesuit Order.” France, Spain and Portugal had independently come to realize that the Jesuits were meddling in the affairs of the state and were therefore enemies of the government. The Pope’s action was a response to pressure applied by the monarchies. King Joseph of Portugal signed a decree “by which the Jesuits were denounced as ‘traitors, rebels and enemies to the realm…”’ Pope Pius VII in August, 1814, reinstated the Jesuits to all of their former rights and privileges.

Ex-President John Adams wrote to his successor, Thomas Jefferson: “I do not like the reappearance of the Jesuits. If ever there was a body of men who merited eternal damnation on earth…it is this Society….” Jefferson replied: “Like you, I disapprove of the restoration of the Jesuits, for it means a step backwards from light into darkness.”

The Jesuits are still in trouble today as they have been throughout their existence. On February 28,1982, Pope Paul II told the Jesuits to “keep dear of politics, and honor Roman Catholic tradition.” U.S. News and World Report stated that the Jesuits had indeed meddled in the affairs of nations. The article stated: “Jesuits have played leading roles in Nicaragua’s Sandinista revolution. Some Jesuits have joined Communist parties. One priest in El Salvador has claimed that his order is working for the advancement of Marxism and revolution, not for God….Jesuits have joined left wing rebel movements in Central America and the Philippines, and have advocated a melding of Marxism and Roman Catholicism in what is called ‘liberation theology.”’

When the United States wanted to employ the nastiest forms of the Haig-Kissinger depopulation policy in Central America it was the Jesuits who organized and prodded the people into civil war. Wherever the Jesuits go, revolution quickly follows. I am always sad when I see or hear of people being hurt; but according to my research, the Jesuit priests murdered in Central America probably deserved it.

The most powerful secret organization in the world is the Bilderberg Group, organized in 1952 and named after the hotel where its first meeting took place in 1954. The man who organized the Bilderberg Group, Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands, has the power to veto the Vatican’s choice of any Pope it selects. Prince Bernhard has this veto power because his family, the Hapsburgs, are desended from the Roman emperors. Prince Bernhard is the leader of the Black Families. He claims descent from the House of David and thus can truly say that he is related to Jesus. Prince Bernhard, with the help of the CIA, brought the hidden ruling body of the Illuminati into public knowledge as the Bilderberg Group. This is the official alliance that makes up the world governing body.

The core of the organization is three committees made up of thirteen members each. Thus the heart of the Bilderberg Group consists of 39 total members of the Illuminati. The three committees are made up exclusively of members of all the different secret groups that make up the Illuminati, the Freemasons, the Vatican, and the Black Nobility. This committee works year round in offices in Switzerland. It determines who is invited to the annual meeting and what policies and plans will be discussed. Every proposal or plan that has ever been discussed at an annual meeting of the Bilderberg Group has come to pass usually within one or two years following the meeting. The Bilderberg Group is directing the “quiet war” that ls being waged against us. How can they do it? These are the men who really rule the world.

The numbers 3, 7, 9,11,13, 39 and any multiple of these numbers have special meaning to the Illuminati. Notice that the Bilderberg Group has core of 39 members who are broken into 3 groups of 13 members in each group. Notice that the core of 39 answers to the 13 who make up the Policy Committee. Take special notice that the 13 members of the Policy Committee answer to the Round Table of Nine. You know that the original number of states in the United States of America was 13. The Constitution has 7 articles and was signed by 39 members of the Constitutional Convention.

The United States was born on July 4, 1776. July is the 7th month of the year. Add 7 (for July) and 4 and you have 11; 1+7+7+6 = 21, which is a multlple of 3 and 7. Add 2+1 and you get 3. Look at the numbers in 1776 and you see two 7s and a 6, which is a multiple of 3. Coincidence, you say? For those of you who still say it’s accidental, however, I offer the following evidence I could write a book just on numerical links, but I won’t.

Manly P. Hall, 33rd-degree Mason, probably the most renowned expert on these subjects, wrote in his book The Secret Destiny of America, “For more than three thousand years, secret societies have labored to create the background of knowledge necessary to the establishment of an enlightened democracy among the nations of the world…all have continued…and they still exist, as the Order of the Quest. Men bound by a secret oath to labor in the cause of world democracy decided that in the American colonies they would plan the roots of a new way of life. The Order of the Quest…was set up in America before the middle of the 17th century….Franklin spoke for the Order of the Quest, and most of the men who worked with him in the early days of the American Republic were also members….Not only were many of the founders of the United States Government Masons, but they received aid from a secret and august body existing in Europe which helped them to establish this country for a particular purpose known only to the initiated few.” I found these quotes in a book on page 133. When added together, 1+3+3 equal the number 7—coincidence?

We can get a little insight into the Order of the Quest from Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Secretary of Agriculture, Henry Wallace, the man directly responsible for the printing of the reverse of the Great Seal of the United States on the one-dollar bill. Mr. Wallace, a member of the Order of the Quest, wrote in a letter to the Russian mystic and artist Nicholas Roerich: “The Seach, whether it be for the lost word of Masonry, or the Holy Chalice, or the potentialities of the age to come, is the one supremely worthwhile objective. All else is karmic duty. But surely everyone is a potential Galahad? So may we strive for the Chalice and the flame above it.” The Holy Grail has a way of popping up on a regular basis in the writings of secret societies.

In the Great Seal of the United States we see the ancient symbol of the Brotherhood of the Snake (or Dragon), which as you already know is the all seeing eye in the pyramid representing the form of wisdom.

Just below the pyramid you will note “Novus Ordo Seclorum” which translated means, “New World Order” There are:

9 tail feathers on the eagle;

13 leaves in the olive branches;

13 bars and stripes;

13 arrows;

13 letters in “E Pluribus Unum;

13 stars in the green crest above;

13 stones in the pyramid;

13 letters in “Annuit Coeptis”

All of these mystical numbers also have special meaning to the Freemasons. You would have to be a devout skeptic to miss the tremendous significance of all of these supposed coincidences. Who among you can still say that there is no link?

I read while in Naval Intelligence that at least once a year, maybe more, two nuclear submarines meet beneath the polar icecap and mate together at an airlock. Representatives of the Soviet Union meet with the Policy Committee of the Bilderberg Group. The Russians are given the script for their next performance. Items on the agenda include the combined efforts in the secret space program governing Alternative 3. I now have in my possession offlcial NASA photographs of a moonbase in the crater Copernicus.

This method of meeting is the only way that is safe from detection and/or bugging. The public outcry that would result would destroy everything should these meetings be discovered. A BBC-TV documentary program entitled “Science Report” revealed these same facts but subsequently issued a retraction. In their retraction they stated that the show had been fiction. It must be noted here that “Science Report” was a very respected documentary, nonfiction program in Britain.

Never in its history had it ever aired fiction. This subject is explored in depth in another chapter. There is no other method that I know of to verify these meetings short of somehow becoming a crew member on one of the submarines. Is Alternative 3 true, or is it a part of the plan to ring in the New World Order? It really doesn’t matter, because either way we’re screwed. The quicker you understand that, the wiser you become.

The members of the Bilderberg Group are the most powerful financiers, industrialists, statesmen and intellectuals, who get together each year for a private conference on world affairs. The meetings provide an informal, off-the-record opportunity for international leaders to mingle, and are notorious for the cloak of secrecy they are held under. The headquarters office is in The Hague in Switzerland, the only European country never invaded or bombed during World Wars I and II. Switzerland is the seat of world power. The goal of the Bilderberg Group is a one-world totalitarian socialist government and economic system. Take heed, as time is running short.

You must understand that secrecy is wrong. The very fact that a meeting is secret tells me that something is going on that I would not approve. Do not ever believe that grown men meet on a regular basis just to put on fancy robes, hold candles, and glad-hand each other. George Bush, when he was initiated into the Skull & Bones, did not lie naked in a coffin with a ribbon tied around his genitalia and yell out the details of all his sexual experiences because it was fun. He had much to gain by accepting initiation into the Order, as you can now see. These men meet for important reasons, and their meetings are secret because what goes on during the meetings would not be approved by the community. The very fact that something is secret means there is something to hide.

John Robison wrote Proofs of a Conspiracy in 1798, and I believe he said it best in the following passage from the book. “Nothing is so dangerous as a mystic Association. The object remaining a secret in the hands of the managers, the rest simply put a ring in their own noses, by which they may be led about at pleasure; and still panting after the secret they are the better pleased the less they see of their way. A mystical object enables the leader to shift his ground as he pleases, and to accommodate himself to every current fashion or prejudice. This again gives him almost unlimited power; for he can make use of these prejudices to lead men by troops. He finds them already associated by their prejudices, and waiting for a leader to concentrate their strength and set them in motion. And when once great bodies of men are set in motion, with a creature of their fancy for a guide, even the engineer himself cannot say, ‘Thus far shalt thou go, and no farther.’”

Is the common man really as stupid as the elite seem to believe? If he is, then maybe the average citizen is better off ignorant, being manipulated this way and that, whenever the elite deem it necessary. We will discover the answer very quickly when the common man finds that his ticket to Fantasy Land has just expired.

U.S. President Bush and Soviet President Gorbachev arrived yesterday on this Mediterranean island for a summit conference beginning today during which both hope to start the search for a New World Order.” -New York Times December 1, 1989

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John Robison’s Proof of a Conspiracy

Following is from the introduction to Robison’s classic, first published in 1798. Authorship of the introduction is attributed to “The Publishers”. Edition is the Americanist Classics Edition (Boston: Western Islands, 1967).

Very few people are aware that the intense drama of our twentieth century — the life and death struggle between capitalism and Communism, freedom and slavery — has its origins in the late eighteenth century. All Americans are aware that the Declaration of Independence was written in 1776. Few are aware that Adam Smith’s Wealth of Nations, which provided the ideological foundation for capitalism and for the Industrial Revolution, was published in 1776. And fewer still are aware that in that same year, 1776, Adam Weishaupt, a professor of Canon law at Ingolstadt University in Germany, founded the Illuminati Order, a conspiratorial organization which embodied all of the goals, aims, and methods of what we now call Communism. All history books will tell you of the first event. A good many will tell you of the second. But practically none will even allude to the last. Why? When you know the answer to that question you know history better than the historians.

The two prime source books for our knowledge of Adam Weishaupt’s Illuminati conspiracy are Professor John Robison’s Proofs of a Conspiracy, first published in 1798, and the Abbe Augustin Barruel’s impressive four-volume study, Memoirs Illustrating the History of Jacobinism, published in 1799, some months after the first appearance of Robison’s book. Both men — one a Professor of Natural Philosophy at Edinburgh University, the other a French clergyman — writing in different countries and in different languages, without the one knowing the other, basically covered the same subject matter and came to the very same conclusions. Thus, we have two excellent works which tell us virtually all we need to know about the origin of history’s most diabolical, long- range conspiracy.

While Barruel’s work is the more extensive, better documented, and perhaps more painstakingly accurate, Professor Robison’s book is the more literate, sophisticated and reflective. Its documentation is extensive, but its intellectual scope is its chief delight, for Robison, in this work, is more than merely historian; he is a philosopher, moralist, social commentator, wise observer of human foibles, scientist, critic, and stylist.

Robison had all of the virtues of the enlightened, rational, scientific, humane and religious spirit which characterized the founders of our own country and which represented the flower of eighteenth century English intellect. He had travelled widely in the old and new worlds, was one of the century’s leading teachers of science — then known as “natural philosophy” — and he knew many of the major men of achievement in all the sciences. He was a close friend of James Watt, the inventor of the steam engine, who described Robison when the latter died in 1805 at the age of 66 as “a man of the clearest head and the most science of anybody I have ever known.”

Professor Robison was a member of the distinguished circle of intellectuals who at that time enhanced the reputation of the University of Edinburgh. In fact, in 1783, Robison was elected general secretary of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. In short, Robison was one of the leading intellects of his time, deeply interested in every aspect of man’s attainments, both scientific and moral, in civilized society.

The French Revolution, with its incredible atrocities, its militant atheism, its reign of terror, its wanton destruction of civilized values, was the major event which shook Europe during Robison’s mature years. Its shock was particularly painful because it occurred when science, rationality and enlightenment were making incredible strides. Yet the Revolution, brought on in the name of all of these, plus “liberty, equality and fraternity,” resulted in the beheading by guillotine of such scientific geniuses as Antoine Lavoisier, who was well known and greatly admired by his English colleagues.

Men of genuine learning in Europe were well aware that the French Revolution had been preceded by a long period of intense intellectual agitation, in which the very foundations of civilized society were seriously questioned. Ideas and doctrines advocating the abolition of all religion, the overthrow of all civil governments, the creation of utopian world citizenship and the abolition of private property, were to be found in books, tracts and pamphlets, written often at the risk of provoking the authorities. But the main haven for the free expression of such revolutionary ideas on the Continent were certain Masonic lodges, which, departing from the simpler practices of English Freemasonry, had become forums where diverse opinions on morals, religion and politics could be and were freely expressed. This development was a peculiarly French innovation, but it was adopted by numbers of Masonic lodges in many other parts of Europe, particularly Germany.

Because Freemasonry concerned itself with fundamental philosophical and mystical questions, it was bound to be a gathering place for the philosophically and mystically inclined, especially at that time in history when philosophy was in great ferment. But even more important, the lodges provided the brethren with full protection from the authorities by maintaining their rule of secrecy. Robison, a former Mason himself, found that “this impunity had gradually encouraged men of licentious principles to become more bold, and to teach doctrines subversive of all our notions of morality.”

Let us be quick to say that Freemasonry in England, America and elsewhere was historically, and today is, quite another kind and its members characterized by high standards of morality and spirituality.

But it was not surprising that a man like Adam Weishaupt, a professor of considerable renown at Ingolstadt University, driven by an incredible and diabolical ambition to rule the world — no less — would be attracted to the Masonic lodges, where he could find secrecy, protection, and a few like-minded colleagues. Weishaupt was not a military man bent on conquering the world via large armies; nor was he a crude gangster who could organize and lead a band of thieves. Weishaupt was an intellectual, a professor of law at a noted university with the arrogant self- conceit of the mentally superior who feel that they should be running the world and everyone in it. And so he devised an ingenious vehicle for world conquest — a secret Order — which would prove immensely attractive to other mentally superior beings of a similar frame of mind. He called it the Illuminati Order and grafted it, at selected points, onto Freemasonrylike a fungus.

The ostensible purpose of the Order was to bring universal happiness to the human race. The idea was, in Weishaupt’s words to “form a durable combination of the most worthy persons, who should work together in removing the obstacles to human happiness, become terrible to the wicked, and give their aid to all the good without distinction, and should by the most powerful means, first fetter, and by fettering, lessen vice; means which at the same time should promote virtue, by rendering the inclination to rectitude, hitherto too feeble, more powerful and engaging. Would not such an association be a blessing to the world?”

To be more explicit, the Illuminati Order was built around the novel idea that the end — the happiness of the human race — justified the means!

That the Order was intended to embrace the entire world was evidenced by Weishaupt’s own definition quoted in the Larousse Grand Dictionnaire published in 1873, in which he said that the goal of the Order was to “unite, by way of one common higher interest and by a lasting bond, men from all parts of the globe, from all social classes and from all religions, despite the diversity of their opinions and passions, to make them love this common interest and bond to the point where, together or alone, they act as one individual.”

Members of the secret Order pledged blind obedience to their superiors and only knew about the organization what their immediate superiors would tell them. Their oath read in part: “I bind myself to perpetual silence and unshaken loyalty and submission to the Order, in the persons of my Superiors; here making a faithful and complete surrender of my private judgement, my own will, and every narrow-minded employment of my power and influence.” Members were required to spy on one another and submit reports and autobiographies which could compromise them should they decide to leave the Order.

The ultimate despotic purpose of the Illuminati Order was kept secret. Only by degrees — going from the lower “Nursery” degrees of Preparation, Novice, Minerval and Illuminatus Minor to the higher “Mysteries” of Priest, Regent, Magus, and Rex — could the initiated learn of the true mysteries and purposes of the Order. And each step of the way was very carefully plotted and planned by Weishaupt and his colleagues, so that the squeamish and gullible never rose higher than the lowest degrees, while the bold, ruthless and cynical, those ready and willing to dispense with religion, morality, patriotism and any other hindrances, rose to the top.

It was through this process of selection and careful inculcation that Weishaupt, in a mere decade, was able to gather into his Order the cleverest and most diabolical minds in Europe. The true purpose of the Order was to rule the world. To achieve this it was necessary for the Order to destroy all religions, overthrow all governments, and abolish private property. In order to accomplish this it would be necessary to convince enough people that religion, governments, and private property were the real obstacles to human happiness. This is exactly what the Communists have been doing since 1848!

Please note that Robison makes it clear that the Illuminati Order was quite distinct and separate from Freemasonry. Freemasonry had existed long before Weishaupt had come on the scene. But because the Illuminati used parts of Freemasonry as a cover, Robison found it necessary to explain how and why this state of affairs came about. Thus, the first part of the book deals with Freemasonry and provides an examination of the Masonic movement in the places and at the time the Illuminati Order came into being. He gives some of the history of Freemasonry and how it was developed in France, where it had been brought from England. Most important, however, he documents and traces the ideological evolution within the French lodges, which were eventually to become the Jacobin Clubs of revolutionary fame.

With the background on French Freemasonry given, Robison then examines the state of Freemasonry in Germany, where the Illuminati aberration originated. He describes the schisms within German Freemasonry, the great fascination with mysteries, the widespread influence of deism — the philosophy that the universe is creating God rather than the reverse — and such utopian ideas imported from France as Cosmo-politism, or world citizenship, and finally the strong influence of French Masonic practices and doctrines through the Lodge of Lyons, the mother lodge of a segment of Masonry known as the Grand Orient de la France.

One of the lodges in Germany affiliated with the Lodge of Lyons was the Lodge Theodore of Munich. It was in this lodge — to which Weishaupt belonged — that the Illuminati Order was organized by him as a secret organization within a secret organization. It took a number of years before the existence of this secret society within a secret society came to light. Its revolutionary doctrines were so zealously propagated that it couldn’t be completely hidden for very long. In 1783, a Bavarian Court of Enquiry began its investigation of the Illuminati Order. Much of what we know today about Weishaupt’s secret conspiracy is a result of this investigation.

The second chapter of Robison’s book, undoubtedly the most fascinating, is devoted to reviewing the evidence uncovered by the authorities, and it is here that we discover that Weishaupt’s entire program and methodology was virtually identical with what was later to become known as Communism.

In the third chapter of the book, entitled The German Union, Robison attempts to reveal how after the Bavarian Court of Enquiry exposed and banned the Illuminati Order and its leaders, the Order went underground and emerged as a network of Reading Societies throughout Germany. The goal of this literary network was to monopolize the writing, publication, reviewing and distribution of all literature, more effectively to control the minds of the readers. In this chapter, one sees more clearly than ever how the conspiracy used the printed word as its ultimate weapon in subverting the minds of the people.

The fourth chapter of the book demonstrates how all of the foregoing worked to culminate in the horror of the French Revolution, in which Illuminati doctrines and methodology provided the necessary engines of destruction and how members of the Order became the motormen. The pitiful role played by the Duc d’Orleans, the Grand Master of the Grand Orient de la France, reveals the incredible cleverness and deceit with which the conspirators were able to use one royal dupe and his fortune to destroy the monarchy as well as himself.

The final portion of the book is devoted to Professor Robison’s General Reflections. He discusses morality and religion, politics and the nature of civilized society, the structure of the British government, the role of women and how the Illuminati planned to use them, the dangers of secret societies, human nature, education, and finally, why he was compelled to write this book. It is all worth reading very carefully, and rereading, for it brims with knowledge and wisdom, and is as pertinent today as it was when it was first published.

What is the value of Robison’s work today? First, it sheds light on an important period in history which has been greatly distorted by historians and novelists. It tells us a great deal about the origins of that conspiracy which, by now, has the world almost completely within its grasp. It teaches us how little the conspiracy has changed in either its methods or ideology, and how successful it has been in mesmerizing the masses and covering its tracks. But most important is the revelation that this was a conspiracy conceived, organized, and activated by professionals and intellectuals, many of them brilliant but cunning and clever, who decided to put their minds in the service of total evil; a conspiracy conceived not by Masons as Masons, but by evil men using Freemasonry as a vehicle for their own purposes. It is also highly significant that it required another intellectual — Professor Robison — to expose the conspiracy.

It is obvious that this conspiracy, appealing to the conceit of half-baked intellectuals, would attract educators, writers, philosophers, publishers, and clergymen. Their counterparts who run America today — like the Galbraiths, the Rostows, the Kennans, the Bundy’s, the Littells, the Lippmanns — have the same self-conceit, the same arrogance which seems to characterize the overly bright and overly sadistic in any age and any civilization. But the Illuminati offered an even more attractive inducement than its long-range goal: it offered immediate and assured success. For, through its connections and intrigues, the conspiracy was able to place its selected members in positions of influence and power where they could enjoy all the glories of worldly success, provided they used that success to work unceasingly for the advancement of the Order. As Weishaupt explains, once the candidate has achieved the exalted degree of Illuminatus Minor, his superiors “will assist him in bringing his talents into action, and will place him in situations most favorable for their exertion, so that he may be assured of success.”

One tends to think of professors, philosophers, and writers as sitting in their ivory towers, perfectly harmless to the world. Robison and history prove otherwise. Activist scholars and professors like Karl Marx and Weishaupt have had a profound influence in shaping the kind of irrational world we live in. >From Woodrow Wilson — himself a professor — to Lyndon Johnson, we have had nothing but Presidents surrounded by professors and scholars, who seem to owe their allegiance to one idea only — that of world government. All of which brings to mind Weishaupt’s plan to surround the ruling authorities with members of his Order. He writes: “These powers are despots, when they do not conduct themselves by its [the Order’s] principles; and it is therefore our duty to surround them with its members, so that the profane may have no access to them. Thus we are able most powerfully to promote its interests. If any person is more disposed to listen to Princes than to the Order, he is not fit for it, and must rise no higher. We must do our utmost to procure the advancement of Illuminati into all important civil offices.”

Did the Illuminati Order survive beyond its exposure by the Bavarian authorities in 1783? Robison is convinced that it did, and that it was still quite alive and kicking and as dangerous as ever when his book was published in 1798. Between that year and the emergence of the Communist movement in 1848, there is a considerable knowledge gap, which, as far as we know, historians have made no attempt to bridge. However, the nature of the Order would lead one to believe that it was quite capable of surviving the most glaring exposure. Such exposure would hardly have frightened away the hard core who knew exactly what they were after.

In the realm of ideology, certainly the line from the Illuminati Order to the Communist Manifesto is straight and unbroken, although modified to suit the new conditions of the Industrial Revolution. Weishaupt, it is interesting to note, lived until 1822; moreover, the Catholic Encyclopedia tells us that he finally repented and returned to the Church. Whether he was sincere or not, we shall never know.

The publication of both Robison’s and Barruel’s works caused a sensation at the time and proved to have a strong influence on public opinion for the few years they were in circulation. The first printing of Proofs of a Conspiracy was exhausted in a few days, and several editions followed. Both works were also quickly published in the United States where they had an immediate and widespread impact. Jacobin ideas and influences had already been noted with alarm in the New World and it was known that the Illuminati had established some lodges in the United States. That the Illuminati would attempt to gain control of the press and publishing industry in this country goes without saying. It was, after all, the hallmark of their method.

It wasn’t until 1826 that anti-Illuminati feelings were once more aroused in this country as a result of the disappearance of one William Morgan, an American Freemason, who had written a book revealing Masonic secrets entitled Illustrations of Freemasonry. Morgan, apparently, had been abducted and drowned in Lake Ontario. It was alleged that fellow Masons had done it. This caused a nationwide furor, resulting in the creation of an anti-Masonic political party in 1829 by Henry Dana Ward, Thurlow Weed, and William H. Seward. Interest in both Robison’s and Barruel’s books were revived during that period, with the result that Freemasonry suffered a great loss of membership. The anti- Masonic movement lasted a few years until the furor died down. By 1840, the anti-Masonic party was extinct.

Let it be stressed that the present publication of Robison’s work is not intended to open old wounds or create new animosity or distrust toward Freemasonry, whose adherents today certainly number among our staunchest patriots and anti-Communists. The intention is merely to illustrate how a conspiracy of intellectuals, using Freemasonry, got off the ground and grew to its present incredible proportions. The conspirators have long since discarded Freemasonry as their vehicle. If clever conspirators could use — of all groups — so fine a group as the Masons, we must open our minds to consider what infinite possibilities are available to them in our own present day society. Their main habitat these days seems to be the great subsidized universities, tax-free foundations, mass media communication systems, government bureaus such as the State Department, and a myriad of private organizations such as the Council on Foreign Relations. If the publication of this book merely serves to convince enough people that conspiracies of this kind have existed in the past, do exist in the present, and should be routed out, it will have served its purpose. All men of good will, we hope, anxious to keep freedom alive, will recognize the value, therefore, of this new edition of one of the most interesting books in history.


R15969
5 years ago
neverknwo

From space, Mother Earth is seemingly tranquil — the proverbial “big blue marble.” But up close it looks like our more than 4 billion-year-old planet is having trouble.

Consider the recent evidence:

The violent Indian Ocean earthquake and the resulting tsunami that left parts of 11 nations devastated.
November’s powerful 6.2 earthquake in Costa Rica that killed eight people.
Three volcanoes in Guatemala all simultaneously active for the first time in 31 years.
Should we be worried?

“The world is not coming to an end,” says NASA scientist Dr. David Adamec. “Things are fine.”

Adamec studies the Earth and says there is no scientific data to suggest all this violence from the Earth, at the same time, is unusual.

“The planet is alive,” he says. “We have a hot core and every once in a while there are weak zones in the crust and we see things like volcanoes and earthquakes happen along those things. It’s just a normal part of what a planet does.”

But wait a minute — what about all the wicked weather?

Floods are happening everywhere: from western England — the worst in 40 years — to Estonia, Finland and Ohio. Then there’s the so-called “pineapple express” battering the Western United States. Is it the result of another warm Pacific Ocean El Niño event?

“The effect of El Niño on this particular weather pattern is hard to find,” says Russell Pfost, a meteorologist with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Related story Calif. mudslide kills at least four

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/6814322/


R15975
5 years ago
neverknwo

Lab: Meteor could cause big tsunami
By Sue Vorenberg
Tribune Reporter
January 10, 2005

Los Alamos National Laboratory is watching the sky for tsunamis.

While most tsunamis are caused by earthquakes or landslides, the potential for an asteroid-caused tsunami remains a threat the world should watch out for, said Galen Gisler, a Los Alamos National Laboratory scientist.

“Every 10,000 years or so, we should get a tsunami from an asteroid, and we haven’t had one in about that amount of time,” Gisler said. “It’s a hard thing to calculate, because we don’t know how many asteroids are out there, but some international groups are starting to do surveys to quantify that.”

On lab computers, Gisler is modeling the potential impacts of such a strike. The hope is that the modeling will help give warning of where tsunamis would go and how they would propagate if a large asteroid struck one of the world’s oceans, he said.

That warning could become part of a larger series of monitoring systems that would prevent another disaster like the recent tsunami in the Indian Ocean, he said.

It would cost a few million dollars to set up those systems for asteroids, earthquakes and landslides in each of the world’s seas and oceans, but the warning systems could save thousands of lives, Gisler said.

“If we had a monitoring system in the Indian Ocean, maybe 75,000 lives could have been saved in this recent disaster,” Gisler said. “It’s just ridiculous when you look back that the money wasn’t spent.”

Asteroids are one of several under-monitored events that could cause a disaster, Gisler said.

An asteroid the width of a half-mile or bigger could cause tsunami waves to propagate across an entire ocean. If something like that happened in the Pacific, the world would get warning because of the monitoring system there. Not so in the Atlantic, where there is no system, Gisler said.

“There’s a danger of tsunamis in all oceans,” Gisler said. “Earthquakes are a danger in the Pacific, Caribbean and Indian Ocean, but landslides, volcanoes and asteroids can also cause them.”

The Caribbean and Indian Ocean also don’t have systems, he said.

Gisler’s model grew out of his work at the lab analyzing how bomb blasts will travel through water. After the tragedy in the Indian Ocean, it has taken on new meaning, he said.

“My personal feeling is that all the world’s oceans should be monitored against these types of things,” Gisler said.

Other factors than earthquakes could cause significant damage in areas where people might think they’re safe, said Sue Bilek, a New Mexico Tech scientist who studies earthquake related tsunamis.

“There’s not much danger in the Atlantic Ocean of a tsunami from an earthquake, but many scientists have theorized you could get a significant tsunami from a landslide or volcanic eruption,” Bilek said.

And a strike by a half-mile wide asteroid in the Atlantic near Florida could cause a 10-foot-tall tsunami that could kill thousands and create massive property destruction, Gisler added.

Even the Gulf of Mexico isn’t completely safe, he said.

“The Caribbean has active volcanoes and faults where the Caribbean plate is sliding into the Atlantic plate,” Gisler said. “Tsunamis could easily propagate from that area into the Gulf.”

Scientists are doing what they can to learn from the disaster, by modeling it to understand the devastating waves more clearly, Gisler said. The international community is also finally talking about setting up tsunami warning systems in the Caribbean and Indian Ocean, he added.

“All you can hope for when something like this happens is that some good can come out of it,” Gisler said.

http://www.abqtrib.com/albq/nw_local/article/0,2564,ALBQ_19858_3459190,00.html


R15984
5 years ago
neverknwo

Got this scoop from another site:


Zanesville’s Dillon Dam near maximum level!

There is a reservoir about 7 miles up river from where I live. Water has been 3” from MAX, and higher than it has ever been since it was built in the early 60’s. Rumor has it that there is a crack in this “earthen” dam…..

Roads are closed (as of last Sat.night) and all fire depts. and squads have been put on standby (as of last Sat.night).

It started raining again – cats & dogs – early this morning and is still ongoing. We can’t handle any more.

More heavy rain on the way. I’m pretty nervous about this… especially regarding that dream I had a few months ago… where I saw water about 3” deep on a downtown street. I thought that “that” had happened (can’t remember where???) shortly after I posted that dream on the “Dreams” board. Now I wonder !!

If the dam breaks…. we’ll have our own devastating tsunami here.

By TONYA SHIPLEY
Gannett News Service

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ZANESVILLE — Dillon Dam is doing exactly what it was designed to do — protect residents from downstream flooding.

However, last week’s rain set a record level at Dillon Lake of 779 feet above sea level. With more rain expected to start today and continue through Thursday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers began a controlled release of water on Saturday. It’s an attempt to drop the pool level to handle the new rain.

But at 779 feet, the pool is close to reaching its maximum level of 790 feet. Although it has never happened in its 40-plus years, Dillon Dam holds the potential to cause more flooding in areas above it.

http://www.newarkadvocate.com/news/stories/20050111/localnews/1854174.html
Post Modified: 01/11/05 16:28:46

R16165
5 years ago
neverknwo

Experts rush to locate Mumbai meteor debris

Geologists and amateur astronomers rushed to Vavoshi near Pen in Raigad district on Wednesday morning, where pieces of a meteor-like object were reported to have fallen on Tuesday night.

A meteor-like object allegedly hit Vavoshi village near Mumbai in Raigad district on Tuesday night around 2030 hrs.

Bright light was seen and deafening noise was heard at places including Vavoshi, Rasaini, Khalapur, Khopoli, Pen, Panvel and Chirner.

The Astronomical Study and Research Centre, Pen Chairman and Director Sandeep Jhadav said it appears to be an explosion caused due to collision of an asteroid with earth’s surface and the impact was felt over a radius of 50 km.

“We are trying to follow up on the matter,” he said.

Meanwhile, Indian Meterological Department in Mumbai denied any earthquake struck the region on Tuesday night.

Panic gripped the village with residents reporting a huge ball of fire coming down from the sky accompanied by a big bang.

http://www.hindustantimes.com/news/181_1194450,000600010004.htm


R16167
5 years ago
neverknwo

Three Volcanoes Erupt in Guatemala
Wednesday 12th January 2005
Three volcanoes have erupted almost simultaneously in Guatemala. Pacaya, Santa Maria, and Fuego have all been emitting ash and lava, forcing residents to be evacuated. It is 31 years since all three volcanoes erupted together.
Pacaya erupted a 75 m lava flow SW of the central crater. Santa Maria had incandescent explosions of lava with ash column to 1.6 km altitude. Ash fall reached nearby villages. Fuego erupted grey plumes 800 m above the crater. Incandescent lava was emitted 30 m above the crater and occasionally caused an avalanche of blocks towards the valley Taniluyá.

More on Pacaya Volcano…

http://www.volcanolive.com/pacaya.html

More Santa Maria Volcano…

http://www.volcanolive.com/santamaria.html

More on Fuego Volcano…

http://www.volcanolive.com/fuego.html


R16168
5 years ago
neverknwo

Bezymianny Volcano (Russia)

55.97 N, 160.58 E, summit elevation 2882 m, stratovolcano
Wednesday 12th January 2005
Bezymianny volcano erupted at 1223 hr (UT) on Tuesday 11th January. Scientists predicted the eruption several days before it actually started. The seismic activity of the volcano had been increasing since January 3-4. The number of tremors and their magnitude grew every day. An ash plume reached 33,000 ft and drifted 150 km NW. The eruption started at 19:52 local time (10:52 Moscow time) on January 11 and reached its maximum between 20:23 and 20:31 local time. Its magnitude was three times greater than that of the previous eruption that occurred on June 19-20, 2004. Visual monitoring of the eruption was impossible due to bad weather conditions in the area at the time of the eruption. A cyclone was passing over the region. Bezymyanny eruptions are very powerful, but normally do not last long. They regularly occur once or twice a year. The volcano does not present danger to inhabited areas of the peninsula. The nearest town Kluchi is located 40 kilometers to the north of the volcano. Ash emissions might be dangerous for air traffic, and also to tourists, fishermen and hunters in the vicinity of the volcano. The volcano eruption has ended.

http://www.volcanolive.com/bezymianny.html


R16170
5 years ago
neverknwo

Sun’s rays to roast Earth as poles flip

Robin McKie, science editor
Sunday November 10, 2002
The Observer

http://observer.guardian.co.uk/international/story/0%2C6903%2C837058%2C00.html

Earth’s magnetic field – the force that protects us from deadly radiation bursts from outer space – is weakening dramatically.
Scientists have discovered that its strength has dropped precipitously over the past two centuries and could disappear over the next 1,000 years.

The effects could be catastrophic. Powerful radiation bursts, which normally never touch the atmosphere, would heat up its upper layers, triggering climatic disruption. Navigation and communication satellites, Earth’s eyes and ears, would be destroyed and migrating animals left unable to navigate.

‘Earth’s magnetic field has disappeared many times before – as a prelude to our magnetic poles flipping over, when north becomes south and vice versa,’ said Dr Alan Thomson of the British Geological Survey in Edinburgh.

‘Reversals happen every 250,000 years or so, and as there has not been one for almost a million years, we are due one soon.’

For more than 100 years, scientists have noted the strength of Earth’s magnetic field has been declining, but have disagreed about interpretations. Some said its drop was a precursor to reversal, others argued it merely indicated some temporary variation in field strength has been occurring.

But now Gauthier Hulot of the Paris Geophysical Institute has discovered Earth’s magnetic field seems to be disappearing most alarmingly near the poles, a clear sign that a flip may soon take place.

Using satellite measurements of field variations over the past 20 years, Hulot plotted the currents of molten iron that generate Earth’s magnetism deep underground and spotted huge whorls near the poles.

Hulot believes these vortices rotate in a direction that reinforces a reverse magnetic field, and as they grow and proliferate these eddies will weaken the dominant field: the first steps toward a new polarity, he says.

And as Scientific American reports this week, this interpretation has now been backed up by computer simulation studies.

How long a reversal might last is a matter of scientific controversy, however. Records of past events, embedded in iron minerals in ancient lava beds, show some can last for thousands of years – during which time the planet will have been exposed to batterings from solar radiation. On the other hand, other researchers say some flips may have lasted only a few weeks.

Exactly what will happen when Earth’s magnetic field disappears prior to its re-emergence in a reversed orientation is also difficult to assess. Compasses would point to the wrong pole – a minor inconvenience. More importantly, low-orbiting satellites would be exposed to electromagnetic batterings, wrecking them.

In addition, many species of migrating animals and birds – from swallows to wildebeests – rely on innate abilities to track Earth’s magnetic field. Their fates are impossible to gauge.

As to humans, our greatest risk would come from intense solar radiation bursts. Normally these are contained by the planet’s magnetic field in space. However, if it disappears, particle storms will start to batter the atmosphere.

‘These solar particles can have profound effects,’ said Dr Paul Murdin, of the Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge. ‘On Mars, when its magnetic field failed permanently billions of years ago, it led to its atmosphere being boiled off. On Earth, it will heat up the upper atmosphere and send ripples round the world with enormous, unpredictable effects on the climate.’

It is unlikely that humans could do much. Burrowing thousands of miles into solid rock to set things right would stretch the technological prowess of our descendants to bursting point, though such limitations do not worry film scriptwriters. Paramount’s latest sci-fi thriller, The Core – directed by Englishman Jon Amiel, and starring Hilary Swank and Aaron Eckhart – depicts a world beset by just such a polar reversal, with radiation sweeping the planet.

The solution, according to the film, to be released next year, involves scientists drilling into Earth’s mantle to set off a nuclear blast that will halt the reversal.

Given that temperatures at such depths rival those of the Sun’s surface, such a task would seem impossible – except, of course, in Hollywood.

robin.mckie@observer.co.uk


R16177
5 years ago
neverknwo

Yep This would be Eviedence that the earth can no longer protect us from Meteors Impacting with the surface.

Stories of Earth Magnetic Fields Weaking is Proof that those objects now are more likely to be attracted to the Earth by an increase of gravity outside the Earth’s magnetic atmosphere.

The Lava is gonna hit the Moon Now for sure. oops!


R16219
5 years ago
neverknwo



The Rennes-le-Château geometric figures and their interpretation by David Wood (GenIsis, 1986) and Wood & Ian Campbell (GeneSet, 1994) explore important relationships between religion, legend, myth, and possible extraterrestrial intervention. GenIsis focuses on the connection between Christianity and Egyptian mythology, raising questions about the relationship between Jesus and Satan that the Catholic Church had thought it had extinguished almost 700 years ago. The links between these geometric figures and other esoteric clues led Wood to the conclusion that the story of Jesus was intimately connected to Egyptian mythology and history. Whereas religious scholars had previously noted such connections, Wood revealed that there was a suppressed or hidden knowledge about Jesus and Satan (Christ and Lucifer), which indicated that the two were somehow connected. Although such a belief was entertained by early Christians, called Gnostics, the Catholic Church had gone to great lengths during its first 1,300 years of existence to suppress and eradicate this belief. It was not until banned texts of Gnostic origin were discovered buried at Nag Hammandi in Egypt (December, 1945) that the truth about this heresy once again had the opportunity to emerge into the light of public awareness.

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Because the hidden knowledge about Jesus and Satan was so potentially damaging to Orthodox Christianity, those who knew of it kept it secret within esoteric societies and groups lest they be tortured and murdered as heretics. Only those in the most innermost circles knew most of the truth, which the Catholic Church thought it had successfully suppressed. The Knights Templar became one of the groups that adopted heretical beliefs after discovering Gnostic information during the Crusades, and they paid the ultimate price when they were double crossed and disbanded by the Catholic Church: “the order was given by Philippe le Bel to have all the Knights Templar in France rounded up at dawn on October 13th 1307” (Wood and Campbell, 1994: p. 39), and their vast wealth of property and worldly goods seized. The charge was worshipping Satan, a common ploy used by the Church against any potential threat to its power.

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Wood and Campbell (1994) also discovered numerous mathematical clues that led them to a proof for a most unlikely theorem: An extraterrestrial intelligence far more vast than human intelligence was instrumental in planning and engineering the clues and signs incorporated in the Rennes-le-Château mystery. More importantly, however, was the implication that this intelligence was responsible for the genetic engineering of humankind. As if the heresy regarding Jesus and Satan was not enough, they were challenging the very identity of God as a god.

As Wood and Campbell pointed out (GeneSet, p. 67), a MATHEMATICAL SIGN could easily be interpreted as a SINE, and it was through geometry and sines that they arrived at their proofs (read GeneSet). The reason for mating of myth and math became apparent:

1, Unity;
2, Duality;
3, the Tripos – Three-in-One – the Trinity – the smallest number of straight lines which can be used to enclose a space (the triangle);
4, the Square – Man’s building block – Construction (Masonry);
5, the Pentagram – The Female Active Principle – Life;
6, the Hexagram – The Male Principle, etc.

All legacies from our hoary antiquity.

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So, what do geometry, sines, and mythology have to do with Jesus and Satan?

The Rennes-le-Château mystery revolves around the hypothetical post-Crucifixion history of Jesus. Where did he go, if he survived the Cross? Rennes-le-Château became the catchword for the bloodline of Jesus, a theory which assumes that he had children with Mary Magdalene and/or other women, and his family settled in the Valley of Rennes, France (the Holy Blood, Holy Grail story). But what Wood found includes much more than a trail of esoteric blood.

The Rennes-le-Château diagrams in GenIsis reveal a Serpent in the Ark Crescent of Nut, or in the celestial realm. Wood compares that serpent to the mythological Serpent, which is symbolic for the God Set (= Satan). But Wood could not take his evidence further than deduction that this is where the mystery was headed: The Serpent is somehow responsible for humankind’s intelligence, and that intelligence is extraterrestrial in origin. Wood introduces Baphomet, the mysterious skull of a giant supposed to represent the source of the introduced genetic material. But there is no smoking gun, no direct geometric evidence that this is what the Knights Templar were keeping secret.

After the demise of the Templars, the Masons picked up the baton. They brought the Templar knowledge to New Egypt, which became the United States of America. The Masons also designed the City of Philadelphia and Washington D.C. around sacred geometry and the Rennes-le-Château diagrams. But they added new information, which provides one of the answers to the mystery.

With regard to the layout of Philadelphia, the problem becomes, how could the early Masons of the 13 American colonies have known enough about the geography of eastern North America to locate land features that would complement the Rennes diagrams with geometric accuracy? It would appear that they couldn’t, not without help. It can only be assumed that help came from the same Source that helped the Templars and Cathari lay out and select the locations for key “cornerstones” in the enormous Rennes diagrams. And this help need not have been conscious, although some of it apparently was through conscious contact (as it was with me).

Whereas in the Rennes diagrams of Wood, there is no prominent river running from north to south through the center of the Extended Pentagram (there is a north-south road which marks that position in France), in Philadelphia there is such a river: the Schuylkill River. And the Delaware River conveniently demarcates the southern and eastern boundaries to the geometric template, and in the process mimics the shape of the Serpent in the Sky hieroglyph. And to the west of this area, which would become the heart of the city, was high ground and a hill, which would correspond nicely to the position of Rennes-le-Château on its plateau. But in order to disguise the template, they had to give different names, but provide clues for the seeker of truth to light the way, such as towns called Seven Stars, Five Points, Crescentville, and Roslyn (but with only one ‘s’; two s’s would be too obvious a clue). And for the location that would correspond with La-Borde-de-l’Auguste a triangular area for a park was reserved and later designated Knight Park. And what name should be given to this area and city commemorating the Goddess Isis? What better name than one after the birthplace, womb, and house of Isis, the Island of Philae? And as a crowning salute to the goddess, a major university in the city was named Temple University in 1888.

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Mysteries of Rennes-le-Château and it’s Sacred Geometryhttp://www.sheepoid.com/

The most bizarre chapter in the story of Rennes-le-Château may have to do with the Money Pit mystery on Oak Island just off Nova Scotia. According to Michael Bradley, some of the keepers of the Grail may have come to the New World long before Columbus. (Key proof: acorns do not float, he notes.) He believes that some of the Templars may have fled to Canada after the dissolution of their order, carrying the Grail. (The Money Pit has more often been associated with pirates’ buried treasure, but as many know, the “Jolly Roger” flag’s skull-and-crossbones icon has long been associated with Masonic and Templar legend.)

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So, what does the new geometry show that the original template does not?

It takes the Osiris-Set-Isis myth to its inevitable conclusion. It shows the Serpent (Schuylkill River) impregnating the Goddess Isis (Extended Pentagram), and its head positioned in a key position relative to Bryn Mawr, the sister town of Rennes-le-Château. It tells us that Isis was not impregnated by Osiris, but by the Serpent, which is Satan.

But those features are not enough to lock down the truth for the truth seeker. There had to be something more direct, like a person pointing the way. But to enlist such a person the intelligence behind the mystery had to make it very personal, as in tying that person to the mystery so that he would have a very strong incentive to relentlessly pursue the truth. In addition, the authority of that person to reveal these clues had to be established. Otherwise his interpretations would have no authority or the stamp of divine approval.

The clues given to Cornet through his birth date, place of birth, time of birth, and place of residence after birth, along with being set up to meet and help Bonnie, enabled him to solve the puzzle. Cornet was actually asked by that intelligence to help her: “There is someone who needs help; if I bring her to you, will you help her?” (See The Passion of Bonnie). After he agreed to help her, he asked when he would meet her. The telepathic male voice said, “Before the year is out.” True to His word, Cornet met Bonnie on 15 December 1983 at a Christmas party in Houston, TX, which she crashed. She had arrived in Texas only two months earlier from Collingswood, NJ (“I [will] bring her to you”). Even at the beginning of their relationship, Bonnie seemed to know that Cornet would complete his divine assignment or mission, telling him that he would complete her biography (the one he later figured out that she had begun millennia earlier). On the first night at his home after having moved in she said in all seriousness, “Promise me you won’t put me on a pedestal.” He couldn’t understand why she would say that at the time (i.e. a subtle reference to idol worship?). Soon thereafter she began giving him additional esoteric clues.


Allegedly a goat-headed devil figure

Central to the accusations brought against the Knights Templar, was the accusation that, they worshipped an idol named Baphomet, which is said to have taken the form of a head or sometimes a Black Cat. The truth behind this mythos varies with various scholars.


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The Baphomet is one aspect of the Templars mythos, could generate so many theories as to its true origins is amazing. The interest in the Baphomet has survived over 600 years and taken many forms. The opinions on the Baphomet vary greatly from scholar to scholar and mystic path to mystic path. The purpose of this section is to shed some light on some of the theories and the connection, if any, to the Knights Templar.


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Mistakingly some describe the Templars as Devil worshipping Occultists, while historians of the twentieth century were of the belief that the Templars were party to the machinations of a corrupt government and church. It remains to be seen what the common consensus of this century will be regarding the order.

Twentieth century historians may have believed in innocence, the Baphomet mythos did survive as is indicated by the following dictionary definition: “Baphomet was the deity worshipped by the Knights Templar, and in Black Magic as the source and creator of evil; the Satanic goat of the witches’ Sabbath and one of the names adopted by Aleister Crowley.”

The image of the Baphomet is as varied as the explanations as to its etymology. A listing of some of the more common descriptions of it.

An idol with a human skull
Ahead with two faces
With a beard – Without a beard
With the heads of a cockerel
With the head of a man
With the head of a goat and the body of a man
Wings and cloven feet
The upper body of a woman (maternity)
A candle on its head – a symbol of revelation combining male sexual potency with the four elements and intelligence

Theories on the etymology of the Baphomet are many. To some it is believed to be a corruption of the Moslem prophet “Mahomet” or in English Mohammed. The Templars fought along side Moslem Assassins during their time and it is held that they may have adopted Islamic beliefs. This doesn’t really hold water to anyone familiar with Islam as the religion forbids all forms of idolatry.

Another train of thought is that Baphomet is really a joining of two Greek words meaning absorption into wisdom. In either case the fact remains that the Templars were accused of practicing their initiations and rituals in front of a large idol of the demon Baphomet.


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How did this belief come to be? Since King Philip of France sought to own the vast Templar wealth, he along with his puppet Pope Clement V had the Templars captured and tortured. During these tortures they made many confessions, among these, the disclosure that they had worshipped an idol said to be the Baphomet.

Were these claims true? Perhaps we’ll never know. Jacques de Molay, who had earlier confessed his and the Templars guilt slowly burned at the stake insisting the order was innocent of all but one offence, that of allowing torture to cause them to lie and confess untruths.


When Cornet’s astrology chart is resized so that a) the Zodiac circle falls inside the double Circle of Churches on the combined Rennes-Philadelphia map, b) the diagonal normal to the Crescent formed by the Sun, planets, and Moon is aligned with the Male Axis on Wood’s diagram, and c) the center of the Zodiac coincides with the center of the double Circle of Churches,

1) the Sun on his chart falls directly on the Delaware River, the dividing line between Pennsylvania and New Jersey (the metaphorical duat or horizon), 2) Neptune and Jupiter fall on the Pennsylvania side of the river, while all the other planets and Moon fall on the New Jersey side (a complementary pattern reflecting where the Sun, planets, and Moon were when Cornet was born in Virgo). 3) Neptune, which forms the southern (bottom) point of the astrological crescent (colored in yellow on the right side of diagram) falls on the town of Crescentville, while 4) Uranus, which forms the northern (top) point of the astrological crescent, falls on Red Bank (Uranus is considered to be the symbolic planet of Jesus), and 5) Venus is aligned with Knight Park in Collingswood, NJ, next to Bonnie’s Parent’s house!

(Venus = Isis) = (La-Borde-de-l’Auguste = Knight Park) = (Triangle = IO Portal-to-God)

In the metaphorical symbols for (planetary) gods and goddesses below, note the positions of the Cross. Note how the circle (female symbol) was removed by the Catholic Church from the symbol for Uranus, and how the Cross was elevated above the H. Changing a symbol does not alter the truth; it only hides it.

Uranus Christos Venus

In addition, the tail of the celestial Serpent in the Ark Crescent of Nut touches the division in the Zodiac at the edge of August (between houses 8-9), something that is unexpected but consistent with the tail of the hidden Serpent (Schuylen) above the “Boat Crescent of Isis” touching Red Bank, the sister town to where Cornet lives. Whereas above, so below.

Even though the astrology chart can be sized so that the planets do not form any particular alignments or coincidence with geographic features on the map, if the chart is sized as it has been so that the Sun falls on the D-el-aware River and the diagonal normal to the alignment of planets is coincident with the Male Axis, the results that you see are obtained. In order for this to happen there had to be an extraordinary amount of preplanning and engineering in order to have humans (unaware-unconsciously) lay out all the necessary towns, roads, and names so that the resulting pattern would tell the desired story. There are so many coincidences that for the skeptic to accept the clues and implied interpretations, he would have to accept the existence of a Supreme Being, and super intelligence behind all these coincidences. For the skeptic to reject the clues drowns him in denial (de Nile).

The Cathars (Cathari), who were exterminated by the Catholic Church between 1209 and 1249 A.D., considered all created matter to be “the work of REX MUNDISATAN and, as flesh, Jesus could only be so related. This is a simplification of the teaching but it is not difficult to read into it the message conveyed. It implies we may all be the ‘creation of’ or ‘descendants of’ Satan. This may seem to be blasphemous from a Christian point of view, but only if we accept the Christian association of the Devil with Satan.” (Wood, 1986: p. 126). The genetic, geometric, and mythological/scriptural evidence presented above seem to support this concept. Certainly the Orthodox Church has recognized that Satan is the ruler over Earth, so why should it be surprising that mythology points to a genetic relationship between us and whoever/whatever Satan might be?


R16226
5 years ago
neverknwo

From Above the
Article’s Link :

http://bcornet2.homestead.com/files/esoDiscuss.htm


R16245
5 years ago
neverknwo

STAR WARZ BEGINZ!!!

I think we all are clear now:
Dimensional shift, wormwood worm hole Vortex planet X Vulcan Red Dragon Green Comet Blue Star and a few more

star wars has begun ;-)

Deep Impact rocketed away at the designated moment on a six-month, 268 million-mile journey to Comet Tempel 1. It will be a one-way trip that NASA hopes will reach a cataclysmic end on the Fourth of July.

Scientists are counting on Deep Impact to carve out a crater that could swallow the Roman Coliseum. It will be humanity’s first look into the heart of a comet, a celestial snowball still preserving the original building blocks of the sun and the planets.

THE HUNT FOR PLANET X at CNN
http://edition.cnn.com/2005/TECH/space/01/12/deep.impact.ap/index.html


R16252
5 years ago
neverknwo

The blobs

Guardian Unlimited – 14 minutes ago
“It appeared larger than the sun, illumined the hemisphere nearly as light as day. [And when it fell] a large company of the citizens immediately repaired to the spot and found a body of fetid jelly, four feet in diameter,” Scientific American, 1846.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/life/farout/story/0,13028,1388506,00.html

Blobs Could Be Merging Galaxies

Universe Today – Jan 12 11:22 AM

One mystery has been puzzling astronomers for a few years now; strange distant clouds of intensely glowing material located billions of light-years away. They’ve even struggled to come up with a name, and have settled for “blobs”. Using NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope, astronomers have caught a glimpse inside the blobs, and discovered evidence that they surround multiple galaxies which could be in

http://www.universetoday.com/am/publish/blobs_merging_galaxies.html

New Clues Found in Ongoing Mystery of Giant Galactic Blobs

SpaceRef – Jan 11 1:55 PM

Astronomers have numerous technical terms and numbering systems for describing the universe, but one type of mysterious object has yet to be classified. For now, these oddities are named for their strange appearance. They are called blobs.

http://www.spaceref.com/news/viewpr.html?pid=15873

Strange Space Blobs Get More Mysterious

SPACE.com – Jan 11 12:28 PM
Strange objects in faraway space known to astronomers only as Giant Galactic
Blobs have, upon close inspection, just gotten stranger.

http://www.space.com/scienceastronomy/aas_blobs_040111.html

Mt Stromlo assists in space blob research

ABC News via Yahoo! Australia & NZ News – Jan 11 10:03 PM
A team of scientists, including an astrophysicist from the Mt Stromlo Observatory in Canberra, has used a new NASA telescope to discover what is inside space blobs.

http://au.news.yahoo.com/050112/21/sjt5.html


R16261
5 years ago
neverknwo

2 Votex Spinning Hurricane-like formations forming near North Pole!!!!!

Live, wow

http://satellite.ehabich.info/eu.htm

satellite.ehabich.info/eucrescent.htm

satellite.ehabich.info/ea.htm


R16273
5 years ago
neverknwo

Modern Battles Will Be Won By Controlling The Weather

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BY JIM WILSON

It is 2025. An enemy unknown to 20th-century Americans has massed its army at the border of a friendly country in a remote part of the world. High above them flies a single, unmanned stealth aircraft. A faint wisp of black dust sprays from its tail, spurring the creation of the only weapon capable of stopping the threatening horde.

The weapon the dust engenders is mud—old-fashioned, sink-up-to-your-knees, spin-your-tires mud. There’s nothing unusual about this slippery mixture of soil and water. It’s the same sloppy goo that forced the Roman legions to build Britain’s first real roads. What is different, in this futuristic scenario, is the way it’s delivered. Like a meal at a fancy Japanese restaurant, it is being created on the spot and to order. The “chef” is an isolated downpour that swirls only above the heads of the aggressors.

In much the same way that infrared and low-light viewing equipment has made it possible for 20th-century soldiers to own the night, U.S. Air Force planners hope to give 21st-century warriors advanced technologies that will enable them to own the weather. A declassified version of a 2-year study prepared by the Air War College and obtained by PM reveals that this is no dreamland scenario. The Pentagon’s top meteorologists believe the United States will be ready to fight—and win—a weather war early in the next century.

The study, titled “Weather As A Force Multiplier: Owning The Weather In 2025,” envisions future generals having at their disposal an impressive weather-control arsenal for tactical operations. These weapons would include unmanned stealth aircraft that could seed clouds above massing troops with fine particles of heat-absorbing carbon. This next-generation cloud-seeding technique would, in turn, produce localized flooding and create mud, which has been the bane of all of history’s armies. Airborne lasers would cause lightning to discharge over the airframes of attack and surveillance aircraft. Other lasers would fire at fog banks, clearing a temporary flight path to high-value targets, such as command posts. In addition, still more powerful microwave transmitters would heat the ionosphere, altering its reflective properties in ways that would disrupt communications among enemy field commanders.

To reach this future battlefield, the military is planning to piggyback on weather-prediction and weather-modification technologies being developed by the private sector. They estimate that by 2015 supercomputer and atmosphere-monitoring technologies will have advanced to the point where military planners will know exactly what sort of weather to expect over an operations area throughout the course of a campaign lasting several weeks.

The great leap forward, however, is expected to occur between 2015 and 2025, spurred on largely by a growing global population that will put increasing pressure on the worldwide food and drinkable water supplies. “These pressures [will] prompt governments and/or other organizations who are able to capitalize on the technological advances of the previous 20 years to pursue a highly accurate and reasonably precise weather-modification capability,” the report states.

“Our vision is that by 2025 the military could influence the weather on a mesoscale [theater-wide] or microscale [immediate local area] to achieve operational capabilities.”

The report makes the limitations of the military’s current weather-predicting abilities disturbingly clear: “During Operation Desert Storm, Gen. Buster C. Glosson asked his weather officer to tell him which targets would be clear in 48 hours for inclusion in the air tasking order (ATO). But current forecasting capability is only 85% accurate for no more than 24 hours, which doesn’t adequately meet the needs of the ATO planning cycle. Over 50% of the F-117 sorties weather aborted over their targets and A-10s only flew 75 of 200 scheduled close air support missions due to low cloud cover during the first two days of the campaign.”

If weather modification can actually turn the tide of battle remains an open question. The American military’s only acknowledged recent experience in using weather as a weapon occurred with Project Popeye, which began in 1966. The experiment’s objective was to extend the monsoon season, thereby increasing the amount of mud that formed on the Ho Chi Minh trail, a supply route that wound from what was then North Vietnam through Laos and Cambodia into South Vietnam. To produce the rain, a silver iodide rainmaking agent—dubbed “Olive Oil”—was dispersed from WC-130, F4 and A-1E aircraft into the clouds over the trail.

Positive results during the initial program led to its continued operation until 1972. But to this day, analysts remain divided over whether the rain created enough extra mud to significantly reduce the delivery of supplies. When you’re slogging through ankle-deep mud, another inch of it probably doesn’t make that much of a difference.

The Air Force believes it will eventually have the ability to create sudden localized storms that can thwart military operations.

R16275
5 years ago
neverknwo

From: “neverknwo”
Date: Wed Sep 26, 2001 9:06 pm
Subject: Alchemistry USA“The antiproton beam pulse weapon “

Was this the tool used on9/11/01 by the Illuminatti that destoyed the WTC??? “Now I am become Shiva, the destroyer of worlds…” ARYAN Physicist Robert Oppenheimer – Supervising Scientist Manhattan Project.

http://www.cyberspaceorbit.com/aug4.html

Pulsed power has been used since the 1950’s for simulation of nuclear weapons effects. Nuclear weapons produce high levels of x-rays, which disrupt or destroy sensitive electronic equipment. Satellites are very susceptible to x-rays since the atmosphere normally absorbs x-rays. To produce a high level of x-rays similar to a nuclear weapon, an electron beam is generated by a pulsed power system and aimed at a heavy metal target, such as tantalum. As the electrons are slowed down or stopped by the heavy metal, x-rays are produced. This techniques produces a short burst of high energy x-rays similar, though at a much lower intensity, to those produced by the detonation of a nuclear device. Shiva has been used to develop the technology to go into simulators to increase the amount of x-rays produced and to improve the quality of those x-rays to better simulate a nuclear weapon
http://www.af.mil/news/Jul1998/n19980715_981034.html

Air Force lab signs agreement with university
Released: Jul 15, 1998

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KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, N. M. (AFNS) — The bombardment of compressed matter with antiprotons will be the emphasis of an experimental study between the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Directed Energy Directorate here and Pennsylvania State University.
According to the Cooperative Research and Development Agreement signed this week, the laboratory will bombard the compressed matter with antiprotons provided by the university.

The compression of plasma will be done using the laboratory’s Shiva Star capacitor bank that uses magnetic pressure to implode a metal shell

Very high currents (approximately 10-million amps) pass through the nearly spherical shell, which causes it to collapse to a very small dense region, according to Maj. David Lojewski, chief of the High Power Systems Branch. This can be used to compress a target to high density.

The bombardment of dense targets by antiprotons can be used to improve the efficiency of nuclear power, according to Dr. James H. Degnan, the branch’s senior scientist. This may enable nuclear fission and fusion reactors to be much more compact — enough for space propulsion.

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is interested in the propulsion application for deep-space probes. Such probes could conceivably travel to the nearer stars.

There are also potential U. S. Air Force applications. Degnan emphasized that these initial experiments are preliminary, using only about a million antiprotons, and using metal shell implosions driven by an existing capacitor bank as a convenient means for single-pulse compression.

Degnan said that a useful device might employ an array of laser or particle beams for repetitive compression and trillions of antiprotons for each compression pulse.

The antiproton beam pulse, supplied by the university researchers, will be extracted from a cryogenic Penning trap. The trap, cooled with liquid helium, is a magnetic bottle with electrodes at the end.

Degnan is the laboratory’s principal investigator for this effort. The principal investigator from Pennsylvania State University is Prof. Gerald Smith.


R16278
5 years ago
neverknwo

Alchemstry: THE DISSOLVING OF THE ELEMENTS

The fundamental PRINCIPLE between the transformation matter and the Imagination!

The Hermetic Art of turning lead into GOLD!!!

Moreover the attempt to change the natural ORDER
of NATURE to a NEW WORLD ORDER

The Pagan Practice of solving the Great Mystery’s.
symbolized in the “GREAT SEAL” OF
USA.

ANNUIT COEPTIS-NOVUS ORDO SECLORUM”

The Alchemist’s has through time has sought to discover the Universal Solvent.
Through Heat, Pressure and
Salts the elemental substances could have there compounds
Modified!!!

So the NEW WORLD ORDER has set forth on a
Quest to Dissolve the Earth’s Elements by Fire to
Ferment the mineral Kingdom and apply the Pressure’s
of gravity in BRING FORTH A NEW CHILD.

The Most recognized secret has been a testimony
of past history and the premenstrual cycle is
now this theory in which this generation is
Witnessing, as we see this force in
the production of the manifestation of perfection!!!

The ILLUMINATTI to perform Illumination of EARTH!!!

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5 years ago
neverknwo


R16284
5 years ago
neverknwo

Cal
——- Original Message ——-
From: “Sorcha Faal”
To:
Sent: Wednesday, January 12, 2005 3:43 PM
Subject: Increasing Western Media Concern about Chaotic Global Weather,

As to your considerings of these things is always my pleasure. For your
not considerings to please telling myselves as always to.

Sorcha

January 13, 2005

Increasing Western Media Concern about Chaotic Global Weather,
Earthquakes and Meteor Explosions in Atmosphere

By: Sorcha Faal, and as reported to her Russian Subscribers

I have received information today from an American about a Western media
report about the current events happening in the world titled “Is
something wrong with Mother Earth?” that was broadcast over their
national television news collective NBC. I am led to understand also
that this media collective has the attention of the greater part of the
American public who view television newscasts, so this is my reason for
attempting to understand this work of fiction.

This report begins by saying, “Consider the recent evidence: 1.) The
violent Indian Ocean earthquake and the resulting tsunami that left
parts of 11 nations devastated. 2.) November’s powerful 6.2 earthquake
in Costa Rica that killed eight people. 3.) Three volcanoes in Guatemala
all simultaneously active for the first time in 31 years.”

The report then asks the question, “Should we be worried?” to which the
reply given by NASA scientist Dr. David Adamec says, “The world is not
coming to an end, and things are fine.”

“Adamec studies the Earth and says there is no scientific data to
suggest all this violence from the Earth, at the same time, is unusual.”
This report continues and then adds, “The planet is alive and we have a
hot core and every once in a while there are weak zones in the crust and
we see things like volcanoes and earthquakes happen along those things.
It’s just a normal part of what a planet does.”

The report then asks, “But wait a minute – what about all the wicked
weather?” To which a professor, Dr. Chuck Connor from the University of
South Florida, replies, “There’s no causal relationship there at all,
the current bad, bad weather we’ve been having is not influenced by
volcanoes or earthquakes.”

Though it is hard for any of us here to believe, or even understand,
this is the extent of the information about these current events that
this television news collective reported on to the American people.

Could this news collective have included these events of the past few
weeks too?

On December 4th in the New England Region of the United States where it
is says, “the bright flash light up the clouds, three seconds later came
the boom”

On December 6th over Australia where it was reported, “An eerie,
constant, low rumbling sound accompanied the explosions.” From
‘fireballs’.

On December 12th the reports from the Washington D.C. Region of the
United States that says, “It looked like a ball of fire falling out of
the sky.”.

On December 13th the report of the fireball that lit up the skies of
China ‘turning night into day’.

On December 16th from the Utah Region of the United States where it was
reported, “Meteor May Have Fallen in Salt Lake”

On December 19th where in Indonesia a news report was headlined, “Meteor
suspected amid unexplained sightings and blast in Indonesia”

On December 21st where an unknown asteroid, and since named 2004 YD5,
was discovered flying past the earth and under our satellites.

On January 5th where in the Wisconsin Region of the United States a news
report says, “Authorities in north central Wisconsin received dozens of
reports Tuesday evening of bright flashes of light in the sky, as from
an explosion, and they said it likely came from meteor activity.”

On January 7th where in the Alaskan Region of the United States a news
report says, “Juneau residents saw a fiery ball traversing the sky.”

On January 12th where in India it is reported, “I saw a huge ball of
fire in the air. It raced down to the earth so fast that before I could
do anything.”

But, if they had presented these events for consideration they would
have also had to have shown that these sightings contradict The American
Meteor Society, and as they have stated, “Due to the combination of all
of these factors, only a handful of witnessed meteorite falls occur each
year.”

This report also failed to mention the Great Antarctica Earthquake that
occurred on December 24th, was measured at a magnitude of 8.2,and which
is one of only 12 of this magnitude that has occurred on earth since
1990, and one of the most powerful since 1900.

Of course the 9.0 earthquake event that occurred in the Indian Ocean was
mentioned, but because it was not connected with the Great Antarctica
earthquake event the people would not look for any connections between
them. And a connection there is between them, and also the Atlantic
Ocean, in the that these events are occurring in those areas of the
world having anomalous magnetic features, and as I had previously
written about in my report of January 10th, “Continuing Earth Changes
Cripple American Submarine and Pose New Dangers for the American
Continents”. (Even as I am writing these words I am hearing about a
large earthquake event occurring in the Atlantic Ocean Region.)

The report continues with, “Three volcanoes in Guatemala all
simultaneously active for the first time in 31 years,” but does not
mention at all the active reports of volcanic activity from their own
governments scientific organization, the USGS, and which include:
Andaman Islands, Veniaminof, USA, Colima, Mexico, Karymsky, Russia,
Kilauea, USA, Manam, Papua New Guinea, Shiveluch, Russia, Soufriere
Hills, Montserrat, Spurr, USA, St. Helens, USA, Suwanose-jima, Japan and
Tunguraha, Ecuador. Neither was it mentioned that Italy’s Mt. Etna had
also erupted, though the lava flow has stopped and now only gas is
escaping.

Also not mentioned was the continued issues, some mysterious and still
unexplained, involving the Yellowstone Region of the United States and
where a new report is circulating that says, “The American people are
not being told that the explosion of this ‘super volcano’ could happen
at any moment.”

This report also mentioned the great rains and snows presently occurring
in the western regions of the United States but failed to put this
information within the context of the overall present conditions of the
earth’s weather systems, such as:

November 14th, Record Cold in Boston, November 27th, Record snow is
Israel, November 30th, Record Cold in California, December 1st, Record
Cold in Nevada, December 1st, Record Heat in Australia, December 2nd,
Rare Winter Typhoon Taiwan, December 2nd, Mysterious fog covers 86,800
square miles of China, December 3ed, Super Typhoon in Philippines,
December 3ed, Record Heat in Canada, December 5th, Record Rain in
California, December 12th, Worst Floods in 40 years in Malaysia,
December 15th, 50 Foot Waves Hit Hawaii, December 16th, Record Cold in
Florida, December 17th, Hurricane force winds hit California, December
17th, Hurricane Force Winds hit France, December 19th, Record Heat in
Montana, December 19th, Mysterious Light Brightens Arctic, December
19th, Coldest in 50 years in Israel, December 19th, Hurricane Force
Winds in England, December 19th, Hurricane Force Winds in Germany,
December 21st, Fog Covers Northern India, December 21st, Hurricane Force
Winds in Canada, December 21st, Hurricane Force Winds in Montana,
December 23ed, Catastrophic Storms Hit South Africa, December 23ed ,
Hurricane Force Winds in Finland, December 23ed, Worst Strom in Ohio
History, December 23ed , Big Storms Shatter Records in Kentucky,
December 23ed , Massive Storms Hit Canada, December 23ed , Massive Storm
Spans Sea of Japan, December 24th, Severe Storms Leave Most of Finland
Without Power, December 24th, 2km Thick Fog Layer Covers Large Areas of
India, December 24th, Massive Storms Leaves Thousands Stranded in
Scotland, December 25th, South Florida Covered in Fog, December 25th,
First White Christmas in 86 Years for Texas Town, December 26th,
Millions wake up to White Christmas in England, December 28th, Alaska
Rains 212% above Normal, December 28th, Heavy Rains and Floods Kill 20
in Iran, December 29th, Rare Winter Heat Wave in Midwest US Continues,
December 30th, United Arab Emirates Has First Snow in Recorded History,
January 3ed, Lighting Causes Brushfires in Australia, January 4th,
Floods, Rain Devastate South Africa, January 4th, Storms Leave Thousands
Without Power in Australia, January 4th, Coldest December in 59 Years
for New Zealand, January 4th, Lightning Kills 8 in South Africa, January
4th, Lightning Kills 27 in India, January 5th, Extremely High Alaskan
Temperatures, January 6th, Freeze and Record Lows Strand Thousands in
US, January 8th, Mighty Cyclone Approaches Kamchatka, January 8th,
Storms Pound Northern Europe, January 8th, Record High Temperatures in
Russia, January 9th, Hurricane Force Winds in Denmark and Sweden,
January 9th, Europe’s ‘Tsunami’, January 10th, Record Rains Continue in
California, January 10th, Strongest Storm in 40 Years Hits Russia,
January 11th, Record Heat, No Snow in Many Parts of Europe and January
12th, Winter storm leaves behind damage worth EUR millions in Finland.

This list should only be remarkable for what is not included, not what
is. To include all the significant and record setting, weather events
for just this time period alone, November 14th to January 12th, would
take many hundreds of pages.

Also not noted here have been these past year’s worldwide record numbers
of floods, tornados, hurricanes, cyclones and typhoons that have served
to make this past years events the costliness in human history, as
reported by the world’s largest insurance company Munich Re. Munich Re
board member Stefan Heyd has also said that the weather extremes
“underline our long-standing demand for prompt and rigorous measures
against global climate change. After the disappointing outcome of the
recent climate summit in Buenos Aires, time is running out.”

Now of these things we of our people know, but to the Western people?
They hear such things, and as I have quoted earlier, “Things are fine”
and “There’s no causal relationship there at all, the current bad, bad
weather we’ve been having is not influenced by volcanoes or
earthquakes.”

But we can find in their own children’s studies the knowledge that “We
have a closed atmospheric system which means all the water on our planet
is finite and has been recycled for billions of years.”, as it states
correctly on this website for primary children.

The knowledge of their University students is of course much greater,
and includes this example about these facts, “Volcano eruptions of a
large magnitude can impact global climate, reducing the amount of solar
radiation reaching the earth’s surface, lowering temperatures in the
troposphere, and changing atmospheric circulation patterns” (Wolfe, 1).
Sulfuric gases convert to sulfate aerosols which may linger up to four
years in the atmosphere. On June 15, 1991, Mount Pinatubo erupted in the
Philippines, causing extensive consequences in the environment. “The
direct radiative effect of volcanic aerosols causes general
stratospheric heating and tropospheric cooling, with a tropospheric
warming pattern in the winter” (Wolfe, 1). This demonstrates that
volcanic aerosols force fundamental climate mechanisms that play an
important role in the global change process.”

We know too that this is in fact not what the American scientist exactly
said, but was the intention of the wording of his comments, for the
uneducated to draw an imaginary correlation between volcanic eruptions
and ‘bad’ weather. Hence, ‘since the one isn’t occurring the other
can’t be caused by it’.

This provides to you an excellent example of how the Western people have
so separated themselves from the world that they have no knowledge left
of how every thing is in fact connected to every other thing in life,
and everything is life.

What are to us the simplest concepts of life, and living, as human
beings are to them the hardest to understand because they have no
knowledge of how to conceptualize the wholeness of all, and their part
of the wholeness. Like a drop of water from the ocean on their finger
tip they believe that is all they are. But inside of them also is the
knowledge that their ‘drop’ of life will return to the ocean and therein
lies their deepest fear, where is the drop when it returns to the ocean?

Even my writings to them, of which this is a part of, they fail to
connect the knowledge of them all. They instead keep each of them as
separate pieces without knowing that the greater knowledge of knowing is
in the wholeness of all of them, not in any single one.

In many of the letters I receive from them there comes through in their
words to me a form of absolute madness that you could only understand by
knowing the effects of caging animals. Even in this report from their
television collective, NBC, you can see how even in these days the bars
of their mental and spiritual prison are continuing to be built around
them.

But many also are those who are in the knowing of our messages and our
meanings, and continue to warn others also, even to much ridicule and
scorning. This is good and also how it must be, as we know.

© January 13, 2005, EU and US all rights reserved.

— Sorcha Faal sorchafaal@fastmail.fm


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BIG SUNSPOT: Sunspot 720 was tiny yesterday, almost invisible. Today it is blossoming into a giant at least 4 times wider than Earth:

Solar activity could soar if this active region continues its rapid growth. Already the sunspot is big enough to see, but do not stare at the sun. Build a safe sun-projector instead.

http://www.spaceweather.com/

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“Does the flap of a butterfly’s wings in Brazil set off a Dozens of tornado’s around the World?”

Neighbors say tornado hit Vacaville

The Reporter – Jan 12 7:06 AM
Residents are blaming a tornado for the havoc wreaked on their south Vacaville neighborhood early Tuesday morning. High winds and heavy rains tore through the community before sunrise, sending debris flying, including parts of one resident’s chimney.

Tornado caused damage

Hattiesburg American – Jan 11 8:32 AM
When Theresa Smith was cleaning out her home Sunday after Friday’s storm, one fact about the night still disturbed her. “I can’t believe they (the National Weather Service) cannot tell that this was a tornado,” she said.

Tornado victim dumped

Bendigo Advertiser – Jan 11 3:52 AM
AN Eaglehawk woman who had her house extensively damaged into the 2003 tornado has been unsuspectingly dumped by her home and contents insurer. Loretto McKern had to rebuild her Watson Avenue house after a tornado ripped through Bendigo in May, 2003.

Trees are replaced in Harmony Grove to assist in tornado relief

Benton Courier – Jan 12 10:53 AM
Participating in a tree-planting ceremony Thursday on the campus of Westbrook Elementary School in Haskell are representatives of the Saline County Master Gardeners, Arkansas Forestry Commission, Arkansas Urban Forestry Commission, and officials of the cities of Little Rock and Haskell.

Tornado warning issued for Ventura County

KESQ – Jan 10 6:59 AM

OXNARD, Calif. A tornado warning is in effect for the Ventura area. A National Weather Service radar has located a severe thunderstorm and waterspout 15 miles southwest of Ventura and moving east.

Saipan Tribune

Saipan Tribune – Jan 12 12:32 PM
Meteorologist Edward Lorenz once asked the peculiar question: “Does the flap of a butterfly’s wings in Brazil set off a tornado in Texas?”

Arkansas Re-Leaf Project to help residents

Benton Courier – Jan 12 10:54 AM

HASKELL – Replacing trees lost by high winds or a tornado is no easy task, but the Arkansas Urban Forestry Council plans to assist Haskell and Sardis community residents who suffered such a loss in recent tornadoes.

Homeland security

Burnsville Thisweek – Jan 12 12:14 PM

Imagine that the local police and fire dispatch center is taken out or disabled, whether in a terrorist attack or a tornado. Hard as that is to imagine, it may be harder to imagine full communications capabilities continuing seamlessly in a command center on wheels.

Jackson 01/08/05 Tornado Hits Jackson Neighborhood

WLBT 3 – Jan 10 5:53 AM

Lives were spared, but houses and buildings were not, in the tornado that blew through Jackson just before 5:30 Friday night. One neighborhood in northwest Jackson took the brunt of it.

38 homes, power lines fell victim to Oroville tornado

Chico Enterprise-Record – Jan 10 12:12 AM

OROVILLE A tornado that struck south Oroville Saturday afternoon left behind downed power lines, widespread power outages and some property damage. Damage assessment conducted Sunday by the El Medio Fire Department indicated 38 homes had minor to moderate damage.

http://search.news.yahoo.com/search/news?p=tornado

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Lightning Strikes Plague Chicagoland Area

VIDEO: Chelsea Irving reports.

Jan 12, 2005 12:09 pm US/Central
CHICAGO (CBS 2) A man working at a CTA maintenance facility suffered a jolt after lightning struck a nearby storage building.

The man was alert and conscious when he was transported from the East Garfield Park facility at 3920 W. Lake to Mount Sinai Hospital.

Two schools and 160 people were also affected by lightning strikes in suburban Riverside.

Central Elementary School and Hauser Junior High School were closed for the day, school officials said.

According to Commonwealth Edison spokesman John Dewey, the power outage was caused by a downed distribution line on the 2400 block of South 8th Avenue in North Riverside. He did not know what exactly caused the outage, but said it appeared as if lightning struck the line.

ComEd first received calls about the outages around 8:24 a.m. Power was restored at 9:54 a.m.

http://cbs2chicago.com/topstories/local_story_012131122.html


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RECORD TEMPS. and MELTING SNOW CREATE BLINDING FOG At least 2 dead in vehicle pileups on I-96 near Lansing

as of 8:03 p.m.

ALAIEDON TOWNSHIP — At least two people died and more than 25 others were injured in multiple pileups involving more than 100 vehicles in thick fog Wednesday afternoon on eastbound Interstate 96 east of Lansing, authorities said.

One of the fatalities occurred when 50 vehicles crashed shortly before 3 p.m. near Williamston, and the other occurred when five vehicles piled up about 30 minutes later near Webberville, five miles to the east, Ingham County sheriff’s Lt. Jeffrey Joy said.

One of those killed was a man in his mid-20s, sheriff’s deputies and state police said at an evening news conference. The other was a juvenile, whose age and gender were not released.

The rest of the vehicles were involved in minor collisions involving two or three at a time, Joy said.

Eighteen people were being treated Wednesday evening at Sparrow Hospital in Lansing, spokesman John Lux said. Five of them had multiple injuries, but Lux did not know how many would be admitted.

Dense fog formed as afternoon temperatures in the Lansing area surpassed 50 degrees, reducing visibility to one-quarter mile at 3 p.m., the National Weather Service said.

“It was crazy,” Keena Sioui, a Michigan State University student who witnessed the crashes while riding with her brother, told Detroit television station WXYZ.

“The fog was really bad. You could only see about 20 feet in front of you,” Sioui said. “Then we heard three slams’ in back of us, one after the other, and cars just kept hitting. We kept moving forward so we wouldn’t get hit.”

State police closed a 12-mile stretch of I-96 in both directions between Okemos and Webberville. The interstate was to remain closed in both directions for at least several more hours, Joy said at 7:30 p.m.

Traffic was backed up five miles on eastbound I-96 between Okemos and Lansing as rush hour approached, Joy said.

Drivers and passengers who escaped injury were bused to the Michigan State campus, where they could wait for relatives or friends to pick them up at a “reunification center,” Joy said.

David and Janet Morrow of South Bend, Ind., drove to Michigan State expecting to be reunited with their 25-year-old son, Christopher Morrow of East Lansing, a student at Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing.

The couple said their son called them from a cell phone on I-96 and told them, “I’m standing here in the road and I’m not sure how I got here.” They said Christopher Morrow told them his Toyota Celica “folded up like an accordion” when it crashed.

But, said Janet Morrow: “We’re very grateful. We could have been coming here for a much worse purpose.”

Associated Press Writers Tim Martin in East Lansing and Jim Irwin in Detroit contributed to this report.

http://www.lsj.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20050112/NEWS01/50112001


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Weather scientists probe how to ‘connect the dots’

43 minutes ago Local – San Diego Daily Transcript

The earth is covered in all kinds of sophisticated gadgetry that can measure earthquakes, tsunamis and various weather-related events — the problem is, most of those machines don’t talk to each other.

Hence the need for a global Earth Observation System which could, among other things, predict outbreaks of West Nile virus (news – web sites), forecast natural disasters and help farmers estimate their crop yields, according to a panel of scientists and industry representatives who spoke at a meteorological conference in San Diego on Wednesday.

The United States is leading a group of 54 countries to develop such a system over the next 10 years, and the recent tsunami that devastated southern Asia is a tragic example of the urgency to do so, said Conrad Lautenbacher, a retired Navy vice admiral leading the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s efforts to implement the system.

“There’s no greater example of what we can do to protect life and economic interests than what has happened in the Indian Ocean,” Lautenbacher said. “It’s not an opportunity — it’s a responsibility.”

The challenge will be to coordinate all the technology that’s out there. There are thousands of data buoys floating in the ocean, thousands of weather stations and more than 50 environmental satellites orbiting the globe.

“Accurate forecasts mean nothing if those in harm’s way are not given warning in a timely fashion,” said Mike Keebaugh, president of Raytheon Intelligence and Information Systems.

The panelists cited various economic benefits the system would provide. Lautenbacher, for example, said industries that are sensitive to climate and weather account for $3 trillion of the gross domestic product.

Better forecasting could save the United States $1 billion in electricity costs. Hurricanes and coastal storms are estimated to cost the United States $7 billion each year. Better weather forecasting could save the airline industry an estimated $1.7 billion annually.

David Changnon, an associate professor at Northern Illinois University, explained how “perfect” weather conditions last summer helped farmers reap a $20 billion increase in yields of corn, soybeans and other crops.

A better weather forecasting system would be a big help to those farmers and the businesses that sell their crops, Changnon said.

The system could also help scientists determine whether an outbreak of a disease stemmed from natural causes or bioterrorism. Compton Tucker III, a senior earth scientist at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, cited an example of Rift Valley Fever that broke out in Yemen in 2000.

Tucker’s team determined the outbreak could be natural by studying rain patterns in the area where the outbreak happened.

Having such a system in place could also get the scientific community working together on disease control, said Durland Fish, a professor of epidemiology of microbial diseases at Yale School of Public Health.

Fish said the problem with the study of diseases such as West Nile Virus is that most of the research is being done by medical scientists, who focus more on the patient, rather than ecologists who would focus on the environmental aspects.

A draft plan for setting up the global Earth Observation System was prepared by 15 federal agencies and the White House last September and will be presented at the third global Earth Observation Summit next month in Brussels.

http://news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/sddt/20050113/lo_sddt/weatherscientistsprobehowtoconnectthedots


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Possible tornadoes to snow; a smorgasbord of weather in the central United States

Wed Jan 12, 8:22 AM ET Weather News – weather.com ®

Tim Ballisty, Meteorologist, The Weather Channel

A sharp boundary draped across the region will spell out the difference between those who endure wintry precipitation and those who endure wind, rain, and thunderstorms. With Gulf moisture surging northward and potent energy swinging out of the Southwest United States, a smorgasbord of weather northwest and southeast of the boundary will make for a wicked Wednesday in the Midwest region.

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Even before all the necessary ingredients come together during the course of the day, the morning wake-up call will not be any more pleasant for many folks. First off, many will have to endure difficult morning travel yet again as fog has really enveloped much of the central Plains and the Mid-Mississippi Valley. Mixed in with that fog are some spots of drizzle and freezing drizzle so extra caution will be necessary when navigating local roads and highways. Meanwhile, others will have to deal with more of a life-threatening environment as Mother Nature has not been kind overnight. More heavy rains have returned to the Ohio Valley. A band of thunderstorms developed close to the Ohio River earlier in the day on Tuesday and very slowly shifted northward towards the Upper Ohio Valley during the evening and overnight hours. This has not only aggravated the serious flooding along the Ohio River from southwest Indiana to southeastern Ohio but has introduced more flooding issues for those in the central and northern sections of the states of Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio.

During the day itself, the warm Gulf moisture will override a shallow pool of sub-freezing air stationed across the central Plains and Upper Midwest. This is the setup necessary to allow ice to form over area roadways, power lines, and tree limbs. This will especially be the case over eastern Iowa leading into southwest Wisconsin. A wintry mix in precipitation will also be prevalent in such cities as Kansas City, Omaha, Des Moines, and the Twin Cities. North of this area (from central and northern Minnesota to northwest Wisconsin and the western U.P. of Michigan), where snow will fall for the majority of the time, 4 to as much as 8 inches of snow is possible. As all the wintry precipitation will be falling north of the boundary, rain and thunderstorms will be dominant south and east of the front. Strong southwesterly winds (on the order of 20 to 40 mph) will whip the rain about from portions of the Mid-Mississippi Valley and across the Ohio Valley. The additional rainfall will obviously add insult to injury in the overly-saturated grounds of the Ohio Valley. Continued serious flooding is likely.

The warmth has been in place for some time now. Low-level moisture has been building during the past two days as dew points have climbed to the low 60s. A surface cold front is entering the picture and the necessary potent upper-level energy will be arriving by this afternoon. All of these ingredients will allow the development of a severe weather outbreak across portions of Missouri, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and northeast Texas. Individual severe thunderstorms will likely break out in the mid-afternoon hours around eastern Oklahoma, northwestern Arkansas, and southwestern Missouri. It is at this time when some of these individual thunderstorms will be capable of producing tornadoes. As we progress into the evening and overnight hours, the individual storms will then form into a dangerous squall line capable of producing damaging wind gusts on the order of 50 to 70 mph that will storm eastward through Arkansas, eastern Texas, and Louisiana. Keep it tuned to The Weather Channel and connect to weather.com to keep up on this volatile weather scenario.

http://news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/wcom/20050112/we_wcom/possible_tornadoes_to_snow__a_smorgasbord_of_weather_in_the_central_united_states


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ENVIRONMENTAL AND NATURAL RESOURCE ECONOMICS (third edition)
by Tom Tietenberg; Harper Collins, 1992; ISBN 0-673-46328-1.

THE BASIC PESSIMIST MODEL
One end of the spectrum is defined by an ambitious study published in 1972 under the title The Limits to Growth. Based on a technique known as systems dynamics, developed by Professor Jay Forrester at MIT, a large-scale computer model was constructed to simulate likely future outcomes of the world economy. The most prominent feature of systems dynamics is the use of feedback loops to explain behavior. The feedback loop is a closed path that connects an action to its effect on the surrounding conditions which, in turn, can influence further action. As the examples presented subsequently in this chapter demonstrate, depending on how the relationships are described, a wide variety of complex behavior can be described by this technique.

Conclusions of Pessimist Model
Three main conclusions were reached by this study. The first suggests that within a time span of less than 100 years with no major change in the physical, economic, or social relationships that have traditionally governed world development, society will run out of the nonrenewable resources on which the industrial base depends. When the resources have been depleted, a precipitous collapse of the economic system will result, manifested in massive unemployment, decreased food production, and a decline in population as the death rate soars. There is no smooth transition, no gradual slowing down of activity; rather, the economic system consumes successively larger amounts of the depletable resources until they are gone. The characteristic behavior of the system is overshoot and collapse (see Figure 1.1).

The second conclusion of the study is that piecemeal approaches to solving the individual problems will not be successful. To demonstrate this point, the authors arbitrarily double their estimates of the resource base and allow the model to trace out an alternative vision based on this new higher level of resources. In this alternative vision the collapse still occurs, but this time it is caused by excessive pollution generated by the increased pace of industrialization permitted by the greater availability of resources. The authors then suggest that if the depletable resource and pollution problems were somehow jointly solved, population would grow unabated and the availability of food would become the binding constraint. In this model the removal of one limit merely causes the system to bump subsequently into another one, usually with more dire consequences.

As its third and final conclusion, the study suggests that overshoot and collapse can be avoided only by an immediate limit on population and pollution, as well as a cessation of economic growth. The portrait painted shows only two possible outcomes: the termination of growth by self-restraint and conscious policy—an approach that avoids the collapse—or the termination of growth by a collision with the natural limits, resulting in societal collapse. Thus, according to this study, one way or the other, growth will cease. The only issue is whether the conditions under which it will cease will be congenial or hostile.

The Nature of the Model

Why were these conclusions reached? Clearly they depend on the structure of the model. By identifying the characteristics that yield these conclusions, we can examine the realism of those characteristics.

The dominant characteristic of the model is exponential growth coupled with fixed limits. Exponential growth in any variable (for example, 3% per year) implies that the absolute increases in that variable will be greater and greater each year. Furthermore, the higher the rate of growth in resource consumption, the faster a fixed stock of it will be exhausted. Suppose, for example, current reserves of a resource are 100 times current use and the supply of reserves cannot be expanded. If consumption were not growing, this stock would last 100 years. However, if consumption were to grow at 2% per year, the reserves would be exhausted in 55 years; and at 10%, exhaustion would occur after only 24 years.

Several resources are held in fixed supply by the model. These include the amount of available land and the stock of depletable resources. In addition, the supply of food is fixed relative to the supply of land. The combination of exponential growth in demand, coupled with fixed sources of supply, necessarily implies that, at some point, resource supplies must be exhausted. The extent to which those resources are essential thus creates the conditions for collapse.

This basic structure of the model is in some ways reinforced and in some ways tempered by the presence of numerous positive and negative feedback loops. Positive feedback loops are those in which secondary effects tend to reinforce the basic trend. An example of a positive feedback loop is the process of capital accumulation. New investment generates greater output, which, when sold, generates profits. These profits can be used to fund additional new investments. This example suggests a manner in which the growth process is self-reinforcing.

Positive feedback loops may also be involved in global warming. Scientists believe, for example, that the relationship between emissions of methane and global warming may be described as a positive feedback loop. Since methane is a greenhouse gas, increases in methane emissions contribute to global warming. As the planetary temperature rises, however, it could release extremely large quantities of additional methane, and so on.

Human responses can intensify environmental problems. When shortages of a commodity are imminent, for example, consumers typically begin to hoard the commodity. Hoarding intensifies the shortage. Similarly, people faced with shortages of food commonly eat the seed that is the key to more plentiful food in the future. Situations giving rise to this kind of downward spiral are particularly troublesome.

A negative feedback loop is self-limiting rather than self-reinforcing, as illustrated by the role of death rates in limiting population growth in the model. As growth occurs, it causes larger increases in industrial output, which, in turn, cause more pollution. The increase in pollution triggers a rise in death rates, retarding population growth. From this example it can be seen that negative feedback loops can provide a tempering influence on the growth process, though not necessarily a desirable one.

Perhaps the best-known planetary-scale example of a negative feedback is provided in a theory advanced by James Lovelock, an English scientist. Called the Gaia hypothesis after the Greek concept for Mother Earth, this view of the world suggests that the earth is a living organism with a complex feedback system that seeks an optimal physical and chemical environment.

Deviations from this optimal environment trigger natural, nonhuman response mechanisms which restore the balance. In essence, according to the Gaia hypothesis the planetary environment is a self-regulating process.

The model of the world envisioned by the Gaia hypothesis is incompatible with that envisioned by the Limits to Growth team. Because of the dominance of positive feedback loops, coupled with fixed limits on essential resources, the structure of the Limits to Growth model preordains its conclusion that human activity is on a collision course with nature. While the values assumed for various parameters (the size of the stock of depletable resources, for example) affect the timing of the various effects, they do not substantially affect the nature of the outcome.

The dynamics implied by the notion of a feedback loop is helpful in a more general sense than the specific relationships embodied in this model. As we proceed with our investigation, the degree to which our economic and political institutions serve to intensify or to limit emerging environmental problems will be a key concern.

THE BASIC OPTIMIST MODEL
Is the portrait of the fate of the world economy painted by the Limits to Growth model an accurate one? Because Herman Kahn and his associates did not think so, they presented an alternative vision in a book titled The Next 200 Years: A Scenario for America and the World. 8 This vision is an optimistic one based in large part on the continuing evolution of a form of technological progress that serves to push back the natural limits until they are no longer limiting.

Conclusions of Optimist Model
The basic conclusion reached by this study is stated in the opening pages of the book [Herman Kahn, William Brown, and Leon Martel, The Next 200 Years: A Scenario for America and the World (New York: William Morrow, 1976)]:

. . .200 years ago almost everywhere human beings were comparatively few, poor and at the mercy of the forces of nature, and 200 years from now, we expect, almost everywhere they will be numerous, rich and in control of the forces of nature [p. 1].

The future path of population growth is expected by Kahn and his associates to approximate an S-shaped logistic curve. This image suggests that an omniscient observer during 1976 looking backward through time and then forward into the future would see rather different things. The retrospective glance would reveal a period of exponential population growth, while the glance into the future would reveal continued growth, but with steadily declining growth rates, until, at the end of the next 200-year period, growth would automatically come to a halt. By that time, however, the population would have increased four times its current level and the average person in the world economy would be earning $20,000 a year (in constant dollars)—a far cry from the 1976 average of $1300 (see Figure 1.2).

To Kahn and his associates, interference with this natural evolution of society would not only be unwarranted, it would be unethical. As they see it, tampering with the growth process would consign the residents of the poorest developing countries—and, indeed, the poorest residents of the developed countries—to a life of poverty, a life without hope. In contrast, they see continued growth as providing continued betterment for both groups; although, due to an expected decline in the gap between the rich nations and the poor, those in the poorest nations would benefit most from continued growth.

The Nature of the Model
The Kahn model is more qualitative than the Limits to Growth model and therefore its structure is less specific. It is not a computer program that simulates the future. Rather, Kahn and his associates devised scenarios they believed to be plausible and then verified that the various components of these scenarios were consistent with each other. The book is filled with reasons why the chosen scenario is reasonable. These lists of reasons frequently include new technologies that, when certain limits are reached, will be introduced. These technologies effectively either remove the limit or buy time until a subsequent technology can remove the limit.

The principles underlying Kahn’s work can best be illustrated through the use of two examples: food and energy. One of the sources of collapse in the Limits of Growth model was the inability of food supply to keep up with consumption. Kahn, by contrast, sees food production rising so rapidly as to create an eventual abundance of food. This vision, in turn, depends on some specific sources of optimism: (1) physical resources will not effectively limit production during the next 200 years, and (2) substantial increases can be expected in conventional foods produced by conventional means, conventional foods produced by unconventional means, and unconventional foods produced by unconventional means.

All of these sources of optimism are related to technological progress. The availability of physical resources can be expanded through the use of better (solar-powered, for example) irrigation systems. Conventional food production can be increased by the spread of better farming techniques and by the development of new hybrid seeds. If soils become depleted or scarce, then food can be raised with hydroponics, a process using no soil. 9 Finally, Kahn points to the development of a single-cell protein as a viable means of converting municipal waste into a food supplement.

A similar approach is taken when describing the world energy future. The authors of The Next 200 Years construct a list of technologies that can provide the transition to solar energy, making the case that solar energy can ultimately sustain a high level of economic activity. The list includes technologies that use coal, either directly or indirectly (such as gas produced from coal); those which exploit the vast world reserves of shale oil; nuclear power (fission, in the near term, replaced subsequently by fusion); and new solar technologies including windmills, photovoltaics, and ocean thermal power.

When all of these lists are combined, the prevailing message is that currently recognized technologies can overcome the limitations envisioned by the Limits to Growth view. The Next 200 Years staff, then, believes that the creators of Limits to Growth erred in being myopic; they were too tied to conventional technologies. When the need arises, they argue, these new technologies will be developed. The cliche, “Necessity is the mother of invention,” captures the flavor of the belief of Kahn and his associates that these technologies will be developed as they are needed. [p.p. 4-11]

[I believe this is the standard university text for this discipline. —JH]

BEYOND THE LIMITS, Meadows, et al. Chelsea Green Publishing Company, 1992. ISBN 0-930031-62-8.
Phone: 800-639-4099 or 603-448-0317; FAX: 603-448-2576.


“In Scenario 1 the world society proceeds along its historical path as long as possible without major policy change. Technology advances in agriculture, industry, and social services according to established patterns. There is no extraordinary effort to abate pollution or conserve resources. The simulated world tries to bring all people through the demographic transition and into an industrial and then post-industrial economy. This world acquires widespread health care and birth control as the service sector grows; it applies more agricultural inputs and gets higher yields as the agricultural sector grows; it emits more pollutants and demands more nonrenewable resources as the industrial sector grows.

“The global population in Scenario 1 rises from 1.6 billion in the simulated year 1900 to over 5 billion in the simulated year 1990 and over 6 billion in the year 2000. Total industrial output expands by a factor of 20 between 1900 and 1990. Between 1900 and 1990 only 20% of the earth’s total stock of nonrenewable resources is used; 80% of these resources remain in 1990. Pollution in that simulated year has just begun to rise noticeably. Average consumer goods per capita in 1990 is at a value of 1968-$260 per person per year—a useful number to remember for comparison in future runs. Life expectancy is increasing, services and goods per capita are increasing, food production is increasing. But major changes are just ahead.

“In this scenario the growth of the economy stops and reverses because of a combination of limits. Just after the simulated year 2000 pollution rises high enough to begin to affect seriously the fertility of the land. (This could happen in the ‘real world’ through contamination by heavy metals or persistent chemicals, through climate change, or through increased levels of ultraviolet radiation from a diminished ozone layer.) Land fertility has declined a total of only 5% between 1970 and 2000, but it is degrading at 4.5% per year in 2010 and 12% per year in 2040. At the same time land erosion increases. Total food production begins to fall after 2015. That causes the economy to shift more investment into the agriculture sector to maintain output. But agriculture has to compete for investment with a resource sector that is also beginning to sense some limits.

“In 1990 the nonrenewable resources remaining in the ground would have lasted 110 years at the 1990 consumption rates. No serious resource limits were in evidence. But by 2020 the remaining resources constituted only a 30-year supply. Why did this shortage arise so fast? Because exponential growth increases consumption and lowers resources. Between 1990 and 2020 population increases by 50% and industrial output grows by 85%. The nonrenewable resource use rate doubles. During the first two decades of the simulated twenty-first century, the rising population and industrial plant in Scenario 1 use as many nonrenewable resources as the global economy used in the entire century before. So many resources are used that much more capital and energy are required to find, extract, and refine what remains.

“As both food and nonrenewable resources become harder to obtain in this simulated world, capital is diverted to producing more of them. That leaves less output to be invested in basic capital growth.

“Finally investment cannot keep up with depreciation (this is physical investment and depreciation, not monetary). The economy cannot stop putting its capital into the agriculture and resource sectors; if it did the scarcity of food, materials, and fuels would restrict production still more. So the industrial capital plant begins to decline, taking with it the service and agricultural sectors, which have become dependent upon industrial inputs. For a short time the situation is especially serious, because the population keeps rising, due to the lags inherent in the age structure and in the process of social adjustment. Finally population too begins to decrease, as the death rate is driven upward by lack of food and health services.” [p.p.132-134]

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TAKING NATURE INTO ACCOUNT:

A Report to the Club of Rome

http://www.clubofrome.org/

Wouter Van Dieren, Editor;
Springer-Verlag,1995; ISBN 0-387-94533-4; Phone: 1-800-SPRINGER

INTRODUCTION
In 1972, a report was published by a mysterious club nobody had ever heard of, which shocked the world—a report about the forthcoming collapse of life on earth, not written by some sectarian doomsday prophet but by scientists of high repute, working with that new device of modernity, the computer.

“Limits to Growth,” the report was called, and besides a shock it also caused outrage worldwide. Several years after the first phase of environmental awareness and shortly before the first oil crisis (1973), “Limits” brought the message that the world was heading for disaster because of unfettered population growth and industrial expansion, exhaustion of stocks of natural resources, environmental destruction, and food shortages.

“Limits” was based on a so-called simulation model, a mathematical representation of the main variables and their dynamic interactions known as the WORLD III model. Some of the key features of these dynamics are feedback loops, which show that an intervention in one part of a system has unexpected effects on other variables of that system.

The forms of exhaustion predicted in the various scenarios simulated in the model start to emerge in the early twenty-first century, as the world population grows to a peak of 10 billion, per capita food production drops to a mere 15-25 percent of 1970 levels, pollution has risen tenfold, and the most important resources, such as oil and gas, have become depleted. Because of the so-called exponential character of growth and depletion, half-hearted or one-sided measures are of little avail. A drastic program of technological improvement such as energy conservation, for example, achieving 50 percent savings in 20 years against a background of, say, 2 percent growth in consumption, postpones the date of depletion by a mere 3 years.

“Limits” became the subject of heated controversy, and the Club of Rome soon gained the reputation of being a neo-Malthusian movement of doomsayers. The report became world famous, an indication that its message was not only controversial but also supremely recognizable.

Although thousands of scientists have devoted their efforts to the question of how reliable WORLD III was and whether it is even at all possible to forecast the future in this manner, “Limits” has, in our view, come through all the criticism untarnished. In the first place, because the primary aim was not to make a prediction but “to improve the insight,” in the words of Jay Forrester, one of the contributing authors; and secondly, because nobody has yet really succeeded in finding fault with the main calculations and the underlying hypotheses.

Since 1972, countless studies and books have been published that confirm the message of “Limits”; but even more extensive than this scientific work has been the worldwide denial of the limits to growth, and the impassioned attempts to remain one step ahead of the imminent shortages through policies of continued economic expansion. Meanwhile, additional new insights have arisen, which not only confirm the impending disasters but also indicate that the limits to growth may well have been exceeded and that the world has been in a state of decline for some years already. The most important study in this context is For the Common Good (1989), in which Daly and Cobb develop an information theory to replace or supplement the incomplete data function of what is known as the Gross National Product. By processing U.S. statistical data on some twelve so-called welfare indicators, they drew the conclusion that for the last twenty years the link between production growth and the creation of welfare has become progressively weaker; prior to that date, production growth had achieved exactly what Adam Smith foresaw in 1752: the addition of value so as to indeed create the “Wealth of Nations.” In the 1970s this link began to be lost, however, and this process is proceeding at such an accelerating pace that we are now confronted with the curious phenomenon of production growth leading to a decline in welfare; stated differently, the limits to growth have been reached without us even noticing it, because we have been interpreting the figures wrongly.’

Our aim is to undertake a further analysis of the concept of growth within this framework; and above all, of the opposition to information that is critical of this growth. “Limits” evoked extreme opposition, but nonetheless there is fascination worldwide with the Club of Rome and its first and greatest message. The latest insights tell us that their message is not only being confirmed daily, but that it has in fact been surpassed by reality. The limits to growth no longer merely lie ahead, in the future; they are with us today, and have been for the last twenty years.

The international community does not know how to handle this reality, however. Discussions in international forums where the necessity of growth or its significance are challenged inevitably lead to emotional scenes, and all the agendas of all the world’s political and economic bodies call for growth in the restricted sense of the word, because of an unabashed conviction that this is always good for the world. But this is simply not the case: a steady growth of output does not necessarily lead to more jobs or a better environment, it does not combat famine or promote social security, neither does it improve education or public health. On the contrary, most of these aspects of welfare seem to suffer under unrestricted economic expansion, which has become a law unto itself.

The main thrust of opposition to “Limits” lies in the belief that economic growth is a kind of law of nature, which humanity must obey. Since Adam Smith invented the Invisible Hand, this power has been a guiding principle for all those who believe that free trade, or the market, will ultimately lead to a natural order of things, a moment when everything will fall neatly into place: free trade will provide income and employment, welfare for all, equality, peace, and a future. In this way of thinking, the problems outlined by “Limits,” are a result of obstacles to free trade—and if things are not well with the world, that is a logical consequence of these obstacles; for example, too much government intervention, too high social benefits, too much environmental and labor legislation, an overly expensive quaternary sector, and so on. Allow the free market to do its curative work, in other words, and the Divine ordination of the invisible hand will balance out the world economy.

It is no coincidence that this kind of metaphysical notion was a nursemaid to the industrial revolution, nor that it is part and parcel of modern economics. Adam Smith certainly intended the Invisible Hand to serve as a metaphysical, divine principle, which effortlessly took over the role of Divine Providence, on which western humanity had focused its aspirations until the Enlightenment. The Enlightenment blocked this Providence, because it called for science, technology, and mechanization, and thus distracted attention from God’s will. By introducing the invisible hand, Smith took up the deistic thread once more; now the economy too, or precisely the economy, was to be driven by supernatural laws, and in the industrial age, too, the role of God would remain of decisive importance.

It is our conviction that this metaphysic is still as topical as ever. The opposition to “Limits” is so strenuous that clearly forces other than science are at work. One would expect humanity to take up the challenges of “Limits” and set up an international organization to halt the decline. The opposite has been the case. A veritable crusade of economic expansionism has been unleashed, as if to prove that “Limits” was pessimistic and in error, and everywhere the conquests of this crusade are praised as providing the desired proof, such as the economic miracles embodied in the Asian growth figures. And for the sake of convenience we then ignore the enormous price of these miracles, the ecological destruction, the plundering of the surrounding oceans, the consumption of the region’s natural capital, the -underpaid workers, the absence of social security. And while these miracles are seen as proof of the power of the invisible hand, nobody is prepared to answer the question of why the same metaphysic has caused war and famine in Africa. Does the invisible hand pick its favorites? Or are the Africans paying the penalty of disobeying the laws of natural economic ordination? Or is it the case that here—and in the former Soviet Union—the law of Keynes holds: that suffering is a precondition, albeit temporary, for later success?

It is of crucial importance to state that the invisible hand does not exist, that there are no laws of economic ordination, that although the notion of economic growth can be defined, its political usage is above all rhetorical, that economics is not really a science but a set of theories, and that every attitude towards the limits to growth is a question of culture, of choices, free will, and—possibly—rationality. There is no inevitable fate compelling humanity towards unlimited free trade, over-exploitation of nature and labor, exhaustion of resources, and finally towards a war of all against all (Hobbes) to gain control of the last remaining resources and food. Economic thought differs from culture to culture, and within each culture even from school to school, from university to university. There are myriad options to choose from, and none of them need satisfy a single requirement of a metaphysical nature. What is of key importance is that we rid our economies of hypocrisy, and this forms the subject of the present Report.

The main hypocrisy lies in the system of National Accounts that has been employed in the Western economy for nearly half a century now, with partial implementation in most other countries. The technical background of the National Accounts is described elsewhere in this Report; in this introduction, our aim is simply to set out why we consider this topic to be so vitally important in the debate on growth and the limits to which it is subject.

Until 1945, the notion of economic growth was used differently from today. As elaborated in Chapter 3, it was not until about 1932 that several economists came up with the idea of measuring a country’s economic performance and not until 1950 that the ensuing system was introduced in most industrialized countries. It was thus inevitable that the costs of production growth would be encountered, costs that for decades the theory had termed negative external effects. In former times these effects had been happily accepted, but when production as a whole is encapsulated in a profit-and-loss account, the costs, or negative expenditure, automatically appear on the balance sheet. And that is where we stand today.

Surprisingly enough, users of National Accounts have long remained deaf to recommendations to subtract these costs from the profits, despite an information load that has become so heavy in recent years that for some economies the point now appears to have been reached whereby the costs are perhaps even greater than the profits— without this being reflected in the National Accounts. This is of vital importance for the debate on the limits to growth, because these economies continue to literally count themselves rich, while poverty is on the rise, or in other words because the subtracted value is higher than the added value. Phrased differently: the economy is being kept afloat on paradoxical information, not even on incompleteness, and the abuse of the National Accounts is at the core of the matter.

The notion of the National Account is not employed in everyday political parlance; instead, the public at large hears the terms Gross National Product (GNP) and its derivative, Gross Domestic Product (GDP). This GNP has gained metaphysical significance: it stands for the mark given to the country by the Invisible Hand and thus even acts as a symbol of the degree to which that nation has been elected in the Divine ordination that steers the Invisible Hand. In this vision of things, one has subjected oneself to the natural laws of the economy, and the nation is seen to have passed the examination if the number attached to the GNP is positive: one, two, or three percent growth per annum, whatever that may mean. Orio Giarini has made a comparison between the effect of GNP in heaven, in hell, and on earth. He describes the complication of Industrial Revolution accounting by the paradox of hell and heaven, when applied to the notion of scarcity. Heaven, being probably blessed by an infinite stock of goods and services of all sorts (material and spiritual), knows nothing of scarcity. Economics and the economy therefore do not exist. There are no prices and there is no money, since everything is readily available without any restriction or work. Heaven, then, must be something very different from earth, but it is also a place of zero GNP. Hell, as the opposite of heaven, is a place which consumes a lot of energy in maintaining its celebrated image and presumed activities. It therefore probably needs to develop a huge value added which nobody has ever tried to measure: GNP must be very high indeed! On our earth, the maximum possible achievement in the fight against scarcity is to create an abundance in as many sectors as possible. But human and economic development also entails identifying and coping with new scarcities. Scarcity is ultimately the hallmark of the system of disequilibrium within which human endeavour is destined to operate: it is the sine qua non of man’s quest for fulfilment, so Giarini says.

One of the major paradoxes in value accounting and in defining the development of wealth is that an increase in real wealth corresponds in some cases merely to an increase in the cost of pollution control (e.g. investment for waste-disposal and environmental purposes, which is clearly a deducted value type of cost), while on the other hand, many real increases in value are underrated. For instance, GNP growth figures published each year by governments indicate that the economy has grown by so many percent. However, a large part of this growth is in fact absorbed by factors which do not necessarily add to our wealth, while other factors that represent net increases in our well-being are not, or are only inadequately, taken into account.

Going back to the paradox of hell and heaven, one of the reasons for our reluctance to reconquer paradise is that in some weird way we seem to be more at ease with hell.

Giarini believes it important to define a level for the wealth of nations in terms of stock, its increase, depletion, use, conservation and its diversification. Measurements of value added are important for the organization of an industrially productive system, which is an important subsystem of the economy as a whole. But is only partially relevant to the business of measuring, targeting, and organizing the wealth of nations.

If the growth of GNP is three percent, but the uncalculated costs of output are some four percent of GNP, then at least we know that the quality of life in that country is declining. To argue that these costs be discounted is to argue for introduction of a system we term SNI, Sustainable National Income, a national income in which interest and yields are indeed added up, but in which depletion of resources and nature are subtracted from the income, as it were. Even then, the problem remains that even a corrected GNP still says nothing about the real value and dignity of a society. However (so say the politicians) without a growing GNP the country will become a second-rate nation, and so we must subject ourselves to interventions that are progressively demolishing the whole postwar social fabric. We are being colonized by the economy, as it were, and that was certainly not the original aim.

In his dialogue on wealth and welfare, Giarini points at the many paradoxical reasonings in the theory of wealth accumulation. Classical economists, and in particular Ricardo, were well aware that the methods for the accounting of economic wealth that they were devising were not really comprehensive of the real level of wealth of an individual or a country. A clear distinction was made between the notion of riches on the one hand and of wealth on the other. There was even an implicit acceptance that there could be situations where an increase in wealth would not correspond to an increase in riches.

However, these considerations remained secondary because the main problem during the Industrial Revolution was to identify the most dynamic system for increasing the wealth of nations, i.e. the industrialization process, and to concentrate on its development. Inconvenient discrepancies between wealth and riches were considered of minor importance. The writings of classical economists and of some of their later commentators were very much influenced by the fact that the first formulation of economic theory was a description of the industrialization process: the priority, which was quite adequate for this purpose, was to measure a flow of goods and the value added, whether supply-, or demand-based.

In the Service Economy, where the industrialization process per se is no longer identified as the prime mover in increasing the wealth of nations, the problem is quite different and the contradiction between wealth and riches becomes much more important.

The divergence of the notion of riches from the notion of wealth corresponds to what can be called the development of deducted values in the modern economy. Increase in these deducted values stems from the increasingly higher allocation of economic resources to activities which do not add to the real level of wealth (or of riches), but which are in fact absorbed by rising costs of the functioning of the economic system.

Let us take an example. In many households, the level of wealth is sharply increased by the introduction of washing machines, other electrical appliances, and new tools that make housework easier. But with the increased level of wealth comes an increase in the amount of waste produced in the home, which, during the 1960s, led the research divisions of companies producing household appliances to develop new machines for getting rid of kitchen waste. In a traditional sense, a waste shredder (or a waste compactor) machine adds to wealth, whereas in reality, it is merely coming with the increased nuisance at one place in the system (the private house) and creating a system breakdown elsewhere (at the sewage or waste-treatment plant). In addition, we have not become richer by having a machine to destroy garbage, as compared to when we had no garbage to get rid of. But, according to the economics of the Industrial Revolution, our wealth has increased.

Examples of this trend which began in the 1960s abound. Air and water pollution are obvious cases of diminishing real wealth (or of diminishing riches). If money is invested to de-pollute water or to develop alternative solutions such as bottled water, special reservoirs for drinking water, or swimming pools next to a polluted seashore, we are once again confronted by Catch-22 situations where investments are necessary to compensate for riches lost through, for example, pollution: these investments are not net added value to our wealth!

The growing discrepancies between levels of wealth and riches (or the contradiction between economically accounted wealth and real wealth) clearly indicate the need to refer increasingly to stock, i.e. variations in real wealth, as a substitute for the measurement of production flows (the bathtub example). Furthermore, there is also a problem of matching real added values to deducted values. A new conceptual approach to systems for measuring the real results will have to replace the simple analysis of the costs of an isolated activity.

The notion of deducted value implies the need to take into consideration the notion of negative value. In terms of economic analysis, this is already a step in the right direction, given that in many cases the negative side of economic activities has simply remained unaccounted for. Diminishing increase in an economic situation has in fact to be distinguished from a net negative process. Measuring wealth through flows that do not fill a bathtub, or even worse, that are shut off, excludes the notion of negative flows. Only by looking at the stock can positive and negative variations be measured and a decision taken as to whether the flows produce values added or values deducted.

Besides the formal conversion of the GNP into an SNI, the meta-message of this report concerns the necessity of defining economics in a final tuning way, by pointing at not only the paradoxes but also at its diversity. Economics is not a law of nature, and when it comes to output, income growth and distribution, resource use and welfare development, any system can be chosen and molded because what are involved are primarily questions of culture, choices that are made and implemented by human beings, with the economy merely a tool to help us, nothing more. Economics should then be—and can be— an instrument to define the truth.

WHAT HAPPENS IF WE FAIL IN THIS QUEST?
In the first place, we would reiterate our original message; in the words of Jay Forrester: “Over the last hundred years, life on earth was dominated by growth. Growth of population, of production, of income and capital formation, of exhaustion and pollution. This growth is going to stop and must stop, and the only question is by what means? Voluntarily, by government and free will, or through natural processes, which means collapse and disaster?”

Ultimately, this is the vision of the future, and many elements of it have already become reality in the world around us: collapse of life-support systems, of communities, regions and nations, lack of food, scarcity of water, climate change and, ultimately, war. Of the approximately 100 wars now being fought in the world, more than 70 percent originate in part in exhausted resources and collapsing life-support systems. This is the ultimate consequence, clearly confirmed by such authors as Meadows, Kennedy, Kaplan, and c others (see References).

The second consequence consists in the mild precursor of this collapse, the process of individual enrichment of the few at the cost of growing public poverty, the decline in wealth and welfare to be observed everywhere today, now methodologically confirmed by the aforementioned studies of Daly and Cobb.

It is important to hold modern Western political practice up to this light, a practice consisting of ever more austerity programs to secure the integrity of purchasing power or of individual consumption, to which political affairs are being sacrificed.

Because the dominant focus of technology is to substitute labor (a process known as productivity growth), an imbalance in income growth sets in between those sectors where productivity rises—in other words, industry—and those where it cannot; in health care, education, justice, and public administration, for example. Wage demands in these sectors cannot be absorbed by rising output, although due attempts are made by amalgamating schools, closing senior citizens’ homes and hospitals, abolishing police corps, and overloading the courts. The ultimate outcome is that the modern welfare society is disappearing, to the benefit of growing private consumption and the enrichment of a small elite. The neoliberal model thus becomes the future: miserable public services, bad public transport, decrepid and unsafe inner cities, overcrowded and ever more unhygienic hospitals, impoverished senior citizens; unmotivated, poor education; neglected culture, minimization of scientific research, and environmental neglect. Every government today holds up this agenda, and it is no wonder that they are all concerned above all with cranking up production growth, in the hope that this will generate funds with which to compensate for the new poverty. That may have worked with growth in the past, but it does so no longer, because an ever greater proportion of each new round of production growth consists of negative economy: compensation and repairs, processing of waste and controlling of complexity, in other words expenditure that is taken to be income. The contemporary example par excellence is in those countries which today suffer from war, guerrillas, and dictatorship, and where the arms industry is earning masses of money and, when one day there is peace, so will the demolition companies, the clear-up gangs, the contractors, the international consultancy agencies, the whole redevelopment business. When, twenty-five or fifty years from now, the country has been redeveloped to its condition prior to 1990, no net achievement will have been made, but the growth figures will be high.

This is the fate of every economy that has exceeded the limits to growth, and this means that in those countries, monetary policies are leading to accelerated demolition of both the welfare state and the cornerstones on which production growth rests.

Both forms of collapse are the result of the hypocrisy and the metaphysic bound up in the economic information. This report is about the unmasking of that hypocrisy and is thus a plea for a form of rationalization that in the world of economic metaphysics has until now proved extremely difficult. Economics can be a beautiful instrument when applied in its original meaning: to put the house (oikos) of mankind in order. [p.p. 1-11]

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R16303
5 years ago
neverknwo

USAID CONNECTED TO GLOBALIZATION POPULATION REDUCTION PROGRAM!

Population and Sustainability: Understanding Population, Environment(PDF File)

Population and Sustainability: Understanding Population, Environment, and … Ecological theory tells us that, over the long term, there are two…
www.aec.msu.edu/agecon/fs2/Rwanda/sust_pop.pdf


R16306
5 years ago
neverknwo

Silent Weapons for Quiet Wars (Excerpt and Introduction)

Operations Research Technical Manual (TM-SW 7905.1)

http://www.paranoiamagazine.com/silentweapons.html

ENERGY
Energy is recognized as the key to all activity on earth. Natural science is the study of the sources and control of natural energy, and social science, theoretically expressed as economics, is the study of the sources and control of social energy. Both are bookkeeping systems: mathematics. Therefore, mathematics is the primary energy science. And the book-keeper can be king if the public can be kept ignorant of the methodology of the bookkeeping. All science is merely a means to an end. The means is knowledge. The end is control. Beyond this remains only one issue: Who will be the beneficiary?

In 1954 this was the issue of primary concern. Although the so-called “moral issues” were raised, in view of the law of natural selection it was agreed that a nation or world of people who will not use their intelligence are no better than animals who do not have intelligence. Such people are beasts of burden and steaks on the table by choice and consent.

Consequently, in the interest of future world order, peace, and tranquility, it was decided to privately wage a quiet war against the American public with an ultimate objective of permanently shifting the natural and social energy (wealth) of the undisciplined and irresponsible many into the hands of the self-disciplined, responsible, and worthy few. In order to implement this objective, it was necessary to create, secure, and apply new weapons which, as it turned out, were a class of weapons so subtle and sophisticated in their principle of operation and public appearance as to earn for themselves the name “silent weapons.”

The objective of economic research, as conducted by the magnates of capital (banking) and the industries of commodities (goods) and services, is the establishment of an economy which is totally predictable and manipulatible. In order to achieve a totally predictable economy, the low-class elements of the society must be brought under total control, i.e., must be housebroken, trained, and assigned a yoke and long-term social duties from a very early age, before they have an opportunity to question the propriety of the matter. In order to achieve such conformity, the lower-class family unit must be disintegrated by a process of increasing preoccupation of the parents and the establishment of government-operated daycare centers for the occupationally orphaned children. The quality of education given to the lower class must be of the poorest sort, so that the moat of ignorance isolating the inferior class from the superior class is and remains incomprehensible to the inferior class. With such an initial handicap, even bright lower Class individuals have little if any hope of extricating themselves from their assigned lot in life. This form of slavery is essential to maintaining some measure of social order, peace, and tranquility for the ruling upper class.


R16315
5 years ago
rand0mh3ro

For the sceptics, check the GNN Headlines today: Glaciers breaking off in the antarctic, grass growing in the area! Some weird shit is going on.


R16381
5 years ago
neverknwo

Explosive fireball said to shake Earth
‘The noise was so loud, for a moment I thought I had turned deaf’

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Posted: January 12, 2005
8:45 p.m. Eastern

© 2005 WorldNetDaily.com

Was it a meteor that slammed into India?

Villagers in India are in a state of shock and local officials baffled after a fireball was seen crashing Tuesday night, causing a massive explosion that “shook the Earth.”

“I saw a huge ball of fire in the air,” farmhouse caretaker told the Mumbai Mid Day. “It raced down to the Earth so fast that before I could do anything, my house shook and all my utensils came crashing down.”

More than half a dozen villages near the towns of Khopoli, Uran and Panvel felt the impact. Locals were said to run out of their homes and remain outside for fear of them collapsing.

“The noise was so loud, for a moment I thought I had turned deaf. It was almost like a huge bomb blast,” said resident R. Chaitanya.

More than 80 calls about the event flooded one local police office in Navi Mumbai.


Ball of fire spotted over circled pond in Apata village near Khopoli (courtesy: Mumbai Mid Day)

According to the paper, “an almost twister-like effect was also detected in the jungle areas of Bazruddin, Wavochi and Karoshi, which saw trees swaying.”

Air-traffic controllers say all planes have been accounted for, and the Mumbai Meteorological Department ruled out any asteroid or meteorite event.

Officials with the Indian Space Research Organisation also dismiss it was satellite debris.

“We have only two satellites in the orbit, and we have ruled out damage to either,” said an ISRO spokesman.

Officer D.D. Bharsat in the village of Bharapada told Mid Day he saw fire and smoke, and the impact sent leaves and other articles from the ground circling into the air.

But police reportedly have still not found the precise location where the blast occurred.

“Our men are traveling from village to village to find out the exact spot of the unidentified explosion,” Superintendent Dnyaneshwar Phadtare of the Raigad Police said. “Many have heard the explosion but nobody has yet been able to pinpoint the spot.”

The event comes on the heels of a recent spate of mysterious celestial events not only in Asia, but in the Western Hemisphere as well.

As WorldNetDaily reported Saturday, residents of Chino, Calif., saw a fireball falling from the sky last week, and a neighborhood shed ignited moments later.


Image taken from infrared video of UFOs

Last May, the Mexican air force released video footage of 11 unidentified flying objects that were only visible via an infrared camera.

The objects reportedly flew around a military surveillance plane.

Jamie Maussan, a journalists and UFO enthusiast, told reporters the objects seemed “intelligent” because at one point they changed direction and surrounded the plane that was chasing them.

“They were invisible to the eye but they were there, there is no doubt about it. They had mass, they had energy and they were moving about,” Maussan said after showing a 15-minute video.

“We are not alone! This is so weird,” one of the pilots can be heard yelling, Reuters reported. The plane’s crew had just switched on the infrared camera after first picking up the objects by radar.

In the past year, there have been numerous additional sightings of fireballs, UFOs and mysterious lights hovering in the sky.

The strange circumstances were reported in Iran, China, Indonesia and Australia.
http://www.worldnetdaily.com/news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=42359

Water Depths Dramatically Altered.

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Post-Quake Water Depths
Dramatically-Altered
1-13-5

KUALA LUMPUR (PTI) – The northern section of one of the world’s busiest
shipping channels, the Straits of Malacca, may have had its draught
altered by several metres in the aftermath of the December 26 sub-sea
earthquake, according to reports.

The reports said water depths in parts of the Straits of Malacca could
have dropped from 4000 feet before the quake to as low as 100 feet.

Thousands of navigational aides, such as buoys held in place by
mushroom-shaped anchors were carried off to new locations by 50-100-foot
waves following the quake, a report in shipping journal Portsworld quoted
by the Star newspaper said.

According to the US-based National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency it may
take months if not years to re-chart altered coastlines throughout the
region.

Old shipwrecks marked on charts had been relocated, joined by new wrecks
that would have to be salvaged, moved or charted, Portsworld said.

The US agency, which analyses spy satellite imagery and produces maps and
charts for the Defence department, has received an unconfirmed report
that one area of the Straits of Malacca, which separates peninsular
Malaysia from the Indonesian island of Sumatra had its depth cut from
4060 feet to 105 feet, the Star said.

In another area of tsunami-affected waters, a merchant marine ship had
logged that the depth was cut fromn 3855 feet to just 92 feet, the Star
said.

The US Navy would be sending two ships to begin efforts to re-chart the
waters, it said.

http://www.hinduonnet.com/thehindu/holnus/001200501121314.htm

US Sub May Have Hit New Undersea Mountain

From http://home.att.net/~thehessians/disasterwatch.html

The nuclear-powered U.S. submarine that ran aground in the Pacific last
week near GUAM, killing a sailor and injuring 23 others, ran into an
undersea mountain that was not on the navy’s charts.

*The northern section of one of the world’s busiest shipping channels,
the Straits of Malacca, may have had its draught altered by several
metres in the aftermath of the December 26 sub-sea earthquake, according
to reports.

The reports said water depths in parts of the Straits of Malacca could
have dropped from 4000 feet before the quake to as low as 100 feet. It
may take months if not years to re-chart altered coastlines throughout
the region.


R16385
5 years ago
Shogo

fucktard


R16387
5 years ago
neverknwo

Why the Sun seems to be ‘dimming’
By David Sington

Scientists have been studying solar measurements for decades
We are all seeing rather less of the Sun, according to scientists who have been looking at five decades of sunlight measurements.
They have reached the disturbing conclusion that the amount of solar energy reaching the Earth’s surface has been gradually falling.

Paradoxically, the decline in sunlight may mean that global warming is a far greater threat to society than previously thought.

The effect was first spotted by Gerry Stanhill, an English scientist working in Israel.

Cloud changes

Comparing Israeli sunlight records from the 1950s with current ones, Dr Stanhill was astonished to find a large fall in solar radiation.

“There was a staggering 22% drop in the sunlight, and that really amazed me.” Intrigued, he searched records from all around the world, and found the same story almost everywhere he looked.

Sunlight was falling by 10% over the USA, nearly 30% in parts of the former Soviet Union, and even by 16% in parts of the British Isles.

Although the effect varied greatly from place to place, overall the decline amounted to one to two per cent globally every decade between the 1950s and the 1990s.

Dr Stanhill called it “global dimming”, but his research, published in 2001, met a sceptical response from other scientists.

It was only recently, when his conclusions were confirmed by Australian scientists using a completely different method to estimate solar radiation, that climate scientists at last woke up to the reality of global dimming.

My main concern is global dimming is also having a detrimental impact on the Asian monsoon … We are talking about billions of people

Professor Veerhabhadran Ramanathan
Dimming appears to be caused by air pollution.

Burning coal, oil and wood, whether in cars, power stations or cooking fires, produces not only invisible carbon dioxide – the principal greenhouse gas responsible for global warming – but also tiny airborne particles of soot, ash, sulphur compounds and other pollutants.

This visible air pollution reflects sunlight back into space, preventing it reaching the surface. But the pollution also changes the optical properties of clouds.

Because the particles seed the formation of water droplets, polluted clouds contain a larger number of droplets than unpolluted clouds.

Recent research shows that this makes them more reflective than they would otherwise be, again reflecting the Sun’s rays back into space.

Scientists are now worried that dimming, by shielding the oceans from the full power of the Sun, may be disrupting the pattern of the world’s rainfall.

There are suggestions that dimming was behind the droughts in sub-Saharan Africa which claimed hundreds of thousands of lives in the 1970s and 80s.

There are disturbing hints the same thing may be happening today in Asia, home to half the world’s population.

“My main concern is global dimming is also having a detrimental impact on the Asian monsoon,” says Professor Veerhabhadran Ramanathan, professor of climate and atmospheric sciences at the University of California, San Diego. “We are talking about billions of people.”

Alarming energy

But perhaps the most alarming aspect of global dimming is that it may have led scientists to underestimate the true power of the greenhouse effect.

They know how much extra energy is being trapped in the Earth’s atmosphere by the extra carbon dioxide we have placed there.

What has been surprising is that this extra energy has so far resulted in a temperature rise of just 0.6 degree Celsius.

This has led many scientists to conclude that the present-day climate is less sensitive to the effects of carbon dioxide than it was, say, during the ice age, when a similar rise in CO2 led to a temperature rise of six degrees Celsius.

But it now appears the warming from greenhouse gases has been offset by a strong cooling effect from dimming – in effect two of our pollutants have been cancelling each other out.

This means that the climate may in fact be more sensitive to the greenhouse effect than previously thought.

If so, then this is bad news, according to Dr Peter Cox, one of the world’s leading climate modellers.

As things stand, CO2 levels are projected to rise strongly over coming decades, whereas there are encouraging signs that particle pollution is at last being brought under control.

“We’re going to be in a situation unless we act where the cooling pollutant is dropping off while the warming pollutant is going up.

“That means we’ll get reducing cooling and increased heating at the same time and that’s a problem for us,” says Dr Cox.

Even the most pessimistic forecasts of global warming may now have to be drastically revised upwards.

That means a temperature rise of 10 degrees Celsius by 2100 could be on the cards, giving the UK a climate like that of North Africa, and rendering many parts of the world uninhabitable.

That is unless we act urgently to curb our emissions of greenhouse gases.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/4171591.stm

R16441
5 years ago
neverknwo

CHANGING EARTH NEWS

DISEASE
Meningococcemia-like illness in the Philippines
http://www.who.int/entity/csr/don/2005_01_11/en

Vietnam Testing Two Suspected Bird Flu Cases
http://www.planetark.com/dailynewsstory.cfm/newsid/28936/story.htm

Canada Finds New Mad Cow Case, Second in 10 Days
http://www.planetark.com/dailynewsstory.cfm/newsid/28932/story.htm

Major UK Human Mad Cow Epidemic Unlikely
http://www.planetark.com/dailynewsstory.cfm/newsid/28963/story.htm

Meningococcal disease in Chad
http://www.who.int/entity/csr/don/2005_01_11a/en

Hong Kong to Test Dead Heron for H5N1 Bird Flu Virus
http://www.planetark.com/dailynewsstory.cfm/newsid/28962/story.htm

Malaysia, Singapore introduce new measures to fight dengue fever
http://www.abc.net.au/ra/news/stories/s1281367.htm

Flu season is turning into a dud
http://www.azcentral.com/news/articles/0112flushots12.html

FAMINE / DROUGHT
Australia told it must adopt radical water conservation methods
http://www.abc.net.au/ra/news/stories/s1281366.htm

Growing spread of drought due to climate change
http://www.eians.net/2005/01/12/12sp.html

Drought drives farmers to switch crops
http://www.capetimes.co.za/index.php?fSectionId=271&fArticleId=2370375

ABNORMAL WEATHER / GLOBAL WARMING / CLIMATE CHANGE / NEW ICE AGE
Is something wrong with Mother Earth?
http://msnbc.msn.com/id/6814322/

Warm Russian Winter Drives Bears Out of Bed
http://www.planetark.com/dailynewsstory.cfm/newsid/28960/story.htm

Climate Change Desiccating the Planet, Researchers Conclude
http://www.sciam.com/article.cfm?chanID=sa003&articleID=00075CA5-47E3-11E4-87E383414B7F0000

Moscow Melts in Record Warm Spell
http://www.themoscowtimes.com/stories/2005/01/13/011.html

EARTHQUAKES
Quake shakes desert area near Palm Springs
http://www.tuscaloosanews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20050112/APN/501120588&cachetime=3&template=dateline

Major Caribbean earthquakes and tsunamis a real risk
http://www.whoi.edu/media/2004_jian_Lin.html

MUDSLIDES / LANDSLIDES / EARTH MOVEMENTS
Fourth Body Pulled From California Mudslide Debris
http://www.planetark.com/dailynewsstory.cfm/newsid/28948/story.htm

54 sinkholes in Perak since quake
http://thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2005/1/11/nation/9861194&sec=nation

Six Children, One Adult, Die in Brazil Landslide
http://www.planetark.com/dailynewsstory.cfm/newsid/28979/story.htm

WINDS / WINDSTORMS / TORNADOES
Northern Britain Faces Gale Battering
http://www.planetark.com/dailynewsstory.cfm/newsid/28945/story.htm

FLOODING
Floods hit Costa Rica and Panama
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/low/americas/4166675.stm

UK Says Low Chance of Repeat Boscastle Flood
http://www.planetark.com/dailynewsstory.cfm/newsid/28977/story.htm

Andaman Isles Flooded; Indonesia Warns Workers
http://www.planetark.com/dailynewsstory.cfm/newsid/28982/story.htm

RAIN / STORMS
Torrential Storm Tears Up Western States
http://dailynews.att.net/cgi-bin/news?e=pub&dt=050112&cat=us&st=usap20050112_1874&src=abc

US West Coast Storms May Have Started in Asia
http://www.planetark.com/dailynewsstory.cfm/newsid/28967/story.htm

Storm Inga rages through Norway
http://www.aftenposten.no/english/local/article946815.ece

COLD / ICE / AVALANCHES / SNOW
Amish Teen Electrocuted in Ohio by Drooping Power Lines
http://ap.tbo.com/ap/breaking/MGBBKRWAW3E.html

VOLCANOES
How dangerous is Vanuatu’s Lopevi volcano?
http://www.news.vu/en/news/environment/050101-how-dangerous-is-vanuatu-lopevi-volcano.shtml

HEAT / FIRES
Worst Australia Bushfires in 20 Years Under Control
http://www.planetark.com/dailynewsstory.cfm/newsid/28976/story.htm

SPACE RELATED / SOLAR THEME
Panic grips Maharashtra village after ‘fireball and big bang’
http://www.hindustantimes.com/news/181_1193954,000900040001.htm

BIG SUNSPOT
http://www.spaceweather.com/

MARINE RELATED / OCEAN THEME / TSUNAMIS
Tsunami-Hit Indian Islanders Brace For High Tide
http://www.planetark.com/dailynewsstory.cfm/newsid/28951/story.htm

A Combination of Satellite Images Shows the Coast of Meulaboh
http://www.planetark.com/envpicstory.cfm/newsid/28954

Tsunamis likely to put two million more in poverty in Asia: ADB
http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/afp/asiaquakeadbpoverty

POLLUTION / POWER-OUTAGES
Russian Rocket Site Linked to Child Sickness
http://www.planetark.com/dailynewsstory.cfm/newsid/28966/story.htm

ANIMAL & PLANT ATTACKS / INFESTATIONS / MIGRATIONS
12 Peruvian children succumb to bat bites
http://news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/afp/20050112/hl_afp/peruhealthrabies_050112202826

Wild Dog Packs Kill Ohio Pets, Scare Residents
http://www.wcpo.com/news/2005/local/01/10/dogs.html

Angry moose attack dogsled
http://www.aftenposten.no/english/local/article945820.ece?rfid=rss1.0

Little Bird is Big Boost to Tourism, Economy
http://www.theolympian.com/home/news/20050112/_environment/67336.shtml

Man dies after being stung by swarm of bees
http://www.azcentral.com/news/articles/0112beesting12-ON.html

Small redpoll finch marked in China turns up in Sweden
http://www.terradaily.com/2005/050112152659.6eg3xakt.html

EXTINCTION / UNEXPLAINED ANIMAL DEATHS
Researchers Find Pond Scum Toxin that May Kill Bald Eagles
http://www.enn.com/today.html?id=6916

Groups: Sprawl Threatens Plants, Animals
http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&cid=624&ncid=624&e=5&u=/ap/20050112/ap_on_sc/wildlife_urban_sprawl_3

Brazil loses swath of rain forest half size Switzerland
http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&cid=1540&ncid=1540&e=5&u=/afp/20050112/sc_afp/brazilamazonenvironment_050112072700

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R16477
5 years ago
neverknwo

VENICE DRIES UP!!!

VENICE, Italy (Reuters) — Gondolas are running aground and hotel docks hang in midair as Italy’s lagoon city Venice, more commonly awash at high tide, dries out because of good weather and an UNUSAL COMBINATION OF PLATETARY INFLUENCES.

Only the Grand Canal, Venice’s biggest and most famous waterway, can still take water traffic, and the falling canal levels have given rise to terms such as “ghost town” and “desert” in local papers.

“The phenomenon is due to low pressure, that is, the good weather that coincides with the syzygy, the alignment of the moon, earth and sun,” said Venice’s tides office.

The new moon this week has helped push water levels to their lowest point in more than a decade, nearly 2.5 feet (80 cm) below sea level, it said. The lowest fall on record was 4.1 feet (1.21 meters) below sea level in 1934.

The city assured tourists that water levels would soon start rising again, restoring the romantic look they expect.

Post Modified: 01/13/05 17:07:08

R16502
5 years ago
neverknwo

SOLAR ENERGY IS BUILDING UP!!

IT“S GETTING READY TO BLOW!!!!


X-CLASS EARTH DIRECTED FLARES POSSIBLE NEXT COULPE DAYZ


BIG SUNSPOT: In less than 48 hours, sunspot 720 has blossomed from an almost invisible speck into a giant at least 5 times wider than Earth. Witness this movie from the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory:



R16506
5 years ago
neverknwo

NOW WITH ALL THE DATA AVAILABLE,

CAN SEVERE SOLAR ACTIVITY TRIGGER MAJOR EARTHQAUKES ON EARTH IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE LUNAR ALIGNMENT?


R16511
5 years ago
Snark

Nope. You’re just nuts.


R16512
5 years ago
Snark

Nope. You’re just nuts.


R16537
5 years ago
neverknwo

Snark,

Your Statment must be a conspirasy, do you nut have a fascination with my research of history and mystery of ancient Egypt?

DO YOU KNWO WHAT A NUT IS?

Noun: Nut

Nuit (Nut) The goddess of the sky, daughter of Shu and Tefnut, sister and wife of Geb, mother of Osiris, Set, Isis, and Nephthys. Described thus: “Infinite space is called the goddess NUIT.” Nut was generally depicted as a woman with blue skin, and her body covered with stars, standing on all fours, leaning over her husband, representing the sky arched over the earth. Nuit forms the upper frame of a scene, with the winged disk floating beneath, silently as always. The ancient Egyptian sky-goddess, one of the Ennead of Heliopolos. She is the personification of the sky and of the heavens, the daughter of Shu and Tefnut. Nu was the barrier separating the forces of chaos from the ordered cosmos in this world. The god Re was said to enter her mouth after setting in the evening and travel through her body during the night to be reborn from her vulva each morning. She also swallows the stars and have them reborn later. In death she plays a part in the resurrection of the dead; she is portrayed on the inside of the lids of the sarcophagi. The pharaoh was said to enter her body after death, from which he would later be resurrected. As sky-goddess Nut was portrayed as a naked woman covered with painted stars, held up by Shu. Thus she forms the firmament above her husband Seb, the earth. Her fingers and toes were believed to touch the four cardinal points or directions. The principal sanctuary of Nut was at Heliopolis.

Post Modified: 01/14/05 05:36:01

R16541
5 years ago
neverknwo

Breaking…...Evacuation going on in Corona Calif.Dam may BREAK!

Fox News Alert….........Developing!


R16543
5 years ago
neverknwo

Massive quake indicators detected
Posted on Thursday, January 13 2005 @ 16:33:01 PST by JWSmythe

Anonymous writes EARLY WARNING EARTHQUAKE DETECTION NETWORK
QUAKE WATCH 2004
Los Gatos, California
Phone: 408.829.4381
Fax: 408.376.0728

Press Release

Contact: KIM BARROW
Phone: (408) 829-4381

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

11:45 AM PDT, January 12, 2005

Massive quake indicators detected

On January 9th and 10th, 2005 eight- to- nine massive main signals were detected emanating out of the Northern conduit for an earthquake with a magnitude between 7.9 to 8.4 in the furthest north-western quadrant of the pacific ring of fire. The quake may be greater than a 9.0 magnitude if it originates offshore underwater.

Currently the percentage of probability is 81% that a quake will occur in the location specified. This forecast is in effect immediately and will remain in effect through January 26, 2005. The most likely dates are today; January 13th, 17/18th and 24/26th, 2005; plus or minus 9 to 15 hours towards sunrise/sunset. Additional main signals could result in the release of seismic activity before these most probable dates noted above. We will continue to monitor the situation and bring you further news and updates as they may develop.

Another earthquake forecast was issued on December 29, 2004 for the South Western Pacific Ring of fire. See below details of this forecast and subsequent updates in addition to the coles method.

For References See: AP Wire Service January 17-19th, 1994, Hard Copy, American Journal (Inside Edition January 19, 1994) and the L.A. Weekly News; “The Myth of Solid Ground” April 9-16th, 1999 top of page 34; the “Thurston Clark’s book “California Fault” see pages 254-258 and 397-398; along with many other publications for television, radio, and newspaper from Canada to Japan down to Columbia; nationwide in the United States.
____________________________________________________________________________

EARLY WARNING EARTHQUAKE DETECTION NETWORK

QUAKE WATCH 2004

Los Gatos, California

Phone: 408.829.4381

Fax: 408.376.0728

Press Release

Contact: KIM BARROW

Phone: 408.829.4381

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

11:45 AM PDT, January 12, 2005

MASSIVE QUAKE INDICATORS DETECTED

On January 9th and 10th, 2005 eight- to- nine massive main signals were detected emanating out of the Northern conduit for an earthquake with a magnitude between 7.9 to 8.4 in the furthest north-western quadrant of the pacific ring of fire. The quake may be greater than a 9.0 magnitude if it originates offshore underwater.

Currently the percentage of probability is 81% that a quake will occur in the location specified. This forecast is in effect immediately and will remain in effect through January 26, 2005. The most likely dates are today; January 13th, 17/18th and 24/26th, 2005; plus or minus 9 to 15 hours towards sunrise/sunset. Additional main signals could result in the release of seismic activity before these most probable dates noted above. We will continue to monitor the situation and bring you further news and updates as they may develop.

Another earthquake forecast was issued on December 29, 2004 for the South Western Pacific Ring of fire. See below details of this forecast and subsequent updates in addition to the coles method.

For References See: AP Wire Service January 17-19th, 1994, Hard Copy, American Journal (Inside Edition January 19, 1994) and the L.A. Weekly News; “The Myth of Solid Ground” April 9-16th, 1999 top of page 34; the “Thurston Clark’s book “California Fault” see pages 254-258 and 397-398; along with many other publications for television, radio, and newspaper from Canada to Japan down to Columbia; nationwide in the United States.
____________________________________________________________________________


R16544
5 years ago
neverknwo

R16554
5 years ago
neverknwo

MASONIC EGYPTION SYMBOLOGY!


R16567
5 years ago
neverknwo


R16785
5 years ago
neverknwo

R16799
5 years ago
9ANkh

The Tsunami occured because we need “International Warning Systems” and global governance. Silly.

Does anybody know how to play the H.A.A.R.P?


R16800
5 years ago
9ANkh

The Tsunami occured because we need “International Warning Systems” and global governance. Silly.

Does anybody here play the H.A.A.R.P. by chance?


R16811
5 years ago
jonbray

I believe our neverknwo has boarder-line Schizophrenia, now neverknwo the doctor told you to take your happy meds or you might start “thinking bad” again.

Schizophrenia is a serious psychiatric disorder that causes people to lose touch with reality. The schizophrenic disorders are characterised by profound disruption of thinking and perception that affects the most fundamental human attributes including language, perception and sense of self.


R16832
5 years ago
neverknwo

THAR SHE BLOWS!!


R16837
5 years ago
neverknwo

This war extends beyond the atmosphere, far beyond.

This page uses logic to explain why the Sun has been more active during the past 65 years versus the previous 1150 combined. Why has the solar max, which peaked during 2000, been greatly extended? Why are ALL planets showing changes, monumental changes, and not just Earth? Global warming is solar system wide. Better mileage for big SUV’s, ratifying the Kyoto Treaty, building carbon sinks, and the billion-dollar fraud of hydrogen cars… none of which are environmental nor climate answers when the changes occurring at the Sun are factored in. Folks, history has always told us that IT IS THE SUN!

The rest here: http://www.weatherwars.info/SOHO%20Index_C3.htm


R16838
5 years ago
neverknwo

Came across this site on another forum and thought some of you
{though maybe not too many!} might be interested:

http://www.psychicweather.com/


R16839
5 years ago
neverknwo

http://www.rense.com/general61/CONCERN.HTM

Increasing US Media Concern
About Global Weather Chaos
Earthquakes and Meteor Explosions in Atmosphere
By Sorcha Faal
...and as reported to her Russian Subscribers
1-13-5

I have received information today from an American about a Western
media report about the current events happening in the world
titled “Is something wrong with Mother Earth?” that was broadcast
over their national television news collective NBC. I am led to
understand also that this media collective has the attention of the
greater part of the American public who view television newscasts,
so this is my reason for attempting to understand this work of
fiction.

This report begins by saying, “Consider the recent evidence: 1.) The
violent Indian Ocean earthquake and the resulting tsunami that left
parts of 11 nations devastated. 2.) November’s powerful 6.2
earthquake in Costa Rica that killed eight people. 3.) Three
volcanoes in Guatemala all simultaneously active for the first time
in 31 years.”

The report then asks the question, “Should we be worried?” to which
the reply given by NASA scientist Dr. David Adamec says, “The world
is not coming to an end, and things are fine.”

“Adamec studies the Earth and says there is no scientific data to
suggest all this violence from the Earth, at the same time, is
unusual.” This report continues and then adds, “The planet is alive
and we have a hot core and every once in a while there are weak
zones in the crust and we see things like volcanoes and earthquakes
happen along those things. It’s just a normal part of what a planet
does.”

The report then asks, “But wait a minute – what about all the wicked
weather?” To which a professor, Dr. Chuck Connor from the University
of South Florida, replies, “There’s no causal relationship there at
all, the current bad, bad weather we’ve been having is not
influenced by volcanoes or earthquakes.”

Though it is hard for any of us here to believe, or even understand,
this is the extent of the information about these current events
that this television news collective reported on to the American
people.

Could this news collective have included these events of the past
few weeks too?

On December 4th in the New England Region of the United States where
it is says, “the bright flash light up the clouds, three seconds
later came the boom”

On December 6th over Australia where it was reported, “An eerie,
constant, low rumbling sound accompanied the explosions.”
From ‘fireballs’.

On December 12th the reports from the Washington D.C. Region of the
United States that says, “It looked like a ball of fire falling out
of the sky.”.

On December 13th the report of the fireball that lit up the skies of
China ‘turning night into day’.

On December 16th from the Utah Region of the United States where it
was reported, “Meteor May Have Fallen in Salt Lake”

On December 19th where in Indonesia a news report was
headlined, “Meteor suspected amid unexplained sightings and blast in
Indonesia”

On December 21st where an unknown asteroid, and since named 2004
YD5, was discovered flying past the earth and under our satellites.

On January 5th where in the Wisconsin Region of the United States a
news report says, “Authorities in north central Wisconsin received
dozens of reports Tuesday evening of bright flashes of light in the
sky, as from an explosion, and they said it likely came from meteor
activity.”

On January 7th where in the Alaskan Region of the United States a
news report says, “Juneau residents saw a fiery ball traversing the
sky.”

On January 12th where in India it is reported, “I saw a huge ball of
fire in the air. It raced down to the earth so fast that before I
could do anything.”

But, if they had presented these events for consideration they would
have also had to have shown that these sightings contradict The
American Meteor Society, and as they have stated, “Due to the
combination of all of these factors, only a handful of witnessed
meteorite falls occur each year.”

This report also failed to mention the Great Antarctica Earthquake
that occurred on December 24th, was measured at a magnitude of
8.2,and which is one of only 12 of this magnitude that has occurred
on earth since 1990, and one of the most powerful since 1900.
Of course the 9.0 earthquake event that occurred in the Indian Ocean
was mentioned, but because it was not connected with the Great
Antarctica earthquake event the people would not look for any
connections between them.

And a connection there is between them, and also the Atlantic Ocean,
in the that these events are occurring in those areas of the world
having anomalous magnetic features, and as I had previously written
about in my report of January 10th, “Continuing Earth Changes Cripple
American Submarine and Pose New Dangers for the American Continents”.
(Even as I am writing these words I am hearing about a large
earthquake event occurring in the Atlantic Ocean Region.)

The report continues with, “Three volcanoes in Guatemala all
simultaneously active for the first time in 31 years,” but does not
mention at all the active reports of volcanic activity from their
own governments scientific organization, the USGS, and which
include: Andaman Islands, Veniaminof, USA, Colima, Mexico, Karymsky,
Russia, Kilauea, USA, Manam, Papua New Guinea, Shiveluch, Russia,
Soufriere Hills, Montserrat, Spurr, USA, St. Helens, USA, Suwanose-
jima, Japan and Tunguraha, Ecuador. Neither was it mentioned that
Italy’s Mt. Etna had also erupted, though the lava flow has stopped
and now only gas is escaping.

Also not mentioned was the continued issues, some mysterious and
still unexplained, involving the Yellowstone Region of the United
States and where a new report is circulating that says, “The
American people are not being told that the explosion of this ‘super
volcano’ could happen at any moment.”

This report also mentioned the great rains and snows presently
occurring in the western regions of the United States but failed to
put this information within the context of the overall present
conditions of the earth’s weather systems, such as:
November 14th, Record Cold in Boston, November 27th, Record snow is
Israel, November 30th, Record Cold in California, December 1st,
Record Cold in Nevada, December 1st, Record Heat in Australia,
December 2nd, Rare Winter Typhoon Taiwan, December 2nd, Mysterious
fog covers 86,800 square miles of China, December 3ed, Super Typhoon
in Philippines, December 3ed, Record Heat in Canada, December 5th,
Record Rain in California, December 12th, Worst Floods in 40 years
in Malaysia, December 15th, 50 Foot Waves Hit Hawaii, December 16th,
Record Cold in Florida, December 17th, Hurricane force winds hit
California, December 17th, Hurricane Force Winds hit France,
December 19th, Record Heat in Montana, December 19th, Mysterious
Light Brightens Arctic, December 19th, Coldest in 50 years in
Israel, December 19th, Hurricane Force Winds in England, December
19th, Hurricane Force Winds in Germany, December 21st, Fog Covers
Northern India, December 21st, Hurricane Force Winds in Canada,
December 21st, Hurricane Force Winds in Montana, December 23ed,
Catastrophic Storms Hit South Africa, December 23ed , Hurricane
Force Winds in Finland, December 23ed, Worst Strom in Ohio History,
December 23ed , Big Storms Shatter Records in Kentucky, December
23ed , Massive Storms Hit Canada, December 23ed , Massive Storm
Spans Sea of Japan, December 24th, Severe Storms Leave Most of
Finland Without Power, December 24th, 2km Thick Fog Layer Covers
Large Areas of India, December 24th, Massive Storms Leaves Thousands
Stranded in Scotland, December 25th, South Florida Covered in Fog,
December 25th, First White Christmas in 86 Years for Texas Town,
December 26th, Millions wake up to White Christmas in England,
December 28th, Alaska Rains 212% above Normal, December 28th, Heavy
Rains and Floods Kill 20 in Iran, December 29th, Rare Winter Heat
Wave in Midwest US Continues, December 30th, United Arab Emirates
Has First Snow in Recorded History, January 3ed, Lighting Causes
Brushfires in Australia, January 4th, Floods, Rain Devastate South
Africa, January 4th, Storms Leave Thousands Without Power in
Australia, January 4th, Coldest December in 59 Years for New
Zealand, January 4th, Lightning Kills 8 in South Africa, January
4th, Lightning Kills 27 in India, January 5th, Extremely High
Alaskan Temperatures, January 6th, Freeze and Record Lows Strand
Thousands in US, January 8th, Mighty Cyclone Approaches Kamchatka,
January 8th, Storms Pound Northern Europe, January 8th, Record High
Temperatures in Russia, January 9th, Hurricane Force Winds in
Denmark and Sweden, January 9th, Europe’s ‘Tsunami’, January 10th,
Record Rains Continue in California, January 10th, Strongest Storm
in 40 Years Hits Russia, January 11th, Record Heat, No Snow in Many
Parts of Europe and January 12th, Winter storm leaves behind damage
worth EUR millions in Finland.

This list should only be remarkable for what is not included, not
what is. To include all the significant and record setting, weather
events for just this time period alone, November 14th to January
12th, would take many hundreds of pages.

Also not noted here have been these past year’s worldwide record
numbers of floods, tornados, hurricanes, cyclones and typhoons that
have served to make this past years events the costliness in human
history, as reported by the world’s largest insurance company Munich
Re. Munich Re board member Stefan Heyd has also said that the
weather extremes “underline our long-standing demand for prompt and
rigorous measures against global climate change. After the
disappointing outcome of the recent climate summit in Buenos Aires,
time is running out.”

Now of these things we of our people know, but to the Western
people? They hear such things, and as I have quoted earlier, “Things
are fine” and “There’s no causal relationship there at all, the
current bad, bad weather we’ve been having is not influenced by
volcanoes or earthquakes.”

But we can find in their own children’s studies the knowledge
that “We have a closed atmospheric system which means all the water
on our planet is finite and has been recycled for billions of
years.”, as it states correctly on this website for primary
children.

The knowledge of their University students is of course much
greater, and includes this example about these facts, “Volcano
eruptions of a large magnitude can impact global climate, reducing
the amount of solar radiation reaching the earth’s surface, lowering
temperatures in the troposphere, and changing atmospheric
circulation patterns” (Wolfe, 1). Sulfuric gases convert to sulfate
aerosols which may linger up to four years in the atmosphere. On
June 15, 1991, Mount Pinatubo erupted in the Philippines, causing
extensive consequences in the environment. “The direct radiative
effect of volcanic aerosols causes general stratospheric heating and
tropospheric cooling, with a tropospheric warming pattern in the
winter” (Wolfe, 1). This demonstrates that volcanic aerosols force
fundamental climate mechanisms that play an important role in the
global change process.”

We know too that this is in fact not what the American scientist
exactly said, but was the intention of the wording of his comments,
for the uneducated to draw an imaginary correlation between volcanic
eruptions and ‘bad’ weather. Hence, ‘since the one isn’t occurring
the other can’t be caused by it’.

This provides to you an excellent example of how the Western people
have so separated themselves from the world that they have no
knowledge left of how every thing is in fact connected to every
other thing in life, and everything is life.

What are to us the simplest concepts of life, and living, as human
beings are to them the hardest to understand because they have no
knowledge of how to conceptualize the wholeness of all, and their
part of the wholeness. Like a drop of water from the ocean on their
finger tip they believe that is all they are. But inside of them
also is the knowledge that their ‘drop’ of life will return to the
ocean and therein lies their deepest fear, where is the drop when it
returns to the ocean?

Even my writings to them, of which this is a part of, they fail to
connect the knowledge of them all. They instead keep each of them as
separate pieces without knowing that the greater knowledge of
knowing is in the wholeness of all of them, not in any single one.
In many of the letters I receive from them there comes through in
their words to me a form of absolute madness that you could only
understand by knowing the effects of caging animals. Even in this
report from their television collective, NBC, you can see how even
in these days the bars of their mental and spiritual prison are
continuing to be built around them.

But many also are those who are in the knowing of our messages and
our meanings, and continue to warn others also, even to much
ridicule and scorning. This is good and also how it must be, as we
know.


R16840
5 years ago
neverknwo

Major MT Shift in Progress WARNING

Date: January 12, 2005 at 14:57:54 From: Frank Condon, Subject: Major MT Shift in Progress: WARNING URL: Near Real-Time Data Display Web Page

Hello all:
There is a now major MT shift in progress. Most likely it indicates a strong earthquake is in final preparation, and deep crustal resonant harmonic energy is surfacing along the Pacific and North American Plate boundary. The high priority level warning encompasses the San Andreas fault from Gorman to the Salton Sea, including the Mojave Desert and the San Jacinto Fault Zone from Wrightwood to Mexicali. and the Imperial fault from Brawley to Northern Baja, Mexico. Southern and Central California should now be on advisory from Bakersfield to San Diego to expect a strong seismic event (M6+) within the next several days along one of the major faults in the region.

Frank Condon


R16841
5 years ago
neverknwo

http://www.weatherwars.info/indexsoho.htm (This article)
January 10, 2005
The Sun has been more active in the last 70 years than it has for the previous 8000, according to an analysis of tree rings dating back 11,400 years. But researchers say its recent bout of hyperactivity does not account for the rapidly rising temperatures recorded on Earth over the last three decades.

http://www.newscientist.com/news/news.jsp?id=ns99996591

Or does it?! Does this activity account for the massive changes found throughout the solar system? We must study the boundary layers that interface the solar wind and the earth’s magnetic system. The answers we seek will be found there! But why all the sunspots and solar storms why did they just ‘turn on’ in 1930’s? Find the unconventional reasoning and answers below.

http://www.sciam.com/print_version.cfm?articleID=00096985-1C5E-11BA-9C5E83414B7F014F

December 13, 2004

‘Ultrasound’ May Explain Solar Weather Mystery

Astronomers have identified ultrasoundlike waves in our sun’s atmosphere that could explain some strange aspects of solar weather. An analysis of data from NASA’s TRACE spacecraft published in the current issue of Astrophysical Journal Letters suggests that the waves could be responsible for the star’s unexplained extra heat.
The surface of the sun reaches a blistering 6,000 degrees Celsius. The chromosphere, or middle solar atmosphere, is even more scorching at 100,000 degrees Celsius, whereas the solar corona is the hottest part of all, with temperatures nearing a million degrees Celsius. Just what causes these wide discrepancies in temperature has intrigued researchers for decades. Craig DeForest of the Southwest Research Institute and his colleagues analyzed data from the TRACE ultraviolet telescope and found evidence of waves with a frequency of 100 millihertz, which corresponds to a sound 300 times deeper than the lowest noise audible to the human ear. “These ripples seem to be carrying about one kilowatt of power per square meter on the surface of the sun,” says DeForest. “That is similar to the sonic energy you might find coming out of the speakers at a rock concert. “

The researchers did not get a very detailed look at the waves, because they are close to TRACE’s detection limit. They expect that future instruments will allow them to investigate the waves more fully. “By examining these waves more closely, we should be able to discern the source of energy release in the solar atmosphere, just like you can tell by listening whether the car is running in a dark garage,” says DeForest. “In both cases, something is releasing energy into the environment, and that release has a recognizable sonic signature.” — Sarah Graham

Is this what our SOHO ships are up too? Is this what these ships acting as magnetic/ultrasonic tools are doing… adding the until now unexplainable solar energy. Food for thought. And so many of them, day after day after day!

Jan 20, 2004 1042Z

Every minute of every day, for many years now, a great number of ‘ships’ travel to our Sun and to this Solar System. Why? And why haven’t we been told?

Global Warming and SOHO (http://www.weatherwars.info/SOHO%20Index_C3.htm)

January 30, 2004 0954Z

Large ships, very large ships, representing other civilizations bringing their workers by the thousands to OUR Sun!

SOHO C2 (http://www.weatherwars.info/SOHO%20Index_C2.htm)

March 13, 2003 0106Z

Solar torpedoes or a fleet of smaller vessels, and other tools are altering the Sun, and during that process changing the life process within this Solar System.

SOHO EIT284 (http://www.weatherwars.info/SOHO%20284.htm)


R16843
5 years ago
neverknwo

http://www.asp.bnl.gov/
Welcome to the ASP website!
The Department of Energy’s Atmospheric Science Program has as its long-term goal developing comprehensive understanding of the atmospheric processes that control the transport, transformation, and fate of energy related trace chemicals and particulate matter. The current focus of the program is aerosol radiative forcing of climate: aerosol formation and evolution and aerosol properties that affect direct and indirect influences on climate and climate change.

more—http://www.asp.bnl.gov/


R17002
5 years ago
neverknwo

I thought this one was interesting. Make of it what you will.

December 29 2004

It sounds like the plot of a fanciful Hollywood disaster movie. A
dangerous volcano in the Canary Islands erupts, sends a giant tsunami
travelling faster than a jet aircraft into the major population
centres of America’s east coast, killing tens of millions and wiping
out New York and Washington DC.

But unlike the eruption in the 1997 film Volcano (which threatened in
its tagline that ‘the coast is toast’) scientists believe the threat
from the volcano of Cumbre Vieja on the island of La Palma is real,
and that it could send a massive slab of rock twice the size of the
Isle of Man crashing into the Atlantic.

The effect would be to generate a huge wave with the energy
equivalent to the combined output of America’s power stations working
flat out for six months.

After travelling across 4,000 miles of the Atlantic for about nine
hours the tsunami would hit the Caribbean islands and the east coasts
of Canada and the US with devastating effect. It would stretch for
many miles and sweep into the estuaries and harbours for up to 20
miles inland, destroying everything in its path.

Those scientists are warning that the US government is not taking the
threat from Cumbre Vieja seriously enough and not enough is being
done to monitor it. Professor Bill McGuire, the director of the
Benfield Grieg Hazard Research Centre at University College, London,
warned that Boston, New York, Washington DC and Miami could be
virtually wiped out.

Professor McGuire said close monitoring might at best provide two
weeks warning of the disaster but that despite knowing about the
danger for a decade, no one was keeping a proper watch on the
mountain.

The two or three seismographs left to pick up signs of movement in
the rock were not capable of detecting a looming eruption weeks in
advance, Professor McGuire warned.

“What we need now is an integrated volcanic monitoring set up to give
maximum warning of a coming eruption. The US government must be aware
of the La Palma threat. They should certainly be worried, and so
should the island states in the Caribbean that will really bear the
brunt of a collapse.

“They’re not taking it seriously. Governments change every four to
five years and generally they’re not interested in these things,” he
added.

A monitoring station equipped to look deep into the heart of the
mountain and spot the early signs of an eruption might cost hundreds
of thousands of pounds. In comparison, the US was spending $4m
(£2.2m) a year scouring the skies for kilometre-sized asteroids which
were much less of a threat, Professor McGuire said.

The Cumbre Vieja volcano last erupted in 1949 and its western flank
is highly unstable. It could literally split apart next time the
volcano erupts, which could be at any time in the next 1,000 years.

Any evacuation plan would have to be based on the forecast of an
eruption, since once the collapse happened it would be too late, he
said. However, it could be a false alarm. Several eruptions could
come and go before one of them sent the mountainside crashing into
the sea in a matter of minutes.

Professor McGuire acknowledged that the decision to depopulate the US
eastern seaboard would not be an easy one. “I don’t honestly know how
we handle that,” he said. “As scientists all we should really do is
advise people of what we think the risks are.”

The wave front from the collapse of the mountain would spread out in
a crescent, striking the west African coast with a wall of water more
than 300ft high in two to three hours. Its northern side would also
brush against Europe. Within three to four hours, a 33ft-high wave
would smash into the south coast of England, causing immense damage.

If such an event were to happen close to home, and we could know
about it in advance and duly prepare, potentially hundreds of
thousands — if not millions — of lives could be saved. Is it
possible that someone could have predicted this Sumatra quake in
advance? Let’s do a “wish list” of a best-case scenario for this
type of event:

- We predict the exact day that the quake will strike, perfectly.

- We predict the exact time that the quake will strike, within 28
minutes of its arrival.

- We predict the exact coordinates where the quake will strike,
within 94.3 miles (157.1 km) of its actual location.

What you are reading is not a fairytale or a fantasy. This exact
prediction you just read was made, through a strictly scientific
process, and it came true, to the exact specifications you see above.

[This data was presented in a report to members of the Department of
Science and Technology in New Delhi, India, on Dec. 22nd, 2004, by
Ph.D. candidate N. Venkatanathan (“V”, below left)... just 4 days
before the quake itself. (Some of the background data used in this
article can be found here: www.12thharmonic.com/astroturf/.)]

The only “mistake” that “V” made is the magnitude — he predicted a
magnitude 6 or 7, when in fact it was a full two orders of magnitude
larger, at a factor of 9. Furthermore, he has now made 28 successful
predictions, with 75 to 80-percent accuracy and within a time window
of three to four days. In other words, every time he makes a
prediction with this technique, there is a 75 to 80 percent chance
that he is right about its location, and the timing is within a three
to four day window. His predictive models are continually getting
more and more precise, as he indicates in the article below. The
shocking accuracy of his Sumatra prediction also clearly indicates
that he is, shall we say, “improving his game.”

If you’re starting to get interested now, ( ! ) you can read V’s
paper in pdf form here: PLANETARY CONFIGURATION: IMPLICATIONS FOR
EARTHQUAKE PREDICTION. The HTML / website version is here.

Also, it’s important to note here that “V” had already been receiving
mainstream media publicity for the quality and accuracy of his
results, prior to this incredible prediction being made. The Indian
media published the following article on December 14th:

The Calcutta Telegraph – Rao and Venkatanathan today told The
Telegraph that in 1974, US astrophysicist John Gribbin had explained
this concept in his book The Jupiter Effect. Gribbin, they pointed
out, had said that when two or more planets “aligned more or less in
line with the earth”, the latter was “caught in the middle of a huge
gravity [sic] struggle between the Sun and the planets, especially
the giant planet, Jupiter”.

Three planets — Uranus, Neptune and Pluto — were not taken into
consideration as they were farthest from the earth. But when other
planets aligned with the earth, the stress created by that process
could “change the speed of the earth in its orbit”. In such a
situation, Gribbin, they said, had warned that the centre of the
solar system could shift and the geological fault lines “rip open,
causing earthquakes”.

The researchers have downloaded … software that gives the planetary
positions for any moment in a day. They are now working to determine
three other key parameters — the distance of the epicentre from the
planetary position, the direction of the force acting on the possible
epicentre and the [change in] “angular momentum” ([an increase] or
decrease in the [rotation] speed of the earth).

After analysing earthquake data of the last 100 years — provided by
the US Geological Survey — Rao and Venkatanathan said they were able
to arrive at what is called a “mean triggering distance” of 626.125
km. It means that for every 626.125 km on the earth’s surface, there
is a possibility of an earthquake, and they accordingly plot the hot
spots on a map depending on the other parameters when planets align
with the earth.

Taking into account the other key factors, the researchers claimed
they were able to carry forward Gribbin’s insights for a “much more
accurate prediction of earthquakes”.

At the end of this feature, we reprint the actual article that broke
the story of Rao and Venkatanathan’s astonishingly successful Sumatra
prediction ... but only after the devastating quake had occurred.
As long-time Enterprise readers are aware, the empirical data used in
their astonishingly accurate prediction precisely confirms
the “Hyperdimensional planetary alignment” model that Richard C.
Hoagland has been lecturing, speaking and writing about – including
here on Enterprise — for nearly 20 years ….

Hopefully, within the next few weeks, we will be publishing an
updated Part Four of our continuing, groundbreaking “Interplanetary
Day After Tomorrow?” series – specifically, a section in which we
carefully document recent increasingly anomalous geological and
climate changes all around the Earth, talking place as part of an
overall “energetic transformation” that is occurring throughout the
Solar System. It is vital that degreed scholars like N.
Venkatanathan receive the necessary funding to continue and expand
the scope of their (and our) unique research into the fundamental
causes of these changes ….


R17090
5 years ago
neverknwo

Near Record Explosion and the 2nd CME X5-Class Earth Directed Solar Flare This morning .

AURORA ALERT: Two coronal mass ejections (movies: #1, #2) are heading toward Earth and they could spark strong auroras when they arrive on January 17th. These clouds were blasted into space by M8- and X2-class explosions above giant sunspot 720 on Jan. 15th.


R17091
5 years ago
neverknwo

OK, so this is a combination of actual weather & ‘psychic weather’,
but I thought it was interesting.

It will be interesting to see if the solar flares do actually cause
really bad weather.
We are now having record cold temps the day after record heat in the midwest and the Flood waters are still out of thier banks .

SpaceWeather.com has announced two solar flares, an M8 and X5 an X2
class headed towards Earth which will hit on the 16th and 17th.

Combined with the tension of the Grand Cross, the next two days may
turn out to be explosive in nature.

Click here for more info on the Grand Cross
0421461342632652

Expect weather to change dramatically. The current 5 day forecast for
my area in California is just sun and clouds straight across.
Experience has shown me that solar flares will often change the
weather to rain or at the very least generate high winds.

People’s attitudes are often affected as well. Tempers get short and
people behave erratically. In short, this is a blast of incoming
energy and most people do not know how to channel it. Be patient,
stay centered, and do your best to direct this energy positively, or
just take things as easy as possible.

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
What’s the Psychic Weather?
An intuitve look at the subtle energies which surround us.
http://www.psychicweather.com

unquote


R17234
5 years ago
neverknwo

Something Wicked Cometh Our Way – Part II

by Mitch Battros – ECTV

Unfortunately my suggestion in Part-I of this two part article has in fact come true. Just hours ago a large X5-Class flare has fired off. This comes right on top of two “long-duration” M8-Class flares. The geomagnetic storms from the first round will hit tomorrow night. Watch for a spike in the Kp index. Also watch for auroras in the northern skies.

Tonight’s X5-Class set off a CME (coronal mass ejection) which may be Earth directed. Watch for severe geomagnetic storms to hit the Earth’s magnetic field within 48 hours. This strong force of charged particles may push the Kp index into the 9’s indicating the highest levels, and possibly off the charts.

Equation:

Sunspots -> Solar Flares (CME’s) -> Magnetic Field Shift -> Shifting Ocean and Jet Stream Currents -> Extreme Weather and Human Disruption (mitch battros)

As per the equation above, watch for severe weather patterns to continue. Especially watch for high winds most likely in the way of straight-line winds, micro-burst, and possibly tornadoes. As a result of shifting ocean and jet stream currents, I also expect increased floods or snow storms.

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R17310
5 years ago
neverknwo

THAR SHE BLOWS AGAIN!!!

2nd SOLAR QAUKE!!!!!!


R17400
5 years ago
neverknwo

“Strong Earthquake Hits Northern Japan”: http://search.news.yahoo.com/search/news?p=earthquake
AP via Yahoo! News – 8 minutes ago
A magnitude 6.3 earthquake hit the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido on Tuesday, shaking computers and desks in offices but causing no injuries or substantial damage.

Strong earthquake hits northern Japan
USA Today – 33 minutes ago
A magnitude 6.3 earthquake hit the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido on Tuesday. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

Strong Earthquake Hits Northern Japan
Miami Herald – 1 hour, 9 minutes ago
TOKYO – A magnitude 6.3 earthquake hit the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido on Tuesday. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage. The quake struck shortly after 11 p.m. There is no danger of tsunami, or waves caused by seismic activity, the nation’s Meteorological Agency said.

Strong earthquake hits northern Japan
AP via Yahoo! Asia News – 1 hour, 10 minutes ago
A magnitude 6.3 earthquake hit the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido on Tuesday.

Strong earthquake hits northern Japan
Houston Chronicle – 56 minutes ago
TOKYO — A magnitude 6.3 earthquake hit the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido today. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage. The quake struck shortly after 11 p.m. There is no danger of tsunami, or waves caused by seismic activity, the nation’s Meteorological Agency said.

Strong earthquake shakes Japan
Australian Broadcasting Corporation – 17 minutes ago
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.3 has jolted the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido, but there are no reports of damage or injuries in the sparsely populated area.

Water authorities conduct earthquake preparedness drill
KRNV – 36 minutes ago
Authorities say they’re confident Nevada’s water supply would not be affected if an earthquake hit the Silver State. The Truckee Meadows Water Authority held an emergency drill Monday. They say they’re prepared for the natural disaster.

Breaking News: Earthquake hits Northern Japan
New Ratings – 30 minutes ago
LONDON, January 18 (newratings.com) – The northern Japanese island of Hokkaido was hit Tuesday morning by an earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale.

Strong earthquake rocks Japan’s northern Hokkaido Island; no damage reported
Canada.com – 29 minutes ago
TOKYO (AP) – A magnitude 6.3 earthquake rocked the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido on Tuesday. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

Japan remembers 1995 Kobe earthquake
Sun-Sentinel – Jan 18 12:16 AM
KOBE, Japan · With candles and prayers, songs and moments of silence, Japan on Monday mournfully marked the 10th anniversary of the earthquake that ripped through the port city of Kobe, killing almost 6,500 and demonstrating the vulnerability of modern metropolises to natural disasters.

Seattle’s Kobe Bell tolls for earthquake anniversary
The Seattle Times via Yahoo! News – Jan 17 3:51 AM
Yesterday, at exactly 12:46 p.m., 60 people gathered beneath a cherry tree at Seattle Center to mark the 10th anniversary —; to the minute —; of the 7.3-magnitude earthquake in Kobe, Japan, that killed 6,433 people.

Earthquake Awareness Week is January 17-21
The Democrat – Jan 17 10:29 PM
JACKSON – Officials with the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) will observe Earthquake Awareness Week from Jan. 17-21. Each year, the agency uses one week in January to promote earthquake awareness and disaster preparedness.

Kobe remembers earthquake with candlelight vigil
The Japan Times – Jan 17 4:05 PM
KOBE — This city on Monday morning marked the 10th anniversary of the January 1995 earthquake that resulted in the loss of 6,433 lives, with ceremonies paying tribute to reconstruction efforts and offering condolences and promises of further assistance to survivors of national and international disasters.

Japan Marks 10 Years Since Kobe Earthquake
AP via Yahoo! News – Jan 16 5:54 PM
Lighting thousands of candles and bowing in prayer, survivors on Monday marked the 10th anniversary of the powerful earthquake that ravaged the Japanese port city of Kobe in 1995, a tragedy that killed nearly 6,500 people and demonstrated the vulnerability of modern metropolises to natural disasters.


R17451
5 years ago
neverknwo

“Milky Way’s Center Packed with Black Holes”: http://www.space.com/scienceastronomy/aas_galactic_center_050111.html

SAN DIEGO — A new study reveals that the center of our Milky Way Galaxy is loaded with black holes, as astronomers have expected in recent years.

The galactic center is dominated by one supermassive black hole. It packs a mass equal to about 3 million Suns. Around it, scientists have expected to find a high concentration of stellar black holes, the sort that result from the collapse of massive stars. Each can be a few to many times the mass of the Sun.

Observations have hinted at the existence of many stellar black holes near the galactic center. But nosing around there is hard, because the region is shrouded in dust. Visible light doesn’t escape the region.

The ongoing study, led by UCLA postdoctoral fellow Michael Muno, is searching the inner 75-light-years of the galaxy with the NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory. X-rays conveniently pierce interstellar dust.

Muno and his colleagues have found strong evidence for seven black holes (they could be neutron stars, which are also very dense). Importantly, four of the objects were concentrated in the inner 3 light-years of space around the supermassive black hole.

“The observed high concentration of these sources implies that a huge number of black holes and neutron stars have gathered in the center of the galaxy,” Muno said.

Extrapolating to the whole sky, the finding suggest a swarm of 10,000 black holes and neutron stars orbit near the galaxy’s middle.

A theory by UCLA’s Mark Morris, co-researcher on the new project, predicted the concentration back in 1993. Dense objects like black holes interact gravitationally with less dense stars. The lighter stars tend to get jettisoned outward, Morris figured, while the black holes slow down on their orbital trek around the galactic center, and they sink inward.

The black holes can’t be seen directly. Those that are detected have likely taken a companion, a normal star that they devour gradually, the theorists figure. The extended feast also involves a release of X-rays as gas from the normal star is superheated until it glows before plunging beyond the point of no return.

The findings were reported here at a meeting of the American Astronomical Society. More research is needed to confirm the conclusions, the scientists said


R17459
5 years ago
neverknwo


Powerful Solar Storm to Hit Earth by Wednesday
By Robert Roy Britt
Senior Science Writer
posted: 18 January 2005
12:17 pm ET

A huge sunspot kicked up a powerful flare Monday that could spark colorful sky lights above Earth Tuesday night or early Wednesday.

The flare was classified as X-3. All X-class flares are considered major, with the number indicated a degree of severity. Its radiation traveled at light-speed, arriving at Earth within minutes and, along the way, swamping a detector on the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) spacecraft, which monitors the Sun and its storms.

Along with the flare came a billowing cloud of charge particles known as a coronal mass ejection (CME). Travelling at millions of miles per hour, CMEs take anywhere from about 17 hours to two or three days to reach Earth.

Scientists expect this CME [animation] to arrive overnight Tuesday or sometime Wednesday.

The CME is likely to trigger the Northern Lights, also known as aurora. These waves and wisps of red, yellow and green are created when charged particles excite molecules in the upper atmosphere, causing them to glow.

“Extreme geomagnetic storms are possible when it arrives on Jan. 18 or 19,” reads a statement on Spaceweather.com, a NASA-run web site that monitors solar storms and their effects.

The storm lifted off of a region of sunspots [image] catalogued as 720. Sunspots are cool regions of the Sun’s surface that harbor pent-up magnetic energy. When unleashed, light, X-rays and charged particles are flung into space.

The sunspot group is rotating toward the limb of the Sun and could produce more major flares before it heads around to the back side in a few days.

During severe space storms, the aurora can sometimes be seen from middle latitudes, such as the lower United States and Europe. Scientists cannot predict how far south the lights will dip in any given storm, however. The effect depends largely on how Earth’s magnetic field is aligned as a storm arrives.

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Northern Lights in November, 2004

SOHO’s Greatest Hits

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Depending on conditions, the storm could provide a fascinating display for several hours or it could be a dud.

The show, if there is one, could well play out in the predawn hours Wednesday for North American skywatchers.

A previous CME that buffeted the planet late Monday into early Tuesday morning generated strong aurora for residents in Alaska and other parts of the far North. Strong lights were spotted also in Minnesota, and faint colorings were seen as far south as Maryland. A Chicago resident reported “a great show” even under the glare of bright city lights.

Earth’s geomagnetic field, where the aurora develop, “is expected to continue at major to severe storm levels,” according to a statement from NOAA’s Space Environment Center, the otherworldly counterpart to the National Weather Service.

In general, the Sun is near a minimum of activity in a roughly 11-year cycle. But sunspots, flares and eruptions can occur anytime during the cycle, scientists have


R17553
5 years ago
neverknwo

The swastika is a 4,000-year-old symbol (it’s found on Middle Bronze Age pottery).
Forget about banning it.
Swastika predates the Trojan War

http://www.symbols.com/encyclopedia/15/151.html 15:1 ¡¤ The swastika is a very old ideogram. The first such signs preserved to our days were found in the Euphrates-Tigris valley, and in some areas of the Indus valley. They seem to be more than 3,000 years old. Yet it was not until around the year 1000 B.C. that the swastika became a commonly used sign, first maybe in ancient Troy in the north west of today’s Turkey. The Sumerians seem to have used the swastika, but neither their successors the Babylonians and Assyrians, nor the Egyptians seem to have used it. Most other ancient cultures in Eurasia, however, did use it. Count Goblet d’Alviella (see the bibliography), who at the end of the last century conducted research in the distribution and migration of sacred symbols, put forth the theory that certain symbols were mutually exclusive, i.e. they could not appear in the same country or cultural sphere. This seems to have been the case with for instance the signs! and as symbols for Jerusalem in Europe during the Middle Ages. According to this theory the swastika and the round disc with horizontally spread-out wings!http://www.symbols.com/pics/small/20/2026.gif!, , the circle with the four-pointed star, , and the four-armed cross in a circle, , are all symbols for the sun, the highest god, and the supreme power and lifeforce. On the other hand both and were common in Greece in the antiquity. If d’Alviella’s theory is correct, this means that none of these signs was the symbol of a dominating power or god. There probably was no all-dominating god worshipped there. The swastika!http://www.symbols.com/pics/small/15/1501.gif!! was used well before the birth of Christ in China, India, Japan, and Southern Europe. Whether it was also used that early in the Americas, however, is not known. There are no swastika-like signs on the oldest rock carvings there. Neither did the Mayans, the Incas, and the Aztecs use it. However, many of the Indian tribes in the southern parts of North America seem to have begun using the sign after the arrival of the first Spanish colonists. The swastika is mostly associated with Buddha in India, China, and Japan. In early Chinese symbolism was known as wan, and was a general superlative. In Japan it may have been a sign for the magnificent number 10,000. In India according to d’Alviella, the word swastika is composed by the Sanskrit su = good, and asti = to be, with the suffix ka. The arms of the Indian swastika !http://www.symbols.com/pics/small/15/1501.gif!!were angled in a clockwise direction (from the center). The sign was common among the Hittites (in what is now Turkey), and in Greece from around 700 B.C., where it was freely used in decorations on ceramic pots, vases, coins, and buildings in the antiquity. In the rest of Europe swastikas!http://www.symbols.com/pics/small/15/1501.gif!! and swastika-like structures were used by the Celts. They did, however, not appear in the Nordic countries until well after the birth of Christ, and then they do not seem to have been common. They can be seen on. few runic stones (from around 1000 A.D.), often combined with another cross structure, as in . After the birth of Christ, maybe related to the disappearance of the Celtic culture from the European continent, seems to have lost its popularity in most of Europe, with the exception of the Nordic countries. Maybe it became known as a sign representing Buddha and therefore was considered anti-Christian. This disappearance might also have been due to its widespread use in ancient Greece, a pagan society. Although not commonly used in Europe during the Middle Ages, it was wellknown and had many different names: Hakenkreuz in Germanic princedoms, fylfot in England, crux gammata in Latin countries, and tetraskelion or gammadion in Greece. The swastika’s!http://www.symbols.com/pics/small/15/1501.gif!! spectrum of meaning is centered around power, energy, and migration. It is closely associated with and , thus with tribal migrations. The sign was used in the nineteenth and twentieth century cartography to indicate electric power plants. It was part of the logotype used by the Swedish manufacturer of electrical machinery, ASEA, now the multinational ABB, until Hitler monopolized as a national symbol. In the section “The ideographic Struggle in Europe during the 1930s” in Part III you can read more about the way the swastika was introduced and used in Germany. See also in Group 34. The swastika!http://www.symbols.com/pics/small/15/1501.gif!! is still a common sign in Finland. The victory of the “Whites” during the civil war of 1918 was the victory of the farm-owners, the middle class, and the squires over the communist workers and crofters, the “Reds”. can be seen on the Finnish Cross of Freedom, an order decoration created by the winning side in 1918; as a sign for Finnish women’s voluntary defense; and on army unit standards. It was also the sign for the Finnish air force from 1918 up to the 1950s. There is some confusion as to whether the clockwise (from the centre) angled swastika,! http://www.symbols.com/pics/small/15/1501.gif!, or the countercockwise angled variation, , is the sign with the most positive meaning. Both types have appeared in many different contexts, except when the sign is used as an official or national symbol, in which case is always preferred. The instances of use of are by far more numerous than those of .
Post Modified: 01/18/05 14:25:10

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5 years ago
neverknwo

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5 years ago
neverknwo

Disaster Looms for Megacities, UN Official Says

Tue Jan 18,12:25 PM ET

By Elaine Lies

KOBE, Japan (Reuters) – Earthquakes (news – web sites), floods and other natural disasters could kill millions in the world’s teeming megacities and time is running out to prevent such a catastrophe, the United Nations (news – web sites) point man on emergency relief said on Tuesday.

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Jan Egeland, the U.N. Director of Disaster Relief, said many of the world’s megacities, including Tokyo, are extremely vulnerable to natural disasters and the poor were most at risk from a lack of investment and planning.

“Perhaps the most frightening prospect would be to have a truly megadisaster in a megacity,” he said on the first day of a disaster prevention conference in the Japanese city of Kobe, where an earthquake killed nearly 6,500 people a decade ago.

“Then we could have not only a tsunami-style casualty rate as we have seen late last year, but we could see one hundred times that in a worst case.”

The five-day conference to mark the 10th anniversary of the Kobe quake is also aiming to draw lessons from last month’s quake and tsunami that killed more than 175,000 people along Indian Ocean coastlines.

Megacities have a population of 10 million or more and a dense concentration of people, many of them in slums.

“Time is running short for some of those megacities in Asia, in Africa and in Latin America,” Egeland said.

“Some of the megacities are earthquake prone, others are prone to flooding, etcetera. We have to have city planning, we have to have development, we have to have investment in the poor areas, because the poor people now are the most vulnerable,” he said.

“There is still time to prevent that, and we hope that some attention could be given to the megacities and not just to the countryside, which we normally associate with tsunamis and with flooding and with drought.”

As the world’s population continues to grow, so will the size of megacities across the globe, stretching resources and the ability to cope with disasters.

MEGA-GROWTH

According to U.N figures, the top five megacities now are the greater Tokyo area with 35.3 million people, Mexico City with 19 million, New York-Newark 18.5 million, Bombay 18.3 million and Sao Paulo 18.3 million.

But by 2015, the United Nations estimates the populations of the top five will be: the greater Tokyo area at 36.2 million, Bombay 22.6 million, Delhi 21 million, Mexico City 20.6 million and Sao Paulo 20 million.

Tokyo remains a great concern because of its high population, history of earthquakes and impact on the world economy if a major quake devastates the capital of the world’s number-2 economy.

Experts say a major quake is long overdue for Tokyo, which was flattened in 1923 by a quake and subsequent fires.

Egeland also said that last month’s tsunami, while tragic, could benefit developing nations over time by alerting wealthy donor nations to the importance of spending small sums of money to save lives and property before disaster strikes.

“It has really been a global eye-opener to the devastating impact of natural disasters,” he said, adding that he hoped investment would not end when the drama of disaster had faded.

“We have a momentum of understanding, and we have to use that as much as we can to get institutions going and get funds, not only for relief but also for early warning, for prevention and development,” he said.


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5 years ago
neverknwo

HAARP, High Frequency Active Auroral Research Program

DAVID SHAMAH, THE JERUSALEM POST

Jan. 13, 2005

Until you see it for yourself, you can’t appreciate just how destructive last month’s tsunami in South Asia was. The media has done its best to communicate the severity of the cataclysm, but newspaper articles can only employ a finite range of adjectives to describe the hurt suffered by the places and the people; radio reports can give voice to those words, but without pictures, it’s difficult to put the report in context. Yet television is simply not geared to providing in-depth reporting on any subject, given that people turn to it for entertainment, which means that covering real subjects which evoke strong emotions is a challenge.

Short of going to Sri Lanka and Phuket, the best way to get a handle on what happened – and what may yet happen, some scientists warn – is on the Net. Almost immediately after the combined earthquake and tsunami that has claimed over 150,000 so far, Web sites sprang up portraying the destruction. There are numerous sites dedicated to helping survivors with money and other forms of assistance, as well as sites displaying pictures of unidentified victims.

Nearly everyone knows what happened in the Indian Ocean on December 26. An earthquake measuring 9.0 on the Richter scale – the strongest in 40 years – struck about 100 miles from the west coast of Sumatra. Earthquakes are caused by sudden movements as the earth’s tectonic plates slide against each other. When that event occurs underwater, it can cause a severe displacement of ocean water. As water rushes into the crevices created by the moving plates, it recedes from nearby shores – as much as 400 meters – before surging back in the form of the 30 to 40-foot wall of water that devastated shorelines as far away as Africa.

http://www.eduplace.com/rdg/gen–act/disaster/monster.html is an educational activity designed to show how tsunamis happen; the site is designed for kids, but adults can also learn a lot about the phenomenon there. More information about tsunamis, including a link to the US West Coast Tsunami Warning System, can be found at http://www.geophys.washington.edu/tsunami/intro.html.

The force with which the water crashed back into the shore is evident from the satellite imagery on line at DigitalGlobe
(http://www.digitalglobe.com /tsunami–gallery.html).

DigitalGlobe collates images from satellites around the world, and has assembled before-and-after shots of the shorelines in the most affected areas. It’s eerie to see whole villages and towns literally erased by the wave. Everyone is now talking about the need for a tsunami warning system in the area, but that 400 meter “low tide” before the tsunami hit – you can see it in the image gallery – saved at least one group, thanks to the quick thinking of a 10-year-old who paid attention in geography class

(http://www.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/977810.cms).

Other interesting satellite images, as well as maps, can be seen at http://www.unosat.web.cern.ch/unosat/asp/charter.asp?id=55.

Once you see the shoreline changes in the satellite images, you can better appreciate the mammoth damage on the ground. A number of amateur videos were filmed when the wave hit, and all of these have been assembled on one site, http://www.asiantsunamivideos.com.

You’ve probably seen snippets of some of these videos on TV, but seeing them from start to finish, with the voices of the people filming and the noise of the wave, is a different experience altogether. More videos of the event and its aftermath are available at http://www.waveofdestruction.org/videos, which has over 30 amateur clips. If you want to see the way TV news organizations have been covering the story, you can see network and news agency clips at
news.yahoo.com/asiadisaster (click on the video link on the right; the list is updated daily).
The Yahoo page also has a link to an assemblage of still photos, and you can see over 900 pictures at http://www.waveofdestruction.org/photos. This site has many photos that are too graphic for newspapers or TV, so beware.

AS USUAL with big ongoing stories, media coverage tends to slack off after the first shock, because editors are afraid people will “tune out” if they keep seeing the same thing over and over. Judging by the most recent coverage, you wouldn’t know there are still about 43,000 people missing – in addition to the revised figure of 150,000+ dead as of yesterday.

Most officials realize that the odds of those 43,000 being “officially” declared dead over the next few days are pretty high, not to mention the ancillary deaths that have already been brought about by disease, malnutrition, exposure, etc. And politics and crime are now factors in the area, as various rebel groups and even pirates have been commandeering the aid streaming into certain areas. By the time things calm down – if they ever do – the total number of dead could double.

So the story is far from over; despite the shrinking coverage, there is still plenty going on. Web logs – a.k.a. blogs – have stepped into the breach, and by now there are thousands dedicated to portraying the situation on the ground, and problems being faced by survivors. And there are sites dedicated to helping survivors identify victims. After the bodies of victims started washing up, they were photographed by authorities and posted on the Web, in the hope that family and friends could identify them.

Tsunamimissing.blogspot.com is a clearinghouse for news updates about the damage and the victims. This site has links to message boards for people seeking missing friends, and there are some heartbreaking exchanges as people in the region break the news that someone’s girlfriend or vacation buddy was indeed found among the dead.
Tsunami Missing also has a special section detailing news updates about aftershocks, which according to scientists, are still occurring nearly three weeks after the original quake. There were at least three moderate earthquakes this past Monday, for example, and scientists have been saying that the geological structure of the entire Indian Ocean region may have been affected by the December 26 quake.

Tsunamiupdates.blogspot.com collects and updates articles and stories from media sources around the world on the tsunami-stricken areas, and on seismic activities in general.

And the news is not good. There are several places in the world that are ripe for a tsunami, scientists say, including the east coast of the Unite States – which could face a wall of water as high as 100 meters! The South Asian tsunami, by contrast, was about 10 meters high; a 100-meter wave would send water crashing up to 100 kilometers inland. Science fiction? Not according to this site sponsored by the BBC: http://www.bbc.co.uk/science/horizon/2000/mega–tsunami.shtml, which describes the possibility of a “mega-tsunami” if the La Palma volcano in the Canary Islands erupts and lava drags the volcano itself into the sea. The resulting displacement of water could trigger a wave that would essentially erase the East Coast of the United States. There are dozens of sites on the Web that describe this possibility – some even say probability, because La Palma is overdue for an eruption – but I list the BBC site, which nobody can accuse of being run by alarmist crackpots. Just do a Google search for “la palma” + tsunami, and see what you come up with.

Whenever a major natural disaster strikes, the inevitable question “why” comes up, usually directed to either nature or God, depending on your theological outlook. The Bible, of course, tells us about the ultimate flood story, and is very clear as to why that happened, and why Noah and his family were saved.

An excellent way to get a wide variety of perspectives on all Jewish biblical topics is http://www.torah.org/learning /parsha/pindex.html – Torah.org’s link to the portion of the week, where you can find dozens of articles on Noah, or any other Torah topic.

But there are those who see the hand of man in the disaster. The conspiracy theory industry has been working overtime looking for ways to explain the tsunamis. An Egyptian paper got the ball rolling last week when it said, as reported here in the Post, that the tsunami “was possibly” caused by a secret Indian nuclear experiment in which “Israeli and American nuclear experts participated.”

Another weapons theory talks about the Indian and US militaries testing weapons using electromagnetic wave. Scientists say this is nonsense (http://www.dawn.com/2005/01 /07/int12.htm
), but of course they would, because they’re “in” on it, aren’t they? I mean, how was it that the US Naval Base at Diego Garcia – which is “this” close to India, the Maldives, etc. – emerged unscathed?

But forget nuclear weapons; there’s a much greater danger out there, one that could easily have caused the tsunami. It’s called HAARP, the High Frequency Active Auroral Research Program, which, according to its designers (http://www.haarp.alaska.edu/haarp/gen.html) is “a scientific endeavor aimed at studying the properties and behavior of the ionosphere, with particular emphasis on being able to understand and use it to enhance communications and surveillance for both civilian and defense purposes.”

Or maybe not, according to http://www.haarp.net, which says HAARP is being designed as a weapon to control the atmosphere, the weather – and earthquakes.

Some people get angry or indignant when they read stuff like this, but I try to be more understanding. It’s a lot easier to blame George Dubbya for the world’s problems than it is to think about why God would allow such a thing.

Bush, after all, can be impeached.

ds@newzgeek.com


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5 years ago
neverknwo

SYMBOLS
Part One Jordan Maxwell

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As far back as mankind can trace its roots, symbols have played an important part in our thinking, communicating thoughts, belief systems and ideas.

Symbols — from emblems, ensigns, heraldry, coats of arms, national seals, flags, corporate logos, to the simple everyday traffic signals — symbols communicate valuable information and identification in every land and culture in the world. This was equally true for the ancients as for the world of today. As symbols change and evolve through the ages, more often than not, the concepts they represent do not! Thus, the more we change, the more we stay the same!

Without question the one most important symbol used by absolutely all of mankind as far back as we can go was and still is the great awe-inspiring, life-giving, light bringing, heavenly orb of morning we call — the SUN. One can readily understand mankind’s long and deep worship and admiration for the SUN, especially if we keep in mind that if it were not for the SUN there would not and could not be life on earth as we know it. No matter how happy and beautiful our world may be each day, when the evening SUN goes down and the cold fearful darkness of night approaches, we are reminded that were it not for modern lighting and heated homes, we would find ourselves in a very hostile environment. Truly, darkness was man’s first perceived enemy!

Now to understand how pervasive and widespread ancient SUN worship was, it is important to know that so many of the ancient symbols for it are still very much in use today — worldwide! A few examples of SUN symbols we can cite are the eye atop the pyramid on the back of the one-dollar bill, the swastika of Nazi Germany, the American bald eagle, the round wafer in the Catholic Church Mass, the torch carried in the Olympics and in the Statue of Liberty’s hand, and the Christian cross. Many ancient Bible names like Baal, Samson and Solomon (Sol-Om-On = three names for the SUN), the Egyptian scarab beetle, as well as the very idea of the Judaic and Christian Messiah, are just some of the many symbols for the SUN.

But there is vet another interesting connection that can be made between the SUN as a symbol of the life and the light of the world, and that is the SUN as a metaphor for the all-knowing God of “Spiritual Illumination.” It is in this way that most spiritual disciplines and theologies have used the SUN.

As a matter of fact, one of the various eclectic forms of the Hebrew Old Testament God, YAHWEH, presents him often as the Divine Sun Deity. His very name is pictured within the SUN! And in the New Testament, the Messiah is presented to us as “the Risen Light of the World.” Interestingly, the same description was applied to many far more ancient dying SUN-GODS such as ODIN of the Scandinavians, SURYA of India, APOLLO and HERCULES of Greece, BACCHUS-DIONYSOS and MITHRAS of ancient Rome, and not to forget the great brooding God of Wisdom at the Alexandrine library in Egypt, to name a few. Even in the world of 1996, we find that every king, prince, lord,governor, dictator, despotic ruler, civil and social institution, national flag, coat of arms, educational institution, military medal, award, organizational insignia, medallion, badge, citation, trophy, banner, pendant, political standard or ensign, agency of government or religion the world over, uses the SUN as the primary symbol!

And finally we come to the most interesting part of the story, that being the occult (or hidden) connections between religions and governments, between the church and state, the two most powerful influences on our minds and lives today. That there is a long-standing, well-established partnership between government and religion is a fact of life; that is beyond dispute! My intent is to introduce a missing dimension in world affairs that is the connecting link between these institutions — namely, “Secret Societies and Religious Priestcraft.”

In coming issues of Truth Seeker we will take a look at the influence secret societies and fraternal orders have had on government, banking and religion. It is imperative that we look into such things with our unique perspective of freethinking, seeking the truth with reason without any barriers to our ability to investigate. Now, as we hear more talk of a “New World Order,” our investigation is a timely idea.

It has been said there are only two possible theories of history — the accidental theory and the organized theory. Either things just happen, and no one knows how and why, or else someone makes things happen and they know why. This is not to say that there are no accidents. Each day unexpected events can and do happen. From ocean liners sinking, oil refinery fires, to auto and firearm mishaps, these are all an unhappy part of life in our imperfect world. But when major government policies are concerned, is it rational to believe that they were arrived at by mere serendipity?

The point l wish to make was best stated many years ago: “Power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely.”

Yet America was founded on the principle of a real division between these two powerful forces, the church and the state. The slow and deliberate destruction of the concepts of human liberty and freedom of thought, which have been rooted out of our general society, is the work of highly organized groups with an agenda to control the common person. These groups have always used the SUN as their basic symbol, implying that they are the holders of the light — the lightbearers for the world — the illuminated ones.

Every law enforcement agency in America from local police to the U.S. Department of Justice has a Criminal Conspiracy Division. The reason for this is rather simple, there are such things as criminal conspiracies.

The very word conspiracy comes from con-spire or breathe together. If history has taught us nothing, it teaches that the two institutions, which like human lungs breathe together are religion and government. America was founded on the principle of a real division between these two giants in the land.

This is just the beginning . . .


R17602
5 years ago
neverknwo

“Mt St Helens Volcano”: http://www.volcanolive.com/volcanolive.html
46.20 N, 122.18 W, summit elevation 2549 m, stratovolcano
Tuesday 18th January 2005
New volcano monitoring equipment, including video camera, gas sensor, GPS, and seismometer, installed on Friday at Mt St Helens volcano stopped transmitting data early Sunday morning. Direct observation of the volcano was not possible due to poor weather, but seismic data suggests that rockfall or steam and ash emission may have damaged the the instruments. In the 24 hours before its destruction, the GPS was moved southward and upward more than 8 meters, indicating a fast extrusion of lava from the dome.

Anatahan Volcano (Mariana Islands)
16.35 N, 145.67 E, summit elevation 788 m, Stratovolcano
Monday 17th January 2005
Eruptions continue at Anatahan Volcano in Mariana Islands. The eruptions have increased in intensity but have become less frequent. Late on January 15 UT, the seismicity level dropped to near zero for a couple of hours before surging to a new high for the year, 50 percent above the previous high. Ashfall has reached Saipan, located about 120 kilometers south of Anatahan. Tropical storm Kulap changed the wind direction sending ash and volcanic emissions to inhabited islands of Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana islands (CNMI). Some residents have mistaken the ashfall for normal dust and have not taken precautionary measures to avoid contact. Residents have continued with outdoor activities over the weekend, like swimming and having picnics, despite the change in the air quality. The Department of Public Health issued a volcanic ash health advisory for the whole CNMI as early as Saturday. The advisory urges residents, especially infants, elderly people and those with lung problems like asthma, to stay indoors. Between 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. yesterday, a strong smell of sulphur reached Saipan. The health secretary advised residents to protect their water sources from falling volcanic ash. Water cisterns should be closed and covered and roof-collection systems should be turned off. Residents are encouraged to consume only bottled water until their alternate source of drinking water has been flushed and cleared of all volcanic debris.
More on Anatahan Volcano…

Kliuchevskoi Volcano (Russia)
56.06 N, 160.64 E, summit elevation 4835 m, stratovolcano
Monday 17th January 2005
Kliuchevskoi volcano erupted Sunday night after one year of dormancy. Small earthquakes and seismic swarms were detected near the volcano one month ago. The eruption has been accompanied by a large number of shallow earthquakes. Eruptions from the volcano usually last from a few months to several years, and ash emission presents a danger to domestic and international flights in the area. The closest inhabited area is the town of Klyuchi, about 30 kilometers from the volcano. The eruption poses no immediate threat to the town. Earthquakes from the volcano has made it difficult to monitor the seismic activity of its closest neighbor, the Bezymianny Volcano, which erupted six days ago, on January 11.
More on Kliuchevskoi Volcano…

Krakatau Volcano (Indonesia)
6.10 S, 105.42 E, summit elevation 813 m (Rakata), Caldera
Sunday 16th January 2005
A moderate earthquake hit Krakatau volcano region in Indonesia on Saturday 15th January 2005. The magnitude 5.6 earthquake hit at 08:46:59 PM local time. The epicenter was located approximately 30 km SW of the volcano at a depth of 15 km. Krakatau is one of the world’s most famous volcanoes with a large eruption and caldera collapse in 1883 creating 40 m high tsunamis. The active cone “Anak Krakatau” has been regularly active since 1927. Krakatau volcano is not regularly monitored visually due to its offshore location. Seismic monitoring takes place from Kalianda on the mainland of Sumatra. The last reports of activity from Krakatau were in August 2004 when approximately 100 volcanic earthquakes were recorded during a week. The last confirmed eruption of Krakatau was in 2001, although small eruptions may go unreported. In July 2004 there was an increase in gas emission from the volcano, and the alert level was increased to level 2 (out of 4). Climbing the crater was prohibited.
More on Krakatau Volcano…
Volcanoes of Indonesia…

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5 years ago
neverknwo

Satellite loss cuts Pacific phones

Satellites very rarely move out of alignment.

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The loss of a communications satellite left 10 South Pacific nations without telephone contact with the outside world, New Zealand communications officials said Tuesday.

A further five Pacific states and three Asian territories were also affected but had alternative backups available, Telecom New Zealand said in a statement.

In what satellite operator Intelsat called an extremely rare event, one of its satellites moved out of alignment and was lost on Saturday. The New Zealand communications company rented capacity on the lost Intelsat unit.

The satellite’s loss left the Pacific Island nations of Cook Islands, Western Samoa, Solomon Islands, Kiribati, Niue, Vanuatu, Tokelau, Tuvalu, Tonga and the U.S. territory of American Samoa without communications links to other states, NZ Telecom said. The other countries were also affected but could plug into backup systems.

NZ Telecom spokeswoman Sarah Berry said communications had since been restored to the Cook Islands, Western Samoa and the Solomon Islands.

Most of the islands still without satellite services will have local phone and data services but will be without international calling and data access until alternative arrangements can be made.

“Bank services, (electronic cash) services … and airline data circuits have also been impacted and this could lead to some flight delays to and from these locations,” Berry said.


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5 years ago
neverknwo

Intelsat Loses Use of Satellite

Tue Jan 18,12:00 AM ET Technology – washingtonpost.com

By Justin Blum, Washington Post Staff Writer

Global satellite operator Intelsat Ltd. has permanently lost one of its orbiting spacecraft because of an electrical failure, the latest threat to a $5 billion deal to sell the company, officials said yesterday.

Intelsat, which is based in Bermuda but employs most of its 700 U.S. workers in the Washington area, said the satellite provided communications services in the South Pacific. Some service areas were without voice and data communications yesterday.


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5 years ago
neverknwo

Worldwide Earthquake Activity

2005/01/18 21:20:32 22.86S 178.95E 591.8 5.3 SOUTH OF FIJI ISLANDS
2005/01/18 15:30:20 35.57N 68.01E 10.0 5.2 CENTRAL AFGHANISTAN
2005/01/18 14:09:04 42.91N 144.82E 31.2 6.2 HOKKAIDO, JAPAN REGION
2005/01/18 12:50:34 37.31N 138.86E 25.5 4.8 NEAR WEST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
2005/01/18 10:22:08 33.54N 82.22W 5.0 2.2 GEORGIA, USA
2005/01/18 09:52:59 33.53N 82.22W 5.0 2.3 GEORGIA, USA
2005/01/18 06:59:03 57.09N 33.73W 10.0 5.7 REYKJANES RIDGE
2005/01/18 05:50:38 57.01N 33.93W 10.0 4.9 REYKJANES RIDGE
2005/01/18 05:48:31 33.59N 82.18W 5.0 2.1 GEORGIA, USA
2005/01/18 05:44:48 10.99N 140.79E 50.3 5.0 STATE OF YAP, MICRONESIA
2005/01/18 03:42:43 13.66N 90.92W 74.2 4.4 NEAR COAST OF GUATEMALA
2005/01/18 03:02:56 22.96N 94.70E 116.6 5.2 MYANMAR


R17658
5 years ago
whateveryousay

good thread.

haven’t read it. but keep up the wrk


R17664
5 years ago
neverknwo

Tsunami Warning Issued for Japan Isles After Quake

Wed Jan 19, 1:41 AM ET

TOKYO (Reuters) – A tsunami warning was issued for a group of islands south of Tokyo after a strong earthquake off Japan’s eastern coast on Wednesday, public broadcaster NHK said. A magnitude 6.8 earthquake, the focus of which was about 6.2 miles below the ocean floor in the Pacific Ocean struck at around 3:11 p.m. (1:11 a.m. EST), NHK said.

Tsunami around 20 inches high were expected to hit the Izu islands around 3:30 p.m. (1:30 a.m. EST), it said


R17665
5 years ago
neverknwo

TRI-AGAIN THAR SHE BLOWS !!!

ANOTHER X-CLASS CME

Post Modified: 01/19/05 12:11:18

R17820
5 years ago
neverknwo

“Solar Wind, Proton Storm Assaulting Earth”: http://www.arrl.org/news/stories/2005/01/17/100/?nc=1
NEWINGTON, CT, Jan 17, 2005—This may be the week to check the sky for a display of northern lights and to check the radio for auroral propagation on VHF. A long-duration X-class solar flare earlier today (UTC) from giant sunspot 720 is expected to generate a major geomagnetic storm when it arrives January 18 or 19 (UTC). Spaceweather.com has issued an aurora alert. X-class flares are major events that can trigger worldwide radio blackouts and long-lasting radiation storms. A space weather alert from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Space Environment Center (SEC) warns that a geomagnetic K index of 6 is expected through today UTC. A watch for a geomagnetic A index of 100 also remains in effect through January 17 UTC. NOAA says active sunspot region 720 has produced several strong solar events. . . . . “Agencies impacted by solar flare radio blackouts, geomagnetic storms and solar radiation storms should continue to closely monitor the space environment through the remainder of this week,” the NOAA’s bulletin advised.


R17822
5 years ago
neverknwo

!http://images.spaceref.com/news/JCSAT.jpg!\

JSAT Reports JCSAT-1B Satellite Anomaly

JSAT Corporation (“JSAT”; Head Office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President and CEO: Kiyoshi Isozaki) reported today that its JCSAT-1B communications satellite experienced an anomaly on January 17, 2005 at 21:26 JST, leading to difficulties with services provided by the satellite. Below are details of the incident to date and how JSAT is responding.

1. Current Situation

All channels provided by the satellite are still unavailable

2. Developments to Date

JSAT has determined that its JCSAT-1B satellite experienced an anomaly in one of its thrusters. Preparations are currently being made to operate the satellite using its remaining functional thrusters. To cover all possibilities, JSAT has also begun moving its back-up satellite into the orbital position of JCSAT-1B.

3. Response by JSAT

JSAT expects to steadily begin restoring services provided by JCSAT-1B from around 03:00 JST on January 19 (Wed.), 2005. JSAT apologizes to customers and asks for their understanding regarding this incident.


R17833
5 years ago
neverknwo

MEMA Placed On Standby Status
State Safety Officials Meeting At Bunker

POSTED: 3:35 pm EST January 19, 2005
UPDATED: 4:20 pm EST January 19, 2005

BOSTON — The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency has been placed on standby, and public safety officials are meeting at the bunker, according to a published report Wednesday.

There have been reports that the FBI office in Boston received a call from an FBI office in California warning officials about a suspicious person that may be in the area, according to the Boston Herald’s Web site.

No specific threats have been confirmed, but FBI agents in Boston have been put on alert, and officials started to gather at MEMA at about 1:30 p.m.

Post Modified: 01/19/05 13:16:34

R17840
5 years ago
Shogo

this thread reminds me of one of those houses where the find all the cats living in squalor


R17842
5 years ago
neverknwo

Fireball Sightings Table: 2005

The below table lists, in chronological order, the fireball sighting reports received by the American Meteor Society. Individual fireball events are numbered numerically, with letters added for multiple eyewitnesses when this can be determined (such as 23c: event 23, witness 3).

No. Date Local Time Time Zone Name City State / Province Directions (start/end) Magnitude Duration (seconds) Color Train Terminal Flash Sonic Boom Comments

1 Jan 03 05:43 PST Marc Williams Portland Oregon E-SE -10 1-2 White yes no no Quadrantid

2 Jan 03 06:00 PST James Sundby Fremont California SE -12 2 Green no no no Quadrantid?

3a Jan 04 17:40 PST John Henry Lopez & Nathan Alller San Diego California NE-N >-12 2-5 Red/White yes no no Anthelion?

3b Jan 04 17:40 PST Gary & Sabrina Fogel San Diego California NE-N -5 2-5 White/Orange yes no no Anthelion?

3c Jan 04 17:45 PST Jennifer Sherer Janisch Las Vegas Nevada S-SW -7 1-2 Orange/Green yes no no Anthelion?

3d Jan 04 17:45 PST J. Green San Diego California NE-NW >-12 2-5 Blue/Orange yes no no Anthelion?

3e Jan 04 17:43 PST Brian Vanderkolk Stanton California E -8 2-5 Green/White yes no no Anthelion?

4a Jan 04 18:05 CST Mary Johnson Aurora Wisconsin E-SW -10 3 White/Red/Green yes no no Sporadic

4b Jan 04 18:10 CST Sandy Hoy N. of Duluth Minnesota E-W >-12 5-10 Red/Orange no no no Sporadic

4c Jan 04 18:14 CST Greg Bunker Bowler Wisconsin WNW-WSW -12 2-5 White/Orange yes no no Sporadic

4d Jan 04 18:00 CST Jeff Truax NW of Duluth Minnesota S-SW >-12 5-10 Blue yes no no Sporadic

4e Jan 04 18:15 CST Kerry Miller-Hansen S. of Eagle River Wisconsin E-S >-12 5-10 White/Orange yes no no Sporadic

4f Jan 04 18:15 CST Robert Bruss Birnamwood Wisconsin E-W >-12 1-2 Yellow/White yes no no Sporadic

4g Jan 04 18:10 CST Kent & Sharon Flaada Cotton Minnesota E-SE >-12 5-10 Blue/Green yes no no Sporadic

5a Jan 05 22:04 PST Sandy Awerkamp Mission Viejo California S-SE -12 4-5 Blue/Green yes no no Sporadic

5b Jan 05 22:00 PST Ruthie Chinnock Oak Glen California S-SE -10 5 White/Blue yes no no Sporadic

5c Jan 05 22:05 PST Andrew Rummerfield Chula Vista California W-E -12 7 Red/Orange yes yes no Sporadic

5d Jan 05 22:00 PST Rachel Schutte/Wendy Dallas Long Beach California SW -12 5-10 White/Yellow yes no no Sporadic

5e Jan 05 22:05 PST Bill Lewis Alpine California SE-N -7 2-5 Red/Orange yes no no Sporadic

6 Jan 08 05:30 CST Mike Branick Norman Oklahoma E -7 1-2 Green/White yes yes no Sporadic

7 Jan 08 10:50 EST Buster Sikes Jupiter Observatory Florida W/ENE -4 5 Red yes no no Sporadic

8 Jan 08 05:10 MST Rebecca Hashberger & Matt Kirkegaard Casper Wyoming SW -6 >10 Orange yes no no Re-entry?

9 Jan 14 10:27 MST Christa Harris Barker Reservoir Colorado NE -12 2 Neon Green no no no Sporadic

10 Jan 14 10:00 PST Don Margerum Santa Barbara California E-NE -9 2-5 Yellow no no no Anthelion?

11 Jan 14 6:00pm CST Ronald C. Epperson Tallahassee Florida N-NE -9 2-5 White/Yellow yes no no Daylight <

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R17851
5 years ago
neverknwo

Mount Weather High Point Special Facility (SF)
Mount Weather Emergency Assistance Center [MWEAC]
Western Virginia Office of Controlled Conflict Operations
Berryville, VA

703-542-2287

The Mount Weather Special Facility is an unacknowledged Continuity of Government (COG) facility operated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The 200,000 square foot facility also houses FEMA’s National Emergency Coordinating Center. Located on a 434 acre mountain site on the borders of Loudon and Clarke counties, the above ground support facilities, with 240 employees, include about a dozen building providing communications links to the White House Situation Room.

The site was originally acquired by the National Weather Bureau to launch weather balloons and kites. In 1936 it passed to the Bureau of Mines, which bored a short experimental tunnel less than 300 feet beneath the mountain’s crest to test new mining techniques. Based on a favorable evaluation of the hardness and integrity of the mountains rock, the Bureau began construction of the facility’s tunnels in 1954, which were completed by the Army Corps of Engineers under the code name “Operation High Point.” Total constuction costs, adjusted for inflation, are estimated to have exceeded $1 billion. Tunnel roofs are shored up with some 21,000 iron bolts driven 8 to 10 feet into the overhead rock. The entrance is protected by a guillotine gate, and a 10 foot tall by 20 foot wide 34-ton blast door that is 5 feet thick and reportedly takes 10 to 15 minutes to open or close.

Completed in 1958, the underground bunker includes a hospital, crematorium, dining and recreation areas, sleeping quarters, reservoirs of drinking and cooling water, an emergency power plant, and a radio and television studio which is part of the Emergency Braodcasting System. A series of side-tunnels accomodate a total of 20 office buildings, some of which are three stories tall. The East Tunnel includes a computer complex for directing emergency simulations and operations through the Contingency Impact Analysis System (CIAS) and the Resource Interruption Monitoring System (RIMS).

An on-site 90,000 gallon/day sewage treatment plant and two 250,000 gallon above-ground storage tanks are intended to support a population of 200 for up to 30 days. Although the facility is designed to accomodate several thousand people (with sleeping cots for 2,000), only the President, the Cabinet, and Supreme Court are provided private sleeping quarters. For Continuity of Government purposes, senior officials are divided into Alpha, Bravo and Charlie teams — one remains in Washington, another relocates to Mount Weather, and the third disperses to other relocation sites. The only full-scale activation of the facility came on 9 November 1965, at the time of the great Northeastern power blackout.


R17855
5 years ago
neverknwo

Mount Weather High Point Special Facility (SF)
Mount Weather Emergency Assistance Center [MWEAC]
Western Virginia Office of Controlled Conflict Operations

Berryville, VA

703-542-2287

In the best-selling 1962 book Seven Days in May, the Joint Chiefs of Staff plot a military coup against a US president about to sign a nuclear arms control agreement. The conspiracy involves an emergency exercise at a place called Mount Thunder, a secret bunker where government leaders would go in the event of a nuclear attack. Authors Fletcher Knebel and Charles W. Bailey II provide rather detailed driving instructions to get to the fictional Mount Thunder, which closely match those used to drive to the real Mount Weather. Although the bunker at Mt. Weather did not become widely known until more than a decade later, the thinly disguised portrayal of the facility in Seven Days in May demonstrates that the fact of the existence and the location of the facility was already known by the early 1960s.

The Mount Weather Special Facility is a Continuity of Government (COG) facility operated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The 200,000 square foot facility also houses FEMA’s National Emergency Coordinating Center. Located on a 434 acre mountain site on the borders of Loudon and Clarke counties, the above ground support facilities include about a dozen building providing communications links to the White House Situation Room.

The site was originally acquired by the National Weather Bureau, which named it the Mt. Weather Observatory, to launch weather balloons and kites for upper air research. Kites equipped with meteorgraphs were used as atmospheric probes in the late 1890s. From 1893 until 1933, the Weather Bureau maintained a system of stations from which kites were flown at regular hours when the winds permitted. The world’s altitude record for a kite was claimed by the US Weather Bureau, with the ascent of a kite to 23,111 ft [7,044 meters] on 3 October 1907 at Mt. Weather. On 05 May 1910, the station on Mt. Weather launched a string of ten kites carrying meteorological instruments. The total area of this “train” of ten kites amounted to 683 square feet, and the uppermost kite rose to an altitude of 23,835 feet. In order to accomplish this feat, over 8-1/2 miles of thin wire were needed for the line.

During World War I there was an artillery range at Mount Weather, and Calvin Coolidge reportedly talked about constructing a summer White House at Mount Weather. During the Depression Mount Weather was reportedly a work farm of some description, though there is no indication that it served as a Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camp. In 1936 it passed to the Bureau of Mines, which bored a short experimental tunnel less than 300 feet beneath the mountain’s crest to test new mining techniques.

Based on a favorable evaluation of the hardness and integrity of the mountain’s rock, the Bureau began construction of the facility’s tunnels in 1954, which were completed by the Army Corps of Engineers under the code name “Operation High Point.”

In 1954, a few high-level officials, assuming several hours warning of a hypothetical attack, left Washington with a check list of possible actions. They assembled in a cave [probably the Mt. Weather construction site]. Water was dripping from the ceiling and oozing from the walls. This was the setting for the first Operation Alert exercise. The exercise lasted only a few hours, but a great deal was learned, believe it or not.

As of July 1958 there were some 90 relocation sites in the seat of Government arc from 30 to 300 miles of Washington, and over 300 relocation sites through-out the country for regional and field offices. The arc was connected with an interagency communication system, which was reasonably adequate and was in the process of further development. A few highly secure relocation sites for central direction and for the protection of central communications had either been constructed or were under construction as of mid-1958.

The Army Corps of Engineers completed the “Area B” underground complex in 1958-1959. Total constuction costs, adjusted for inflation, are estimated to have exceeded $1 billion. Tunnel roofs are shored up with some 21,000 iron bolts driven 8 to 10 feet into the overhead rock. The entrance is protected by a guillotine gate, and a 10 foot tall by 20 foot wide 34-ton blast door that is 5 feet thick and reportedly takes 10 to 15 minutes to open or close.

The underground bunker includes a hospital, crematorium, dining and recreation areas, sleeping quarters, reservoirs of drinking and cooling water, an emergency power plant, and a radio and television studio which is part of the Emergency Braodcasting System. A series of side-tunnels accomodate a total of 20 office buildings, some of which are three stories tall. The East Tunnel includes a computer complex for directing emergency simulations and operations through the Contingency Impact Analysis System (CIAS) and the Resource Interruption Monitoring System (RIMS).

An on-site 90,000 gallon/day sewage treatment plant and two 250,000 gallon above-ground storage tanks are intended to support a population of 200 for up to 30 days. Although the facility is designed to accomodate several thousand people (with sleeping cots for 2,000), only the President, the Cabinet, and Supreme Court were provided private sleeping quarters. For Continuity of Government purposes, senior officials are divided into Alpha, Bravo and Charlie teams — the first remains in Washington, the second relocates to Mount Weather, and the third disperses to other relocation sites.

The complex was prepared to assume certain governmental powers at the time of the 1961 Cuban missile crisis and the assassination of President Kennedy in 1963. The first full-scale activation of the facility came on 9 November 1965, at the time of the great Northeastern power blackout. The installation used the tools of its Civil Crisis Management program on a standby basis during the 1967 and 1968 urban riots and during a number of national antiwar demonstrations.

In its 1974 Annual Report, the Federal Preparedness Agency [FPA] stated that “Studies conducted at Mount Weather involve the control and management of domestic political unrest where there are material shortages (such as food riots) or in strike situations where the FPA determines that there are industrial disruptions and other domestic resource crises.”

On 01 December 1974, a TWA Boeing 727 jet crashed into a fog-wrapped mountain, killing all 92 persons aboard. Journalists who covered the crash site noticed fenced US government facility nearby. Within days, The Washington Post reported that the facility was known as Mount Weather, though The Post quoted a spokesman for the Department of Defense as saying he was not allowed “to comment on what Mt. Weather was used for … or how long it has been in its current use.”

According to the Senate Subcommittee on Constitutional Rights hearings in 1975, the Congress had almost no knowledge and no oversight—budgetary or otherwise—on Mount Weather. Retired Air Force General Leslie W. Bray, in his testimony to the subcommittee, said “I am not at liberty to describe precisely what is the role and the mission and the capability that we have at Mount Weather, or at any other precise location.”

General Bray did give the Senate Subcommittee a list of the categories of files maintained at Mount Weather: military installations, government facilities, communications, transportation, energy and power, agriculture, manufacturing, wholesale and retail services, manpower, financial, medical and educational institutions, sanitary facilities, population, housing shelter, and stockpiles.

In March, 1976, The Progressive magazine published an article entitled “The Mysterious Mountain.” The author, Richard Pollock, based his investigative report on the Senate subcommittee hearings and upon “several off-the-record interviews with officials formerly associated with Mount Weather.” His report, and a 1991 article by Ted Gup in Time Magazine entitled “Doomsday Hideaway”, supply a few compelling details about Mount Weather.

The FEMA training center was established in 1979 at “Area A” on the surface of the facility. By the late 1990s between 800 and 1,200 people worked at the emergency assistance center, making it the agency’s largest facility. Hundreds of other public and private officials attend training sessions at the above-ground center every year.

The Mount Weather Emergency Assistance Center has transitioned from a single mission to one that supports the all-hazards mission of FEMA and, simultaneously, it became a self-supporting cost center that derives its income from the Working Capital Fund authorized by Congress. The Fiscal Year 1997 Appropriation Act authorized FEMA to establish a working capital fund for providing administrative services. A fund was established to support the centralized services provided by the Mount Weather Emergency Assistance Center (MWEAC). The facility, over a two year period in 1997 and 1998, transitioned to a fully operational mode for the Working Capital Fund. It provides office, conference, training, and billeting accommodations at Mount Weather for use by FEMA organizations and other Federal agencies. While operations are being funded based on current appropriations, collections, and usage, FEMA is aggressively marketing the facility to attract new users. All organizations at Mount Weather, including FEMA components, were subject to the provisions of the Working Capital Fund beginning in FY 1998.

Since the 1993 restructuring, population explosion occurred at Mount Weather, moving from a daily work force of about 400 employees, to one of more than 900. Approximately 250 new Cadre of Oncall Response and Recovery Employee (CORE) positions were added that did not exist in 1993. Conference and Training Center (CTC) activity also expanded dramatically, from fewer than 6,000 students/attendees in 1993, to more than 18,000 in FY 1996. More than 100,000 persons were guests at Mount Weather during 1996. The Conference and Training Center at Mount Weather handles some 10,000 students per year for one-week courses, a number comparable to the approximately 10,000 students trained each year in residence at the National Emergency Training Center in Emittsburg, Maryland.

Mount Weather is currently home to six major disaster operations facilities including the:

National Processing Service Center–Virginia
Satellite Teleregistration Center
Disaster Finance Office
Disaster Information Systems Clearinghouse
Disaster Personnel Operations Division
Agency Logistics Center
Today, even in small emergencies like flooding, a lot of the coordination is going through Mount Weather. Ever since the Cold War ended, they have been ordering service for the whole country on the smaller disasters. A snow storm on January 13, 1997 closed the NTC in Denton, TX. The Mount Weather Emergency Assistance Center took 100 percent of the calls that day. The West Side Teleregistration Service Representative personnel of Buildings 704 and 712 took a total of 2,254 calls with an average wait time of only 12 seconds.

Mt. Weather is currently home to eight major FEMA functional groups:

The Virginia National Processing Center (VNPSC) is one of three FEMA Processing Service Centers nationwide. Its mission is to assist individuals impacted by disasters to begin the recovery process. Each Center’s phone banks receive countless first calls for assistance from victims in the aftermath of disasters. Each claimant is provided a fast, efficient, and caring response.

The Disaster Finance Center (DFC) provides centralized financial management services for FEMA’s Disaster Relief Fund. These services include disaster cost projections, payment of disaster expenses, and production of financial statements and related reports. The DFC is a division of the Office of Financial Management and has a full-time staff of about 80 people and a surge staff that varies in size, depending on disaster activity.

The Disaster Information Systems Clearinghouse (DISC) operates a storage and recycling center that provides centralized control and deployment of all computer and communications equipment necessary to support disaster declarations.

The Disaster Personnel Operations Division (DPOD) is a part of the Office of Human Resources Management and is responsible for personnel management in support of disaster response. The division recruits, selects, and supports employees that fill temporary positions at FEMA’s fixed facilities and other offices throughout the U.S. In addition, the division maintains National Cadres of Disaster Assistance Employees and maintains FEMA’s Automated Disaster Deployment (ADD) system.

The Agency Logistics Center (ALC) provides centralized inventory management for three territorial logistics centers that deploy material and supplies necessary for FEMA’s response to disaster declarations.

The Conference and Training Center (CTC) provides training facilities to support FEMA training activities as well as other federal agency training and conferencing. The CTC offers nearly 35,000 square feet dedicated to classroom training and currently averages 32,000 student days of training per year.

The Information Technology Services Division (ITS) provides computer and communications support for FEMA’s all-hazards emergency response mission. The Information Technology Service Center (ITSC), which is located at Mt. Weather, is responsible for providing 24-hour-a-day, 7-day-a-week help desk for users of FEMA’s information systems during declared disasters. At other times, the ITSC operates 16 hours a day. The ITSC is responsible for taking reports on and processing suspected or actual network security problems, and notifying the ESM and appropriate system/network administrator immediately following the reported incident.

The Mt. Weather Management Division works operates and maintains the Mt. Weather EAC by providing basic services such as: electrical power, water, transportation, health care, fire service, security, and facility maintenance. The Division’s activities enable all resident and tenant organizations to concentrate on accomplishing their primary missions.

Following the September 11th terrorist attacks, it was reported that “House Speaker Dennis Hastert and other top leaders of Congress were taken to the safety of a secure government facility 75 miles west of Washington.” [“Member of Congress condemn attacks,” By James Jefferson, The Associated Press, 11 Sept 2002]. It was also reported that “Top congressional leaders were sent to a secure government facility 75 miles west of Washington. They returned Tuesday evening.” [“Secret Service takes leaders to secure locations as government responds to attacks,” By Laura Meckler, The Associated Press, 11 Sept 2002]. Route 601 [also called Blue Ridge Mountain Road] leads to Mt. Weather. One reporter traveling this road the afternoon of September 11th found “a traffic jam of limos carrying Washington and government license plates and even a motorcade led by eight Harley Davidson U.S. Park Police.” [“Things That Go Bump In The Night At Cheney’s Cave,” by Paul Bedard White House Weekly December 4, 2001].

As of late 2001, the facility’s enclave was to be soon expanded by 150 acres.


R17860
5 years ago
neverknwo

Anyone know anything about this?

Hurtubise says invention sees through walls-BayToday.ca exclusive
By Phil Novak
BayToday.ca
Sunday, January 16, 2005

Photo by Bill Tremblay, Special to BayToday.ca.

Troy Hurtubise has done the seemingly impossible with his newest invention and defied all known rules of physics, he says.

The Angel Light—Hurtubise claims the concept came to him in a recurring dream—can reportedly see through walls, as if there was no barrier at all.

That’s not all, though.

So impressed
Hurtubise, 41, said the device detects stealth technology.

And he’s done the tests to prove it, with the covert help of scientists at the famed Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Hurtubise said.

If that’s not enough, Hurtubise also said the French government sent representatives to North Bay to witness a demonstration of the Angel Light.

Hurtubise said the reps were so impressed with the eight-foot long device they paid him $40,000 in cash to put the finishing touches on it.

New universe
The French, Hurtubise adds, have also agreed to pay him a “substantial” amount of money for the technology if it passes rigorous tests in France.

“They couldn’t believe what they saw,” Hurtubise told BayToday.ca.

“One of them told me it was as if I’d discovered a new universe.”

Gary Dryfoos, a consultant and former long-time instructor at MIT, said “there’s a Nobel Prize” for Hurtubise if the Angel Light really performs as described.

“There are laws of physics waiting to be written for what he’s talking about,” Dryfoos said.

The French aren’t the only ones interested in Hurtubise’s innovations.

BayToday.ca has obtained documentation confirming that the former head of Saudi counter-intelligence, who asked that his name not be used, has been in regular contact with Hurtubise regarding the Angel Light, fire paste, and the Light Infantry Military Blast Cushions (LIMBC).

Ultra-wideband technology
While Hurtubise’s claims appear, on the surface, to strain credulity, he has now placed himself miles ahead in the quest by high-tech companies to invent something that will do the same thing.

Motorola Inc. for example, has set its sights on emerging technology that could allow first responders and Special Forces to see through building walls, the Washington Technology Web site reports.

Camero Inc. an Israeli firm founded by technology and intelligence veterans, received $5 million from Motorola and other investors to develop portable imaging radar that uses ultra-wideband technology to create a 3-D picture of objects that are concealed by walls or other barriers.

Plasma light
Three units make up the Angel Light.

The main unit, which Hurtubise calls the centrifuge, contains the Angel Light’s brains and includes black, white, red and fluorescent light sources, as well as seven industrial lasers.

The second unit, or the deflector grid, contains a large circle of optical glass, a microwave unit and plasma intermixed with carbon dioxide.

The third unit contains eight plasma light rods, CO2 charges, industrial magnets, 108 mirrors, eight ionization cells industrial lights, and other components Hurtubise chooses to remain tight-lipped about.

Just a dream
Hurtubise said the Angel Light has cost $30,000 to build—he sold percentages of his other innovations to finance it—as well as 800 to 900 hours of his time.

He credits his subconscious with the idea.

“I had a dream about a year and a half ago as I do for most of my innovations, just a dream, and I saw it, saw the whole casing and everything, and I saw what it could do,” Hurtubise said.

“I had the same dream about that three times and by the third time I had it in my head and I started to build it.”

Through the wall
Troy dreamed the Angel Light would be able to see through walls with window-like efficiency, and then built it with no blueprints, drawings or schematics.

“I turned it on—that was well over a year ago—and it worked and it was really awesome.”

Hurtubise said he could see into the garage behind his lab wall, and read the licence plate on his wife’s car and even see the salt on it.

“I almost broke my knuckles three or four times, because it was almost like you could step through the wall,” Hurtubise said.

“You could be fooled into believing that you could actually walk through the wall and go touch the car.”

Across the border
Hurtubise called his MIT contacts with news of what he’d done.

“They told me that I was playing with electromagnetism,” Hurtubise said.

The conversation ultimately led to the discovery of the Angel Light’s other startling properties.

Hurtubise said “somebody from MIT” shipped him an eight-inch by eight-inch piece of panelling from the latest Comanche helicopter, which was built using radar-resistant stealth technology.

“It’s amazing what you can get across the border on a Greyhound bus,” Hurtubise said.

Pick it up
Hurtubise was instructed to set up an outdoor track, which he did on First Nations land.

He attached the panel piece to a remote control car that went down the track.

Hurtubise then aimed the Angel Light at the panel and turned on a radar gun.

“I was able to pick it up the panel on the radar gun,” he said.

Stopped working
But a strange thing happened to the car, once it was hit by the Angel Light beam: it stopped working.

Hurtubise returned to his lab and began testing the Angel Light on other electronic items including portable radios, TVs and a microwave over.

“They all stopped working,” Hurtubise said.

He duly reported this to his MIT contacts.

“They said ‘Troy, this is unbelievable.’”

To the ground
Hurtubise purchase a remote-control plane for $1,800 and took it and the Angel Light to a flying field on the way to Powassan.

He directed the Angel Light beam toward the sky and started the plane flying.

“On the first loop it came around, passed through the beam of light and fell right to the ground,” Hurtubise said.

Peeled it back
Hurtubise continued testing the light on other materials and discovered it could also see through other metals including steel, tin, titanium and, unlike Superman, lead.

As well the beam also penetrated ceramic and wood.

The Hurtubise put his hand in the light beam.

“I could see my blood vessels, muscles, everything, like I’d taken an Exacto knife, cut into my skin and peeled it back,” Hurtubise said.

Bad stuff
Soon after, Hurtubise discovered the Angel Light had devilish side-effects.

He lost feeling in the finger of the exposed hand and began suffering an overall malaise.

MIT told me every time I turned it on there must have splash-back hitting me,” Hurtubise said.

A test on a tank of goldfish was even more disturbing.

“I turned the beam on it and within minutes all the goldfish died,” Hurtubise said.

“That’s when I realized there was a Hyde effect, as in Jekyll and Hyde, and I dismantled the whole thing.”

Walked on water
He didn’t reassemble it until the French called him after seeing a Discovery Channel program about the LIMBC.

Hurtubise believes the Hyde effect can be taken out, but by others who have far more expertise than him.

In the meantime Hurtubise believes that after 17 years inventing, his ship may finally have come in with France.

“My brother told me the only way I’d be able to sell any of my innovations is by walking on water,” Hurtubise said.

“Well, I think I’ve just walked on water.”


R17859
5 years ago
neverknwo

Eye of Horus, Eye of Ra

Definition: The wedjat (unity) is the eye of the Egyptian deity Horus, lost in battle to the Evil Set, and restored by the God of Magic Thoth (tehuti). The right eye Represents Osiris, or as the the udjat (or utchat), it represented the sun (the symbol is often referred to as the “Eye of Ra” for this reason). The mirror image, or restored left eye, represented the moon. The story of Horus’ eye is strangely parallel to the Norse legend of Odin, who gained mystical powers by casting an eye into Mimir’s well.


The Eye of Horus was believed to have healing and protective power, and it was used as a mathematical device to prepare medications. The masonic all seeing eye, the eye symbol found on American money, and our modern Rx symbol are all derived from the Eye of Horus.

Post Modified: 01/19/05 14:30:34

R17949
5 years ago
neverknwo

OMFG THE LASTEST SOLAR FLARE AN X9-CLASS THE 4th IN 4 Days is one of the Largest ever recorded!


R17951
5 years ago
Roquentin

when I fuck neverknow’s fat slut mommy in the ass, sometimes I have shit on my cock when I am done. To “rectify” this I fuck his sister’s well scrubbed and cleansed asshole for five to ten minutes, which usually loosens the residual crap. If this fails to succeed (and even when it does), I put my cock in the sister’s mouth, which is missing 4-5 teeth near the front ( a nice rough, yet smooth effect on the penis). Afterwards, I will guarantee that my cock is free from fecal matter.


R18092
5 years ago
neverknwo

Rare Spate of Solar Storms Bombards Spacecraft

A large sunspot has been the site of several major eruptions in recent days, including one Thursday that was the largest of the series. Charged particles from the events have been hammering orbital spacecraft.

The storms caused minor glitches on the Sun-watching SOHO spacecraft and forced scientists to put two of its instruments into “safe mode,” not unlike an electronic nap.

The sunspot group is “one of the most flaring regions of the last few years,” said Bernhard Fleck, SOHO Project Scientist with the European Space Agency (ESA).

Sunspots are regions of intense magnetic energy, cooler than the surrounding solar surface. They’re a bit like corks in a shaken bottle of champagne, and when they cut loose, radiation and matter are flung into space. Flares of visible light and X-rays are rated M for medium and X for strong, with an accompanying number that signifies further intensity.

The sunspot group, numbered 720, has delivered 15 M-class flares and five X-class flares. At around 2 a.m. ET Thursday, it unleashed an X7, one of the most intense measured in recent years.

“This activity is significant,” said NOAA space weather forecaster Bill Murtagh. “However, it is considerably less intense than the activity observed during the ‘Halloween Storms’ of 2003.”

The 2003 rampage, which included 10 X-class flares, knocked out two Earth-orbiting satellites and even crippled an instrument aboard a Mars orbiter.

Some flares are accompanied by coronal mass ejections (CMEs), which are clouds of charged subatomic particles that race outward at millions of miles per hour. They can damage satellites and occasionally trip power grids on Earth. No serious effects have been attributed to this month’s storms. But scientists are on watch.

“Even before the peak of the flare, energetic protons were pummeling SOHO as well as geostationary spacecraft around Earth,” Fleck said.

SOHO (Solar and Heliospheric Observatory) is run by ESA and NASA. It and the geostationary satellites orbit much higher than many other satellite and are more directly exposed to storms.


R18097
5 years ago
neverknwo

! Huge X-Class Flare Coming Our Way

by Mitch Battros – ECTV

Early this morning, an X7-Solar flare unleashed from the Sun, so powerful it has already caused radio blackouts. Warnings have been issued to power companies for possible power grid outages. There is speculation Edison Power Company of Southern California which experienced a long duration power outage yesterday, may have been caused by ongoing geomagnetic storms. However, their formal statement issued says the power outage was due to “high winds”. I would suggest one leads to the other.

Last nights Proton Flux indicates a sharp spike which will act as a knife cutting through our magnetic field and has spurred NOAA officials to issue immediate warnings. NOAA notifies customers of a wide range of space environment conditions. Due to the assortment of space weather events over the past week, all sectors vulnerable to hazardous space weather may feel the effects of the recent activity. These include airline and spacecraft operations, electric power systems, navigation, satellites and communications systems. NOAA received reports of impacts on various communications systems.

Equation:

Sunspots -> Solar Flares (CME’s) -> Magnetic Field Shift -> Shifting Ocean and Jet Stream Currents -> Extreme Weather and Human Disruption (mitch battros)

Watch for continued ‘freak storms’, rapid temperature change, and high winds.

Earth Changes TV – Radio Hour

Every Tuesday and Thursday from 9 PM to 10 PM (Pacific). Go to the ECTV home page and click on “Listen Live” which sits at the top right of the page.

Thursday January 20th Jim Berkland, Geologist – We will discuss the latest earthquake reports and Jim’s prediction of his “windows” of opportunity. This date will be just five days after the highest tides of the decade. http://www.syzygyjob.org

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R18235
5 years ago
FreaK

some time on but i only caught this thread after the fact and went to the pravda site and found:

“President Bush: Keep your freedom and democracy to yourself
The international community does not want George W. Bush’s Freedom and Democracy neither does it want its Hearts and Minds won over by Shock and Awe tactics, thank you very much. If George Bush was elected President of the United States of America, why does he address himself to the rest of the world?”

I think i like those pravda folks


R18457
5 years ago
neverknwo

Russian Spy Satellite has Disappeared

Yesterday, russian newspaper Kommersant learned that the Defense Ministry had still not been able to find the Cobalt spy satellite, which was guided off the orbit ahead of time the night of January 9th. If the search operation, which will last until the end of this week, is not successful, the satellite will be announced missing. A specially founded commission is to discover the causes of


R18526
5 years ago
neverknwo

“UP TO 18 INCHES, 50 MPH WINDS: BLIZZARD WARNING ISSUED FOR NYC!”: http://www.wunderground.com/cgi-bin/findweather/getForecast?query=10001


R18528
5 years ago
neverknwo

NEWPORT BEACH, California (AP) — Hundreds of giant squid are washing up on Orange County beaches, creating a scene more akin to “20,000 Leagues Under the Sea” than “The O.C.”

The bug-eyed sea creatures, believed to be Humboldt squid, normally reside in deep water and only come to the surface at night. Why approximately 500 of them began washing up on the sands of Laguna Beach and Newport Beach on Tuesday isn’t clear.

Authorities said the squid — the biggest weighing 17 pounds — might have been pursuing bait fish and gotten too close to shore, or the tides might simply have carried them in.

“I have heard of this happening before, but it’s not a common occurrence,” lifeguard Capt. Eric Bauer of the Newport Beach Fire Department said Wednesday.

Authorities plan to remove the squid in the next couple of days and will give at least a couple to the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History for research.

In the meantime, beachgoers were advised not to eat or even touch them. “They probably have bacteria on them at this point,” Bauer said.

Post Modified: 01/22/05 01:23:46

R18529
5 years ago
neverknwo

Mount St. Helens blasts rocks, ash into the air

Mount St. Helens blasts rocks, ash into the air
Seattle Post Intelligencer – Seattle,WA,USA
... rocks and ash from the north end of its still-growing lava dome, sending a dusting of ash nearly 2 miles from the crater of the southwest Washington volcano. ...


R18531
5 years ago
neverknwo

SEVERE WEATHER MAP

Alabama
High Wind Advisory
Cullman County, De Kalb County, Jackson County, Marshall County, Morgan County, Madison County, Limestone County, Lawrence County, Franklin County, Colbert County, Lauderdale County, Barbour County, Pike County, Russell County, Lee County, Bullock County, Macon County, Montgomery County, Elmore County, Lowndes County, Autauga County, Dallas County, Marengo County, Chambers County, Tallapoosa County, Coosa County, Chilton County, Bibb County, Perry County, Hale County, Greene County, Sumter County, Randolph County, Clay County, Talladega County, St. Clair County, Shelby County, Jefferson County, Tuscaloosa County, Pickens County, Cleburne County, Cherokee County, Calhoun County, Etowah County, Blount County, Walker County, Winston County, Fayette County, Lamar County, Marion County

Dense Fog Advisory
Lower Baldwin County, Lower Mobile County, Upper Baldwin County, Upper Mobile County, Covington County, Escambia County, Conecuh County, Monroe County, Clarke County, Washington County, Houston County, Geneva County, Henry County, Dale County, Coffee County

Arkansas
High Wind Advisory
St. Francis County, Crittenden County, Cross County, Mississippi County, Poinsett County, Craighead County, Greene County, Lawrence County, Clay County, Randolph County, Drew County, Bradley County, Calhoun County, Ouachita County, Desha County, Lincoln County, Cleveland County, Dallas County, Arkansas County, Jefferson County, Grant County, Hot Spring County, Clark County, Pike County, Monroe County, Prairie County, Lonoke County, Pulaski County, Saline County, Garland County, Montgomery County, Polk County, Perry County, Yell County, Scott County, Woodruff County, White County, Faulkner County, Conway County, Logan County, Jackson County, Cleburne County, Van Buren County, Pope County, Johnson County, Independence County, Izard County, Stone County, Searcy County, Newton County, Sharp County, Fulton County, Baxter County, Marion County, Boone County, Chicot County, Ashley County

Flood Watch / Flood Statement
Phillips County, Lee County, Crittenden County, Mississippi County, Union County, Woodruff County, Jackson County, Arkansas County, Monroe County, Prairie County, White County, Chicot County, Desha County

California
Winter Weather Statement
Greater Lake Tahoe Area, Lassen-Eastern Plumas-Eastern Sierra Counties

Dense Fog Advisory
San Diego County Valleys, San Diego County Coastal Areas, Orange County Coastal Areas

Colorado
Dense Fog Advisory
Lower Yampa River Basin

Connecticut
Winter Weather Statement
Windham County, Tolland County, Hartford County, Northern Litchfield County, Southern New London County, Southern Middlesex County, Southern New Haven County, Southern Fairfield County, Northern New London County, Northern Middlesex County, Northern New Haven County, Northern Fairfield County

Flood Watch / Flood Statement
Southern New London County, Southern Middlesex County, Southern New Haven County, Southern Fairfield County

Delaware
Winter Weather Statement
Kent County, New Castle County, Delaware Beaches County, Inland Sussex County

District of Columbia
Winter Weather Statement
District of Columbia

Florida
Winter Weather Statement
Martin County, St. Lucie County, Okeechobee County, Indian River County, Osceola County, Southern Brevard County, Seminole County, Orange County, Northern Lake County, Inland Volusia County, Western Broward County, Eastern Collier County, Western Collier County, Palm Beach Western County, Hendry County, Glades County, Hernando County, Sumter County, Citrus County, Levy County, Lee County, Charlotte County, De Soto County, Sarasota County, Highlands County, Hardee County, Manatee County, Polk County, Hillsborough County, Pinellas County, Pasco County

Dense Fog Advisory
Coastal Okaloosa County, Inland Okaloosa County, Coastal Santa Rosa County, Inland Santa Rosa County, Coastal Escambia County, Inland Escambia County, Lee County, Charlotte County, De Soto County, Sarasota County, Highlands County, Hardee County, Manatee County, Polk County, Hillsborough County, Pinellas County, Pasco County, Hernando County, Sumter County, Citrus County, Levy County, Marion County, Flagler County, Putnam County, Alachua County, Gilchrist County, St. Johns County, Clay County, Bradford County, Union County, Duval County, Nassau County, Baker County, Columbia County, Suwannee County, Hamilton County, Dixie County, Lafayette County, Taylor County, Wakulla County, Liberty County, Madison County, Jefferson County, Leon County, Gadsden County, Franklin County, Gulf County, Calhoun County, Bay County, Jackson County, Washington County, Holmes County, Coastal Walton County, Inland Walton County, Mainland Monroe County, Western Dade County, Western Broward County, Eastern Collier County, Western Collier County, Palm Beach Western County, Hendry County, Glades County

Georgia
High Wind Advisory
Toombs County, Montgomery County, Wheeler County, Telfair County, Dodge County, Wilcox County, Pulaski County, Crisp County, Dooly County, Sumter County, Webster County, Stewart County, Treutlen County, Laurens County, Bleckley County, Houston County, Peach County, Macon County, Schley County, Marion County, Chattahoochee County, Muscogee County, Emanuel County, Johnson County, Wilkinson County, Twiggs County, Bibb County, Crawford County, Taylor County, Talbot County, Harris County, Jefferson County, Glascock County, Washington County, Baldwin County, Jones County, Monroe County, Lamar County, Upson County, Pike County, Meriwether County, Troup County, Warren County, Hancock County, Putnam County, Jasper County, Butts County, Henry County, Spalding County, Clayton County, Fayette County, Coweta County, Heard County, Taliaferro County, Greene County, Morgan County, Newton County, Walton County, Rockdale County, De Kalb County, South Fulton County, Douglas County, Carroll County, Haralson County, Wilkes County, Oglethorpe County, Oconee County, Clarke County, Barrow County, Gwinnett County, North Fulton County, Cobb County, Paulding County, Polk County, Madison County, Jackson County, Banks County, Hall County, Forsyth County, Cherokee County, Bartow County, Floyd County, White County, Lumpkin County, Dawson County, Pickens County, Gordon County, Chattooga County, Towns County, Union County, Gilmer County, Fannin County, Murray County, Whitfield County, Catoosa County, Walker County, Dade County, Burke County, Richmond County, Columbia County, McDuffie County, Lincoln County

Dense Fog Advisory
Lanier County, Lowndes County, Brooks County, Thomas County, Grady County, Decatur County, Seminole County, Berrien County, Cook County, Colquitt County, Mitchell County, Baker County, Miller County, Early County, Irwin County, Ben Hill County, Tift County, Turner County, Worth County, Lee County, Dougherty County, Terrell County, Calhoun County, Randolph County, Clay County, Quitman County

Idaho
Dense Fog Advisory
Western Magic Valley, Eastern Lemhi County, Wasatch Mountains/Idaho Portion, Cache Valley/Idaho Portion, Lower Snake River Plain, Upper Snake River Plain, Eastern Magic Valley

Illinois
High Wind Advisory
Monroe County, St. Clair County, Madison County, Jersey County, Calhoun County, Pike County, Brown County, Adams County, Randolph County, Washington County, Marion County, Clinton County, Fayette County, Bond County, Montgomery County, Macoupin County, Greene County, Lawrence County, Richland County, Clay County, Crawford County, Jasper County, Effingham County, Clark County, Cumberland County, Shelby County, Edgar County, Coles County, Douglas County, Moultrie County, Macon County, Christian County, Sangamon County, Morgan County, Scott County, Menard County, Cass County, Logan County, Mason County, Schuyler County, Fulton County, Massac County, Pulaski County, Alexander County, Hardin County, Pope County, Johnson County, Union County, Gallatin County, Saline County, Williamson County, Jackson County, White County, Hamilton County, Franklin County, Perry County, Wabash County, Edwards County, Wayne County, Jefferson County, McDonough County, Hancock County, Warren County, Henderson County, Mercer County, Putnam County, Bureau County, Henry County, Rock Island County

Winter Weather Statement
Vermilion County, Champaign County, Piatt County, De Witt County, McLean County, Tazewell County, Woodford County, Marshall County, Peoria County, Stark County, Knox County, Whiteside County, Carroll County, Stephenson County, Jo Daviess County, Mercer County, Henry County, Rock Island County, Putnam County, Bureau County

Flood Watch / Flood Statement
Massac County, Pulaski County, Alexander County, Hardin County, Pope County, Gallatin County, White County, Wabash County, Wayne County, Williamson County, Jackson County, Franklin County, Clinton County, Jersey County, Calhoun County, Pike County, Brown County, Morgan County, Scott County, Sangamon County, Cass County, Mason County, Schuyler County, Tazewell County, Fulton County, Woodford County, Marshall County, Peoria County, Putnam County, Bureau County, La Salle County

Flood Warning
Lawrence County, Crawford County, Clark County

Indiana
High Wind Advisory
Clark County, Floyd County, Harrison County, Perry County, Crawford County, Dubois County, Jefferson County, Scott County, Washington County, Orange County, Spencer County, Warrick County, Vanderburgh County, Posey County, Pike County, Gibson County

Winter Weather Statement
Jay County, Blackford County, Grant County, Adams County, Wells County, Huntington County, Wabash County, Miami County, Cass County, White County, Fulton County, Pulaski County, Allen County, Whitley County, Kosciusko County, Marshall County, Starke County, De Kalb County, Noble County, Steuben County, Lagrange County, Elkhart County, St. Joseph County, La Porte County, Clark County, Floyd County, Jefferson County, Scott County, Switzerland County, Ohio County, Dearborn County, Ripley County, Wayne County, Franklin County, Union County, Fayette County, Decatur County, Rush County, Shelby County, Johnson County, Morgan County, Hancock County, Marion County, Hendricks County, Putnam County, Parke County, Vermillion County, Boone County, Montgomery County, Fountain County, Warren County, Henry County, Randolph County, Delaware County, Madison County, Hamilton County, Tipton County, Howard County, Clinton County, Tippecanoe County, Carroll County

Flood Watch / Flood Statement
Spencer County, Warrick County, Vanderburgh County, Posey County, Gibson County, Allen County, De Kalb County, Wabash County, Miami County, Cass County, Carroll County, White County, Kosciusko County, Fulton County, Pulaski County, Starke County, St. Joseph County, La Porte County, Perry County, Jasper County, Newton County, Porter County, Lake County

Iowa
High Wind Advisory
Page County, Fremont County, Montgomery County, Mills County, Pottawattamie County, Shelby County, Harrison County, Monona County, Woodbury County, Plymouth County, Sioux County, Lyon County, Ida County, Buena Vista County, Cherokee County, Clay County, O’Brien County, Dickinson County, Osceola County, Davis County, Appanoose County, Wayne County, Decatur County, Ringgold County, Taylor County, Wapello County, Monroe County, Lucas County, Clarke County, Union County, Adams County, Mahaska County, Marion County, Warren County, Madison County, Adair County, Cass County, Poweshiek County, Jasper County, Polk County, Dallas County, Guthrie County, Audubon County, Tama County, Marshall County, Story County, Boone County, Greene County, Carroll County, Crawford County, Black Hawk County, Grundy County, Hardin County, Hamilton County, Webster County, Calhoun County, Sac County, Franklin County, Wright County, Humboldt County, Pocahontas County, Palo Alto County, Kossuth County, Emmet County, Lee County, Van Buren County, Des Moines County, Henry County, Jefferson County, Louisa County, Washington County, Keokuk County, Scott County, Muscatine County, Cedar County, Johnson County, Iowa County, Linn County, Benton County

Winter Weather Statement
Bremer County, Butler County, Cerro Gordo County, Hancock County, Worth County, Winnebago County, Clayton County, Fayette County, Allamakee County, Winneshiek County, Chickasaw County, Floyd County, Howard County, Mitchell County, Clinton County, Jackson County, Jones County, Linn County, Benton County, Dubuque County, Delaware County, Buchanan County, Scott County, Muscatine County, Cedar County, Johnson County, Iowa County

Kansas
High Wind Advisory
Anderson County, Coffey County, Franklin County, Osage County, Lyon County, Douglas County, Shawnee County, Wabaunsee County, Jefferson County, Jackson County, Pottawatomie County, Brown County, Nemaha County, Riley County, Clay County, Cloud County, Marshall County, Washington County, Republic County, Morris County, Geary County, Dickinson County, Ottawa County, Johnson County, Wyandotte County, Leavenworth County, Doniphan County, Linn County, Miami County, Atchison County

Kentucky
High Wind Advisory
Clinton County, Cumberland County, Russell County, Adair County, Metcalfe County, Monroe County, Barren County, Allen County, Simpson County, Warren County, Logan County, Lincoln County, Casey County, Taylor County, Green County, Hart County, Edmonson County, Butler County, Madison County, Garrard County, Boyle County, Marion County, Larue County, Clark County, Jessamine County, Mercer County, Washington County, Nelson County, Nicholas County, Bourbon County, Fayette County, Woodford County, Anderson County, Spencer County, Harrison County, Scott County, Franklin County, Shelby County, Henry County, Trimble County, Oldham County, Jefferson County, Bullitt County, Hardin County, Grayson County, Ohio County, Meade County, Breckinridge County, Hancock County, Todd County, Muhlenberg County, McLean County, Daviess County, Henderson County, Christian County, Hopkins County, Webster County, Union County, Caldwell County, Trigg County, Lyon County, Crittenden County, Calloway County, Marshall County, Livingston County, Graves County, McCracken County, Ballard County, Carlisle County, Hickman County, Fulton County

Winter Weather Statement
Lincoln County, Madison County, Garrard County, Boyle County, Clark County, Jessamine County, Mercer County, Washington County, Nelson County, Nicholas County, Bourbon County, Fayette County, Woodford County, Anderson County, Spencer County, Harrison County, Scott County, Franklin County, Shelby County, Henry County, Trimble County, Oldham County, Jefferson County, Bullitt County, Campbell County, Kenton County, Boone County, Lewis County, Mason County, Robertson County, Bracken County, Pendleton County, Grant County, Owen County, Gallatin County, Carroll County, Martin County, Breathitt County, Lee County, Magoffin County, Wolfe County, Johnson County, Morgan County, Elliott County, Menifee County, Powell County, Estill County, Rowan County, Bath County, Montgomery County, Fleming County

Flood Watch / Flood Statement
Daviess County, Henderson County, Union County, Crittenden County, Livingston County, McCracken County, Ballard County, Carlisle County, Hickman County, Fulton County, Muhlenberg County, McLean County, Webster County, Breckinridge County, Hancock County

Flood Warning
Muhlenberg County, McLean County, Webster County

Louisiana
High Wind Advisory
Lower St. Bernard Parish, Lower Plaquemines Parish, Lower Jefferson Parish, Lower Lafourche Parish, Lower Terrebonne Parish, Upper Terrebonne Parish, Upper St. Bernard Parish, Upper Plaquemines Parish, Orleans Parish, Upper Jefferson Parish, St. Charles Parish, Upper Lafourche Parish, St. John The Baptist Parish, Concordia Parish, Tensas Parish, Catahoula Parish, Franklin Parish, Madison Parish, Richland Parish, East Carroll Parish, West Carroll Parish, Morehouse Parish

Flood Watch / Flood Statement
St. John The Baptist Parish, Ascension Parish, East Baton Rouge Parish, West Baton Rouge Parish, West Feliciana Parish, Pointe Coupee Parish, St. Mary Parish, Webster Parish, Concordia Parish, Tensas Parish, Madison Parish, East Carroll Parish

Maine
Winter Weather Statement
Coastal Cumberland County, Coastal York County, Interior Cumberland County, Interior York County, Coastal Waldo County, Knox County, Lincoln County, Sagadahoc County, Interior Waldo County, Kennebec County, Androscoggin County, Coastal Washington County, Coastal Hancock County, Central Washington County, Interior Hancock County, Southern Penobscot County, Central Penobscot County, Northern Piscataquis County, Northern Somerset County, Northeast Aroostook County, Northwest Aroostook County, Central Piscataquis County, Southeast Aroostook County, Northern Penobscot County

Maryland
Winter Weather Statement
Queen Anne’s County, Kent County, Cecil County, Caroline County, Talbot County, Garrett County, Calvert County, St. Marys County, Charles County, Anne Arundel County, Prince Georges County, Southern Baltimore County, Howard County, Montgomery County, Harford County, Northern Baltimore County, Carroll County, Frederick County, Washington County, Allegany County, Maryland Beaches County, Inland Worcester County, Somerset County, Wicomico County, Dorchester County

Massachusetts
Winter Weather Statement
Eastern Hampshire County, Western Hampshire County, Northern Worcester County, Eastern Franklin County, Western Franklin County, Nantucket County, Dukes County, Barnstable County, Southern Plymouth County, Southern Bristol County, Eastern Plymouth County, Western Plymouth County, Northern Bristol County, Eastern Norfolk County, Suffolk County, Southeast Middlesex County, Western Norfolk County, Eastern Essex County, Southern Worcester County, Eastern Hampden County, Western Hampden County, Western Essex County, Central Middlesex County, Northern Berkshire County

Michigan
Winter Weather Statement
Hillsdale County, Branch County, St. Joseph County, Cass County, Berrien County, Gladwin County, Roscommon County, Missaukee County, Wexford County, Manistee County, Crawford County, Kalkaska County, Grand Traverse County, Benzie County, Otsego County, Antrim County, Leelanau County, Charlevoix County, Emmet County, Arenac County, Iosco County, Ogemaw County, Alcona County, Oscoda County, Alpena County, Montmorency County, Presque Isle County, Cheboygan County, Southern Schoolcraft County, Delta County, Menominee County, Dickinson County, Iron County, Marquette County, Baraga County, Gogebic County, Ontonagon County, Alger County, Northern Houghton County, Keweenaw County, Gratiot County, Montcalm County, Isabella County, Mecosta County, Newaygo County, Oceana County, Clare County, Osceola County, Lake County, Mason County, Jackson County, Calhoun County, Kalamazoo County, Van Buren County, Eaton County, Barry County, Allegan County, Ionia County, Kent County, Ottawa County, Muskegon County, Ingham County, Clinton County, Saginaw County, Bay County, Midland County, St. Clair County, Sanilac County, Huron County, Monroe County, Lenawee County, Wayne County, Washtenaw County, Macomb County, Oakland County, Livingston County, Tuscola County, Genesee County, Shiawassee County, Lapeer County, Mackinac County

Flood Watch / Flood Statement
Allegan County, Ottawa County, Kent County, Monroe County

Flood Warning
Ottawa County

Minnesota
High Wind Advisory
Nobles County, Murray County, Lyon County, Lincoln County, Rock County, Pipestone County, Jackson County, Cottonwood County

Winter Weather Statement
Pine County, Carlton/South St. Louis County, South Aitkin County, Northern Aitkin County, Crow Wing County, South Cass County, South Itasca County, North Cass County, Central St. Louis County, Southern Cook/North Shore County, Southern Lake/North Shore County, Northern Cook/Northern Lake County, Big Stone County, Traverse County, Freeborn County, Faribault County, Martin County, Steele County, Waseca County, Blue Earth County, Watonwan County, Rice County, Le Sueur County, Nicollet County, Brown County, Redwood County, Sibley County, McLeod County, Renville County, Yellow Medicine County, Meeker County, Kandiyohi County, Chippewa County, Swift County, Lac Qui Parle County, Pope County, Stevens County, Douglas County, Goodhue County, Dakota County, Scott County, Carver County, Washington County, Ramsey County, Anoka County, Hennepin County, Wright County, Chisago County, Isanti County, Sherburne County, Benton County, Stearns County, Kanabec County, Mille Lacs County, Morrison County, Todd County, South Beltrami County, North Clearwater County, North Beltrami County, Lake Of The Woods County, Wadena County, East Becker County, Hubbard County, South Clearwater County, Grant County, East Otter Tail County, West Otter Tail County, Wilkin County, West Becker County, Mahnomen County, East Polk County, Red Lake County, Pennington County, East Marshall County, West Marshall County, Roseau County, Kittson County, Clay County, Norman County, West Polk County, Houston County, Winona County, Wabasha County, Fillmore County, Mower County, Olmsted County, Dodge County

Mississippi
High Wind Advisory
Forrest County, Lamar County, Marion County, Jones County, Covington County, Jefferson Davis County, Lawrence County, Lincoln County, Franklin County, Adams County, Jefferson County, Clarke County, Jasper County, Smith County, Simpson County, Copiah County, Claiborne County, Lauderdale County, Newton County, Scott County, Rankin County, Hinds County, Kemper County, Neshoba County, Leake County, Madison County, Noxubee County, Winston County, Attala County, Oktibbeha County, Choctaw County, Lowndes County, Clay County, Webster County, Montgomery County, Carroll County, Grenada County, Warren County, Yazoo County, Sharkey County, Issaquena County, Holmes County, Humphreys County, Washington County, Leflore County, Sunflower County, Bolivar County

Flood Watch / Flood Statement
Tallahatchie County, Coahoma County, Tunica County, De Soto County, Wilkinson County, Adams County, Jefferson County, Claiborne County, Warren County, Issaquena County, Washington County, Bolivar County, Yazoo County

Dense Fog Advisory
George County, Stone County, Greene County, Perry County

Missouri
High Wind Advisory
Pemiscot County, Dunklin County, Reynolds County, Madison County, Iron County, Ste. Genevieve County, St. Francois County, Washington County, Crawford County, Jefferson County, St. Louis City County, St. Louis County, Franklin County, St. Charles County, Warren County, Gasconade County, Lincoln County, Montgomery County, Callaway County, Osage County, Cole County, Moniteau County, Audrain County, Boone County, Pike County, Ralls County, Monroe County, Marion County, Shelby County, Lewis County, Knox County, Dent County, Phelps County, Pulaski County, Camden County, Hickory County, St. Clair County, Maries County, Miller County, Morgan County, Benton County, New Madrid County, Mississippi County, Scott County, Stoddard County, Butler County, Ripley County, Carter County, Wayne County, Cape Girardeau County, Bollinger County, Perry County, Henry County, Bates County, Cooper County, Pettis County, Johnson County, Cass County, Howard County, Saline County, Lafayette County, Jackson County, Randolph County, Chariton County, Carroll County, Ray County, Clay County, Platte County, Macon County, Linn County, Livingston County, Caldwell County, Clinton County, Buchanan County, Adair County, Sullivan County, Grundy County, Daviess County, De Kalb County, Andrew County, Holt County, Schuyler County, Putnam County, Mercer County, Harrison County, Gentry County, Worth County, Nodaway County, Atchison County, Clark County, Scotland County

Flood Watch / Flood Statement
Mississippi County, New Madrid County, Pemiscot County

Montana
High Wind Advisory
Northern Rocky Mountain Front

Winter Weather Statement
Central and Southern Valley County

Dense Fog Advisory
Missoula/Bitterroot Valleys

Nebraska
High Wind Advisory
Richardson County, Pawnee County, Nemaha County, Johnson County, Gage County, Jefferson County, Saline County, Otoe County, Cass County, Lancaster County, Seward County, Sarpy County, Douglas County, Saunders County, Butler County, Washington County, Dodge County, Colfax County, Platte County, Burt County, Cuming County, Stanton County, Madison County, Boone County, Wayne County, Pierce County, Antelope County, Thurston County, Cedar County, Knox County, Thayer County, Nuckolls County, Fillmore County, Clay County, Adams County, York County, Hamilton County, Hall County, Buffalo County, Polk County, Merrick County, Howard County, Sherman County, Nance County, Greeley County, Valley County, Dakota County, Dixon County

Nevada
Winter Weather Statement
Greater Lake Tahoe Area, Mineral and Southern Lyon Counties, Northern Washoe County, Western Nevada Basin and Range including Pyramid Lake, Greater Reno-Carson City-Minden Area, Northern Lander County and Northern Eureka County, Extreme Eastern Elko County, Southwest and South Central Elko County, Northern Elko County, Humboldt County

New Hampshire
Winter Weather Statement
Coastal Rockingham County, Interior Rockingham County, Strafford County, Belknap County, Merrimack County, Sullivan County, Southern Carroll County, Southern Grafton County, Eastern Hillsborough County, Cheshire County

New Jersey
Winter Weather Statement
Atlantic County, Cumberland County, Coastal Ocean County, Ocean County, Northwestern Burlington County, Camden County, Gloucester County, Salem County, Mercer County, Eastern Monmouth County, Western Monmouth County, Middlesex County, Somerset County, Hunterdon County, Morris County, Warren County, Sussex County, Coastal Atlantic County, Atlantic Coastal Cape May County, Cape May County, Western Passaic County, Union County, Hudson County, Essex County, Eastern Passaic County, Bergen County

Flood Watch / Flood Statement
Coastal Ocean County, Coastal Atlantic County, Atlantic Coastal Cape May County, Cape May County, Atlantic County, Ocean County, Eastern Monmouth County, Western Monmouth County, Middlesex County, Hudson County

New Mexico
High Wind Advisory
Guadalupe Mountains of Eddy County

New York
Winter Weather Statement
Delaware County, Broome County, Tioga County, Otsego County, Chenango County, Cortland County, Tompkins County, Chemung County, Schuyler County, Steuben County, Yates County, Southern Oneida County, Madison County, Onondaga County, Southern Cayuga County, Seneca County, Sullivan County, Northern Oneida County, Lewis County, Jefferson County, Oswego County, Northern Cayuga County, Monroe County, Orleans County, Niagara County, Ontario County, Livingston County, Wyoming County, Genesee County, Northern Erie County, Wayne County, Allegany County, Cattaraugus County, Chautauqua County, Hamilton County, Northern Herkimer County, Northern Washington County, Northern Warren County, Northern Saratoga County, Montgomery County, Southern Fulton County, Southern Herkimer County, Eastern Dutchess County, Western Dutchess County, Eastern Ulster County, Western Ulster County, Eastern Columbia County, Western Columbia County, Eastern Greene County, Western Greene County, Eastern Rensselaer County, Western Rensselaer County, Eastern Albany County, Western Albany County, Southern Saratoga County, Eastern Schenectady County, Western Schenectady County, Schoharie County, Western Clinton County, Southern Franklin County, Southeastern St. Lawrence County, Eastern Essex County, Western Essex County, Southeast Suffolk County, Southwest Suffolk County, Northeast Suffolk County, Northwest Suffolk County, Nassau County, Queens County, Kings (Brooklyn) County, Richmond (Staten Is.) County, Bronx County, New York (Manhattan) County, Southern Westchester County, Northern Westchester County, Rockland County, Putnam County, Orange County

Flood Watch / Flood Statement
Southeast Suffolk County, Southwest Suffolk County, Kings (Brooklyn) County, Richmond (Staten Is.) County, New York (Manhattan) County, Northeast Suffolk County, Northwest Suffolk County, Nassau County, Queens County, Bronx County, Southern Westchester County

North Carolina
High Wind Advisory
Henderson County, Transylvania County, Southern Jackson County, Macon County, Northern Jackson County, Graham County, Buncombe County, Haywood County, Swain County, Mitchell County, Yancey County, Madison County, Avery County, Wilkes County, Surry County, Watauga County, Alleghany County, Ashe County, Clay County, Cherokee County

Winter Weather Statement
Watauga County, Ashe County, Alleghany County, Yadkin County, Wilkes County, Caswell County, Rockingham County, Stokes County, Surry County, Lee County, Moore County, Montgomery County, Stanly County, Wake County, Chatham County, Franklin County, Durham County, Warren County, Vance County, Granville County, Randolph County, Davidson County, Orange County, Alamance County, Guilford County, Forsyth County, Person County

Flood Watch / Flood Statement
Martin County

North Dakota
Winter Weather Statement
Western Walsh County, Richland County, Sargent County, Ransom County, Cass County, Barnes County, Traill County, Steele County, Griggs County, Grand Forks County, Nelson County, Eddy County, Eastern Walsh County, Ramsey County, Benson County, Pembina County, Cavalier County, Towner County, Dickey County, McIntosh County, La Moure County, Logan County, Stutsman County, Kidder County, Foster County, Wells County

Ohio
Winter Weather Statement
Allen County, Van Wert County, Putnam County, Paulding County, Henry County, Defiance County, Fulton County, Williams County, Meigs County, Vinton County, Jackson County, Washington County, Athens County, Morgan County, Perry County, Ashtabula Lakeshore County, Knox County, Holmes County, Morrow County, Marion County, Mahoning County, Stark County, Wayne County, Ashland County, Richland County, Crawford County, Wyandot County, Trumbull County, Portage County, Summit County, Medina County, Huron County, Seneca County, Hancock County, Ashtabula Inland County, Geauga County, Lake County, Cuyahoga County, Lorain County, Erie County, Sandusky County, Ottawa County, Wood County, Lucas County, Scioto County, Pike County, Adams County, Brown County, Clermont County, Hamilton County, Clark County, Champaign County, Miami County, Darke County, Highland County, Hocking County, Ross County, Clinton County, Warren County, Butler County, Greene County, Montgomery County, Preble County, Fairfield County, Pickaway County, Fayette County, Franklin County, Madison County, Licking County, Delaware County, Union County, Logan County, Shelby County, Auglaize County, Mercer County, Hardin County, Jefferson County, Harrison County, Coshocton County, Columbiana County, Carroll County, Tuscarawas County, Monroe County, Noble County, Belmont County, Guernsey County, Muskingum County

Flood Watch / Flood Statement
Defiance County, Coshocton County, Carroll County, Tuscarawas County

Oregon
High Wind Advisory
Grande Ronde Valley

Dense Fog Advisory
Baker County, Jackson County, Eastern Curry County and Josephine County

Pennsylvania
Winter Weather Statement
Northern Wayne County, Susquehanna County, Bradford County, Pike County, Luzerne County, Lackawanna County, Wyoming County, Crawford County, Southern Erie County, Northern Erie County, Lancaster County, York County, Adams County, Cumberland County, Lebanon County, Schuylkill County, Dauphin County, Perry County, Columbia County, Northumberland County, Montour County, Snyder County, Union County, Southern Lycoming County, Southern Clinton County, Franklin County, Fulton County, Bedford County, Somerset County, Juniata County, Mifflin County, Huntingdon County, Blair County, Cambria County, Southern Centre County, Northern Centre County, Clearfield County, Sullivan County, Northern Lycoming County, Tioga County, Northern Clinton County, Cameron County, Elk County, Potter County, McKean County, Warren County, Philadelphia County, Delaware County, Bucks County, Montgomery County, Chester County, Northampton County, Lehigh County, Berks County, Monroe County, Carbon County, Fayette County, Westmoreland County, Washington County, Indiana County, Armstrong County, Allegheny County, Beaver County, Jefferson County, Clarion County, Butler County, Lawrence County, Forest County, Venango County, Mercer County, Greene County

Puerto Rico
Flood Watch / Flood Statement
Vieques, Culebra, Mayaguez and Vicinity, Northwest, North Central, Northeast, San Juan and Vicinity

Rhode Island
Winter Weather Statement
Newport County, Washington County, Bristol County, Eastern Kent County, Western Kent County, Southeast Providence County, Northwest Providence County

South Carolina
High Wind Advisory
Bamberg County, Clarendon County, Calhoun County, Orangeburg County, Barnwell County, Sumter County, Aiken County, Lee County, Richland County, Lexington County, Saluda County, Edgefield County, Kershaw County, Fairfield County, Newberry County, McCormick County, Chesterfield County, Lancaster County

Flood Warning
Charleston County, Berkeley County

South Dakota
High Wind Advisory
Union, Clay, Yankton, Bon Homme, Hutchinson, Douglas, Charles Mix, Hanson, Davison, Aurora, Brule, Miner, Sanborn, Jerauld, Gregory, Kingsbury, Beadle, Lincoln, Turner, Minnehaha, McCook, Moody, Lake, Brookings, Lyman, Jones, Hughes, Sully, Stanley, Potter, Dewey, Walworth, Campbell, Corson

Winter Weather Statement
Buffalo, Lyman, Jones, Hand, Hyde, Hughes, Sully, Stanley, Clark, Spink, Faulk, Potter, Dewey, Edmunds, Walworth, Brown, McPherson, Campbell, Corson, Deuel, Hamlin, Grant, Codington, Day, Roberts, Marshall

Tennessee
High Wind Advisory
Hardin County, McNairy County, Hardeman County, Fayette County, Shelby County, Decatur County, Henderson County, Chester County, Madison County, Crockett County, Haywood County, Tipton County, Lauderdale County, Carroll County, Gibson County, Dyer County, Henry County, Weakley County, Obion County, Lake County, Franklin County, Lincoln County, Moore County, Giles County, Lawrence County, Wayne County, Van Buren County, Grundy County, Warren County, Coffee County, Bedford County, Cumberland County, White County, De Kalb County, Cannon County, Rutherford County, Marshall County, Maury County, Williamson County, Lewis County, Hickman County, Perry County, Fentress County, Overton County, Putnam County, Jackson County, Smith County, Trousdale County, Wilson County, Davidson County, Cheatham County, Dickson County, Humphreys County, Houston County, Benton County, Pickett County, Clay County, Macon County, Sumner County, Robertson County, Montgomery County, Stewart County, East Polk County, West Polk County, Bradley County, Hamilton County, Marion County, Southeast Monroe County, Northwest Monroe County, McMinn County, Meigs County, Rhea County, Bledsoe County, Sequatchie County, North Sevier County, NW Blount County, Jefferson County, Knox County, Loudon County, Roane County, Northwest Carter County, Washington County, Northwest Greene County, Northwest Cocke County, Hamblen County, Grainger County, Union County, Anderson County, Morgan County, Sullivan County, Hawkins County, Hancock County, Claiborne County, Campbell County, Scott County, Sevier Smoky Mountains County, Blount Smoky Mountains County, Southeast Carter County, Unicoi County, Southeast Greene County, Cocke Smoky Mountains County, Johnson County

Winter Weather Statement
Northwest Carter County, Washington County, Northwest Greene County, Sullivan County, Hawkins County, Hancock County, Morgan County, Claiborne County, Campbell County, Scott County, Sevier Smoky Mountains County, Blount Smoky Mountains County, Southeast Carter County, Unicoi County, Southeast Greene County, Cocke Smoky Mountains County, Johnson County

Flood Watch / Flood Statement
Shelby County, Tipton County, Lauderdale County, Dyer County, Lake County

Texas
High Wind Advisory
Davis/Apache Mountains Area, Robertson, Milam, Leon, Limestone, Falls, McLennan, Bell, Coryell, Lampasas, Anderson, Freestone, Navarro, Hill, Bosque, Hamilton, Mills, Comanche, Henderson, Ellis, Johnson, Somervell, Hood, Erath, Eastland, Rains, Van Zandt, Kaufman, Rockwall, Dallas, Tarrant, Parker, Palo Pinto, Stephens, Hopkins, Delta, Hunt, Collin, Denton, Wise, Jack, Young, Lamar, Fannin, Grayson, Cooke, Montague

Dense Fog Advisory
Galveston, Brazoria, Matagorda, Jackson, Fort Bend, Wharton, Chambers, Harris, Waller, Austin, Colorado, Liberty, Montgomery, Polk, San Jancinto

Utah
Dense Fog Advisory
West Central Utah, Western Uinta Basin, Southern Wasatch Front, Wasatch Mountains I-80 North, Great Salt Lake Desert and Mountains, Salt Lake and Tooele Valleys, Northern Wasatch Front, Cache Valley/Utah Portion, Eastern Uinta Basin

Vermont
Winter Weather Statement
Windsor County, Western Rutland County, Western Windham County, Bennington County, Caledonia County, Lamoille County, Western Chittenden County, Orange County, Western Addison County, Washington County

Virgin Islands
Flood Watch / Flood Statement
St Croix, St. Thomas…St. John… and Adjacent Islands

Virginia
High Wind Advisory
Amherst, Bedford, Franklin, Patrick, Rockbridge, Botetourt, Roanoke, Bath, Alleghany, Craig, Tazewell, Floyd, Carroll, Grayson, Montgomery, Pulaski, Wythe, Giles, Bland, Smyth, Washington, Russell, Scott, Wise, Lee

Winter Weather Statement
Smyth, Tazewell, Grayson, Bland, Rockbridge, Botetourt, Roanoke, Bath, Alleghany, Craig, Floyd, Carroll, Montgomery, Pulaski, Wythe, Giles, Charlotte, Halifax, Buckingham, Appomattox, Campbell, Pittsylvania, Henry, Amherst, Bedford, Franklin, Patrick, King George, Spotsylvania, Stafford, Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria, Fairfax, Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park, Culpeper, Orange, Loudoun, Fauquier, Rappahannock, Madison, Greene, Albemarle, Nelson, Clarke, Warren, Page, Frederick, Shenandoah, Rockingham, Augusta, Highland, Middlesex, Lancaster, Northumberland, Northampton, Accomack, Newport News/Hampton, Isle of Wight, Southampton, York, James City, Surry, Sussex, Greensville, Mathews, Gloucester, New Kent, Charles City, Prince George, Dinwiddie, Brunswick, Lunenburg, Mecklenburg, Richmond, Westmoreland, Essex, King and Queen, King William, Caroline, Henrico, Chesterfield, Powhatan, Amelia, Nottoway, Hanover, Goochland, Cumberland, Prince Edward, Louisa, Fluvanna, Washington, Russell, Scott, Wise, Lee

Washington
Flood Watch / Flood Statement
West Slopes Central Cascades and Passes, West Slopes Northern Cascades and Passes, Central Coast, North Coast, Eastern Strait of Juan de Fuca, Olympics, Southwest Interior, Hood Canal/Kitsap Peninsula, Admiralty Inlet Area, Seattle Metropolitan Area, Everett and Vicinity, Northwest Interior, Central Cascade Foothills, Northern Cascade Foothills, Western Whatcom County, Western Strait of Juan de Fuca, Tacoma Area

West Virginia
High Wind Advisory
Mercer County

Winter Weather Statement
Barbour County, Upshur County, Nicholas County, Fayette County, Raleigh County, Taylor County, Harrison County, Lewis County, Gilmer County, Braxton County, Doddridge County, Randolph County, Pocahontas County, Webster County, Ritchie County, Wirt County, Tyler County, Pleasants County, Wood County, Greenbrier County, Monroe County, Summers County, Mercer County, Tucker County, Preston County, Ohio County, Brooke County, Hancock County, Monongalia County, Marion County, Wetzel County, Marshall County, Hardy County, Pendleton County, Jefferson County, Berkeley County, Morgan County, Hampshire County, Mineral County, Grant County

Wisconsin
Winter Weather Statement
Iron County, Ashland County, Bayfield County, Douglas County, Price County, Sawyer County, Washburn County, Burnett County, Manitowoc County, Calumet County, Winnebago County, Kewaunee County, Brown County, Outagamie County, Door County, Waushara County, Waupaca County, Portage County, Wood County, Shawano County, Marathon County, Northern Oconto County, Menominee County, Langlade County, Lincoln County, Northern Marinette County, Florence County, Forest County, Oneida County, Vilas County, Kenosha County, Racine County, Walworth County, Rock County, Green County, Lafayette County, Milwaukee County, Waukesha County, Jefferson County, Dane County, Iowa County, Ozaukee County, Washington County, Dodge County, Columbia County, Sauk County, Sheboygan County, Fond Du Lac County, Green Lake County, Marquette County, Eau Claire County, Chippewa County, Pepin County, Dunn County, Pierce County, St. Croix County, Rusk County, Barron County, Polk County, Grant County, Richland County, Crawford County, Vernon County, Adams County, Juneau County, Monroe County, La Crosse County, Jackson County, Trempealeau County, Buffalo County, Clark County, Taylor County


R18569
5 years ago
whateveryousay

this is like the weather network…

you need a ticker tape thing…


R18596
5 years ago
neverknwo

Is Sound Wave Research Harmful?


MEXICO CITY If an asteroid strike near Mexico really did kill off the dinosaurs, scientists on a new project are trying to gather as much information as they can about it.

Researchers working off Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula are using sound waves to search for information about the asteroid that may have wiped out the dinosaurs 65 million years ago.

Environmental activists say the technology could harm whales, sea turtles and several varieties of fish in the Gulf of Mexico. They say the sonic blasts damage the brain and ears of marine mammals and other species and disorient them

Mexican authorities say the project is within acceptable limits and will be closely monitored.

The crater is a depression measuring about


R18601
5 years ago
neverknwo

JANUARY 22, 2005 MAJOR UPDATE ON SOLAR CONDITIONS

READ THE SOLAR CONDITIONS BELOW THEN FOLLOW THE LINK TO “SUNEARTHCONNECTION SUB-PAGE”

(In the future there will be a notice at this location placed regularly to summarize any emergency or fast breaking events … always stop here before going to the link below )

JANUARY 22, 2005 … THIS POSTING REMAINS TRUE TODAY ... the european space agency announced it is building a space platform telescope that is designed to search for “brown dwarfs” that would come into the solar system with potential of destroying all life on earth .. the telescope is unique in that it will try to look through “shrouds” surrounding the “comet nuclei” (GEEE all of a sudden comets have brown dwarfs as nuclei!!!) ... the creeping crud marches onward … jim mccanney

JANUARY 22, 2005 … THIS POSTING REMAINS TRUE TODAY ... SOHO data is so corrupted and doctored (especially the C2 anC3 camera data) that it is almost worthless these days … there is no doubt that they are editing out the comets coming from the south … must have someone worried !! many times it is what they don’t say that speaks louder than their constant behind the scenes disinformation ... jim mccanney

ELECTRICAL STORM ACTIVITY EXTREMELY HIGH

UNUSUAL WEATHER INDEX EXTREMELY HIGH

MAGNETIC REVERSALS (caused by solar magnetic field reversing Earth’s local PLASMA magnetic field) The Magnetic field reversals have gone through serious contortions over the past week as the massive solar flares passed through the solar system … remember that standard science does not recognize the fact that the ones that missed us are as influential as the ones that did not … as these build up the solar capacitor and we are continually discharging this capacitor and so are the comets (and all the planets to a lesser degree as they are in circular orbits) ... we have had serious breaches in the protective magnetic field of the planet … see the x-ray information below

SOLAR WIND SPEED ... !!!!!!!!!!!!! solar wind speed sets new solar system record !!!!!!!!!!!! this week the solar wind set a new solar system record of 2890 km/ second … the sun is oscillating and this is not good … any oscillating system in nature such as the energetic system we call the sun is in real danger if we start to see short term oscillations … the tie between major flares is getting shorter and shorter while the strength is getting higher and higher … 2890 km/second is unprecedented !!! normal soar wind speed is about 400 km/second and the past record was just above 1000 km/second … as this happened there was a clear effort by the soho team to hide much of the data coming from the cameras that may have indicated comets coming from the south that caused this …

SOLAR WIND DYNAMIC PRESSURE solar wind pressure DATA IS UNRELIABLE BUT THIS HAS BEEN FLUCTUATING WITH THE LARGE SOLAR FLARES

SOLAR Kp INDEX (these magnetic field readings indicate the fluctuations of the solar wind magnetic field which can cause “holes” in our protective magnetic field allowing the solar wind to pound directly into our atmosphere causing severe x-ray exposure for us … red bars indicate severe conditions) the kp index has been off the charts so to speak this past week … we have never seen the sun produce so many large Kp index values back to back and we are supposed to be in a solar minimum ???? currently the Kp index has been producing severe surges and these continue to have ongoing effects on local (near earth) x-ray production that little by little is having their effects on the general population

X-RAY INDEX ... RECENT (WITHIN PAST 48 HOURS) ACTIVITY THE MOST CRITICAL VALUE THAT THE PUBLIC MUST BE AWARE OF IS NOT EVEN MEASURED BY NASA OR NOAA ... OR IF IT IS THEY DO NOT PUBLISH IT … WITH OVER 50 SOLAR MONITORING STATIONS AROUND THE GLOBE I BET THERE IS A TON OF GOOD DATA ON THIS BUT IT IS SIMPLY NOT PUBLISHED !!!! THIS IS THE ONGOING X-RAY VALUES THAT REACH EARTH’S LOWER ATMOSPHERE ... WE HAVE NO DATA OVER THE PAST CRITICAL WEEKS ... THIS IS NOT JUST IN THE NORTHERN LATITUDES NOW BUT EVERYWHERE !!! ... x-ray activity was variable this past week and we experienced the type of x-rays that occur when the solar wind comes pounding through to our upper atmosphere after breaching our protective magnetic field … if there are x-rays you will not see or feel them but we may start to see statistically the results in 10 to 20 years OR POSSIBLY SOONER with increased cancers of the skin OR BIOLOGICAL MUTATIONS as the long term effect of the past 10 years of increased solar activity takes its toll on earth populations

A NOTE OF CAUTION ... there are some copycat email groups and web pages around claiming to be “earth-changes”, “ELECTRIC UNIVERSE” or something or another … a quick view will see that the people running these are quacks and imposters attempting to copy this page and my solar system weather work that was pioneered in the 1970’s and augmented and widely distributed internationally in the 90’s with the Russians and the Millennium Group web page and continuing with this page … the people running the copycat pages have no degrees or background (one claims to have a PhD in Plasma Physics but has NO degrees at all!!) and daily visit this site and listen to my radio shows and shows where i am guest to get their latest “postings” ... they tend to use hype and over play issues that are non-issues to gain attention … one such page gets support from NASA to create misinformation and distort the correct information posted on the jmccanneyscience.com page ... these pages are supported indirectly with government disinformation crew funding … that’s right … your tax dollars at work … they are hoping to trap unsuspecting people into going there but when the real issues arise then they have a captive audience to send out their disinformation … so visit these at your own risk and stop back here for the real news on solar system weather and other issues … jim mccanney

CLICK ON THE FOLLOWING LINK FOR SPECIAL HURRICANE REPORT


R18603
5 years ago
neverknwo

HOLIDAY TREATCOMET VIDEO LINK JUST BELOW ... so some people still say comets are harmless little dirty snowballs that cannot affect the sun or our weather ??? ... click on the following link … i have dozens of similar movies showing comets causing massive solar flares … and what would happen if this comet passed near earth OR THE MASSIVE SOLAR FLARE HIT US ??? the comet is part of an electrical discharge of the solar capacitor (there is no ice or snow folks) ... comets come in all different sizes and the one in this movie is small to medium … small comets have added to our overall electrical state and affected our weather such as comet Lee which was instrumental (along with other electrical alignments in the solar system) in spawning 4 hurricanes at one time including Hurricane Floyd … astronomers love to point to the 1910 passage of comet Halley that did little damage … but it is a nothing of a comet … we have not witnessed the HUGE comets talked of by the ancients that shook Earth to its knees … (2 meg file size) ... jim mccanney

comet solar flare movie 01072004.mpeg


R18604
5 years ago
neverknwo

Biggest extinction wasn’t caused by asteroid or comet

NEW DELHI, JAN 21 (PTI)
The biggest mass extinction in the history of earth some 250 million years ago was caused by global warming and not by the impact of asteroid or comet as earlier believed, new evidence has indicated.

In a paper published by Science Express, the online version of the journal Science, yesterday researchers headed by University of Washington scientist Peter Ward said they have found no evidence for an impact at the time of “the Great Dying” 250 million years ago.

Instead, their research indicates the culprit might have been atmospheric warming because of greenhouse gases triggered by erupting volcanoes.

The extinction occurred at the boundary between the Permian and Triassic periods at a time when all land was concentrated in a supercontinent called Pangea.

The Great Dying is considered the biggest catastrophe in the history of life on Earth, with 90 per cent of all marine life and nearly three-quarters of land-based plant and animal life going extinct.

“The marine extinction and the land extinction appear to be simultaneous, based on the geochemical evidence we found,” their paper said.

“Animals and plants both on land and in the sea were dying at the same time, and apparently from the same causes too much heat and too little oxygen.

In their work, the researchers were able to use chemical, biological and magnetic evidence to correlate sedimentary layers in the Karoo Basin of South Africa to similar layers in China that previous research has tied to the marine extinction at the end of the Permian period. Over seven years, they collected 126 reptiles or amphibian skulls from a nearly 1,000-foot thick section of exposed Karoo sediment deposit from the time of the extinction.

The scientists said they found nothing in the Karoo that would indicate a body such as an asteroid hit around the time of the extinction, though they looked specifically for impact clays or material ejected from a crater left by such an impact.

Evidence from the Karoo, they said, is consistent with a mass extinction resulting from catastrophic ecosystem changes over a long time scale, not sudden changes associated with an impact.

In this case, they claim to have found ample evidence that the world got much warmer over a long period because of continuous volcanic eruptions in an area known as the Siberian Traps.

As volcanism warmed the planet, large stores of methane gas frozen on the ocean floor might have been released to trigger runaway greenhouse warming, the researchers said.

The species began dying out gradually as the planet warmed until conditions reached a critical threshold beyond which most species coulde.


R18606
5 years ago
neverknwo

Asteroid or comet triggered death of most species 250 million years ago

Earth’s most severe mass extinction – an event 250 million years ago that wiped out 90 percent of all marine species and 70 percent of land vertebrates – was triggered by a collision with a comet or asteroid, according to new findings by a team led by a University of Washington scientist.

The collision wasn’t directly responsible for the extinction but rather triggered a series of events, such as massive volcanism and changes in ocean oxygen, sea level and climate. Those in turn led to species extinction on a wholesale level, said Luann Becker, UW acting assistant professor of Earth and Space Sciences.

“If the species cannot adjust, they perish. It’s a survival-of-the-fittest sort of thing,” Becker said. “To knock out 90 percent of organisms, you’ve got to attack them on more than one front.”

Becker; Robert Poreda and Andrew Hunt from the University of Rochester, N.Y.; Ted Bunch of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s Ames Research Center at Moffett Field, Calif.; and Michael Rampino of New York University and the Goddard Institute of Space Sciences, present their findings in the Feb. 23 edition of the journal Science.Funding for the research came from NASA’s Astrobiology and Cosmochemistry programs and the National Science Foundation.

The scientists do not know the site of the impact 250 million years ago, when all Earth’s land formed a supercontinent called Pangea. However, the space body left a calling card – a much higher level of complex carbon molecules called buckminsterfullerenes, or Buckyballs, with the noble (or chemically nonreactive) gases helium and argon trapped inside their cage structures. Fullerenes, which contain at least 60 carbon atoms and have a structure resembling a soccer ball or a geodesic dome, are named for Buckminster Fuller, who invented the geodesic dome.

The researchers know these particular Buckyballs are extraterrestrial because the noble gases trapped inside have an unusual ratio of isotopes. For instance, terrestrial helium is mostly helium-4 and contains only a small amount of helium-3, while extraterrestrial helium – the kind found in these fullerenes – is mostly helium-3.

“These things form in carbon stars. That’s what’s exciting about finding fullerenes as a tracer,” Becker said. The extreme temperatures and gas pressures in carbon stars are perhaps the only way extraterrestrial noble gases could be forced inside a fullerene, she said. These gas-laden fullerenes were formed outside the Solar System, and their concentration at the Permian-Triassic boundary means they were delivered by a comet or asteroid.

The researchers estimate the comet or asteroid was 6 to 12 kilometers across, or about the size of the asteroid that left the huge Chicxulub crater near what is now the town of Progresso on Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula 65 million years ago. That impact is believed responsible for the extinction of the dinosaurs. The scientists determined the size based on two factors – if the body were smaller than 6 kilometers the effects wouldn’t be seen globally, as they appear to have been; if it were larger than 12 kilometers there would have to be more gas-laden fullerenes distributed globally.

The telltale fullerenes containing helium and argon were extracted from sites in Japan, China and Hungary, where the sedimentary layer at the boundary between the Permian and Triassic periods had been exposed. The evidence was not as strong from the Hungary site, possibly because the sample came from slightly above or below the boundary layer, but the China and Japan samples bear strong evidence, Becker said. Fullerenes are found at very low concentrations above and below the boundary layer, but they are found in unusually high concentrations at the time of the extinction.

Scientists have long known of the mass extinction 250 million years ago, since many fossils below the boundary – such as trilobites, which once numbered more than 15,000 species – diminish sharply close to the boundary and are not found above it. There also is strong evidence suggesting the extinction happened very rapidly, in as few as 8,000 to 100,000 years, which the latest research supports. “That’s a microsecond in geologic time,” Becker said.

Previously it was thought that any asteroid or comet collision would leave strong evidence of the element iridium, the signal found in the sedimentary layer from the time of the dinosaur extinction. Iridium was found at the Permian-Triassic boundary, but not nearly at the concentration found in sediments from the time of the dinosaur extinction. Becker believes that difference might be because the two space bodies that slammed into Earth had different compositions.

While the findings illustrate that impact with large space bodies can be detrimental to life on Earth, Becker noted that there also is evidence they might have been key to life starting here in the first place. Some scientists believe the first life-forming chemicals were deposited on Earth in collisions with comets or asteroids, and some believe comets carried virtually all of the water that exists on the planet today

Becker also noted that her group’s work was made more difficult because there are few 250 million-year-old rocks left on Earth. Most rocks of that age have been recycled through the planet’s tectonic processes.

“It took us two years to do this research, to try to narrow it down enough so that we could see this fullerene signature,” she said.


R18607
5 years ago
neverknwo

UN Storm Brews Over Hurricane-Global Warming Link

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A U.S. government hurricane scientist has resigned from the United Nations (news – web sites)’ science panel on climate change because, he said, a lead author in the group had too strongly linked global warming to hurricanes.

The issue of whether climate change is leading to increased severity of hurricanes came to a head late last year at a conference at Harvard University where researchers, including the school’s Dr. Paul Epstein, said recent storms, droughts and heat waves are probably being caused by global warming.

The U.N.‘s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which evaluates the state of climate science as a basis for informed policy action concluded in its most recent report that greenhouse gases from autos and industry contribute to global warming.

Last year’s hurricane season produced nine of the storms, six of them “major” with sustained winds of more than 110 mph. Florida was hit by four hurricanes, the first time a single state was hit by that many in one season since 1886. Oil and gas operations in the Gulf of Mexico are still operating at reduced rates after September’s Hurricane Ivan.

Chris Landsea, a meteorologist at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s hurricane research division, said he had resigned from the U.N’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change because a lead author in the group “gave his own opinion” about the busy 2004 hurricane season at the Harvard conference.

Landsea said Dr. Kevin Trenberth, the lead author and head of climate analysis at the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Colorado, was introduced at the conference as an IPCC lead author, but then offered his personal opinions and not those of the IPCC itself.

“I found it perplexing that the participants in the Harvard press conference had come to the conclusion that global warming was impacting hurricane activity today,” said Landsea in the statement. “I am withdrawing because I have come to view the part of the IPCC to which my expertise is relevant as having become politicized,” he added.

Trenberth told Reuters he’s never said global warming had anything to do with the number of hurricanes that hit Florida last year or that it can increase the frequency of hurricanes.

“What we are suggesting is that when a disturbance does form a hurricane it’s apt to be more intense and there’s heavier rainfalls,” he said.

Sea surface temperatures and rainfall averages have risen, he said, which provides fuel for hurricanes.

“These are all factors related to global climate change and they’re clearly affecting the environment in which hurricanes are forming in,” he said.

Trenberth said hundreds of scientists contribute to IPCC studies and that the group includes scientists who dismiss global warming, such as Massachusetts Institute of Technology (news – web sites) professor Richard Lindzen. He said he would welcome Landsea back to IPCC as an important scientific voice.

Landsea told Reuters he might return to IPCC one day, but not while Trenberth was a lead author.


R18610
5 years ago
neverknwo

THE NITE OF THE FULL WOLF MOON

January 25, 5:32 a.m. EST — The Full Wolf Moon. Amid the zero cold and deep snows of midwinter, the wolf packs howled hungrily outside Indian villages. It was also known as the Old Moon or the Moon After Yule. In some tribes this was the Full Snow Moon; most applied that name to the next moon.

Full Moon names date back to Native Americans, of what is now the northern and eastern United States. Those tribes of a few hundred years ago kept track of the seasons by giving distinctive names to each recurring full Moon.

Their names were applied to the entire month in which each occurred. To be sure, there were some variations in the Moon names, but in general the same ones were current throughout the Algonquin tribes from New England on west to Lake Superior. European settlers followed their own customs and created some of their own names.

Since the lunar (“synodic”) month is roughly 29.5 days in length on average, the dates of the Full Moon shift from year to year. Below are all the Full Moon names for 2005, as well as the dates and times (for the Eastern time zone).


R18611
5 years ago
neverknwo

Flood of Satellite Data

Heavy rain and snow have swollen the rivers of Indiana, Illinois, and Kentucky, pushing many past flood stage during the first two weeks of January 2005, as evident in these satellite images from NASA.

The flooding occurred after several days of rain and snow fell on the already saturated ground of Midwest. Since the water could not be absorbed into the soaked ground, it ran off as flood water, scientists said.

The storms were followed by warm temperatures, which melted the snow and produced further flooding. By Jan. 17, some of the flooding had started to recede, but large tracts of land along the Ohio and Wabash Rivers were still under water.

Floods along the Ohio are not unusual, but the timing of this flood is, according to a NASA statement. The Ohio River and its tributaries often flood in the spring when winter’s snow melts and runs into regional rivers. Anyone shivering there now knows spring is far off.

SPACE.com Staff


R18615
5 years ago
neverknwo

World’s Largest Iceberg Posing Problems

WELLINGTON, New Zealand – The world’s largest iceberg appears to have run aground near Antarctica, posing more problems to scientific bases and penguin colonies, where tens of thousands of chicks face starvation, scientists said Thursday.

AP Photo

APTN Acquires Shots of World’s Largest Iceberg (AP Video)

Experts had predicted that B15A — a 100-mile long iceberg — would likely slam into a huge glacier near the U.S. McMurdo Research Station in Antarctica some time last weekend.

But the iceberg appeared to have run aground about three miles from the 60-mile long glacier, known as the Drygalski Ice Tongue, Antarctica New Zealand’s science strategy manager, Dean Peterson, said Thursday.

“This berg has wedged itself between two shallow areas. ... It really hasn’t gotten any closer for a week now,” Peterson said. “It’s kind of shimmying back and forth now … so I don’t know whether it’s ever going to get to the Drygalski or not.”

The apparent grounding of the 1,200-square-mile iceberg could present problems to scientific bases on the frozen continent.

B15A has blocked wind and water currents that break up ice floes in McMurdo Sound during the Antarctic summer, causing a build-up of ice behind it. The U.S. McMurdo Station and New Zealand’s Scott Base are located on the sound, and Italy’s Terra Nova base is nearby.

The iceberg and the ice buildup are in the path of ships due to arrive in Antarctica soon with fuel and food for the three stations. Officials say the bases are not immediately in danger of running out of supplies, and scientists are looking into solutions, including breaking a path through the ice.

The ice blockage also threatens penguin breeding colonies, with tens of thousands of Adele penguin chicks facing starvation as parent birds are forced to trudge up to 110 miles to open sea to gather food.

Peterson said if B15A doesn’t break free by itself or with the help of an Antarctic storm, “it’s even more likely to block up the sea ice,” which is already 16 feet thick in parts.

Scientists had hoped a collision between the iceberg and glacier would cause the iceberg to drift away from the coast and out to sea, clearing the blocked routes.

Any impact between the two ice titans “will be a collision in slow motion,” Peterson said.

“It’s not going to be a big impact of something fast, but it’ll take a long time for that iceberg to slow down once it does get moving,” he said, adding that the iceberg would likely move a little more than a mile a day.

Still, Peterson admitted that scientists don’t know what forces move icebergs, adding that one this large can create its own weather pattern.

Peterson said there was no timetable for either the collision to take place or for the iceberg to float away.

“These things can linger for 20 years,” he said.


R18616
5 years ago
neverknwo

Blazing Speed: The Fastest Stuff in the Universe

SAN DIEGO — If you’re light, it’s fairly easy to travel at your own speed — that is to say 186,282 miles per second or 299,800 kilometers per second.

But if you are matter, then it’s another matter altogether.

Nothing we know of zips along more quickly than light. Einstein, nearly 100 years ago, said it’s not possible. For us, the speed limit makes strange sense: Go faster than light, and you could return before you’ve left, become your own grandpa, or perform other leaps of cosmic logic.

Fast forward a century. Astronomers are now measuring stuff — material, matter, things — that moves at so close to the speed of light you might think it’d make Einstein a bit nervous. His theory of relativity appears not to be endangered by the blazing speeds, though.

Among thee speed demons of the universe are Jupiter-sized blobs of hot gas embedded in streams of material ejected from hyperactive galaxies known as blazars. Last week at a meeting here of the American Astronomical Society, scientists announced they had measured blobs in blazar jets screaming through space at 99.9 percent of light-speed.

“This tells us that the physical processes at the cores of these galaxies … are extremely energetic and are capable of propelling matter very close to the absolute cosmic speed limit,” said Glenn Piner of Whittier College in Whittier, California.

Ponder the power of the fast moving superheated gas, known as plasma:

“To accelerate a bowling ball to the speed newly measured in these blazars would require all the energy produced in the world for an entire week,” Piner said. “And the blobs of plasma in these jets are at least as massive as a large planet.”

The blazar jets are running around the universe in some fast company. Slightly faster, in fact.


R18618
5 years ago
neverknwo

ABNORMAL WEATHER / GLOBAL WARMING / CLIMATE CHANGE / NEW ICE AGE
Record Temperatures Hit Pacific Northwest

Russian Rivers Prove Man-Made Climate Change – Report

EARTHQUAKES Moderate Quake Shakes Taiwan, No Reports of Damage

Three earthquakes off Ecuador coast spark tsunami panic

Earthquake Shakes NZ Capital Wellington

MUDSLIDES / LANDSLIDES / EARTH MOVEMENTS Sinking coastlines may precede large subduction zone quakes

Landslide undercuts eight homes in Oceanside

FLOODING Flood Water Sweeps Away Swazi Bus, 12 Feared Dead

PNG flats flooded with raw sewage

RAIN / STORMS Rain, Snow and Hail in the Holy Land

COLD / ICE / AVALANCHES / SNOW Snow? You ain’t seen nothin’ yet

HEAT / FIRES Fresh fears on bushfire

MARINE RELATED / OCEAN THEME / TSUNAMIS Mass exodus from Indian islands

Caribbean Vulnerable to Killer Tsunamis

Tsunami threaten even landlocked Swiss


R18620
5 years ago
neverknwo

GCN GRB OBSERVATION REPORT

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TITLE:
NUMBER: 2951
SUBJECT: GRB050117: Swift XRT Position
DATE: 05/01/17 13:42:00 GMT
FROM: David Burrows at PSU/Swift

D. N. Burrows, J. E. Hill, G. Chincarini, J. Nousek, N. Gehrels, and P. Schady
report on behalf of the Swift XRT team:

The Swift XRT reported a prompt position for GRB050117. The burst was
discovered by the BAT and the Swift spacecraft performed a prompt slew. The
XRT found a bright source in the field and imaged it at
IMG_START_DATE: 13387 TJD; 17 DOY; 05/01/17
IMG_START_TIME: 46548.64 SOD UT

The XRT position is
GRB_RA: 358.4644d {+23h 53m 51s} (J2000), 358.5274d {+23h 54m 07s} (current), 357.8439d {+23h 51m 23s} (1950)
GRB_DEC: +65.9418d {+65d 56’ 30”} (J2000), +65.9699d {+65d 58’ 12”} (current), +65.6635d {+65d 39’ 49”} (1950)

The XRT positions are not yet fully calibrated, and we estimate an uncertainty
of 30 arcseconds in these coordinates. The XRT prompt image confirms that a
point source is located at this position. A check of SIMBAD shows no bright
X-ray sources in this location. Further information, including an XRT
lightcurve and spectrum, will be available in a few hours.

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TITLE: GCN GRB OBSERVATION REPORT
NUMBER: 2952
SUBJECT: GRB050117: Swift-BAT detection of a long multi-peaked burst
DATE: 05/01/17 14:57:54 GMT
FROM: Scott Barthelmy at NASA/GSFC

T. Sakamoto (GSFC), S. Barthelmy, L. Barbier (GSFC), A. Blustin (MSSL),
J. Cummings (GSFC), E. Fenimore (LANL), N. Gehrels (GSFC),
D. Hullinger (GSFC/UMD), J. Kennea (PSU) H. Krimm (GSFC/USRA),
C. Markwardt (GSFC/UMD), K. McLean (LANL), T. McMahon (Langston U.),
D. Palmer (LANL), A. Parsons (GSFC), G. Sato (ISAS), P. Schady (MSSL),
M. Suzuki (Saitama), J. Tueller (GSFC)
on behalf of the Swift-BAT team:

At 12:52:36 UT, the Swift Burst Alert Telescope (BAT) triggered and
located on-board GRB050117. The spacecraft autonomously slewed
to the burst for the first time with a real GRB.

The BAT on-board calculated location is RA,Dec 358.427,+65.945 (J2000)
with an uncertainty of 4 arcmin (radius, 3-sigma, including a systematic
uncertainty). This is within 55 arcsec of the XRT position (Burrows et al.,
GCN Circ 2951). This burst occurred while Swift was near the SAA.
The lightcurve is multi-peaked with a duration of ~200 sec. We note that
the XRT was on target during the later portion of the gamma-ray phase
of the burst.

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TITLE: GCN GRB OBSERVATION REPORT
NUMBER: 2953
SUBJECT: MASTER:GRB050117 SWIFT
DATE: 05/01/17 15:33:32 GMT
FROM: Vladimir Lipunov at Moscow State U/Krylov Obs

V. Lipunov, A.Krylov, V.Kornilov, G.Borisov, D.Kuvshinov,
A.Belinski, M.Kuznetsov, S.Potanin, G.Antipov,
E.Gorbovskoy, N.Tyurina

Sternberg Astronomical Institute, Alexsandr Krylov Observatory, Moscow

After SWIFT alert (GCN 2951) MASTER robotic
telescope (http://observ.pereplet.ru) had imaging the
corresponding area of the sky. We have unfiltered
images of the error box (45s exposition, 6 square degrees
field) started at 17 Jan 2005 14:58:40 UT (after 2 hours GRB time).
The limiting magnitude on the first image was about 17.0.

There is no OT within the SWIFT error circle.
JPG-images are available at
http://observ.pereplet.ru/images/SRG1806-20/050117/

Observations are continued.
This message may be cited.

This work is partly supported by RFFI
04-02-16411.

////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
TITLE: GCN GRB OBSERVATION REPORT
NUMBER: 2954
SUBJECT: GRB050117: MASTER optical observations
DATE: 05/01/17 17:43:37 GMT
FROM: Vladimir Lipunov at Moscow State U/Krylov Obs

V. Lipunov, A.Krylov, V.Kornilov, G.Borisov, D.Kuvshinov,
A.Belinski, M.Kuznetsov, S.Potanin, G.Antipov,
E.Gorbovskoy, N.Tyurina

Sternberg Astronomical Institute, Moscow

After SWIFT alert (GCN 2951) MASTER robotic
telescope (http://observ.pereplet.ru) had imaging the
corresponding area of the sky under the bad weather conditions. We have
50 unfiltered images of the error box (45s exposition, 6 square degrees
field) started at 17 Jan 2005 14:58:40 UT (2 hours after GRB time).
The limiting magnitude on the summ of the best 10 images was about 19.0.

There is no OT within the 0’5 SWIFT error circle.
The central part of the JPG-images are available at
http://observ.pereplet.ru/images/SRG1806-20/050117/summ10.jpg

This message may be cited.

This work is partly supported by RFFI 04-02-16411.
Mailto: lipunov@sai.msu.ru

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TITLE: GCN GRB OBSERVATION REPORT
NUMBER: 2955
SUBJECT: GRB050117: Refined XRT position
DATE: 05/01/17 18:09:23 GMT
FROM: David Burrows at PSU/Swift

J. E. Hill, J. A. Kennea, D. C. Morris, D. N. Burrows (PSU), A. A. Wells, J. P.
Osborne (U. Leicester), G. Tagliaferri (OAB), M. Ivanushkina, S. Hunsberger, J.
A. Nousek, P. Roming (PSU), P. Schady (MSSL), S. Barthelmy, F. Marshall and N.
Gehrels (NASA/GSFC) report on behalf of the Swift XRT team:

We have derived a refined Swift XRT position for GRB050117, based on preliminary
alignment corrections to the raw position reported in Burrows et al. (GCN 2951).

The refined XRT position is:
RA(J2000) = 358.47067 = 23h 53m 53.0s
Dec(J2000) = +65.93882 = +65:56:20

The estimated uncertainty in this position is 15 arcseconds (radius).

This is the first time that the Swift observatory has executed a prompt slew to
a GRB, and the XRT position was measured 192 seconds after the burst occurred.
Because the burst was quite long, the first XRT data were collected before the
burst ended, a first for a focussed X-ray GRB/afterglow observation. We note
that the XRT in-flight calibration program has not yet begun because the Swift
observatory is still in its commissioning phase.

The burst occurred at 12:52:36 UT (Sakamoto et al., GCN 2952) just before Swift
entered the South Atlantic Anomaly (SAA) and while the burst location was
within the Swift Earth limb constraint. The Swift spacecraft began slewing to
the burst at 12:54:38 UT, while in the SAA. The XRT imaged the source
immediately after the slew ended, at 12:55:48.64 UT. The source was very
bright, resulting in a successful centroid on the first 0.1s Image Mode
exposure. The XRT then collected a partial Photodiode Mode frame and stopped
data collection because it was in the SAA. Although we have not yet calibrated
fluxes measured in XRT’s Image Mode, the X-ray source intensity in the Image
Mode frame appears to be comparable to Cyg X-2, which puts it at roughly 1/2
Crab (based on RXTE ASM data on Cyg X-2 and the Crab).

The source is located just outside the zero-visibility region around the Swift
orbit pole and has only short periods of visibility on each orbit. Most of
these visible periods occur while Swift is in the SAA, which limits the
amount of time when the source can be viewed by the XRT. Automated observations
will proceed for the rest of 2005 Jan 17 when the source is visible. We expect
to obtain a total observing time of about 15 minutes, spread out between 12:55
UT and 19:29 UT. Because of orbital precession, the source will not be visible
again by the Swift XRT until 2005 Jan 21.

////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
TITLE: GCN GRB OBSERVATION REPORT
NUMBER: 2956
SUBJECT: GRB 050117: Optical observation
DATE: 05/01/17 18:43:54 GMT
FROM: Ken ichi Torii at RIKEN

K. Torii (Osaka University) reports:

The error region of SWIFT GRB 050117 (Burrows, et al. GCN 2951; Sakamoto, et al. GCN 2952) was observed with the 14-inch ART at Osaka University. The observation started at 2005 January 17, 14:05 UT and a sequence of 60-s exposures in B, V, Rc, and Ic was repeated. We note that Galactic extinction is severe in the burst direction (E(B-V) = 1.7 or A_R = 4.6 according to Schlegel, et al. 1998) and compared our stacked Ic-band frame (60-s x 10 frames, mean epoch 14:38 UT) with the USNO-A2.0® magnitude. As a result of the preliminary analysis, no new source brighter than about 17.5 mag is identified within the refined XRT error region (Hill, et al. GCN 2955).

===

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TITLE: GCN GRB OBSERVATION REPORT
NUMBER: 2957
SUBJECT: GRB 050117, I-band observations
DATE: 05/01/17 21:39:08 GMT
FROM: Alberto Castro-Tirado at Inst.de Astro. de Andalucia

A. de Ugarte Postigo, A. Sota, M. Jelínek, J. Gorosabel,
A. J. Castro-Tirado (IAA-CSIC, Granada) and J. M. Castro
Cerón (U. Copenhagen)

report:

The refined SWIFT/XRT error box (Hill et al. GCN 2955)
for GRB 050117 (Sakamoto et al. GCN 2952) has been
observed with the 1.5 m telescope at the Observatorio
de Sierra Nevada in Granada, southern Spain. I-band
(6 × 300 s) images were acquired starting on 17 Jan,
18:30 UT (i.e. about 5.6 hr after the GRB trigger).
No new sources within the error box are found when
comparing with the DSS-2 plates down to I = 20.5 .
Near-IR images -specially in the K-band- would be
required in order to indentify the afterglow at these
wavelengths, as there is severe extinction in the line
of sight (A_I = 3.40; A_K = 0.65). This has been also
pointed out by Torii (GCN 2956).

This message can be quoted.

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TITLE: GCN GRB OBSERVATION REPORT
NUMBER: 2958
SUBJECT: GRB050117: optical observation
DATE: 05/01/17 22:59:47 GMT
FROM: Alexei Pozanenko at IKI, Moscow

R. Karimov, M. Ibrahimov, B. Kahharov, I. Asfandiyarov, D. Sharapov
(UBAI), A.Pozanenko (IKI), V.Rumyantsev (CrAO), G.Beskin (SAO) report:

We observed error box of Swift GRB050117 (Burrows, et al. GCN 2951;
Sakamoto, et al. GCN 2952) with 1.5m telescope of Mt.Maidanak high-altitude
observatory. R-band images (5 × 300 s, 4 × 240 s exposures) were taken
between 15:48 and 17:21 (UT) Jan. 17. In comparison with DSS2 (red plate) no
new source down to R=20 was found in a stacked image within refined XRT
error box (Hill, et al. GCN 2955). More detailed analysis is in a progress.

This message may be cited.

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TITLE: GCN GRB OBSERVATION REPORT
NUMBER: 2959
SUBJECT: GRB050117b: Swift-BAT detection of a weak burst
DATE: 05/01/18 00:29:22 GMT
FROM: David Palmer at LANL

D. Palmer (LANL), S. Barthelmy, L. Barbier (GSFC), J. Cummings (GSFC),
E. Fenimore (LANL), N. Gehrels (GSFC), D. Hullinger (GSFC/UMD),
H. Krimm (GSFC/USRA), C. Markwardt (GSFC/UMD), K. McLean (LANL),
A. Parsons (GSFC), T. Sakamoto (GSFC), G. Sato (ISAS), P. Schady (MSSL),
M. Suzuki (Saitama), J. Tueller (GSFC)
on behalf of the Swift-BAT team:

At 20:03:35 UT, the Swift Burst Alert Telescope (BAT) triggered and
located on-board GRB050117b.

The BAT on-board calculated location is RA,Dec 243.380,-70.358 (J2000)
with an uncertainty of 10 arcmin (radius, 3-sigma, including a large systematic
uncertainty). This is 44 deg off the BAT boresight. This burst occurred
with a steeply decreasing background event rate while Swift was exiting the SAA.
This weak burst is at the BAT detection threshold. The duration is ~2 sec.

////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
TITLE: GCN GRB OBSERVATION REPORT
NUMBER: 2960
SUBJECT: GRB050117: Palomar WIRC Ks-band observations
DATE: 05/01/18 07:53:11 GMT
FROM: Derek Fox at CIT

Derek B. Fox and S. Bradley Cenko (Caltech), with Eric J. Murphy
(Yale) report on behalf of a larger collaboration:

“We have imaged the XRT localization region (Hill et al., GCN 2955) of
GRB050117 (Burrows et al., GCN 2951; Sakamoto et al., GCN 2952) with
the Hale Telescope + WIRC camera at Palomar Observatory, in the
Ks-band, from 03:15 to 03:47 UT on Jan 18, with mean epoch 14.7 hours
after the burst. Comparison of our individual images to the 2MASS
Atlas reveals four 2MASS catalog objects, and no new sources to the
Ks~16 mag depth of that survey, within the XRT localization region.

Further analysis of these images is ongoing.”

////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
TITLE: GCN GRB OBSERVATION REPORT
NUMBER: 2962
SUBJECT: GRB050117a: Refined analysis
DATE: 05/01/18 23:38:44 GMT
FROM: Scott Barthelmy at NASA/GSFC

S. Barthelmy, L. Barbier (GSFC), J. Cummings (GSFC), E. Fenimore (LANL),
N. Gehrels (GSFC), D. Hullinger (GSFC/UMD), H. Krimm (GSFC/USRA),
C. Markwardt (GSFC/UMD), K. McLean (LANL), D. Palmer (LANL), A. Parsons (GSFC),
T. Sakamoto (GSFC), G. Sato (ISAS), P. Schady (MSSL), M. Suzuki (Saitama),
J. Tueller (GSFC) on behalf of the Swift-BAT team:

Further analysis of Swift-BAT GRB050117a (Sakamoto et al., GCN Circ 2952)
yields the fluence to be 7×10^-6 erg/cm2 in the 15-350 keV band and a
peak flux of 0.88 +/- 0.06 ph/cm2/sec (also 15-350 keV) in a 5-sec wide
window bracketing the highest peak (starting at T+85 sec) in the multi-peak
lightcurve. We note that the ~200-sec duration quoted in Circ 2952
was an eye-ball fit for the the total duration. The proper T90 time
is 169 sec (15-350 keV).

////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
TITLE: GCN GRB OBSERVATION REPORT
NUMBER: 2963
SUBJECT: GRB050117a: Radio Observations
DATE: 05/01/19 02:43:21 GMT
FROM: Dale A. Frail at NRAO

Dale A. Frail reports on behalf of a larger collaboration:

“On January 19.08 UT the VLA was used to observe a region toward the
refined XRT position (GCN#2955) of the Swift burst, GRB 050117A (GCN #2952 and 2962). At a frequency of 8.46 GHz no emission was detected
above a 4-sigma level of 130 microJy within the 30-arcsec diameter
error circle.”


R18621
5 years ago
neverknwo

Volcanoes ‘wiped out life on Earth, not giant asteroid’
By Roger Highfield, Science Editor
(Filed: 21/01/2005)

An asteroid impact did not cause the “Great Dying”, when most of the planet’s species became extinct 250 million years ago, scientists say today.

Instead, two new studies suggest high temperatures, toxic gases and low oxygen triggered by intense volcanic activity were to blame.

The Great Dying was due to ‘too much heat and too little oxygen’ The Great Dying, the Permian-Triassic extinction, is considered the biggest catastrophe in the history of life on Earth, with 90 per cent of all marine life and almost three quarters of land-based plant and animal life becoming extinct.

Evidence has been building that the impact of a comet or asteroid triggered the extinction. But two teams point to an alternative culprit – global warming triggered by greenhouse gases from volcanoes.

“The marine extinction and the land extinction appear to be simultaneous, based on the geochemical evidence we found,” says Dr Peter Ward of the University of Washington, Seattle, the head of one team.

“Animals and plants on land and in the sea died at the same time, apparently from the same causes – too much heat and too little oxygen.”

The researchers used chemical, biological and magnetic evidence to correlate sedimentary layers in the Karoo Basin of South Africa to similar layers in China that previous research has tied to the marine extinction at the end of the Permian period.

Karoo fossils disclosed two patterns, one showing gradual extinction over 10 million years leading to a sharp increase in extinction rate that lasted another five million years. Evidence from the marine extinction is “eerily similar” to what researchers found in Karoo.

But the team found nothing in the Karoo that would indicate an asteroid hit around the time of the extinction, though it looked specifically for impact clays or material ejected from a crater left by such an impact.

Evidence from the Karoo, they say, is consistent with a mass extinction resulting from catastrophic ecosystem changes over a long period, not sudden changes associated with an impact.

There is also ample evidence that at that time the world was being warmed by continuous volcanic eruptions in an area known as the Siberian Traps. Large stores of methane gas frozen on the ocean floor might have been released to trigger runaway greenhouse warming.

Evidence suggests that species began dying out gradually as the planet warmed until conditions reached a critical threshold beyond which most species could not survive.

“It appears that atmospheric oxygen levels were dropping at this point also,” says Dr Ward. “More than half the world would have been unlivable, life could only exist at the lowest elevations.”

He says the normal atmospheric oxygen level is about 21 per cent, but at the time of the Great Dying it dropped to about 16 per cent – the equivalent of trying to breathe on a 14,000ft peak.

“I think temperatures rose to a critical point and everything died,” says Dr Ward. “It was a double-whammy of warmer temperatures and low oxygen, and most life couldn’t deal with it.”

In the second study, Dr Kliti Grice of Curtin University of Technology, Perth, and her colleagues studied organic compounds and sulphur isotopes in sediment cores drilled off the coasts of Australia and China.

These showed the upper ocean was low in oxygen and suited bacteria that use sulphur compounds for energy.

The authors say their findings are consistent with the idea that sulphide poisoning in the ocean and emissions of toxic hydrogen sulphide to the atmosphere were important drivers of the extinction.


R18627
5 years ago
neverknwo

UNO UPDATE: Neverknwo News Network Video Feed

neverknwo’s site…

it is full of things we make for fun… lots of pictures and animations and some occasional flash interactive goodness…

it is also a place for us to store links to other sites that are also full of fun things… and occasionally those that are full of useful but dull things…

the silly things we do are to poke at the NWO fortuitously similar to things we make for work… we regularly take on freelance projects so if you would like us to make something for you please contact us… :)

neverknwo : borrowing freely from various sources; not exclusive in opinion, taste, etc.

neverknwology : application of science

uno update: since i’ve been posting my pictures on this page and other forums it appears to have caused some confusion… for the benefit of the curious amongst you, one of us does the pictures and animations (me, neverknwo) and the other is a technical whiz who generally makes everything work… so i draw the sheep but he makes them poke properly :)


R18631
5 years ago
neverknwo

2005/01/22 20:30 M 6.4 SOLOMON ISLANDS Z= 10km 7.72S 159.49E

This information is provided by the USGS National Earthquake Information Center. (Address problems to: sedas@ghtmail.cr.usgs.gov)

These parameters are preliminary and subject to revision.

A magnitude 6.4 earthquake IN THE SOLOMON ISLANDS has occurred at:
7.72S 159.49E Depth 10km Sat Jan 22 20:30:14 2005 UTC

Time: Universal Time (UTC) Sat Jan 22 20:30:14 2005 Time Near Epicenter Sun Jan 23 07:30:14 2005 Eastern Standard Time (EST) Sat Jan 22 15:30:14 2005 Central Standard Time (CST) Sat Jan 22 14:30:14 2005 Mountain Standard Time (MST) Sat Jan 22 13:30:14 2005 Pacific Standard Time (PST) Sat Jan 22 12:30:14 2005 Alaska Standard Time (AST) Sat Jan 22 11:30:14 2005 Hawaii Standard Time (HST) Sat Jan 22 10:30:14 2005

Location with respect to nearby cities: 60 km (40 miles) NE of Dadali, Santa Isabel, Solomon Islands (pop N/A) 175 km (110 miles) NW of Auki, Malaita, Solomon Islands 200 km (125 miles) NNW of HONIARA, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands 2295 km (1420 miles) NNE of BRISBANE, Queensland, Australia

For maps, additional information, and subsequent updates,
please consult:
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Flinn-Engdahl Region Number = 193

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R18690
5 years ago
neverknwo


Contributed by Mark Conner of the US Air Force Defense Meteorological Satellite Program. A nighttime visible image depicting the aurora’s extent Friday evening in northwestern Europe. Image credit: Meteorological Satellite Applications Branch, Air Force Weather Agency.


R18822
5 years ago
neverknwo


Quakes Increasing at Alarming Rate

In 1997 there were only 3 notable quakes. http://neic.usgs.gov/neis/eq_depot/1997/

1998 saw 10 notable quakes. http://neic.usgs.gov/neis/eq_depot/1998/

In 1999 there were 13 notable quakes: http://neic.usgs.gov/neis/eq_depot/1999/

In 2000 there were 6 notable earthquakes. http://neic.usgs.gov/neis/eq_depot/2000/

In 2001 the number increased to 7. http://neic.usgs.gov/neis/eq_depot/2001/

By 2002 we jumped to 12 notable quakes. http://neic.usgs.gov/neis/eq_depot/2002/

Hol on, because in 2003 it was 39 notable quakes. http://neic.usgs.gov/neis/eq_depot/2003/

2004 calmed to just 39! http://neic.usgs.gov/neis/eq_depot/2004/

2005 Year to Date: We have had 6 notable quakes through the 19th of January. http://neic.usgs.gov/neis/eqlists/sig_2005.html At this rate, our annual “run rate” will top 115 for 2005!


R18823
5 years ago
neverknwo

Another Big Quake Shakes Wellington At 8am

[1] – A magnitude 5.5 earthquake was felt widely in the Wellington region just before 8am today, Geological and Nuclear Sciences (GNS) said. The quake occurred at 7.56am and was centred 30km deep within 5km of Upper Hutt. There have been no immediate reports of damage. A swarm of non-damaging small quakes, centered in the same location, occurred last year. See… Another Quake Jolts Wellington [2] and NZ researcher to study tsunami’s effect on land [3] . SCOOP LINK: Geonet: This Morning’s Upper Hutt Earthquake [4]

[1] – http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0501/S00031.htm
[2] – http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0501/S00031.htm
[3] – http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0501/S00033.htm
[4] – http://www.geonet.org.nz/x2354133g_l.html


R18824
5 years ago
neverknwo

Updated as of Sun Jan 23 23:40:46 UTC 2005. DATE-(UTC)-TIME Latitude Longitude Depth Magnitude Comments
yyyy/mm/dd hh:mm:ss degrees degrees km
2005/01/23 22:36:08 35.95N 29.71E 31.9 6.1 EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN SEA
2005/01/23 20:10:12 1.25S 119.79E 10.0 6.3 SULAWESI, INDONESIA

2005/01/22 20:30:14 7.72S 159.46E 10.0 6.4 SOLOMON ISLANDS
2005/01/22 11:27:40 31.64S 177.98W 3.8 5.7 KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION
2005/01/22 02:57:07 22.18S 63.50W 523.0 5.1 SALTA, ARGENTINA

2005/01/21 17:58:56 33.93N 141.29E 10.0 5.2 OFF EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
2005/01/21 17:54:34 5.12N 125.24E 173.5 5.6 MINDANAO, PHILIPPINES
2005/01/21 16:46:57 1.61S 80.89W 10.0 4.9 NEAR COAST OF ECUADOR
2005/01/21 16:15:05 1.28S 80.75W 10.0 4.5 NEAR COAST OF ECUADOR
2005/01/21 15:26:32 1.21S 80.89W 10.0 4.8 NEAR THE COAST OF ECUADOR
2005/01/21 14:28:22 24.66N 122.39E 105.0 5.3 TAIWAN REGION
2005/01/21 13:45:13 1.16S 80.78W 10.0 5.5 NEAR THE COAST OF ECUADOR
2005/01/21 12:45:32 34.20N 141.57E 10.0 5.4 OFF THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
2005/01/21 11:39:33 9.77N 84.35W 19.3 4.2 COSTA RICA
2005/01/21 07:37:26 17.04N 146.95E 58.4 4.7 ALAMAGAN REG, N. MARIANA ISLANDS
2005/01/21 04:30:29 1.15S 80.74W 10.0 4.8 NEAR THE COAST OF ECUADOR


R18825
5 years ago
HowardWCampbell

just stop, and fucking say whatever the fuck you’re getting at. This article spamming is getting old. What are you trying to say? No one else here knows either. I don’t even think you know what you’re getting at. So do yourself a favor and give it a rest.


R18827
5 years ago
neverknwo

THE BLIZZICAINE

howling blizzard slammed the Northeast on Sunday with more than 2 feet of snow and hurricane-strength wind gusts, halting air travel for thousands of people, keeping others off slippery highways and burying parked cars under deep drifts.
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R18829
5 years ago
neverknwo

HowardWCampbell?

The Mysterious Voynich Manuscript ancient text has no known title, no knwon author, and is written in no knwon language: what does it say and why does it have many astronomy illustrations?


R18850
5 years ago
HowardWCampbell

This picture shows the Milky Way Galaxy with superimposed
mirror image of the “galaxy” from the Voynich Manuscript. The match is not perfect, but too close to be ignored. Copyright 2003 by World-Mysteries.com

Look! I can be a fucktard too!

Try and deciper my mysterious ramblings, which are actually a bunch of cut-n-pasted articles I haven’t read, but that looked cool. I’m not going to write anything of my own but some cryptic shit that means nothing, because I’m just trying to get a little attention.


R18884
5 years ago
neverknwo

Shopkeepers in Palu, on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, examine their damaged stores after a magnitude 6.2 earthquake January 24, 2005. Nearly a month after the tsunami killed as many 174,000 in Indonesia’s Aceh province, an earthquake hit the city of Palu, killing one person and sending panicked tsunami survivors into the streets. REUTERS/Str

Tsunami panic in Indonesia’s Sulawesi as strong earthquake kills one

JAKARTA, Indonesia (Reuters) — A large earthquake shook Indonesia’s Sulawesi island early on Monday, damaging some buildings, officials said.

There were no immediate reports of casualties as a result of the tremor, which measured 6.2 on the Richter scale and hit at 3:10 a.m. Monday local time (2010 GMT Sunday), the meteorological and geophysics agency said.

Some homes in Palu, a town near the epicenter, had been damaged, an official at the agency told Reuters

The earthquake was followed by at least two aftershocks and the airport at Palu, 1,500 km (970 miles) northeast of Jakarta, had been closed, media reported.

The earthquake comes less than a month after a 9.0 magnitude quake off the Indonesian island of Sumatra on December 26 generated a tsunami which killed as many as 234,000 people around the Indian Ocean rim.


R18890
5 years ago
neverknwo

‘Global warming’ hype reaches fever pitch. But critics doubting data compare ideology behind movement to Communism, Nazism

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Posted: January 24, 2005
1:00 a.m. Eastern

© 2005 WorldNetDaily.com

As cold weather sweeps across much of the U.S. and buries New England in several feet of snow, global warming hyperbole reached new heights today as an apocalyptic international report, “Meet the Climate Change,” warned the world is reaching a “point of no return” that will bring unprecedented famine and drought catastrophes.

The report was assembled by the Institute for Public Policy Research in Britain, the Centre for American Progress in the United States and the Australia Institute.

It warns the danger point will be reached when temperatures rise by 2 degrees Celsius above the average world temperature prevailing in 1750, before the industrial revolution – and the world may be only 10 years away.

While the global average temperature has only 0.8C, according to the data gathered by those advocating radical actions, the global warming lobby sees the glass half empty – cautioning the world has little more than a single degree of temperature latitude before the crucial point is reached.

In addition to famine and drought of spectacular proportions, the report warns of increased disease, sea-level rise and the death of forests.

“There is an ecological time bomb ticking away,” said Stephen Byers, former British transport minister and a close ally of British Prime Minister Tony Blair.

The report urges all G-8 countries to agree to generate a quarter of their electricity from renewable sources by 2025, and to double their research spending on low-carbon energy technologies by 2010.

The report comes just three weeks before the Kyoto Protocol, designed to deal with the climate change issue, takes legal effect on signatories Feb. 16.

The controversial Kyoto Protocol became binding on industrialized nations who have signed onto it after Russia reluctantly moved to ratify it.

But, Joseph Farah’s G2 Bulletin reports, Vladimir Putin’s personal economic adviser, Andrei Illarionov, said last summer Russia’s approval of Kyoto came under severe duress – an “all-out and total war on Russia” directed by Blair. He said the pressure included “bribes, blackmail and murder threats.”

Illarionov said global warming advocates refused to answer questions posed to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change at a Moscow symposium. He claimed British science advisers tried to stop skeptics from being heard.

“When this attempt to introduce censorship … failed, other attempts were made to disrupt the seminar,” said Illarionov.

Illarionov said “none of the assertions made in the Kyoto Protocol and the ‘scientific’ theory on which it is based have been borne out by actual data. ... There is no evidence confirming a positive linkage between the level of carbon dioxide and temperature change. If there is such a linkage, it is of a reverse nature. ... The statistical data … are often considerably distorted if not falsified.”

While some in the U.S. have offered sharp criticism of the ideology driving the global warming crusade, none of the rhetoric has been as penetrating as Illarionov’s, who compared it “with man-hating totalitarian ideology with which we had the bad fortune to deal during the 20th century, such as National Socialism (and) Marxism.”

“All methods of distorting information existing in the world have been committed to prove the validity of these theories,” he continued. “Misinformation, falsification, fabrication, mythology, propaganda. Because what is offered cannot be qualified in any other way than myth, nonsense and absurdity.

Illarionov’s comments, made in a press conference, were quoted by the Moscow News but received little international attention.

He described the protocol as “one of the biggest, if not the biggest, international adventures based on man-hating totalitarian ideology, which, incidentally, manifests itself in totalitarian actions and concrete events, particularly academic discussions, and which tries to defend itself using disinformation and falsified facts. It’s hard to think of any other word but ‘war’ to describe this.”

Yuri Izrael, one of the three vice chairmen of the panel, said: “The Kyoto Protocol aims to impoverish our country, and not only us but our children and grandchildren.”

“There have been examples in our fairly recent history of how a considerable portion of Europe was flooded with the brown Nazi ideology, the red Commie ideology that caused severe casualties and consequences for Europe and the entire world,” said Illarionoc. “Now there is a big likelihood that a considerable part of Europe has been flooded with another type, another color of ideology, but with very similar implications for European societies and human societies the world over. And now we in Russia are facing a historical opportunity: Are we going to let the genie out of the bottle as the previous generations let the Nazi and Communist genies out of the bottles or not?”

While Putin agreed to participate in Kyoto, some observers believe he left Russia enough wiggle room for his country to back out of ratification.

Under the Kyoto Protocol, undeveloped Third-World nations – including China, India, Brazil and Mexico – will be free to produce whatever they want. Yet 82 percent of the projected emissions growth in future years will come from these countries. This is why many critics see is global wealth redistribution scheme rather than a real plan to improve the environment.

“The wealth of the United States is, and has always been, the target,” says Tom DeWeese, president of the American Policy Center. “The new scheme to grab the loot is through environmental scare tactics.”

He predicts international corporations, “who owe allegiance to no nation, will bolt America and move their factories, lock, stock, and computer chip to those Third World countries where they will be free to carry on production. But that means the same emissions will be coming out of the jungles of South America instead of Chicago. So where is the protection of the environment? You see, it’s not about that, is it?”

He points out that hidden in the small print of the treaty is a provision that calls for the “harmonizing of patent laws.”

“Now, robbing a nation of its patent protection is an interesting tactic for protecting the environment, don’t you think?” he adds.

DeWeese concludes: “The fact is that one person now stands between the global warming jackals and economic sanity — George W. Bush. Will he stand firm in his opposition to the Kyoto Protocol? Or will he capitulate to massive international pressure and sell America’s soul?”


R19022
5 years ago
neverknwo

UFO Sighting and Strange Signals reported again in Indian Ocean – sub tectonic experiment?
People are again reporting heavy UFO sighting in Nicobar Island, Andaman, India, Maldives, and Sri Lanka coastal areas. The animals in these areas are again showing strange behavior. The fishermen and their families this time are taking these signs seriously and are refusing to move near the ocean. The tribal people of Andaman Nicobar Island have again moved to the high grounds. The sea birds are also showing strange signals.

The UFO sightings happen at night with strange lights. The continuation of tremors of 6 or less Richter scale seems never ending. The ships traveling between India’s mainland and the Andaman-Nocobar Island as well commercial fishermen in Indian Ocean are reporting strange signals as well as jamming of their radio channels


R19024
5 years ago
neverknwo

Anti-gravity and Nano-technology research in India provide medical breakthroughs

India is advancing very rapidly in applications of Nano-technologies and anti-gravity techniques with some solid breakthroughs in Healthcare fields. Most of the research is still classified but indications coming out from sources close to the researchers are surprising.


R19025
5 years ago
neverknwo

R19029
5 years ago
neverknwo

Bjorn Jorgensen,Ersfjord, Tromsoe, Norway Jan. 18

Controlling the ion characteristics in the atmosphere enables controlling the human mind and body

Have you ever thought why countries like Iraq surrendered almost without a fight.

Have you ever thought why Ukranians voters flipped and then flopped?

Have you ever thought how in China the Tibetans and the dissidents are kept under control?

In spite of strong urge to independence why Taiwanese elected a Government that will not ask for independence?

Do you know that human mind and body can be controlled using the ion characteristics in the atmosphere?

This is the subject of research in America, Russia, China, Japan, Europe and even in India. This technology is used to increase agricultural output, lower the morale of the enemy and even control the sentiment of the stock market players.

Most of the information is classified. Militaries of many countries are actively working on these technologies.

HIGH FREQUENCY ACTIVE AURORAL RESEARCH PROGRAM (HAARP) is one such program in America with collaborations of Canada. But many countries have the same kinds of projects. According to sources, HAARP is primarily a disinformation used by America. Actual projects under the American Department of Defense are completely classified.

Increasing the amount of positive ions makes the enemy soldiers reluctant to fight. The same can cause heart attacks in massive scale among a population. This same technology can be used to shield a country from any enemy missiles, aircrafts and electronic trajectories by frying all the electronics and making the incoming missile blind.

Solar storms cause such effects too. But human made ion changing experiments can cause massive effects in human mind and body.

Future weapons can be made of ion changers instead of guns. A would be rapist can be made to scare away, a thug can be made lethargic and a murderer or terrorist can be mentally neutralized.

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R19043
5 years ago
neverknwo

THIS IS THE STORY WHICH PEOPLE DO NOT TRULY UNDERSTAND WHICH IS THE FUTURE FOR EARTH! I HAVE BEEN FOLLOWING THIS THEORY FOR OVER A DECADE
EVER SINCE I LISTEN TO BILL ON SHORTWAVE/.

KENT HAS FOLLOWED MY RESEARCH AND NOW IS POSTING MY FINDINGS THROUGH WHICH I POSTED ON GLP.

I SHARED THIS WITH GLP AND FOR THE PAST MONTH I HAVE BEEN USING THIS THREAD TO CONTINUE IT>\
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I HAVE LOST MUCH OF THE DATA AT THE OTHER FORUMS, BUT I HAVE SOME OF IT STILL!!

I HAVE POSTED THIS FOR EVERYONE TO SHARE, BUT REALIZE IT WILL BE TEMPORARY SO KEEP CALLING ME NAMES, BUT VERY FEW WILL SEE THIS SET OF DATA BECAUSE TPTB DON’T WANT YOU TO>

CAN YOU COME UP WITH THE POINT OF ALL THIS AND SOLVE IT?

neverknwo

The Lucifer Project

Non est ad astra mollis e terries via.—There is no easy way from the earth to the stars. Seneca

This is a documentation and study of the feasibility of creating a sustainable fusion reaction from an initial fission reaction on Saturn caused by a significant quantity of Plutonium-238 being inserted deep into the atmosphere. A fusion-ignited Saturn-sun would be the key to creating a human-habitable area on Titan. This report is the result of my intensive research on this subject since late 2002. I could not be so confident in my assertions if it were not for the additional key research of Jacco van der Worp, a Netherlands physicist, and former NASA Consultant, Richard C. Hoagland. I am sure I will be accused of being an alarmist, but I believe the information presented here will convince any open mind that there is at least some suspicious activity regarding NASA’s Galileo and Cassini missions.

“~Exotic Titan, Saturn’s largest moon, like an early earth frozen in time~” 1

There are a few people in the world, who with endless imagination and creativity in union with massive resources and high technology have been playing “God” and secretly experimenting with changing the makeup of our solar system. There are not too many plans conceived that could be greater than creating a new star in our own backyard. One could almost claim godship upon success. Although at first I considered hiding what I knew so that the plan would go forward with full success, in the end my conscience overcame this desire since I knew there could be dangerous Earth implications for such a plan. Also keeping something this large a secret would be like finding a massive buried treasure while deep-sea diving and then never returning or telling anyone about it. (I still find myself wavering back and forth between wanting to see this spectacular plan unfold and not wanting it to happen knowing the potential consequences). I first stumbled onto the reality of this project while reading a famous conspiracy book entitled “Behold A Pale Horse” by William Cooper, former U.S. Naval Security Briefing Team member. Most people who came across Cooper’s short account (only a couple paragraphs) immediately discounted it, afterall, creating a star with a plutonium bomb sounds somewhat incredible at first, but this idea captured my imagination and completely fascinated me. I kept asking myself, “Why discount this?” With advanced knowledge and technology, I could see how some great minds would start to think about doing once impossible things. The more I checked into the facts, the more I became convinced that Cooper did not just make this up out of the blue. Too many coinciding events that he had predicted started manifesting themselves for it all to be just a tale. I could not keep quiet anymore about the plan despite my appreciation of the deep science, creativity, and innovation that made it possible. Also, despite the long odds of the event occurring, I felt compelled to warn the public because of the potential danger from the cast-off of matter that normally occurs in a star’s ignition. I will also make a case that there is a great deal of ritualistic symbology associated with the timing of this event, symbology that has strong ties to Freemasonry (old and new). I ask the reader to consider this scenario first: If a handful of the world’s greatest scientists were hired and paid top dollar by an organization with great wealth to solve a nearly impossible scientific problem and were allowed to work on it full time for years or even decades, do you think they would have a good shot at solving the problem, assuming they had the latest and greatest technology at their fingertips and were allowed to work in secrecy? My personal answer to this is “Yes, I believe they would have a very good chance!” One needs only to know the story of the “Manhattan Project” to see this. The logic of the Lucifer Project other than the extreme thrill of creating something so amazing, if not of sinister intent, could be that in order for humans to one day break out of this shell of Earth we must create more favorable conditions for traveling within our own solar system. For instance, could humans one day live on Titan? Maybe, but how do we warm it up? We play the part of creator and conduct solar system terraforming on a grand scale by turning Saturn into a small star that supplies Titan with the heat and light it needs to awaken. Turning one of our gas giants, like Saturn, into a star is the essence of the “Lucifer Project.” “The goal of fusion is in effect, to produce and hold a small star. It is a daunting and tedious research which is considered to be the most advanced in the world.” 2

Star: A self-luminous, gaseous, celestial body of great mass which produces energy by means of nuclear fusion reactions, whose shape is usually spheroidal, and whose size may be as small as Earth or as large as Earth’s orbit.3

“Alea iacta est”.—The die has been cast. Caesar

The Cassini spacecraft is currently orbiting Saturn, but is likely to be sent into Saturn July of 2008. This report was written with the assumption that NASA will end Cassini’s mission the same way they ended Galileo’s by plunging it into the planet. The polar orbits that are currently scheduled allow an impact with Saturn on July 7 and approximately every week thereafter. The Cassini project is to be concluded no sooner than July 1. The Cassini Spacecraft is powered by two different means, its thrust propellant, used for trajectory adjustments, and its main power supply for running instruments. The latter is 238Pu, or Plutonium-238. This 238Pu is what is known as a radioisotope, or radioactive isotope, which becomes physically hot from its own radioactive decay. This heat is converted into electricity by a thermoelectric converter. At time of takeoff the spacecraft contained more than 72 lbs. of Plutonium-238 dioxide fuel within (216) 1 inch diameter x 1-1/2 inch long cylindrical pellets. Each pellet has about 1/3 lb. of plutonium dioxide fuel, most of which is plutonium-238 and a small amount being oxygen by mass. In addition, there are some minor amounts of 238Pu for other heater areas. The pellets are divided into three even groups of 72, each group within one RTG (Radioisotope Thermo-electric Generator).4 NASA has crashed a plutonium-carrying RTG into a similar atmosphere before which may have resulted in an explosion the size of Earth’s diameter near the equator of Jupiter as observed by many and imaged by Olivier Meeckers of Belgium on October 19, 2003. Space.com carried the story “Mystery Spot on Jupiter Baffles Astronomers.”5 The craft, Galileo, entered into Jupiter near its equator very close to where the “mystery spot” later developed (Diagram A). It is possible that if the explosion were larger or deeper, Jupiter could have reached ignition. The fact remains that a very suspicious bruise appeared on Jupiter 28 days after Galileo made its plunge there. It is important to mention that it is rare for a comet or meteor to impact Jupiter at the equator so it is unlikely this was the cause.

Saturn, like Jupiter and our Sun, is mostly composed of hydrogen and helium, in various gas, liquid, and metallic forms. The inner core may be composed of a somewhat solid rocky material. The average density of Saturn is only .7 g/cm3 (water is 1.0), but the pressure in the atmosphere and below is very intense. Towards the core of Saturn it is estimated the pressure could be millions of times that of Earth at sea level. Saturn’s atmosphere consists of about 97 percent hydrogen and 3 percent helium by volume and about 80/20 by mass.6 If Saturn had been 200 times more massive, it might have evolved into a star rather than a planet. Our solar system could have been a binary star system (more easily with Jupiter, of course). Besides hydrogen and helium, small amounts of methane, ammonia, and water vapor, and various hydrocarbons have been detected in Saturn’s atmosphere. Saturn has similar relative abundance of hydrogen and helium to the Sun itself. However, its core temperature is too low a value to trigger nuclear fusion.

I propose the magic trigger has been sought after and found!

The Trigger

IMPORTANT: The Shoemaker-Levy 9 (SL-9) comet event created enormous explosions, but no fissionable material was present to cause a nuclear reaction so the explosion temperatures (at max-7000ºC) were not high enough to cause a fusion reaction. The plutonium fuel cylinders in the RTG’s of Cassini (Diagram B) may act as Implosion Weapons and a fission “trigger” that may result directly in a fusion reaction that may be sustainable. In essence, a gas giant may be turned into a star in this way. A report in September, 2003 by physicist Jacco van der Worp of the Netherlands entitled “Could NASA Use Galileo to Create a Jovian Nagasaki”, states the same concerning Galileo’s plutonium at Jupiter: “Theoretically the avalanche reaction described for the Pu-238 pellets aboard Galileo can take place setting off an implosion-induced nuclear detonation.”7 Implosion Weapon: A weapon in which a quantity of fissionable material, less than a critical mass at ordinary pressure, has its volume suddenly reduced by compression, so that it becomes supercritical, producing a nuclear explosion. 8 Tom Van Flandern’s summary of “Planetary Explosion Mechanisms” states the following: “Indeed, nuclear fission chain reactions may provide the ignition temperature to set off thermonuclear reactions in stars (analogous to ignition of thermonuclear bombs).”9

While 238Pu is fissionable, it has been advertised as not fissile, or in others words this would mean it can produce a fission reaction that is difficult to sustain, but a 1962 test proved reactor grade plutonium (Pu-238 and Pu-240) to be fissile:

“The Department of Energy is providing additional information related to a 1962 underground nuclear test at the Nevada Test Site that used reactor-grade plutonium in the nuclear explosive. Specifically: -A successful test was conducted in 1962, which used reactor-grade plutonium in the nuclear explosive in place of weapon-grade [Pu-239] plutonium. –The yield was less than 20 kilotons. Background: This test was conducted to obtain nuclear design information concerning the feasibility of using reactor-grade plutonium as the nuclear explosive material. –The test confirmed that reactor-grade plutonium could be used to make a nuclear explosive. This fact was declassified in July 1977. … In short it would be quite possible for a potential proliferator to make a nuclear explosive from reactor-grade plutonium using a simple design that would be assured of having a yield in the range of one to a few kilotons, and more using an advanced design.” 10 In addition to this, a study conducted in part by Richard L. Garwin, a former JASON Group member, noted that all plutonium isotopes, even Pu-238 up to 80% purity, must be considered bomb making material. Garwin was involved in this study as well as other JASON Group studies, some of which can be accessed on the web at the references provided at the end of this report. 27 28 The Nuclear Control Institute (NCI) stated that reactor-grade plutonium could be more desirable for a simple bomb because it eliminates the need to use a neutron initiator.11 Also note the following in a report entitled “Plutonium-238, Use, Origin and Properties”: “If Pu-238 sits in the reactor long enough, it will absorb a neutron and become Pu-239 fuel.”12 Of course, Pu-239 is very fissile, in fact, it is the key component of most nuclear bombs. Since Cassini was launched in 1997, we know that its Pu-238 will have been sitting in the RTG reactors for more than 10 years by July 2008, maybe longer if the fuel cells were created beforehand. In an analysis of whether the fuel cylinders contain fissionable as well as fissile elements, we have to conclude that it is very possible. It has already been well demonstrated that a fission reaction can be sufficient to ignite a fusion reaction (i.e. the Hydrogen Bomb). A fission reaction generates high enough temperatures (high enough equals about 35 million degrees Kelvin) to reach the critical point required for a fusion reaction. This, however, does not necessarily mean a fusion reaction will occur. The right elements (various isotopes of hydrogen) must be present or created, so it is assumed. We do know Saturn is mostly composed of the same elements as the Sun, hydrogen and helium, but we are unsure if fusion and fission reactions would work exactly the same on Saturn as on Earth. However, conventional belief says Deuterium and Tritium (isotopes of Hydrogen) are necessary to accomplish fusion. Both are likely present deeper into Saturn. What is important to remember is the tremendous pressures inside Saturn are the key here when talking about implosion. We do know that implosion is what will occur to the fuel cylinders at some point in the impact. If the final implosion collapse of a cylinder happens suddenly enough, it could simulate an explosive-initiated implosion, the method normally used in a plutonium nuclear bomb. As mentioned earlier there is prior imaged evidence of an explosion from Galileo’s plutonium on Jupiter. An analysis by Richard C. Hoagland “Did NASA Accidentally ‘Nuke’ Jupiter?” states the same concerning a nuclear reaction on Jupiter: “It is this unique, dark ‘carbon’ signature – appearing as a dark black ‘splotch’ in the highest levels of the Jovian cloud belts which has given this entire, incredible scenario away ….”13

Cassini is carrying 1.5 times the amount of plutonium dioxide (72 lbs) that Galileo was carrying (48 lbs) and Saturn’s mass is 30% of Jupiter’s mass. 48 is to 3.333 as 72 is to 1 translates into around 5 times the effective plutonium when the planet’s masses are figured in.

The plutonium pellets aboard are protected against unexpected pressures (not Saturn’s atmospheric pressures though). The upper crust of Saturn’s atmosphere is gaseous hydrogen and helium for about 500 miles in, followed by a more liquid substance of the two, and much further in (about half the radius), a more metallic version (so it is guessed). Cassini would go from 1/2 bar to 5 bars in just a few seconds upon entry into Saturn and then explode and burn up at which point its RTG’s, containing the Pu cylinders, will continue on. Eventually the RTG casings will deteriorate but the plutonium pellets will continue on, each having their own little heat shield of iridium and graphite, and start dramatically slowing down as the higher density atmosphere is encountered. It may take several days for the pellets to reach the point at which they implode. All that is required for fission from implosion to occur is for the final collapse of one of the graphite/iridium shells around one plutonium capsule to happen suddenly enough to prevent a fizzle, (a fizzle is a reaction that turns it into a dud). Since there are 216 separate cylinders, there are many chances to achieve a proper implosion and if one proper implosion occurs, it will act as a catalyst for others by showering them with neutrons as all of the cylinders will likely stay within 10’s of miles of each other. Each cylinder by itself will eventually reach the pressure point within Saturn to go critical if they are not spoiled somehow by then. The fuel cylinders would travel deep into Saturn, much more than the rest of the craft because they are designed to withstand extremely intense heat and pressure. They were designed this way in order to keep them intact in case of an accident upon launch and subsequent earth-atmosphere re-entry (also Cassini did a couple of Earth swing-bys for acceleration). Some members of the various agencies involved with Galileo and Cassini surely have considered the potential of a plutonium ignition and there is also evidence to suggest that a reaction is what is secretly hoped for, at least by a few. It was stated by William Cooper, (former United States Naval Intelligence briefing member in the early 70’s) that an elite group known as the “JASON Group”, or certain members of, had been hired full time to work on turning Jupiter into a small star. The “JASON Group” is comprised of the greatest science minds in the world.14 The Richard L. Garwin reports mentioned earlier further prove that the JASON Group does indeed exist. Saturn is much like Jupiter in composition and is actually a safer and more realistic target. Titan may be the big the big prize, being one of the few bodies in the solar system to potentially contain a significant amount of water and an atmosphere that could be very terraformable. Titan could be thawed out substantially with Saturn as its sun.

Cassini’s orbit is scheduled to decay in July of 2008. Similar to Galileo’s plunge into Jupiter on September 21 2003, Cassini will most likely be plunged into Saturn with the exception that Cassini will likely go into the polar region of Saturn.15

In an Saturn ignition Earth would receive a miniscule amount of solar heating from a Saturn star, but brightness could be 100’s of times what Saturn is now. Around July/August 2008, the distance is about 10 AU or 1,500,000,000 km from Earth. More importantly though, Earth could receive a nasty shower of hot hydrogen a few weeks later, the real reason for concern.

In summary, most of the cylinders will survive the initial impact with Saturn’s upper atmosphere, because they are designed to do that, they have been successfully tested at an impact pressure of 19,600 PSI and higher than that for non-impact pressure.16 Each cylinder has a heat shield that can withstand temperatures in excess of 6400° F. The notion that Pu-238 cannot be fissile is very much in error, at least when talking about Saturn/Jupiter conditions. I will use Jacco van der Worp’s analysis and also remind the reader of the declassified 1962 test mentioned earlier. Pu-238 has a normalized reactivity of 1.1 and a spontaneous fission rate of 3440 neutrons per gram per second. This results in critical mass under normal conditions at 200 grams (this is why the cylinders are kept at 151 grams or 1/3 lb to avoid critical in Cassini). The cylinders will keep falling and may wander apart or stay together when the craft burns up – it doesn’t matter much because each cylinder will eventually reach critical on its own when the pressure builds enough in the fall into Saturn. Even if the cylinders wander apart, each one that is still intact will be ignited by a shower of neutrons from any cylinder that ignites. Around ¼ of the plutonium may fission because the surrounding Saturn pressure will maximize the results. With 72 lbs (32.7 kg) of plutonium this is equivalent to a 600 kiloton explosion. In comparison, the Nagasaki explosion used 7 kilograms, 1.2kg of which went into fission and caused a 22 kiloton explosion. This Saturn explosion would create temperatures of around 100,000,000° K because of the high density at the point of detonation. Even the sun’s interior is not that hot (only 30,000,000° K). This is way above the threshold for fusion to start. Saturn is similar in content to the sun and the same ingredients can produce the same result: ignition of the entire body of dense hydrogen. 7

Regenerating, Recovering, and Creating Atmospheres

Our atmosphere is constantly regenerating to restore itself to the “normal” state. There have been traumatic periods, of course, when the atmosphere was under stress from the outside and from within, but the Earth has always recovered. Although a Saturn barrage could be deadly for a short time on Earth, a full recovery could take place in a matter of months. “On Earth, geological boundaries are accompanied by mass extinctions at five epochs over the last billion years. Two of the most intense of these, the P/T boundary about 250 Mya, and the K/T boundary (and the extinction of dinosaurs) at 65 Mya, are the most likely to be associated with the damage to Earth’s biosphere expected from a major planet explosion.” 9 “[On Earth] The ozone layer’s condition fluctuates between poor and excellent and the size of the holes measured in the ozone layer also goes up and down. Theoretically, given the appropriate conditions, the ceasing of using fossil fuels as a major supply of energy and fuel and the banning of the use of motor vehicles which do not meet strict emissions standards, the ozone layer would “repair” itself. The hole in the ozone layer, given the right conditions [would] “heal up”. It must be noted that natural events such as volcanic eruptions can also have a dramatic impact on the ozone layer. It is even thought that holes in the ozone layer existed long before mankind’s industrial revolution.”19 Titan, however, being at point blank range might require a few years to stabilize and its atmosphere and surface would dramatically change with Saturn as a sun. The dynamics could then exist for Titan’s atmosphere to be transformed into a more “earthly” state by getting rid of the conditions that produce the thick smog. Titan could get a kick start going from primordial to recognizably earthlike within a few decades with proper seeding and terraforming supplied by Earth. As this report is being written, data is being interpreted from the Huygens probe on Titan and the first images returned of Titan’s surface remind us of earthly coastlines with swampy deltas, although the muddy look may be due to liquid methane or pools of complex hydrocarbons. “Visible light cannot escape from the veil of orange smog that covers Titan’s surface. The moon’s dry cold atmosphere causes a 300 km thick layer of smog to build up. The smog, just like on Earth, forms when sunlight interacts with hydrocarbon molecules.”18 “Titan’s atmosphere, a murky mix of nitrogen, methane and argon, resembles Earth’s more than 3.8 billion years ago. Scientists think the moon may shed light on how life began. Finding living organisms, however, is a remote possibility. ‘It is not out of the question, but it is certainly not the first place I would look,’ said Candice Hansen, a scientist for the Cassini-Huygens mission. ‘It’s really very cold’. A lack of sunlight has put Titan into a deep-freeze, hindering chemical reactions needed for organic life.” 17 “Thus, while many of Earth’s familiar geophysical processes occur on Titan, the chemistry involved is quite different. Instead of liquid water, Titan has liquid methane. Instead of silicate rocks, Titan has frozen water ice. Instead of dirt, Titan has hydrocarbon particles settling out of the atmosphere, and instead of lava, Titanian volcanoes spew very cold ice.” 26 If the temperature were raised significantly at Titan, it would begin to more closely resemble an early Earth. The liquid methane (CH4) would turn to methane gas and precipitated carbon, the dirty ice (H2O) would turn to carbon, water, water vapor, and oxygen, nitrogen and argon are present, and hydrogen would also be very available, of course. Earth’s atmosphere is 78% Nitrogen, 21% Oxygen, and 1% Argon, Methane, Water Vapor, Carbon dioxide, Hydrogen and several other gases. The evaporated methane previously on the surface of Titan would be replaced by water from melted ice.

A Bit About Lucifer

Magister mundi sum! – I am master of the universe!

Why is creating a star from one of our gaseous giants commonly known as the “Lucifer Project”? The potential star’s name was first dubbed “Lucifer” by A.C. Clarke in his novel “2010”. Lucifer is less of an actual deity and more of a concept representative of several ideas here. Lucifer, literally “light-bearer”, represents rebellion, claiming god-ship, bringing enlightenment, and mastering knowledge. Lucifer is a symbol of casting off the overlord and trusting the light from within, the concept of breaking out of the subservient shell of “God’s dominion” and claiming the universe as one’s own to conquer. 20 21 In general, the Luciferian message could be: “I am tired of worshipping a fairy-tale ‘God’ and leaving the future to the whim of idiots and fanatics. I will take the reins of the world into my own hands and guide it as I wish, as I may, as other will allow me to. I will set myself as a god. With the advantage of superior knowledge and the latest technology at my fingertips, I will rule as I see just. You may claim godship also and join me, or try to create the world in your own image. All you need to do is realize that you are also worthy and then attain the knowledge I have gained. If you will not realize and accept that you are a godlike creator then I have no pity for you and I will continue to dominate you until you come into the light.” As related to a Saturn Ignition, the message could be: “Let’s see if we can ignite something really big, like a planet! Let’s see if any ‘god’ stops us! We will be recognized as gods within our own circles if we succeed!” “Luciferian “spirituality” doesn’t rely on stripping man of his nature, but rather embraces his nature and his potential (godhood).” 21 “I [Lucifer] am the flame that burns in every heart of man, and in the core of every star. I am Life, and the giver of Life, yet therefore is the knowledge of me the knowledge of death…” -Aleister Crowley, The Book of the Law. 21

Ancient Egyptian and Freemasonry Connections – Why Rho LEO in Virgo?

This section is a bit esoteric and delves into the possible symbolic reasons for trying to ignite Saturn as well as the possible effects on Earth. There are several similarities between the two missions Galileo and Cassini: 1) both have similar plutonium payloads (Cassini, much more), 2) both scenarios have moon candidates that could be new earths (Europa, Titan), 3) both will have impacted into a gaseous giant with conditions that will allow a nuclear detonation, 4) both crafts will have impacted while crossing under Leo’s front nearly above Rho LEO (Diagram C). This last one we will discuss more in detail now. This location in the sky, very near Rho LEO is in the tropical zodiac location VIRGO, despite being in the actual constellation of LEO. This particular star, Rho LEO, lies just below the ecliptic, (the general path of the planets). I suggest there may be a ritual of some sort going on here. Right Ascension 10.5 seems to be significant, (LEO is centered on RA 11, the 11th hour of the zodiac). The Greek letter Rho® is used as a variable for density calculations, and also a word to denote power as in Sigma-Iota-Rho (Prudence-Ideals-Power, the motto of Rhodes scholars), and Rho is synonymous with “Romi” which means Rome in Greek. The constellation LEO is also known to be one of power and kingship. Both impacts have been timed to occur while the planets in question are directly above Rho LEO, very near 10.5 Right Ascension. I propose that the significance here is three-fold. First of all, Rho LEO is referred to as the “lion’s right paw”. The “Lion’s Paw” in freemasonry has great importance as in the Hiram Abif allegory. In this story Solomon uses the Master Mason’s “Grip of the Lion’s Paw” to resurrect Hiram from the dead, which is symbolic of Hiram shedding his old life and waking up anew in his new understanding of the world, a baptism of sorts. This story is used in the initiation of Masonic members when they achieve the higher levels of Freemasonry. The story also echoes similar characteristics of the Osiris resurrection story of ancient Egypt. Many Freemasonry rituals are said to have origin in the ancient mystery religions of Egypt. Ancient hieroglyphs of Egypt feature a lion holding a symbol of some sort, possibly a planet, in his right hand over a prone body which is about to be resurrected “from a dead level to a living perpendicular.”22 This is part of the origin of the Hiram story. Secondly, the right paw of the lion is symbolic of the right paw of the Sphinx in Giza, where it is highly rumored that a vault, or network of vaults was discovered in the late 1990’s, but its contents not yet disclosed. A famous prophet from the mid-1900’s with a relatively high percentage of accuracy by the name of Edgar Cayce, said the “Hall of Records” would be discovered under the paw in the late 1990’s, but would not be revealed to the world until “the time was right”. The “Hall of Records” was to finally reveal to humanity their origins. I propose that the “right time” for this vault to be opened will be when NASA successfully ignites Jupiter, Saturn, or Neptune, while they are in the correct position of the sky, namely Rho Leo. This will clue the elitists to the fact that the time is soon for the final “baptism” of the Earth. At this point Earth will have less than a month to prepare for the likely ejecta from Saturn that would come after an ignition. Those who will figure it out in time and those “in the know” will have underground areas to go to for protection for at least 3 or 4 weeks during the shower, maybe more. The ejecta of Saturn may strip part of Earth’s ozone layer for a period of time leaving it defenseless against the shower as well as other cosmic ray bombardments. After a substantial wait, the bunker people could return to the surface to find the damage or “new reality” of Earth. What is odd is that this is also symbolic of dying and being buried under the ground, and then resurrected anew. In the 3 or 4 week wait time that it will take for Saturn’s cast-off to arrive at Earth, I propose that many amazing secrets will be revealed concerning our human origins, secrets brought up from the vaults of the Sphinx. Cayce also remarks that after the “Hall of Records” is revealed, Earth will suffer a major cataclysm. The puzzle fits together all too closely with Freemasons within NASA intentionally selecting a very specific location in the sky TWICE so far. I must conclude that the location is very symbolic and that symbol IS the LION’S PAW. Thirdly, there are also Isis overtones here as the location in the sky is known at this time as tropical VIRGO, the great mother. Isis was the sister/wife of Osiris and mother of Horus. Isis (Aset) is synonymous with VIRGO. VIRGO has also been associated with various other ancient goddesses. Taking this one step further I see yet another analogy: The Great Mother (Isis), having her egg (Saturn), fertilized by the craft (Cassini), after a significant wait (days to weeks), bears a great child (Horus/Osiris resurrected from the dead in the form of an amazing new star).

The Plutonium-lad Iridium/Graphite Cylinder – like the Monolith, the Alchemists’ Stone of Astronomical and Earthly Transformation

Another factor to consider is Hoagland’s assertion that Galileo’s plutonium started an explosion 10’s of miles wide and as the gas bubble from the explosion neared the surface of Jupiter 700 miles later, it had expanded to 1000’s of miles in diameter.13 Let’s look at an expanding bubble in Saturn. The cylinders are better built now, the density of the atmosphere compared to Jupiter is much less, and the pressure in Saturn doesn’t increase nearly as dramatically as in Jupiter. This will allow the cylinders higher speed and much deeper drops before imploding:

Assume 10’s of lbs of Pu isotopes ignite initially into a gas bubble sphere that is 50 miles in diameter 25% of the way to the center of Saturn, or 8500 miles into the polar area. Even if fusion does not start, this intensely hot gas bubble races to the surface at 1000 mph expanding rapidly to 100 times its current diameter the first 1000 miles increasing its size to 5000 miles diameter. The bubble continues to expand now but the rate of expansion is reined in for the rest of the trip. By the time the bubble reaches the surface it has slowed down dramatically but the diameter has increased to around 20,000 miles. Imagine taking a big spoon the shape of half of a sphere and 20,000 miles in diameter and scooping it out of the top of Saturn. This is the shape and size that would be affected in the most extreme scenario. About 1-2% of the volume of Saturn could be rapidly shoved aside or blown out. (Diagram D)

1. Displacement of volume.

2. Thrust follows to fill back in from all sides and from below.

3. General rush from all sides as a building avalanche of matter falling inwards to aid in replacement.

4. Further inward fall unstoppable, fusion heat builds.

5. Critical is reached and Saturn ignites.

What will this blowout cause? Even if fusion doesn’t start by initial fission heat, will Saturn begin to collapse in on itself having 1-2% of its volume suddenly displaced? I see several parallels here to the “2001”, “2010” novels/movies. Just before Jupiter ignites, a large cavity is seen increasing inside Jupiter (blowout cavity), it seems millions of black monoliths have converged in one area to cause this (iridium/carbon-cased plutonium cylinders?). The cavity increases to the point that Jupiter begins to collapse in on itself creating a situation where internal pressure and heat inside the planet increases 100 fold, at which point Jupiter ignites into a star via internal fusion.23 Is this yet another possibility for ignition other than straightforward fission heat resulting in fusion? In “2010” the monolith was a catalyst and symbol of transformation of humankind to the next level of existence, somewhat of alchemists’ stone for the human spirit. In a way, the black cylinders of Cassini seem to parallel this somewhat.

When Jupiter ignited in the novel “2010”, an unrealistically tame shell of ionized hydrogen buffeted the spaceship on its way out into space, but depending on how much Saturn decides to shed (a rough estimate would be 10% of its mass)24, the ejecta may be much stronger than that for a much longer time.

Praemonitus pramunitus—Forewarned, forearmed

While amazing and grand, no doubt, I also find the Lucifer Project callous in regard for the people of Earth unless there is a more profound plan at work here that is beyond my knowledge. I have to conclude that the creators know the repercussions of a successful ignition of Saturn. This ignition can also be used as a religious tool, a “sign from the heavens”, possibly to give cause to ordain a great leader on Earth. If people are unaware of the artificial nature of the ignition they may be fooled by the claims. I still believe this event to be unlikely to happen despite the depth of research that I have committed to it. Regardless, my intention was to raise awareness on the subject so that in the event of an ignition, we would not be caught blindsided and would know the truth of how the star came to be.

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Conspiratorial theory and timeline of events (speculations and wild conjectures are italicized)

1945 (July)— we ignite our first atom bomb

1950 — a team is assembled to study how this new technology can be used to create a star. Some of the world’s best scientists work on it secretly. This group is the “JASON Group” within the “JASON Society”, a think tank of geniuses that work full time to solve many major science problems.

1968 – Arthur C. Clarke promotes the “Lucifer Project” in books and movies entitled 2001 and 2010, using Saturn initially, but is later told to use Jupiter. (Once something spectacular occurs in a movie, it takes on a non-real possibility)

1972 – William Cooper sees or hears of the “Lucifer Project” during his time with the U.S. Naval Intelligence Briefing Team.

1983 – An unnamed craft or “lost” craft is secretly sent on a course to nudge a comet currently on a near collision course with Jupiter to a direct collision course with Jupiter.

1989 – Galileo is launched with two secret missions: 1) Collect information about the interior of gas giants using data from an upcoming comet collision with Jupiter (SL-9). 2) Impact Jupiter to ignite it, or if that fails, to collect more information about the interior by igniting as far beneath the atmosphere as possible, thereby bringing the interior to the surface.

1990 – William Cooper exposes the reality of the “Lucifer Project” in his book “Behold, A Pale Horse”.

1991 – Galileo’s main antenna supposedly deploys incorrectly. In reality, the antenna is fine and is being used to send the prime data to a few elite “higher-ups”.

1994 – Someone “in the know” helps Shoemaker spot the comet and the proper viewing is set up with Hubble and Galileo, etc. The high quality Galileo-SL-9 imagery and data is kept from the general public.

1994 – Data collected from the SL-9 collision is used to tweak the specifications of the Cassini RTG setup in order to improve the odds of a Saturn ignition.

1997 – Shoemaker is killed in a car crash in Australia. I am not aware of any evidence of foul play.

1997- Cassini is launched for Saturn with a tremendous load of Pu-238 dioxide (72 lbs!), many times the amount actually needed to run the craft’s instruments.

2003 – NASA scientists decide to plunge Galileo into Jupiter after claiming there is no other logical option after initially implying that the craft would be sent to deep space, crashed into a moon, or left in orbit.

2003 (July) Geographer, J.C. Goliathan publishes a report stating that a nuclear reaction is slightly possible if Galileo goes into Jupiter. 25

2003 (early Sept) Physicist, Jacco van der Worp publishes a report warning of what could happen if Galileo plunges into Jupiter citing Goliathan’s report and actually crunching the numbers to prove it. Jacco sites the low probability, but believes the risk is high enough to warrant a warning.

2003 (Sept. 21) Galileo dives into Jupiter at the equator. As was likely expected, nothing happens. Then 4 weeks later:

2003 (Oct. 19) Olivier Meeckers images a “mystery spot” the size of Earth with a streak trailing away near the equator of Jupiter. All other professional telescopes ignore the spot!

2003 (late Oct.) Richard C. Hoagland publishes a report detailing the entire amazing scenario showing that the “mystery spot” is most likely Galileo’s plutonium that had drifted down 700 miles into Jupiter at 1 mph for most of the trip!

2004- Cassini arrives at Saturn to study the system. The start of attempt #2.

2005 (early) – Cassini-launched Huygens probe studies Titan in depth revealing its primordial earthlike attributes.

2008 (early July to late July) – Cassini plunges into a polar region of Saturn in order to increase acceleration of gravity before impact (Saturn is very oblate). This will give the pellets a head start and a much greater penetration depth than if the equator were used. Also the polar region is less likely to have a storm brewing. A few days later, or maybe weeks later, the plutonium pellets reach crush depth and implode 15-25% of the way to the center of Saturn and igniting it entirely into a star. NASA does not have to officially deny responsibility because the question is never asked of them “Did Cassini cause this?” just as they were never questioned about the mystery Jupiter spot at the point where Galileo went in. The trick has been all along how to get the pellets in deep enough for a significant disturbance to occur. Saturn allows this with much less density than Jupiter and less of a radius to start with especially going into Saturn at its pole where the radius is 10% less than Saturn at the equator. Jupiter may have been a hopeful first try and more of a test or precursor to Saturn. Even A.C. Clarke and Stanley Kubrick originally envisioned Saturn as the best candidate. Another thing to note is that a Saturn ignition is much safer for Earth than a Jupiter ignition as far as ejecta disturbing our atmosphere. The amount of ionized hydrogen that reaches us from Saturn will be a fraction of that from a Jupiter ignition, but still risky . I estimate the mass of ionized hydrogen intercepted by the Earth to average .015 kg/m2/day for every square meter of the Earth for about two weeks and traveling at high speeds. During the last couple days heavier elements will reach the Earth in smaller quantities.

2008 (late July) – The new star is named, possibly Lucifer, or a derivative of that. The “sign from the heavens” is used to ordain a great world leader, or a leader who had just taken power prior to the event.

2008 (Jul/Aug/Sept) – After a few weeks of 24/7 talk of the implications, causes, effects, etc. of the new star, Earth begins to get showered with the ejecta from Saturn. The shower lasts 2 to 3 weeks and includes some heavier elements towards the end. This directly or indirectly kills millions of people and animals on Earth – a great boost for population control. Those “in the know” hide out in underground cities and bunkers for several weeks to several months until Earth’s ozone shell has recovered.

2009 – The new world reality sets in. After coping with the effects of the event, the survivors find that having a second sun is novel. Earth is completely changed, all infrastructures, political structures, and religions are thrust into chaos. The strongest surviving military force soon takes control of the Earth.

2010 – A call goes up to investigate and explore the new system of Saturn/Titan. 365/24/7 time and unlimited resources go into the new international venture. Terraforming plans start on a grand scale.

2033 – Humans set foot on an earthlike Titan.

References:

1. http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/multimedia/cassini-essay/html/6.html

2. http://www.monarchnote.com/basementpapers/papers/stack14_10.html

3. Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary – Tenth Edition

4. http://saturn.jpl.nasa.gov/spacecraft/index.cfm

5. http://www.space.com/scienceastronomy/jupiter_dark_spot_031023.html

6. http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/planetary/factsheet/saturnfact.html

7. http://www.yowusa.com/Archive/Sep2003/Jupiter_attack/jupiter_attack.htm

8. Compton’s Interactive Encyclopedia, 1999

9. http://www.metaresearch.org/solar%20system/eph/eph2000.asp

10. http://www.ccnr.org/plute_bomb.html

11. http://www.nci.org/../pr/pr9199.htm

12. http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/dlv/pu238.htm

13. http://www.enterprisemission.com/NukingJupiter.html

14. “Behold A Pale Horse” pg. 72, William Cooper 1991

15. http://saturn.jpl.nasa.gov/operations/saturn-tour.cfm

16. http://spacelink.nasa.gov/NASA.Projects/Human.Exploration.and.Development.of.Space/Human.Space.Flight/Shuttle/Shuttle.Missions/Flight.031.STS-34/Galileos.Power.Supply/RTG.Fact.Sheet

17. http://www.cnn.com/2005/TECH/space/01/14/huygens.titan/

18. http://sci.esa.int/science-e/www/object/index.cfm?fobjectid=35129

19. http://www.answerbag.com/c_view.php/1911#q_8728

20. http://www.lds-mormon.com/lucifer.shtml

21. http://noctuliusworks.satanicwebsites.com/custom3.html

22. “Ancient Operative Masonry and the Mysteries of Antiquity” pg. 25, S.R. Parchment

23. “2010” movie and novel p.299, Stanley Kubrick and A.C. Clarke 1982

24. http://www.new-physics.narod.ru/pagesEng/70e.htm

25. http://www.cyberspaceorbit.com/JUPFULLx.htm

26. http://www.esa.int/SPECIALS/Cassini-Huygens/SEMHB881Y3E_0.html

27. http://www.fas.org/rlg/980826-pu.htm NOTE: JASON Group contributer

28. http://www.fas.org/rlg

January 22, 2005

ADDITIONALLY

EDITOR DISCLAIMER: being one of the unwashed with no affiliation to politic, religion or lodge, I have no freakin idea if there are really a bunch of Geeks trying to blow Saturn to talcum powder or to ignite a new sun. But if there exists such an effort or such a crew of planetary-engineer buccaroos, tell you what, every human intuition in me shouts, this is a bad idea, A REALLY REALLY BAD IDEA! —Kent Steadman, ORBIT
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R19046
5 years ago
neverknwo

Here you will find some of the Galileo Crash Failures,
or cover-up.

Since the Crash I HAVE BEEN WATCHING NEWS STORIES that relate to and evidence of a Jupiter Trasformation.

Guess what ?

Within the last month a lot of info has been streaming in. I haven’t thrown it in this thread yet until I could add it when the time was right. Now is Right and I believe the planning continues by the Illuminati.

Will Thier be a Nuclear Reaction When Galileo will be directed to fall into Jupiter´s atmosphere on September 21, 2003?

Date: Wed, 3 Sep 2003 03:42:48 -0700 (PDT)

NUCLEAR REACTION WHEN GALILEO SPACECRAFT IMPACTS INTO JUPITER IN SEPTEMBER 2003 UNLIKELY, BUT POSSIBLE

http://www.cyberspaceorbit.com/JUPFULLx.htm

Unlikely things are just likely to happen when NASA is at the controls..

How is the spacecraft powered?

http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/galileo/faqpow.html#howpower
Galileo uses two Radioisotope Thermoelectric Generators (or RTGs for short) to generate electrical power. The RTGs power the spacecraft through the radioactive decay of plutonium-238. The decay emits heat, which is converted into electricity for the spacecraft to “see, sense, hear, and speak.” Each RTG is mounted on a 5 meter long boom.

The spacecraft was able to generate 570 watts of electric power at launch; we expect that it will be able to produce 480 watts when the spacecraft actually arrives at Jupiter in December of 1995.

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What type of fuel do Galileo’s engines use?

http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/galileo/faqpow.html#howpower

Galileo uses monomethylhydrazine for fuel. The fuel has to be oxidized in order to ignite, so nitrogen tetroxide is mixed into the fuel right before a burn. There are two separate tanks of helium pressurant. In all, Galileo carried 932 kg (2,050 lbs) of propellant at launch.

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Why do we have to use plutonium? Why not use solar panels?

http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/galileo/faqpow.html#howpower

Spacecraft that travel at or within Earth’s orbit can use solar energy to power their instruments. However, at the great distance of Jupiter, the only feasible power source means using Galileo’s Radioisotope Thermal Generators (or RTGs for short). Galileo would need a minimum of 700 to 1,600 square feet of solar panels—a solar panel about the size of a house!

Unlike other power sources, the RTGs are insensitive to the freezing cold of space, and are virtually invulnerable to high radiation fields, such as Earth’s Van Allen belts and Jupiter’s magnetosphere.

For additional details, and a discussion of the safety review conducted on the RTGs, see What’s in an RTG?

http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/galileo/countdown/ http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/galileo/countdown/solar.html

Since the 49.5 lbs of pu 238 is in the form of 144 irridium clad pellets, consider the possibilty that a dozen of the are pu 239 – would NASA lie to the unwashed masses?

http://www.skepticfiles.org/mys5/shutplut.htm

Clarke´s 2010 story is the documentation, but William Cooper was the prophet on this. He used to call this event the biggest event in human history. Of course he was killed shortly after 911. Wrote about it in Behold a Pale Horse and ranted on it regularly on the Hour of the Time.

When crew member Shannon Lucid (notice the name) released the Galileo spacecraft from the Shuttle, it began a six-year journey to that giant, colorful planet. Well that event is upon us.

We will soon know if Cooper was ahead of the curve on this one.

Check this thread out, THE LUCIFER PROJECT:

http://66.242.35.139/bbs/message.php?message=156773&topic=3

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R19052
5 years ago
neverknwo

WHY WOULD CASSINI BE BLASTED BY DUST?

“Cassini Spacecraft “Sandblasted” By Dust From Saturn System In 2004”:http://www.spaceref.com/news/viewpr.html?pid=15968

New results from the Cassini mission indicate the spacecraft was pelted with sporadic bursts of interplanetary dust as it approached Saturn last year, according to a University of Colorado at Boulder space scientist.

Mihaly Horanyi of CU-Boulder’s Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics said the dust particle bursts grew more frequent and intense as the Cassini spacecraft closed in on the planet from 40 million miles away in early 2004. Horanyi, also a CU-Boulder physics professor, said the dust might have escaped into space from the planet’s outer “A” ring or perhaps its icy moons, Dionne and Rhea.

CAN ANYONE SAY KABOOM?

“Saturn Moon A ‘Flammable World’”: http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2005/01/21/tech/main668391.shtml
CBS News – Jan 21 8:30 AM
The European space probe to Titan, Saturn’s largest moon, has found a freezing, primitive world doused by rains of liquid methane.

AND IF THERE WAS A NUCLEAR REACTION ON THE SURFACE OF SATURN IN 2003,
WOULDN’T THERE BE CLUE’S TO A RADIATION EXPLOSIOIN?

Cassini Makes Saturn Discoveries

AP) The U.S.-European Cassini spacecraft discovered a new radiation belt around Saturn and has found that lightning in the ringed planet’s atmosphere is occurring much differently now than when NASA’s Voyagers flew by in the early 1980s, scientists said

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R19058
5 years ago
neverknwo

Long Lost Star Catalog Found in Plain Sight

Sitting atop the broad shoulders of a seven-foot statue known as the Farnese Atlas is a sky globe depicting the nighttime sky. Scientists have been able to match the constellations shown on the globe with descriptions from Hipparchus’s only surviving work, Commentaries, and have concluded that this is a marble copy of his star catalog.

Hipparchus, who was Greek, was one of the greatest of the ancient astronomers and did his most important work between 140-125 BC. He calculated the length of the year to within six and a half minutes, developed a scale to rate the brightness of stars, was the first to record a nova, theorized on the motions of the Sun and Moon, provided high quality planetary observations and created the first ever catalog of 1,000 stars.

Perhaps his most important observation, and the one that provided the key to determining the Atlas held his catalog, was precession. Precession is the wobbling of Earth on its axis, like a spinning top as it slows down, over long periods of time. This wobbling is on a 26,000 year cycle, and causes the stars to appear to move across the sky. For example, Polaris, the North Star, is currently above the North Pole, but it has not always been so and will not be in the future.


R19070
5 years ago
neverknwo

Fermi nuclear power plant shut down

FRENCHTOWN TOWNSHIP, Mich. Officials say the reactor at the Fermi Two nuclear power plant was shut down this evening after a coolant leak was detected.

Officials with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and D-T-E Energy says the Monroe County plant was NOT evacuated and the leak posed NO danger to the health or safety of plant workers or the public.

A spokeswoman for the N-R-C in Chicago says the plant was shut down without complications and nonessential workers were allowed to leave for the day.

Plant officials are trying to determine the cause of the leak and fix it. It wasn’t known when operations would resume.

A D-T-E spokeswoman says the reactor’s coolant remained at a normal level despite the leak. She added that the leaked coolant was NOT released into the environment.

Post Modified: 01/24/05 19:04:48

R19073
5 years ago
neverknwo

——- Original Message ——-
From: “Larry W. Taylor”

Sent: Monday, January 24, 2005 2:31 PM
Subject: On The Phone With Stan Deyo

Jan. 24, 2005/ On the phone with Scientist
Stan Deyo today I talked with him about some
strange anomalies showing under East Texas,
Louisiana and Mississippi westward which is
part of the New Madrid Fault area. Stan told
me he is not sure these will indicate that
a Earthquake is coming or about to happen in
this area of southern US, however; it does
show that there is something happening here
and it deserves watching!
Stan & Holly Deyo Website:

Larry Taylor


R19074
5 years ago
neverknwo

——- Original Message ——-
From: “Larry W. Taylor”
Sent: Monday, January 24, 2005 4:56 PM
Subject: Deyo: ‘Quake Pressures Rising – New Data
Coming In!

Jan. 24, 2005/ Stan Deyo reports Earthquake
pressures rising according to new data coming
in now. Updates from Stan Deyo, possibly in
next few hours!


R19458
5 years ago
neverknwo

Meteorite hits Cambodia, sparks fires and prayers
26 Jan 2005 05:36:26 GMT

Source: Reuters

PHNOM PENH, Jan 26 (Reuters) – A 4.5 kg (10 lb) meteorite which landed in a former Khmer Rouge zone of northwest Cambodia started fires across rice fields and prayers from villagers who saw it as a divine omen of peace.

“Some farmers are angry with the rock because it caused fires and destroyed several hundred hectares of their paddy fields,” said Sok Sareth, police chief of Banteay Meanchey province, around 200 miles northwest of the capital, Phnom Penh.

“But others asked the police to leave it where it landed and put it on shrine to pray for peace,” he told Reuters on Wednesday.

The black lump of celestial rock sent villagers scurrying for cover when it thumped into the ground in the war-scarred southeast Asian nation on Monday morning.

“It made a noise like a bomb exploding,” Sok Sareth said. “It’s a good thing it didn’t land in the village or people could have been killed.”

Pictures of the meteorite were splashed across newspapers in the capital, but the item itself has been carried away by police pending scientific analysis.

Initial investigations by explosives experts still clearing the bombs and mines left behind from Cambodia’s years of civil war against Pol Pot’s guerrillas have not yielded many results.

“I asked my friend who works as deminer, but he has no idea what the rock is,” Sok Sareth said.


R19468
5 years ago
neverknwo

A Seismic Shift In Understanding How The Earth Got Its Gas

January 6, 2005 — Scientists studying volcanic activity in New Mexico, USA, have overturned a longstanding view of the origin of gases deep within our planet, according to a paper published in Nature this week.

The researchers, led by Dr Chris Ballentine from the University of Manchester, concluded that meteorite bombardment, after the moon was first formed, was the only way gases could have arrived so deep within the Earth – craters on the moon attest to the ferocity of this process.

The research, funded by the Natural Environment Research Council, has profound implications for our understanding of Earth’s early history.

Dr Ballentine said: “Before the moon formed the Earth had a massive atmosphere. Scientists have argued for decades that lava lakes underneath this atmosphere contained dissolved gases, in exactly the same way that carbon dioxide gas is pressurised into fizzy drinks.

“They believed currents in the magma oceans would take this dissolved gas deep into the Earth where the molten rock would eventually freeze, trapping the gases.

“But we know that a planet the size of Mars smashed into the Earth to form the moon. This devastating impact would have destroyed the early atmosphere and released any trapped gas, even from deep within the Earth,” he explained.

“So we asked the question, `why do volcanoes still spew out gases from so deep, to this day?’”

The team sampled volcanic gases in New Mexico. Uniquely, volcanic gases here contain very little air contamination and this allowed the team to measure rare gas isotopes, like neon, for the first time. These isotopes can be used to ‘fingerprint’ the origin of the volcanic gas.

The team found that these fingerprints were identical to gases found trapped in meteorites and not from an early atmosphere. The only way that these gases could have been added to the deep Earth is by continued meteorite bombardment after the moon was formed.

According to Dr Ballentine, tectonic activity on a huge scale must have dragged the gases trapped in the meteorites from the surface downwards.

Dr Ballentine’s work paves the way to acceptance of the theory that the whole mantle, the bit between the Earth’s crust and its core, convects like a pot of water on the stove – albeit very slowly – removing heat from deep within the Earth.

The team concluded that the whole mantle convective movement drives continental plate motion, controls the rate at which continents grow, and determines the amount of water, carbon and nitrogen that goes into and comes out of the Earth.


R19476
5 years ago
neverknwo

Texas A&M Oceanographer Challenges Plate Tectonics As Reason For Poles’ Shift

COLLEGE STATION – Millions of years before Carole King felt the earth move under her feet, the planet rapidly and drastically shifted on its axis, according to research by Texas A&M University oceanographer William Sager.

The earth pretty much rolled relative to its rotation axis, so that there was a 16- to 21-degree change,” Sager said of the “true polar wander” (TPW) shift that occurred approximately 84 million years ago. “It’s an odd event.”

It’s also an event that may offer an explanation other than drifting of the earth’s tectonic plates – the dominant theory since the 1960s – for the movement of the continents.

Although the findings by Sager and Anthony Koppers of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography don’t eliminate plate tectonics as a factor in the poles’ movement, Sager said their research suggests that tectonics alone would not have caused it. Their research appears in the current issue of the journal, Science.

“It’s an important piece of a puzzle that, taken with other data, can help change our understanding of how the earth works,” Sager said.

“The idea of true polar wander has been around for quite a while but it’s a difficult thing to see because you have to separate two competing motions,” he said. “On one hand, plate motion makes the axis appear to move, and on the other, the axis may actually shift. To separate the two, you have to somehow subtract out the plate motion and see what’s left.”

What was left suggests that the shift occurred as a result of rapid redistribution of matter within the planet’s mantle layer.

“What we’re saying is that the direction and the speed of the shift seems to be much faster than can be explained by plate motion,” Sager said.

The TPW shift could have caused rapid relocation of the continental landmasses (sufficient to put Dallas off the coast of Acapulco).

“The rapidity is one important thing,” Sager said, adding that plate motion occurs much slower than the event they observed. The planet’s plates move about 1 degree per million years.

“Our data set indicates that this polar shift took place at a rate between 5 and 10 degrees per million years,” he said. “Essentially it happens within the blink of an eye, in terms of geological time.”

The fact that the TPW shift occurred simultaneously with other geologic events – such as changes in plate motion, volcanic eruptions, changes in the earth’s magnetic field – all indicate the cause was something linking the planet’s deep interior with its surface, Sager added. “That’s why we think it was some kind of mantle overturn event.”


R19485
5 years ago
neverknwo

A flurry of earthquakes, the strongest of which measured 5.5 on the Richter scale, rattled eastern Turkey, officials said.

Current Time: Wed, 26 Jan 2005 20:06:22 UTC

Updated as of Wed Jan 26 18:56:37 UTC 2005. DATE-(UTC)-TIME Latitude Longitude Depth Magnitude Comments
yyyy/mm/dd hh:mm:ss degrees degrees km
2005/01/26 06:52:53 61.47N 151.50W 71.0 3.8 SOUTHERN ALASKA
2005/01/26 03:00:02 24.59S 179.67E 466.4 4.8 SOUTH OF FIJI ISLANDS

2005/01/25 22:21:57 69.78N 138.43E 10.0 5.1 EASTERN SIBERIA, RUSSIA
2005/01/25 18:54:27 49.34N 154.32E 135.2 5.3 KURIL ISLANDS
2005/01/25 18:37:11 11.00N 58.60W 10.0 4.8 NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN
2005/01/25 16:44:11 37.69N 43.69E 3.6 5.9 TURKEY-IRAQ BORDER REGION
2005/01/25 16:30:38 22.52N 100.74E 10.5 4.9 YUNNAN, CHINA
2005/01/25 15:24:26 37.52N 43.70E 10.0 4.9 TURKEY-IRAQ BORDER REGION
2005/01/25 11:39:20 33.38N 45.81E 40.8 4.8 IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION
2005/01/25 09:46:30 14.55N 146.93E 10.0 4.9 ROTA REGION, N. MARIANA ISLANDS
2005/01/25 08:07:19 33.17N 45.97E 16.3 4.8 IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION
2005/01/25 07:33:51 43.28N 56.30W 18.0 4.1 NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN
2005/01/25 01:38:43 12.98N 92.57E 30.0 4.3 ANDAMAN ISLANDS, INDIA REGION
2005/01/25 01:21:04 1.42S 80.89W 10.0 4.2 NEAR COAST OF ECUADOR
2005/01/25 00:03:53 33.35N 45.76E 51.1 4.5 IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION


R19489
5 years ago
neverknwo

U.S. Navy Surveying Waters Near Tsunami Epicenter

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – The U.S. Navy is surveying the Malacca Strait and coastal waters off Indonesia for signs that last month’s devastating Indian Ocean tsunami altered the sea bed under the world’s busiest shipping lane.

The USNS John McDonnell, a 208-ft specialist vessel, left Singapore on Jan.18 and was expected to complete its work by the middle of February in waters off Indonesia’s Aceh province near the epicenter of the earthquake that triggered the tsunami, U.S. Navy officials said.

The mission comes after the respected Marshall Islands Asia-Pacific maritime authorities issued an advisory that said the earthquake and tsunami may have been powerful enough to alter sea depths near Southeast Asia’s Malacca Strait.

Singapore media have published reports saying the tsunami may have reduced water depths in the Aceh sea bed by as much as 3,000 ft. But some experts say such a massive change may not be plausible but that the sea bed likely changed.

“When tsunamis travel into shallow waters, they may pile up between 10 to 20 meters (30 to 65 ft) of sediment but that won’t account for a thousand-meter change,” said David Higgitt, associate professor of geography at the National University of Singapore.

As part of its mission, the U.S. naval vessel will examine the ocean floor under the Malacca Strait, said U.S. Navy Lt. Patrick Starke, who is based in Thailand.

The narrow strait between Malaysia and Indonesia, with Singapore at its southern entrance, carries more than a quarter of world trade and almost all oil imports to Japan and China, and is one of Asia’s most strategically important channels.

Since July, the Indonesian, Singapore and Malaysian navies have conducted coordinated patrols of the 500-mile waterway through which about 50,000 commercial vessels sail each year.

“The survey started between Jan. 19 and 20 and is expected to end in the middle of Feb.,” said Commander Vince Giampaolo of the U.S. Naval Oceanographic Office.

SENSITIVE WATERS

The presence of foreign military in the Malacca Strait has traditionally been a touchy issue. The waters around the epicenter of the earthquake and tsunami, which fall within the Indonesian Exclusive Economic Zone, are another sensitive region. Continued …


R19492
5 years ago
neverknwo

Land goes from drought to flooding rain

ABNORMAL WEATHER / GLOBAL WARMING / CLIMATE CHANGE / NEW ICE AGE”

Everest may be shrinking

Arid Australian interior linked to landscape burning by ancient humans

Climate change and the future of air travel

Scientist reveals a melting Alaska

EARTHQUAKES

Dozens of Earthquakes off Ecuador’s Coast Spark Fear

Three injured in China earthquake

Moderate undersea earthquake rumbles ocean bottom of Nova Scotia

Turkish Earthquakes Kill 2, Injure 22

Quakes harm psyches but cause little damage

WINDS / WINDSTORMS / TORNADOES

Waterspouts ‘skip over’ Channel

Fire, tornado left nine dead, more than 12,000 homeless in South Africa

FLOODING

River Erosion Affecting Mich. Lakes

COLD / ICE / AVALANCHES / SNOW

Avalanches Kill 4 at French Ski Resorts

Himalayan resorts cut off as heavy snows dump on North India

15 killed as blizzard lashes US

Blizzard in U.S. ranked among century’s worst

Cold snap grips western Europe

VOLCANOES

Papua New Guinea’s Volcano spews ash again

HEAT / FIRES

Fires continue to burn in Banda Aceh

MARINE RELATED / OCEAN THEME / TSUNAMIS

Drop in Lake Michigan’s level is man-made, report finds

Tsunami death toll nears 300,000

Scientist warns of tsunami threat to Australia

PARANORMAL / CRYPTOZOOLOGY / CAN’T CATEGORIZE

A stampede and fire near a Hindu temple in western India that killed more than 250 people during an annual pilgrimage.

Town weathers triple disasters

Post Modified: 01/26/05 11:29:36

R19500
5 years ago
neverknwo

Focus on our magnetic planet

Mission controllers cross their fingers whenever the Sun is stormy and their spacecraft have to fly over the South Atlantic. There, even satellites in low orbits suffer many hits by atomic bullets from the Sun. Troublesome faults occur in electronic systems and astronauts see flashes in their eyes. The Earth’s magnetic field, which shields our planet against charged atomic particles coming from outer space, is curiously weak in that region.

The South Atlantic Anomaly, as the experts call it, is one pressing reason why they are intensifying their exploration of the Earth’s magnetism. Denmark’s Ørsted satellite, launched in 1999, is dedicated to magnetic research, whilst Germany’s CHAMP mission (2000) measures both magnetism and gravity. These satellites show that the danger zone for satellites over Brazil and the South Atlantic is growing wider towards the southern Indian Ocean.

The Earth’s magnetic field is becoming generally weaker at an astonishing rate. When a French-Danish team compared Ørsted’s results for 2000 with those from an American satellite, Magsat, 20 years earlier, the decline in the field’s strength suggested that it might disappear completely in a thousand years or so. The experts wonder if our planet is preparing to swap its north and south magnetic poles around, as it has often done before during the Earth’s long history.

These and other mysteries about our magnetic planet will get the closer attention they deserve, in ESA’s forthcoming Swarm project. Three satellites will work together to measure the magnetic field and its variations far more accurately than ever before. The Swarm mission was proposed to ESA by Eigil Friis-Christensen (Copenhagen), Hermann Lühr (Potsdam) and Gauthier Hulot (Paris) with support from scientists in seven European countries and the USA. ESA selected the project in 2004 as an ‘opportunity mission’ in its Earth Explorer programme. All being well, Swarm will be operational by 2009.

After climbing into space on a single launcher, the satellites will adopt orbits passing over the Earth’s poles. Swarm A and B will fly side by side, simultaneously measuring the magnetic field from positions up to 150 kilometres apart in the east-west direction near the equator. Their orbits will at first be 450 kilometres above the surface, but by the end of the mission they will come as low as 300 kilometres, for more accurate measurements of magnetism originating from the Earth’s crust.

Swarm C will always fly higher, remaining at more than 500 kilometres altitude throughout the mission. Compared with its sisters, Swarm C will give simultaneous snapshots of the magnetic field over quite different regions of the Earth, and impressions of the same region at different times of day.

Separating the different sources of magnetism

Ordinary magnetic compasses obey the main magnetic field, produced by electric currents in the Earth’s core of molten iron. But in magnetic storms, compass needles wander. Since the 19th Century scientists have linked these storms to eruptions on the Sun. Many space ventures, recently including the ESA-NASA SOHO spacecraft and ESA’s four-satellite Cluster mission, have helped to clarify the solar connection.

We live in a protective bubble in space called the magnetosphere. At its boundary, gusts in a non-stop solar wind of atomic particles battle with the Earth’s magnetism. As a result, events in outer space make a continual but highly variable contribution to the magnetic field. So do electric currents in the ionosphere, the zone of free electrons and charged air molecules high in the atmosphere that’s best known for reflecting radio signals.

Other, much weaker patterns are overlaid on the global picture. In the Earth’s crust, many rocks have built-in magnetism that remembers the direction of the main magnetic field when they formed. This affects the field measured locally. By its subtle east-west comparisons Swarm will picture the magnetic field of the crust with unprecedented clarity. And even ocean water generates electric currents as it move in the main field, so that the ebb and flow of the tides have a slight magnetic effect.

As gauged by the satellites, the main field is roughly 6,000 times stronger than the rock magnetism of the ocean floor, and 30,000 times greater than the influence of the oceanic tides. Only with delicate measurements by satellite constellations, supported by ground stations, ships and aircraft carrying magnetic instruments, can scientists sort out all the patterns of magnetism from the different sources.

The most careful analyses reveal yet another effect. Magnetic variations drive electric currents in the mantle, the main region between the core and the crust. These in turn cause further magnetic changes, from which scientists can estimate the electrical conductivity of the mantle. This provides a check on the temperature of the material hidden deep in the Earth’s interior.

“What excites us is the huge scope of what we can study even with quite small satellites,” comments Nils Olsen of the Danish National Space Center in Copenhagen, who analyses Ørsted’s results while he helps to plan Swarm. “By making magnetic measurements in space we get new information about the Earth, from the molten core deep under our feet, through the mantle, to the crust on which we live. And then we go on upwards into the upper atmosphere, through the planet’s local space environment, and all the way to the Sun itself, which is the source of daily magnetic disturbances.”

Practical benefits

Solar storms can be fatal for satellites, and not only on account of radiation damage. The atmosphere inflates and low-orbiting spacecraft run into unexpected air resistance. Experts used to think it was just a matter of the air being heated by particles and electric currents in the regions around the poles, where auroras occur. Now a sensitive French-built accelerometer on the German CHAMP satellite has revealed heating by intense currents where the solar wind pushes towards the magnetic poles in daytime. The three Swarm satellites will investigate this new effect with accelerometers of their own.

Swarm’s operational lifetime, 2009-13, will coincide with the next expected peak of storminess on the Sun. Immediate practical benefits will centre on Swarm’s general monitoring of space weather, and the solar events affecting not just spacecraft and astronauts but technological systems on the ground as well. Magnetic storms can damage power systems and pipelines, whilst the changes in the magnetic field can mislead any navigational systems that use magnetic compasses. These include compasses operating underground to guide the drills used to find and recover oil.

For scientists, the biggest benefit of Swarm is that high-quality magnetic measurements provide a new way of ‘x-raying’ the hidden interior of planet. Earthquake waves and variations in the strength of gravity already provide a picture of the hot core, the rocky mantle that surrounds it, and the ever-active crust. But the picture is not yet clear enough for scientists to agree how the internal machinery of the planet really works.

“Magnetic measurements give a fresh point of view on the Earth’s interior,” says Roger Haagmans, who is responsible for solid-Earth science in ESA’s Earth Observation programme. “And Swarm will also investigate the puzzling changes in the Earth’s core that are responsible for the present weakening of the magnetic field. That’s already a matter of practical concern for many satellite operators. With a better idea of the reasons, we may know what to expect in the busy decades of spaceflight that we have ahead of us.”


R19514
5 years ago
WTF

Do you think it might be possible to just post selected excerpts from the articles you are linking to. Otherwise it’s a bit like Stream of Consciousness dribble


R19527
5 years ago
neverknwo

Indonesian Tsunami Probably Tripped by Exxon-Mobile Works

1-cubic-mile of natural gas extracted every four years at epicenter Aceh facility presents a smoking gun for man-made factor in 9.0 earthquake with accompanying tsunami that killed more than 225,000 people

Post Modified: 01/26/05 11:47:56

R19528
5 years ago
neverknwo

WTF?

Would you like also my posts replies in streaming video?


R19544
5 years ago
neverknwo

You’re a nut!, You’re a quack!, You’re unbalanced!, Fucktard, etc….

REMEMBER Y2K?

Just a few of the nice names that we have been called over the last few years. And yes you knwo what?

Some of the ideas put forth on these pages are difficult for you Uniformitarians to accept. But it’s a funny thing how time changes things. It has been the practice of Uniformitarians to criticize and call names, and then after a few years they come around and start taking credit as if they have made a new discovery. They make it sound like it is a completely new idea or thought that originated with them alone. In the end I guess that’s alright – that’s another difference between “us and them”. We are not looking for fame or propriety. And there’s still why is there no new high def images from the HST on Hale Bopp?

Was the Heavens Gate Cult Murdered the Day before before they could board the Triangular Mothership that arrived at their Arizona Space Station?

I think I’ve given up on ever seeing them.

But you never, ever never,

neverknwo about the NWO!

Post Modified: 01/26/05 12:21:19

R19574
5 years ago
neverknwo

R19592
5 years ago
neverknwo

WHOOPS FALSE ALARM!!! Radiological Emergency in Downtown West Palm Beach

By WPTV staff.
January 26, 2005

West Palm Beach Fire/Rescue is investigating a leak of radiological material at 321 South Dixie Highway. The fire department recieved an initital report of smoke in the area with a high radiantion level at the Corodino Environmental Management Group. The fire department has evacuated a four block area between Quadrille, Olive, Dixie, and Fern. The evacuation has proceeded calmly and the fire department has not issued any type of advisory that would affected breathing or other health concerns. There have been no reported injuries.

Post Modified: 01/26/05 16:19:42

R19595
5 years ago
neverknwo

The Cork is Off the Bottle – Nuclear Incident in Montana

A retired high-level government source was called yesterday to respond to a nuclear incident in Montana. Apparently the silo doors of numerous ICBM missiles were opened.


R19596
5 years ago
neverknwo

R19599
5 years ago
neverknwo

Latest Earthquake Activity

2005/01/26 22:00:42 2.91N 94.43E 10.0 6.1 OFF W COAST OF NORTHERN SUMATRA
2005/01/26 17:30:29 8.30N 93.98E 25.8 5.6 NICOBAR ISLANDS, INDIA REGION
2005/01/26 16:50:08 3.23N 96.23E 32.1 5.2 NORTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIA


R19600
5 years ago
neverknwo

It wipes out the meteor-impact theory,

The Earth was not only far quieter after an event that scientists
refer to as the Great Dying, 250 million years ago, it might have
been a lot warmer than first believed.

Nearly all life on the planet – up to 96 per cent of sea life and 75
per cent of that on land – was wiped out, it was thought, by a huge
asteroid impact. However, new findings suggest it was global warming,
not a big rock, that triggered the largest recorded mass extinction.


R19601
5 years ago
neverknwo

R19602
5 years ago
neverknwo

R19604
5 years ago
neverknwo

R19606
5 years ago
neverknwo

R19633
5 years ago
neverknwo


HUGE PACIFIC WAVE DAMAGES STUDENT VESSEL

Coast Guard rescuers are rushing to a “Semester at Sea” research ship with 990 people on board that lost power in roiling seas Wednesday afternoon in the North Pacific south of the Aleutians, officials said.

A 50-foot wave smashed through the bridge windows of the 591-foot MV Explorer around 2:30 p.m., pouring saltwater over electrical components on board and disabling all four of its engines, officials said. One engine was brought back online about an hour later.


R19634
5 years ago
neverknwo

Major earthquake tipped

AUSTRALIA could be hit by an earthquake measuring seven on the Richter scale because the plate we are on is breaking up, research has found.

Scientists from Melbourne University have discovered that the Indo-Australian plate is under considerable stress from its neighbouring plates in Indonesia and Asia.

The energy generated from the connection points between plates at Sumatra and Java are transferring back into our plate, causing immense tectonic stress. “This stress can produce earthquakes up to magnitude seven about every 30 years,” said Prof Michael Sandiford, from the university’s School of Earth Sciences.


R19635
5 years ago
neverknwo

Dark matter clouds may float through Earth

Small clouds of dark matter pass through Earth on a regular basis, suggest new calculations. The clouds may be remnants of the first structures to form after the big bang and could be detected by future space missions.

Dark matter interacts gravitationally with normal matter and appears to be seven times more abundant in the universe. But physicists do not know what the mysterious matter is made of or exactly how it is distributed through space.

Nonetheless, they have devised a number of hypothetical dark matter particles that were created in the big bang. These particles formed the universe’s first structures, where mysterious “quantum seeds” caused matter to clump more densely in certain spots. Dark matter slid into these spots which grew into structures that merged to become giant clouds – or haloes – with millions or trillions times more mass than the Sun.


R19636
5 years ago
neverknwo

Another 5.6 Richter earthquake in Nicobar Island – something strange happening in the tectonic plates

The tribal people are saying that many miles below the earth’s surface, something is happening they never experienced before.


R19637
5 years ago
neverknwo

ISS TO BE COMPLETED BY 2010, JANUARY 27, (RIA Novosti) – The chiefs of US, Russian, Japanese and European space agencies conferred in Montreal, confirming specific accords to complete the International Space Station (ISS) by 2010, reads the NASA web site.


R19638
5 years ago
neverknwo

R19658
5 years ago
WTF

No thanks Streaming Vid is not necessary. Just excerpts so that the page will load in this decade. I mean the way you were previously going about it, I’d still be waiting for the page to load when, whatever natural disaster you are hinting at actually, takes place. I wanna know before it happens.

Oh and if I might make one more tiny request? Maybe you could actually write something on the subject yourself , you know, some personal comments, to tie it together for us slower ones.

Anyway, thank you for amending the way you post. Makes everything much easier to access


R19753
5 years ago
neverknwo

BLIZZARDS PARALYZE ALGERIAN CITY

The worst snowfalls in more than 50 years have paralysed Algeria’s capital, Algiers, and more than a third of the country, the authorities say.

The bad weather is reported to have caused at least 10 deaths and hundreds of motorists have had to be rescued from their stranded vehicles.


R19758
5 years ago
neverknwo

Energy from the Vacuum – Concepts & Principles

Sent: Tuesday, December 28, 2004 1:20 AM

Hi Carter,

At least 60 to 70% chance it was artificially induced, probably by the Yakuza acting under coordination by the FSB/KGB.

The quake occurred on Dec 25 – KGB/FSB likes to choose dates of significance, so this may have been the “Christmas gift”. Took about a day to reach the shorelines etc. and do the damage.

Needed to be able to make on demand a quake of at least 9.0 intensity, for the planned use against the U.S. Demonstrated to the FSB/KGB that the Yakuza have achieved necessary skill and training for deliberate induction of that level quake intensity successfully produced on the ocean bottom.

Also a stimulus to the U.S. with a provocative demo, to see if the U.S. recognizes what it really is. The U.S. doesn’t.

Now fits several future intended uses against the U.S. at will, including the two main ones I put into the threat paper on the website.

So I suspect it was artificially induced as a multiple-purpose test by the Yakuza, acting on instructions of the FSB/KGB.

Best wishes,
Tom

Post Modified: 01/27/05 11:32:54

R20248
5 years ago
neverknwo

28-JAN-2005 QUAKE REPORT
2005/01/28 22:37:07 34.71N 111.00W 5.0 4.0 ARIZONA
2005/01/28 19:18:51 7.99N 94.11E 19.9 5.4 NICOBAR ISLANDS, INDIA REGION
2005/01/28 17:49:40 8.07N 94.14E 30.0 5.4 NICOBAR ISLANDS, INDIA REGION
2005/01/28 17:31:58 8.02N 94.27E 30.0 4.8 NICOBAR ISLANDS, INDIA REGION
2005/01/28 17:26:18 7.98N 94.25E 30.0 4.9 NICOBAR ISLANDS, INDIA REGION
2005/01/28 17:04:53 8.18N 94.45E 30.0 4.9 NICOBAR ISLANDS, INDIA REGION
2005/01/28 15:46:44 1.15S 81.08W 10.0 6.2 OFF COAST OF ECUADOR
2005/01/28 13:26:14 36.05N 120.04W 8.9 3.0 CENTRAL CALIFORNIA
2005/01/28 13:03:26 36.05N 120.04W 9.7 4.0 CENTRAL CALIFORNIA
2005/01/28 12:37:10 8.05N 94.06E 14.1 5.4 NICOBAR ISLANDS, INDIA REGION
2005/01/28 09:26:17 1.20S 81.16W 10.0 6.1 OFF COAST OF ECUADOR
2005/01/28 08:47:18 7.98N 93.97E 30.0 5.1 NICOBAR ISLANDS, INDIA REGION
2005/01/28 08:29:46 7.88N 93.99E 20.7 5.3 NICOBAR ISLANDS, INDIA REGION
2005/01/28 07:49:18 8.07N 94.15E 30.0 5.5 NICOBAR ISLANDS, INDIA REGION
2005/01/28 06:13:26 7.98N 94.02E 30.0 5.7 NICOBAR ISLANDS, INDIA REGION
2005/01/28 06:10:31 7.94N 94.04E 42.2 5.5 NICOBAR ISLANDS, INDIA REGION
2005/01/28 03:31:27 8.19N 93.97E 30.0 5.4 NICOBAR ISLANDS, INDIA REGION
2005/01/28 03:26:28 7.95N 94.06E 30.0 4.8 NICOBAR ISLANDS, INDIA REGION
2005/01/28 02:25:05 14.17N 91.70W 79.5 4.5 GUATEMALA

2005/01/27 22:48:19 33.86N 117.74W 9.6 2.9 GREATER LOS ANGELES AREA, CA.


R20249
5 years ago
neverknwo

The Storm of all storms is coming

Well its officially coming . The Storm of the Millinium , is now pulling strength together in the North Pacific heading straight for California and continuing at a slow clip across the continental USA . Just as the last few clippers that came in that direction in the past few weeks . Look at the one Pounding the Eastern US Tonight 1/29/05 !

Downloaded an Active Destop Wallpaper Please visit for a further explanation of the features !

Look at the storm NW of California ?

Super Storm ?


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5 years ago
neverknwo

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5 years ago
neverknwo

SEISMOLOGISTS WORRIED!

Unusual events “unheard of in the history of seismology” have been recorded in the Andaman and Nicobar islands, with more than 120 such events being recorded in the last one month, according to seismologists.

The seismology department of the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre and the Earth Sciences Department of the Indian Institute of Technology here have recorded over 120 such unusual events in the islands following the December 26 earthquake measuring 8.9 on the Richter scale that triggered tsunamis which wreaked havoc in several parts of the country.


R20253
5 years ago
neverknwo

SATELLITE ZAPPED The solar explosion that sparked auroras over Europe also zapped NASA’s Gravity Probe B satellite, temporarily causing it to lose track of its guide star, IM Pegasi. Gravity Probe B is no ordinary satellite—it’s one of the most exquisite physics experiments ever attempted. Physicists are monitoring gyroscopes inside the spacecraft for wobbles that would indicate a subtle space-time vortex around Earth predicted by Einstein’s theory of relativity. Good news: Solar activity has ebbed and Gravity Probe B is back to normal.


R20254
5 years ago
neverknwo

SICKENING SOLAR FLARES Last week an X7-class solar flare from giant sunspot 720 sparked the most intense radiation storm in 15 years. “An astronaut caught outside [his spaceship] when the storm hit would’ve gotten sick,” says NASA’s chief radiation health officer. “But the dose would not have been fatal.” Get the full story from Science@NASA.


R20255
5 years ago
neverknwo

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neverknwo

R20263
5 years ago
Snark

You’re a fucking obsessed idiot. God, give it a rest.


R20265
5 years ago
Snark

You’re a fucking idiot. God, give it a rest. You don’t know a goddamn thing about science, you’re obsessed with your crackpot little theory, and you’re doing nothing but posting any article your feverish little mind thinks might be connected to the grand theory you pulled out of your ass. You’re a fucking joke, an intellectual midget.


R20306
5 years ago
whateveryousay

snak,

don’t be silly.

lighten up. have some fun.

http://www.vortexpluswater.com/free_thinking_and_free_energy.htm


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5 years ago
neverknwo

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neverknwo

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neverknwo

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neverknwo

R20375
5 years ago
neverknwo

And here is the Dire Warning: Now Visible Comet Heralds Warning of Doom to World

I don’t even know who Sorcha Fal is but I hereby dub her the
Prophetess of Doom. Omigosh, I think I need a fatty to celebrate!

Look, I searched the net to find out more about this woman, and came
up with all of these sites. What do you think?

Of course I am also going to seek out other news about this comet.

It’s a strange world folks & we must be open minded.

One thing which IS interesting is the story about the Morgan Sea
Gypsies:

Elders’ knowledge of the oceans spares Thai village from tsunami

Here are some other sites:

Tubular Midi

Unknown Energy Surges Continue to Hit Planet

Continuing Earth Changes Cripple American Submarine and Pose New Dangers for the American Continents


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5 years ago
neverknwo

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neverknwo

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neverknwo

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5 years ago
neverknwo

In every country of the world, all on a sudden the weather forecasting computer models are failing – human or extra-terrestrial hand in weather manipulation?

This is the same story echoed in every part of the world from India to America. Weather forecasting models are just failing and the variation patterns are so obvious that forecasters all over the world are scratching their heads.

World is experiencing some extreme weathers and weather forecasters in all parts of the world are just failing for reasons unknown to all.


R20525
5 years ago
neverknwo

A Miniature Star on Earth Scientists hope to build an experimental fusion reactor

Fusion reactions power the sun and stars. ITER aims to re-create that energy here on Earth by heating hydrogen gas to 100 million©C. In this inferno, hydrogen ions smash together, fuse into a larger ion—helium—and release energy. Physicists have already built reactors that can achieve fusion, but none has yet produced more energy than it consumes.

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R20648
5 years ago
neverknwo

Quake Report

2005/01/29 20:01:55 8.08N 94.16E 22.2 5.2 NICOBAR ISLANDS, INDIA REGION
2005/01/29 19:46:35 63.05N 144.02W 1.0 4.3 CENTRAL ALASKA
2005/01/29 18:20:56 5.49N 94.31E 14.9 5.2 NORTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIA
2005/01/29 16:37:09 60.12N 151.48W 45.0 4.4 KENAI PENINSULA, ALASKA
2005/01/29 14:45:33 15.68N 61.70W 10.0 4.7 LEEWARD ISLANDS
2005/01/29 07:41:29 37.89N 1.81W 1.9 4.4 SPAIN
2005/01/29 06:10:43 3.30N 93.68E 27.3 5.5 OFF W COAST OF NORTHERN SUMATRA
2005/01/29 05:44:12 13.10N 93.03E 20.0 5.6 ANDAMAN ISLANDS, INDIA REGION
2005/01/29 03:38:01 8.16N 94.23E 16.7 5.4 NICOBAR ISLANDS, INDIA REGION
2005/01/29 02:55:18 5.07N 94.71E 37.9 5.3 NORTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIA
2005/01/29 02:30:06 34.07N 141.60E 51.6 4.8 OFF EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
2005/01/29 01:50:22 7.86N 94.06E 30.0 5.1 NICOBAR ISLANDS, INDIA REGION
2005/01/29 01:38:59 34.70N 111.11W 5.0 2.5 ARIZONA
2005/01/29 01:13:44 7.31N 92.54E 34.1 5.1 NICOBAR ISLANDS, INDIA REGION


R20659
5 years ago
neverknwo

Remember giant sunspot 720?

If sunspot 720 holds together, it will turn to face Earth again in mid-February. Stay tuned.


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5 years ago
neverknwo

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neverknwo

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neverknwo

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5 years ago
neverknwo

NOTICE THE ENERGY INDUCTION RING IN COLUMBIA’s FINAL MISSION LOGO AND THE NASA LOGO?

The 80-plus experiments aboard Space Shuttle mission STS-107 represent the latest application of microgravity as a fundamental, versatile tool to gain insights in space and improve life on Earth as well as enable future space exploration

Relativistic Partial Wave Analysis Using the Velocity Basis of the Poincare Group

The velocity basis of the Poincare group is used in the direct product space of two irreducible unitary representations of the Poincare group. The velocity basis with total angular momentum j will be used for the definition of relativistic Gamow vectors

Time Asymmetric Quantum Physics

Stanford Linear Accelerator Center mission can be summarized as follows: Perform and support world-class research in high-energy physics, particle astrophysics and disciplines using synchrotron radiation. Provide accelerators, detectors, instrumentation, and support for national and international research programs in particle physics and scientific disciplines that use synchrotron radiation. Advance the art of accelerators, and accelerator-related technologies and devices through the development of new sources of high-energy particles and synchrotron radiation, plus new techniques for their scientific utilization. Transfer practical knowledge and innovative technology to the private sector. Contribute to the education of the next generation of scientists and engineers, and to the scientific awareness of the public. This scientific and educational mission will be achieved while: Maintaining a respectful workplace which promotes and supports the value of each individual. Maintaining excellence in matters of environmental concern and providing for the safety and health (ES&H) of the SLAC staff, users and the general public Revised November 27, 2000

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R20697
5 years ago
neverknwo

R20706
5 years ago
neverknwo

REMEMBER THE ENERGY INDUCTION RING MADE DURING THE CRASH OF AN AIRLINER INTO A TALL BUILDING IN THE MOVIE ‘MILLENNIUM’ , ANOTHER 9/11 DE-JA-VUE?

The humans have discovered a time-travel channel which they call “The Gate.” It was built or created by a long-gone race of humans or aliens, and left on Earth millions of years before. It has been found and now utilized by humans, to go back in time, and some day, to go forward to future time.
.

Those people who choose to work are engaged mainly in “Snatch Teams” which utilize “The Gate” to travel backwards in time to “rescue” doomed humans, those on large ships about to sink without hope for the occupants, or airplanes about to crash. These rescued humans, who of course are in much better health than any humans of the year 2989 A.D., are kept in a state of hibernation, to be sent to the distant future to repopulate an Earth that without humans will have healed itself. This is the last real hope of mankind.


R20713
5 years ago
neverknwo

FLOODING AS A MEANS OF SOCIAL ENGINEERING FOR A NEW WORLD ORDER

When you see that the pattern of past deadly storms is consistent with the U.N. Map, your eyes should be opened to the fact that our weather may be controlled and utilized to create the social engineering so desired by the U.N.

http://www.un.org/esa/

http://www.un.org/esa/sustdev/documents/agenda21/index.htm

http://www.un.org/issues/docs/d-socdev.asp

AF2025 v3c15-1 Weather as a Force Multiplier: Owning… (Ch 1) AF2025 Final Report: Vol 3; (Ch 1) Weather as a Force Multiplier: Owning the Weather in 2025…

[2025] Weather as a Force Multiplier: Owning the Weather in 2025 Title: [2025] Weather as a Force Multiplier: Owning the Weather in 2025 … Subject: Military applications of weather modification in 2025.

Owning the weather in 2025 – Military Applications of Weather TerrorAnalysis.com … WEATHER AS A FORCE MULTIPLIER: OWNING THE WEATHER IN 2025 MILITARY APPLICATIONS OF WEATHER MODIFICATION...

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THE CUTTING EDGE

NEWS BRIEF: ‘Scientists Agree: Earth Faces Mass Extinction’, CNN.com Sci/Tech, by Gary Strieker, CNN, August 23, 2002,

“(CNN) — The complex web of life on Earth, what scientists call ‘biodiversity, is in serious trouble. Biodiversity includes all living things that we depend on for our economies and our lives,’ explained Brooks Yeager, vice president of global programs at the World Wildlife Fund in Washington, D.C. ‘It’s the forests, the oceans, the coral reefs, the marine fish, the algae, the insects that make up the living world around us and which we couldn’t do without,’ he said.

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