Sunday, November 15, 2009

UNO UPDATE: Does Meteor Spashdown cause 9.0 Earthqauke and Tsunami? - Part 3

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Sample Of Solar Wind Sent To Scientists

Houston TX, (SPX) Jan 27, 2005 – NASA scientists have sent to academic
researchers an unprecedented piece of the sun gathered by the Genesis
spacecraft, enabling the start of studies to achieve the mission’s
initial science objectives.


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Major Impact Soon: Is it just a matter of time?

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“Scientists Keep Eye on Alaska Volcanoes

By Associated Press
ANCHORAGE — Scientists continue to monitor two volcanoes that the Alaska Volcano Observatory says could send dangerous ash into the air at any time.”:http://www.latimes.com/news/science/wire/sns-ap-alaska-volcanoes,1,4174104.story?coll=sns-ap-science-headlines&ctrack=2&cset=true


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COMETTEMPLE 1’

Mayan Elder Gives Surprising Prediction”:www.earthchangestv.com

Comet “Temple 1”

by Mitch Battros – ECTV

In an interview you can hear tomorrow night on the Earth Changes TV – Radio Hour, you will hear Mayan elder Carlos Barrios tell us of a surprising prediction brought forth from a meeting of Mayan elders in Guatemala. To my surprise, Carlos is telling us the “Deep Impact” space probe launched by NASA on January 12th will create unexpected consequences.

“Deep Impact” is the first space mission to probe beneath the surface of a comet and reveal the secrets of its interior. It is set to collide with “Comet Temple 1” on July 4th 2005. That’s right, the 4th of July. Is this a Hollywood stunt, or is it a prophetic indicator of things to come? On collision, the crater produced is expected to range in size from that of a house to that of a football stadium, and two to fourteen stories deep. Ice and dust debris will be ejected from the crater revealing fresh material beneath. But Mayan elders tell us than ice and dust debris is all that will occur.

NASA tells us the ice and dust debris data will be analyzed and combined with that of other NASA and international comet missions. Results from these missions will lead to a better understanding of both the solar system’s formation and implications of comets colliding with Earth.

I did ask Carlos if this is related to Hopi prophecy telling us of the “Blue Kachina”. Carlos told me he has spoke with Hopi elder Lopez. He was told it “is not” the prophesized Blue Kachina. “It is not comet Temple 1”. Carlos did tell of an escalation of earth changing events to occur as a result of this unprecedented event. It will produce some kind of shock wave which will have an unknown effect in our solar system and on planet Earth.

Mitch Battros

Producer – Earth Changes TV

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SAVE THE PLANET—CASSIOPAEAN TAKE ON TSUNAMI

Here is part of a recent session whereby the Cassiopaeans put to rest the many tsunami theories that abound. It is a shame that these newer sessions are no longer availabe to the public, except in little edited snippets, as below.

Session date: Jan 9, 2005

[...] Q: Regarding the recent earthquake and tsunami, there is a huge buzz on the net that this was not a natural phenomenon. Some say it could have been a meteor; others say it was a US nuke; others say it was India and Israel playing around in the undersea trenches. Then there is the speculation on an EM weapon of some description. The New agers are saying it was the start of the final ‘Earth Changes”. So what really caused this earthquake that happened one year minus one hour after the earthquake in Iran?

A: Pressure in earth. Not any of the proferred suggestions. But remember that the human cycle mirrors the cycle of catastrophe and human mass consciousness plays a part.

Q: In what way does mass consciousness play a part?

A: When those with higher centers are blocked from full manifestation of creative energy, that energy must go somewhere. If you cannot create “without” you create “within”.

SNIP

(from Monday 12/31/05

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“The Omega Project

...to facilitate the establishment of an ecologically sustainable New World Order.”:http://www.foundation.bw/TheOmegaProject.htm

The Vision

o A single-nation global human population of ten million by 2012 o Restoration of the biosphere to its state of five hundred years ago, within a century

The Mission

o To accomplish the Vision, by facilitating the establishment of a single-nation world government that embraces the vision.

Assessment of the Current State of the World, and a Proposed Long-Term-Sustainable Human Population

o Large human numbers and industrial activity are causing a causing a mass species extinction that is destroying many other large species, and is placing the very survival of the biosphere in jeopardy. o The current world political structure, of over two hundred sovereign nations competing to produce and consume, is a major factor contributing to the destruction of the biosphere. o The large human numbers and industrial activity are the result of tapping fossil fuels. As fossil fuels exhaust, the human population will fall back to its pre-fossil-fuel level, which is a few hundred million or less. The only real issue to address in the long term is: when human population declines at the end of fossil fuels, will there be no other large animals left on the planet. (If you don’t believe the dependence of today’s human population and the industrial world on fossil fuel, just look around you and remove, in your mind’s eye, everyone and everything that was produced using fossil fuel (as a physical input or an energy input). For most people alive on the planet today, almost everything and everybody will vanish from sight.) o The world’s oil reserves are about half gone. As production starts to decline, global war is likely, producing circumstances favorable to major world political change. o Solar energy is capable of supporting about 200 million people at a low-energy level-of-living and about 10 million people at a high-energy level-of-living. In order to maximize the likelihood of long-term sustainability of the human population and the biosphere as we know it, it is necessary for the human population to be small — much smaller than it is today. It has been proposed that a long-term sustainable population that can live in harmony with the rest of the biosphere consists of single-nation technologically advanced population of five million and a primitive (hunter-gatherer) population of five million distributed over the globe. This population is called a “minimal regret” population. Cosmologist Sir Fred Hoyle observed (in his 1966 book, October the First Is Too Late) that a long-term sustainable global human population would be on the order of ten million people. To move from the present world situation of a human population of six billion to a long-term sustainable population will involve the reduction in current human population by a factor of almost one thousand.

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FULL BRIEFING DOCUMENT

THREATS TO HUMAN FREEDOM

Note From Informant News Editor: Author of this document to remain anonymous. Author wishes reader to know that this is only a 1st draft, as yet unfinished work in progress. The Editor of Informant News convinced author of importance of this information to the public and need for timely distribution. You are encouraged to share and distribute for non-commercial purposes as far and wide as possible as long as this entire document, including this header are included.

1. INTRODUCTION

1) The purpose of this document is to provide humanity with information about hidden threats that exist to the free will and self-determination of mankind. This information describes threats from extraterrestrial societies, international organizations, and domestic shadow government activities. The implications of successful fruition of these threats are also presented along with information that must be considered when planning a strategy for resisting these threats and ultimate objectives.

2) This document attempts to expose the fact that all three sources of threats must be considered together because they are all interrelated. What may appear to be independent groups with vastly different agendas are all actually working toward the same goal of world domination and the abolishment of individual freedom for all of mankind. The only way to prevent this from happening is for humanity to become aware of the threats and respond as one people, despite how unpleasant this may be. It is morally improper to remain silent and do nothing to prevent global domination from occurring.

3) This document contains information of a serious and troubling nature that will be emotionally disturbing to sensitive individuals. Only by viewing this information from a dispassionate and discerning point of view, can the emotional reactions of anger, fear, anxiety, and depression be avoided. This document may not represent all truths from all points of view. It only presents information relevant to the preservation of Human freedom.

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Two Alaska volcanoes show signs of eruption

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) — One Alaska volcano has been emitting small bursts of ash for three weeks and another is being shaken by tremors, indicating that eruptions are possible at both within weeks, seismologists said Monday.

Mount Veniaminof on the Alaska Peninsula began spitting out ash earlier this month, and the volcano could be on the verge of a larger blowout, according to the federal-state Alaska Volcano Observatory.

The Federal Aviation Administration has imposed flight restrictions over the 7,073-foot volcano located 480 miles southwest of Anchorage. No ash had fallen Monday on the closest community, Perryville, home to 110 people and located 22 miles to the south.


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neverknwo:
a theory

since the fall of the Berlin Wall, and the subsequent fall of the Soviet Union the media has concentrated on bringing us stories of environmental catastrophe.. Now I’m not saying that we don’t have a few environmental problems, however just because we see more of these stories in the media should not lead us to the concluscion that things are getting worse.

an example: Someone in the media recieves a report from a scientist saying that somewhere between 1 and 12% of people will die because of a specific event. When the media person presents that to the public they usuall lead with the 12% figure and often neglect to mention that it is
A) an estimate
b) it is only the higher end of the estimate, which ranges almost to zero.
Why is that ?

Well, telling us that hardly any people will die does not sell newsprint, or advertizing space.

I do however suspect that the military are close to, or possibly can already, control the weather, both macro and micro. Which seems to be one of the many things that you are possibly hinting at. Sorry I haven’t gone through all that you have posted here, but life is too short.


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Human Hand behind earthquake and Tsunami?

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RE: Human Hand behind earthquake and Tsunami?
Was this an earthquake creation experiment that ran out of control?

could well have been

Many all around the world are puzzled with the fact that Tsunamis never happen in South Asia.

Just because something has never happened before is no reason to believe that it will never happen in the future

smashed the coastal lines of South and South east Asia where Tsunamis do not happen

that statement is just bullshit, disguised as fact

We do not have the answers to this

about the only true statement in the article

No matter what, it can be an experiment that went out of control. If it is not, that is the best news

lets hope for the best, shall we?


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Heaviest Snowfall Ever Hits Moscow

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A SMALL POLE SHIFT CAN PRODUCE MOST, IF NOT ALL, OF THE EARTH CHANGES

When speculating about the path of the upcoming pole shift, it makes sense to start with available scientific information on the present drift-direction of the north pole. (Data for the south pole are unavailable, but a movement direction identical to that of the north pole is assumed throughout the article). It is much harder to speculate about the distance of a pole shift than it is to estimate its direction. The approach used here is, wherever possible, to work backward from Earth-change descriptions in the Cayce readings to infer the minimum degree of pole shift that could produce those changes. Positing too large a pole shift will give outrageously improbable Earth-change results.

What we are looking for is a credible first approximation to the minimum degree of pole shift necessary to achieve all of the Earth changes predicted in Cayce’s readings. Wild speculations about pole shifts of many degrees of latitude are not necessary, and they raise more problems than they solve. Preservation of the Earth’s ice sheets, for example, cannot be accommodated by a pole shift of more than about 10 degrees. Ice in Greenland and Antarctica has been in place for more than 125,000 years, and so past pole shifts inferred from the readings could not have amounted to more than a few degrees, to preserve the ice during this period of time.


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SUN SHALL EXPLODE IF ERUPTIONS STOPPART I

Dr. Raj Baldev, Cosmo Theorist from India, said,” the secret of Sun’s existence lies in continuous eruptions, which come about normally after an interval of 10 or 11 years and also massive eruptions that occur between 4 and 23 years. Sometimes these eruptions happen after 32 years.

Dr. Raj Baldev said, “The eruptions happen according to different planetary situations. In other words, the planets also save the Sun, their master.

Dr. Raj Baldev added: “The composition of the Sun has about 71% hydrogen and 27% helium and 2% other gases. It forms a special pressure between 10 and 11 years, if this pressure is restricted within the Sun for 450 years continuously by the graviton particles or for any other reasons, and not allowed eruptions to occur , the Sun may explode in a few years. As a matter of fact, it shall explode on the pattern of the first Big Bang that occurred in the Parent Universe about 15 billion years ago.

“It is interesting to note that there is a continuous flare up after every 11 years to save the Sun from being burst into “Fireball” and the planets to live their normal life in the Solar System,” Dr. Raj Baldev said.

Cont’d. Read next : Sun shall explode if eruptions stop – Series II


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LIGHTNING BOLTS FROM NOWHERE TRIGGER EARTHQUAKES

Bolt may have triggered ‘tremor’ “:http://www.heraldsun.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,5478,12123396%255E1702,00.html

A LIGHTNING bolt may be behind reports of an earth tremor in Melbourne early this morning.

The earth may have moved for residents but experts say they did not feel a thing. Geoscience Australia, the national body which measures earthquakes, said there was no evidence of an earth tremor in Melbourne, despite radio reports of one this morning.

A spokesman for electricity supplier Powercor said the company’s theory was that the rumblings, reported to have happened about 3.08am, might have something to do with a lightning bolt that struck a power pole in Melton in Melbourne’s west.

The lightning blew the 6m pole and an attached transformer to bits, leaving nothing more than a stump, the spokesman said.

(SNIP)

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ANTARCTIC ICE SHEET IS AN ‘AWAKENED GIANT’

The massive west Antarctic ice sheet, previously assumed to be stable, is starting to collapse, scientists warned on Tuesday.

Antarctica contains more than 90% of the world’s ice, and the loss of any significant part of it would cause a substantial sea level rise. Scientists used to view Antarctica as a “slumbering giant”, said Chris Rapley, from the British Antarctic Survey, but now he sees it as an “awakened giant”.


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GUAM HIT BY EARTHQUAKE AND VOLCANIC HAZE HIT BY EARTHQUAKE AND VOLCANIC HAZE


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10 THINGS WE MIGHT MISTAKENLY TAKE FOR GRANTED

1.) That our heart will beat.
2.) That we will be able to keep breathing.
3.) That the sun will shine.
4.) That gravity will hold us down.
5.) That there is always tomorrow.
6.) That God will be there whenever we get around to it.
7.) That rain will eventually nourish the land.
8.) That our friends will not become our enemies.
9.) That our drinking water is safe.
10.) That we can sleep when we are tired.

Any care to add to the list?


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Fireball seen over Madrid\

MADRID (AFP) – Residents of the area near Madrid airport reported seeing a ball of fire explode and disintregrate in skies over the Spanish capital overnight, security services said.

Emergency services received telephone calls about 10:30 pm (2130 GMT) Thursday reporting the object, described by some callers as looking like a meteorite, which was seen exploding and disintegrating.


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Orbital Overload: Space Debris Crowds the Not-So-Friendly Skies

As dump-sites go, there’s nothing quite like Earth orbit: Totally gone or near-dead spacecraft, spent motor casings and rocket stages, all the way down to pieces of solid propellant, insulation, and paint flakes. Toss in for good measure thousands of frozen bits of still-radioactive nuclear reactor coolant dribbling from a number of aged Russian radar satellites.

Here’s the heavenly clutter count as of December 29, 2004.

There were 9,233 objects large enough to be tracked and catalogued by the USSTRATCOM Space Surveillance Network. Of this total there were 2,927 payloads, along with 6,306 object classed as rocket bodies and debris.

That’s the stats as listed in the January issue of The Orbital Debris Quarterly News, issued by the NASA Johnson Space Center Orbital Debris Program Office in Houston, Texas.


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New NASA Imagery Sheds Additional Perspectives on Tsunami Newly released imagery from three NASA spaceborne instruments/missions sheds valuable insights into the Indian Ocean tsunami that resulted from the magnitude 9 earthquake southwest of Sumatra on December 26.

The data are from the Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer and Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer instruments on NASA’s Terra spacecraft, as well as from the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission.


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Freak Snows Hit Australia – Is the Day After HERE?

Art Bell and Whitley Strieber’s book, which spawned the movie Day After Tomorrow may sound like fiction to skeptics, but the premise of period of global weather extrmes was proven out today in the land down under. From a reader in Australia, this just in:

“Rain/Floods/SNOW/freezing temps in height of summer, 36c one day, 12c max the next. Yesterday we had the lowest ever temps in Melbourne, around 12c, even colder than many July winter days, and just the day before it was 32-36 stinking HOT (near 100F). news.com.au , abc.net.au , heraldsun.com.au

No these are not July images, this is Feb summer

This at a time when Moscow is recovering from 7-feet of snow – after a warm spell that got bears coming out of hibernation.


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Guam residents report volcanic ash sickness

There are now 1,500 volcanoes popping off around the world. Most concerning? Remember the area out by Guam where that sub ran into a previously uncharted undersea mountain a few weeks back?

Well, today people are going into hospitals there due to volcanic ash and dust!More Details

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‘The Nephilim’ explains ancient pyramids, future events

“In the introduction of the hot-selling work, Heron delves into the history of the pyramids and other fascinating structures that have proven “astronomical significance” – facts that have been written about before.

In Heron’s book, however, he goes to the questions of who built the structures, how they acquired such mathematical and astronomical knowledge, and what advanced technology was used in the construction.

Heron’s book begins with an analysis of the mathematical phenomena surrounding the pyramids – for example, the fact that the length of each side of the Great Pyramid at the base is 365.2422 Hebrew cubits, the exact number of days in the solar year, including the extra day for each leap year. He also points out how four long, narrow passageways in the pyramid point to specific stars in the sky and that ancient monuments in Mexico and Cambodia have similar celestial connections to the same four stars.

Next, Heron takes the reader to the Genesis text that talks of the ‘sons of God,’ citing other uses of the term in the Bible. He says the term is comparable to the mention of angels, whom Heron says should more accurately be called ‘agents’ or ‘messengers.’

Heron then goes back to Genesis 6, citing verse 2: The sons of God saw the daughters of men that they were fair; and they took them wives of all that they chose.

Writes Heron: What this verse is implying is that these ‘sons of God,’ who were created spirit beings, had intercourse with ordinary human women and produced children. But these were no ordinary offspring.”:http://www.worldnetdaily.com/news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=42637

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Guam Rocked By Earthquake; Tsunami Fears Sweep Island

POSTED: 6:03 pm PST February 2, 2005

SAIPAN, Northern Mariana Islands — A magnitude 6.3 earthquake jolted the Northern Marianas and Guam on Wednesday, but seismologists assured terrified residents that the quake wouldn’t generate a tsunami.


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Yesterday the wierd funnel cloud like smoke trail around the sun was very bizzare.

What is this funnel looking, N to S straight line cloud mesh over America???

Even when the images update it’s still there, so it can’t be an isolated transmission problem.

OK all you scientists (pseudo?) what you think??? ... have a happy day today anyway!


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“The cyclonic pattern of the storm off Japan gives me concern as this is not the “proper” season for such weather. But then, almost any of the radar loops you pick will show some kind of oddity in the cloud patterns. I’ve been noticing cyclonic patterns all over, but no “official” weather announcements that these are cyclonic has been made, as far as I can find.”:http://www.weather.com/maps/geography/pacific/index_large_animated.html

(‘Day after Tommorrow’) SUPER VORTEX CYCLIC SYSTEM SLAMS INTO JAPAN AFTER EARTHQUAKE CAUSES WINTER WEATHER CHAOS

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ANOTHER SUPER CYCLIC VOTEX STORM FORMING IN ATLANTIC!


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“Solar activity disrupts radio communication and crashes satellites

It is possible to say now that the Sun will cause a mess on Earth in the near future?”:http://english.pravda.ru/science/19/94/377/14910_solar.html

Powerful bursts on the Sun have become quite frequent lately. Planet Earth was seized with a strong magnetic storm several days ago, which measured almost the maximum on the 0-9 scale. Proton currents were especially intensive in the European part of Russia. Common people’s interest in the solar activity is not limited to the desire of having a good tan. The activity of the Sun may result in bad health, headaches, and blood pressure surges. It may also disrupt radio and satellite communication, or lead to technical malfunctions in the work of devices possessing strong electromagnetic fields.


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EARTHQUAKE AFTERSHOCKS TOP 500

[World News]: DENVER, Feb. 2 : More than 500 aftershocks have now struck the Indian Ocean area where a giant earthquake hit on Dec. 26.

Data from the U.S. National Earthquake Information Center, which is continually updated, now show 516 signficant aftershocks have hit the area, consisting of the northern tip of the large Indonesian island of Sumatra, and the Nicobar and Andaman islands to the northwest, which are the territory of India.

Four moderate quakes joined the list Wednesday, ranging from magnitude 4.7 to magnitude 5.1. The original event registered magnitude 9.0 on the Richter scale, making it the world’s largest earthquake in 40 years, one that generated a series of tsunamis around the Indian Ocean basin, powerful waves that killed about 250,000 people.


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HAARP TICKLES UPPER ATMOSPHERE

First Artificial Neon Sky Show Created


By shooting intense radio beams into the night sky, researchers created a modest neon light show visible from the ground. The process is not well understood, but scientists speculate it could one day be employed to light a city or generate celestial advertisements.

Researchers with the High Frequency Active Auroral Research Program (HAARP) project in Alaska tickled the upper atmosphere to the extent that it glowed with green speckles.

The speckles were sprinkled amid a natural display known as the aurora borealis, or Northern Lights. The aurora occurs when electrons from a cloud of hot gas, known as plasma, rain down from space and excite molecules in the ionosphere, about 30 miles (50 kilometers) up.

The HAARP experiment involves acres of antennas and a 1 megawatt generator. The scientists sent radio pulses skyward every 7.5 seconds, explained team leader Todd Pederson of the Air Force Research Laboratory.

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3.0 quake under Whidbey Island
Seattle Post Intelligencer, WA – 1 hour ago
OAK HARBOR, Wash. — A small earthquake under south Whidbey Island was widely felt Thursday morning from Mount Vernon to north Seattle. ...

3.0 earthquake shakes north Puget Sound
Seattle Times, WA – 3 hours ago
By KING5.com. WHIDBEY ISLAND — A 3.0 magnitude earthquake shook the north Puget Sound area early today, jolting many Whidbey Island …


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ABNORMAL WEATHER / GLOBAL WARMING / CLIMATE CHANGE / NEW ICE AGE

Dramatic change in West Antarctic ice could produce 16ft rise in sea levels

African Poor to Bear Brunt of Global Warming Crisis

Storms a ‘warning’ of future climate change

Evidence indicates climate change already here

EARTHQUAKES

More than 200 aftershocks keep Andamans tense after tsunami

Homes damaged as new earthquakes jolt Indonesia

Moderate quake shakes northern Japan

FLOODING

Indians learn to cope with worsening annual floods

COLD / ICE / AVALANCHES / SNOW

Hotter world may freeze Britain

VOLCANOES

KAMCHATKA VOLCANO SPILLS MUD

HEAT / FIRES

Experts say wet winter can increase wildfire dangers

MARINE RELATED / OCEAN THEME / TSUNAMIS
One sixth of Bangladesh may be lost to rising sea

POWER-OUTAGES

Thousands without power after storms sweep Sydney

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High-energy beam illuminates the mystery of the northern lights.\

What better way to investigate the delicate beauty of the ‘northern lights’ than by blasting them with radio waves?

Scientists working in Alaska have used such waves to make speckles of green light twinkle within the aurora borealis. The technique could help them to clear up the enigma of what causes the pulsating natural light shows.

“We were very surprised to see a significant effect,” says Todd Pedersen, a member of the Air Force Research Laboratory at Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts. The researchers had thought they would need statistics to pick out any effect from the radio waves. In fact, the sparkles were visible to the naked eye.

Radio waves cause speckles in the aurora by jiggling electrons.

© Nature


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“OH OH UNO NEVERKNWO ABOUT THE NWO

In a 17-mile tunnel deep beneath the Earth, the search for the God particle”:http://www.guardian.co.uk/life/science/story/0,12996,1404514,00.html

The only traffic passing through this tunnel when it opens for business will be high energy beams of subatomic particles. By smashing the particles together, scientists want to recreate conditions found in the earliest moments of the universe, billionths of a second after the Big Bang. By peering at what emerges, they hope to better understand the 14bn years that followed.

Professor Ken Peach, a physicist at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory near Oxford, said: “We have a description of what goes on in the universe but what we don’t have is an explanation. A description says this is how things appear, an explanation says this is how things have to be.”

This is the shadowy domain of particle physics and the giant experiment taking shape in the tunnel is called the Large Hadron Collider. It is the brainchild of physicists at Cern, the pan-European physics laboratory that celebrated its 50th anniversary last year and created the world wide web, but is best known in some circles for inventing technology used in a plot to blow up the Vatican in the Dan Brown bestseller Angels and Demons.

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“Expected Earthquake, Volcanic or Storm Activity
for the Next 1-5 Days

Are YOU Prepared?”:http://www.millennium-ark.net/Reports/041222.EQ.warning/050201.Deyo.EQs.html#Anchor-11481

February 1, 2005
By Stan Deyo,
http://standeyo.com

Major areas of interest: the Juan de Fuca plate and eastward is still the biggest concern today which includes Mt. St. Helens and Mt. Rainier. Despite recent information to the contrary, Mt. St. Helens is rumbling and pressure continues to build. There appears to be increased rumbling at Crater Lake in Oregon. The southeast coast of South America appears to have quake activity building in two places. Panama and Ecuador are still in stress (in spite of the fact that the USGS has failed to report over 300 earthquakes [4.0+] in this region over the last 12 days.) See Tremors Off Ecuador Coast Suggest a Major Quake in Making and Ecuador Quake Fears After Hundreds of Tremors Hit

(DEYO NOTE: Ecuador’s Geophysics Institute at the National Polytechnic School, does not list quakes on a daily basis as does the USGS and other entitities, but when there are significant events, they post them in PDFs. You can view the majority of these 300 Ecuadorian earthquakes in two PDS here and here.)

New Zealand can also look for more activity in the Wellington area.

I strongly advise watching the Pacific Northwest for increased seismic activity for the next five days.

Stan’s analysis shows areas of possible earthquake or volcanic activity, or extreme storm conditions for the next 1 to 5 days. Pay particular attention to areas marked by white circles. The continuous yellow line denotes plate tectonic boundaries as well as the Ring of Fire. Click here for raw data of NCODA map. Raw data show the bright blue and bright yellow spots much more clearly. Go to Stan’s Hits and Misses.


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neverknwo

U.S. Geological Survey, Vancouver, Washington
University of Washington, Pacific Northwest Seismograph Network, Seattle, Washington

Wednesday, February 2, 2005 10:00 a.m. PST (1800 UTC)

MOUNT ST. HELENS UPDATE

Current status is Volcano Advisory (Alert Level 2); aviation color code ORANGE

Growth of the new lava dome inside the crater of Mount St. Helens continues, accompanied by low rates of seismicity, low emissions of steam and volcanic gases, and minor production of ash. During such eruptions, episodic changes in the level of activity can occur over days to months. The eruption could also intensify suddenly or with little warning and produce explosions that cause hazardous conditions within several miles of the crater and farther downwind. Small lahars could suddenly descend the Toutle River if triggered by heavy rain or by interaction of hot rocks with snow and ice. These lahars pose a negligible hazard below the Sediment Retention Structure (SRS) but could pose a hazard along the river channel upstream.

Potential ash hazards:Wind forecasts from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), coupled with eruption models, show that ash clouds that rise above the crater rim today would drift eastward.

Recent observations: Several crews worked in the field yesterday. Installation of one continuous GPS station on the south flank was completed and installation of another on the southwest flank was started by UNAVCO and USGS personnel. An existing GPS station on the upper west flank was repaired, as was the DomeCam at the mouth of the crater. Geologists got good views and photographs of the crater and new lava dome and vertical aerial photographs were obtained from which a new digital elevation model (DEM) will be created. Extrusion of the new lava dome continues. Weather permitting tomorrow we will deploy by helicopter a new GPS and seismic instrument package (“spyder”) on the new lava dome and conduct a thermal-imaging flight.

For additional information, background, images, and other graphics: http://vulcan.wr.usgs.gov/Volcanoes/MSH/Eruption04/

For seismic information: http://www.pnsn.org/HELENS/welcome.html

For a definition of alert levels: http://vulcan.wr.usgs.gov/Volcanoes/Cascades/CurrentActivity/volcano_warning_scheme.html

For a webcam view of the volcano: http://www.fs.fed.us/gpnf/volcanocams/msh/

Telephone recordings with the latest update on Mount St. Helens and phone contacts for additional information can be heard by calling:

Media (360) 891-5180

General public (360) 891-5202


R22007
5 years ago
neverknwo

ASTEROID 2004 MN4 ONLY 22,600 MILES FROM EARTH’S CENTRE”: http://neo.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news149.html

Of course, if it’s going to hit, it’s going to hit, and yes, it is still 24 years from now. Lots of time for things to change, for better or worse. And yet the sheer nearness of this encounter still seems startling to me.

From spaceweather.com:

ASTEROID ENCOUNTER: There’s no danger of a collision, but on April 13, 2029, asteroid 2004 MN4 will come awfully close to Earth. You’ll be able to see the 320m-wide space rock glowing like a 3rd magnitude star as it passes only 30,000 km above our planet’s surface—closer than many satellites. Mark your calendar!

From NASA’s site:

Paul Chodas, Steve Chesley, Jon Giorgini and Don Yeomans
NASA’s Near Earth Object Program Office
February 3, 2005

Radar observations taken at the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico on January 27, 29, and 30 have significantly improved our estimate for the orbit of asteroid 2004 MN4 and changed the circumstances of the Earth close approach in 2029. On April 13, 2029, the predicted trajectory now passes within 5.7 Earth radii (36,350 km or 22,600 miles) of the Earth’s center – just below the altitude of geosynchronous Earth satellites. However, an Earth collision in 2029 is still ruled out. The asteroid’s motion subsequent to the 2029 Earth close approach is very sensitive to the circumstances of the close approach itself and a number of future Earth close approaches will be monitored as additional observations are received. However, our current risk analysis for 2004 MN4 indicates that no subsequent Earth encounters in the 21st century are of concern.

In the accompanying diagrams, the most likely trajectory of asteroid 2004 MN4 is shown as a blue line that passes near the Earth on 13 April 2029. The second of the two figures is an enlarged view of the Earth close approach circumstances. Since the asteroid’s position in space is not perfectly known at that time, the white dots at right angles to the blue line are possible alternate positions of the asteroid. Neither the nominal position of the asteroid, nor any of its possible alternative positions, touches the Earth, effectively ruling out an Earth impact in 2029. Based on unpublished albedo contraints, the diameter of the object is about 320 meters. At the time of the closest approach, the asteroid will be a naked eye object (3.3 mag.) traveling rapidly (42 degrees per hour!) through the constellation of Cancer. On average, one would expect a similarly close Earth approach by an asteroid of this size only every 1300 years or so.

Continued:


R22118
5 years ago
neverknwo

Things That Make the Earth Go Hm

The Earth hums. Although inaudible to human ears, powerful ocean waves produce a quasi-harmonic humming sound in the ground that can be detected just about anywhere with seismometers.

Long dismissed as “background noise” by seismologists, a new look at this constant hum is opening a window on ocean activity, providing insight into the Earth’s structure that may one day be used to give advance warning of earthquakes.

Earth’s Tides Set Off Quakes

After 100 years of speculation, scientists have finally found proof that strong tides can trigger earthquakes.

The link was confirmed by a trio of researchers at the University of California at Los Angeles and the National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Prevention in Japan. Using historical earthquake records and satellite-based observations of tides, the researchers found that large earthquakes near certain types of faults along coastlines were three times more likely to occur during high tides than low tides


R22257
5 years ago
neverknwo

Heavy Snowfall and Blizzards Kill Four People Cause State of Emergency in Bulgaria, Strand Motorists in Romania

VIENNA, Austria (AP) – Winter storms and avalanches in parts of central and eastern Europe killed at least four people and left three missing, and authorities in Bulgaria declared a state of emergency Friday.


R22260
5 years ago
neverknwo

Lava lights up new spots on Hawaiian coast Fiery shows wow onlookers Fiery lava from Kilauea in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park enters the Pacific Ocean at dawn Wednesday.

Updated: 1:47 p.m. ET Feb. 3, 2005VOLCANO, Hawaii – Lava from Kilauea volcano began dropping into the ocean at two new points this week, treating visitors to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park to a fiery show.


R22379
5 years ago
neverknwo

R22381
5 years ago
neverknwo

The day the Earth was squeezed and the pole shifted

Data indicates that Earth’s north rotational pole is moving beyond the historic limits of the path described by Chandler’s wobble. There is significant expectation of an accelerating pole shift. You should monitor this website daily for current pole-position updates, information and analysis.

Post Modified: 02/05/05 02:05:48

R22395
5 years ago
FreaK

man you are out to lunch.


R22396
5 years ago
FreaK

what are you looking for? Excuses to panic? If the earsth is about to destroy itself then you needn’t be wasting you time on an online bulletin board. Go hug a tree, it’‘l do more good. If you’re right you may not have too much time left to enjoy our little corner of the universe.

Life’s too short for a lot of things. And one of those is definitely scare mongering, and another is spending all day everyday looking for reasons you’re going to die tomorrow. As the cliche italian saying goes; faggedaboudit! Live your life.


R22654
5 years ago
neverknwo

FreaK-

POETIC JUSTICE!

The final unravelling of the universe

It might collapse in a big crunch, or it could end more violently in a big rip. A drift into darkness is an option, but even that could get pretty exciting
THE future’s not what it used to be. Cosmologists were once confident they knew how the universe would end: it would just fade away. An ever colder, ever dimmer cosmos would slowly wind down until there were only cinders where the stars once shone. But that’s history.

The latest research suggests many different possible futures. Cosmic cycles of death and rebirth might be on the cards, or a very peculiar end when the vacuum of space suddenly turns into something altogether different. The universe might collapse back in on itself in a big crunch. Or we could be in for an even more violent end, called the big rip. The slow drift into darkness is still a contender, but fear not: that long night could be a lot more interesting than you might think – imagine the cosmos filled with giant diamonds and you’ll have an inkling of where we …


R22658
5 years ago
neverknwo

Quake Update:

Active Day Yesterday for Quakes.

2005/02/05 18:43:30 37.40N 121.49W 7.0 4.4 NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
2005/02/05 18:13:44 27.38N 140.09E 333.0 4.5 BONIN ISLANDS, JAPAN REGION
2005/02/05 17:35:46 8.12N 94.19E 30.0 5.9 NICOBAR ISLANDS, INDIA REGION
2005/02/05 13:30:04 63.16N 151.52W 10.0 3.6 CENTRAL ALASKA
2005/02/05 12:23:15 5.36N 123.23E 486.3 7.1 CELEBES SEA
2005/02/05 08:00:28 8.12N 94.13E 18.4 5.4 NICOBAR ISLANDS, INDIA REGION
2005/02/05 04:33:17 2.28N 95.16E 27.2 5.1 SIMEULUE, INDONESIA
2005/02/05 04:09:52 2.45N 95.02E 30.0 5.0 SIMEULUE, INDONESIA
2005/02/05 04:03:13 2.26N 95.03E 30.0 5.9 SIMEULUE, INDONESIA
2005/02/05 03:34:25 16.04N 145.77E 137.5 6.6 ANATAHAN REG, N. MARIANA ISLANDS
2005/02/05 03:25:22 9.71S 122.51E 75.5 4.5 SAVU SEA
2005/02/05 03:07:07 10.13N 93.10E 30.0 4.7 ANDAMAN ISLANDS, INDIA REGION
2005/02/05 01:58:10 13.44N 92.82E 30.0 4.7 ANDAMAN ISLANDS, INDIA REGION
2005/02/05 01:16:38 36.72N 141.74E 19.9 4.7 NEAR EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN


R22660
5 years ago
neverknwo

SUMATRA QUAKE SHAKES UP ALASKAN VOLCANO

Energy from the giant Sumatra earthquake traveled 7,000 miles to shake up an Alaska volcano.

Mount Wrangell experienced “a small flurry of events” about one hour after the magnitude 9.0 earthquake struck off the coast of Sumatra on Dec. 26, 2004, according to John Sanchez of the Alaska Volcano Observatory. Sanchez checked out a number of Alaska volcanoes for increased activity following the giant earthquake and he found that Mt. Wrangell, a 14,163-foot volcano about 50 miles east of Copper Center, shook with at least 12 tiny earthquakes as the energy waves from across the globe passed through the mountain during a 10 minute-period.


R22662
5 years ago
neverknwo

——- Original Message ——-
From:
To:
Sent: Saturday, February 05, 2005 8:08 AM
Subject: Earthquake Watch by Stan Deyo

Feb.3, 2005/

‘Stan Deyo reports major areas of interest: The Juan de Fuca plate and eastward is still the biggest concern today which includes Mt. St. Helens and Mt. Rainier. Despite recent information to the contrary, Mt. St. Helens IS rumbling and pressure continues to build. There appears to be increased rumbling at Crater Lake in Oregon. The southeast coast of South America appears to have quake activity building in two places. Panama and Ecuador are still in stress (in spite of the fact that the USGS has failed to report over 300 earthquakes [4.0+] in this region over the last 12 days.) NOTE: Ecuador’s Geophysics Institute at the National Polytechnic School, does not list quakes on a daily basis as does the USGS and other entities, but when there are significant events, they post them in PDF’s. New Zealand can also look for more activity in the Wellington area. [see Deyo maps dated to Feb. 3, 2005 on his website]

NOTICE: As Feb. 1, 2005 ACODA Data has been
unavailable to Stan Deyo from the US Navy’s
FNMOC site. Deyo will upload new maps when
information is again available to him.


R22663
5 years ago
neverknwo

“40 DAYS AND 40 NIGHTS

Matthew 24:37 But as the days of Noah were, so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.

Genesis 8:6 And it came to pass at the end of forty days, that Noah opened the window of the ark which he had made:
Genesis 8:7 And he sent forth a raven, which went forth to and fro, until the waters were dried up from off the earth.
Genesis 8:8 Also he sent forth a dove from him, to see if the waters were abated from off the face of the ground;
Genesis 8:9 But the dove found no rest for the sole of her foot, and she returned unto him into the ark, for the waters were on the face of the whole earth: then he put forth his hand, and took her, and pulled her in unto him into the ark.
Genesis 8:10 And he stayed yet other seven days; and again he sent forth the dove out of the ark;
Genesis 8:11 And the dove came in to him in the evening; and, lo, in her mouth was an olive leaf plucked off: so Noah knew that the waters were abated from off the earth.
Genesis 8:12 And he stayed yet other seven days; and sent forth the dove; which returned not again unto him any more.
“:http://www.goroadachi.com/etemenanki/

February 4, 2005, marks exactly 40 days after the Asian ‘Great Flood’ (Dec. 26). This is symbolically significant because, as already talked about in the comments/forum, the _expression ’40 days and 40 nights’ found in the Book of Genesis cannot be separated from the story of Noah’s Flood, or more generally the notion of the ‘Ark’ – Noah’s and Moses’. Just as the rain of the Great Flood continued for ‘forty days and forty nights’ (Genesis 7:4, 12, 17, 8:6), Moses is said to have stayed with ‘God’ on Mount Sinai for ‘forty days and forty nights’ (Exodus 24:18, 34:28) receiving the Ten Commandments for which the Ark of the Covenant would be constructed.

This closely interacts with what I previously discussed regarding how the ‘Great Flood’ symbolism has now set the stage for Noah’s dove coming back after the deluge with an olive branch to signal the end of the flood. It was at dawn on January 31 that my last, lengthy piece was posted here in which I associated the olive with among other things the coming of the next Pope – and this was only hours before we started hearing about the Pope’s illness in the news.

Post Modified: 02/05/05 21:21:51

R22759
5 years ago
neverknwo

SOMETHING’S COMING

Something’s coming. Witness this photo taken by the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) on February 5th. Magnetic loops of hot-glowing gas surging above the sun’s eastern limb are a telltale sign of sunspots just around the bend. Are they big ones? We’ll find out in the days ahead as the sun’s rotation turns them toward Earth.

The mystery ‘spot could be an old friend: giant sunspot 720. Last month, while it was facing Earth, sunspot 720 unleashed five X-class solar flares. One of those blasts sparked bright auroras over Europe and an intense proton storm on the Moon.


R22763
5 years ago
neverknwo

R22769
5 years ago
neverknwo

Paradoxes of Time Travel

‘So how does all of this relate to time travel?

As we discussed earlier, the theory of relativity states that as the velocity of an object nears the speed of light, time slows down.

Scientists have discovered that even at the speeds of the space shuttle, astronauts can travel a few nanoseconds into the future. To understand this, picture two people, person A and person B. Person A stays on Earth, while person B takes off in a spacecraft. At takeoff, their watches are in perfect sync. The closer person B’s spacecraft travels to the speed of light, the slower time will pass for person B (relative to person A). If person B travels for just a few hours at 50 percent the speed of light and returns to Earth, it will be obvious to both people that person A has aged much faster than person B. This difference in aging is because time passed much faster for person A than person B, who was traveling closer to the speed of light. Many years might have passed for person A, while person B experienced a time lapse of just a few hours. Find out more about this twin paradox in How Special Relativity Works.


R22771
5 years ago
neverknwo

“Apocalypse now: how mankind is sleepwalking to the end of the Earth

Floods, storms and droughts. Melting Arctic ice, shrinking glaciers, oceans turning to acid. The world’s top scientists warned last week that dangerous climate change is taking place today, not the day after tomorrow. You don’t believe it?”:http://news.independent.co.uk/world/environment/story.jsp?story=608209


R22773
5 years ago
neverknwo


Revelation 9:1 And the fifth angel sounded, and I saw a star fall from heaven unto the earth: and to him was given the key of the bottomless pit.
Revelation 9:2 And he opened the bottomless pit; and there arose a smoke out of the pit, as the smoke of a great furnace; and the sun and the air were darkened by reason of the smoke of the pit.


“The Black Hole Next Door

Mighty particle collisions may bring black holes to venues near you”:http://www.sciencenews.org/articles/20020323/bob9.asp

If those searches fail, however, physicists at a powerful new collider expected to begin operating in 2007 would be next in line to claim the prize for being first to observe a black hole. In this case, tiny black holes would form as an aftermath of superhigh-energy, head-on collisions between protons. Some theorists think that black holes might even show up on the first day of operation of the so-called Large Hadron Collider now under construction near Geneva. But if the exotic objects don’t appear then or later, even their absence may teach scientists important lessons about the nature of the universe.

Post Modified: 02/06/05 11:27:15

R22803
5 years ago
neverknwo

MALAYSIA ISSUE TSUNAMI WARNING

Thousands of Malaysians in Sabah state are returning home after fleeing to higher ground when the country issued its first tsunami alert.

The warning came after an undersea earthquake in neighbouring Philippines and resulted in panic and traffic jams among locals and tourists.

The Malaysian government says it will have an official tsunami warning system in place by the end of the year.

The sea between the Philippines and Malaysia is one area to be monitored


R22845
5 years ago
neverknwo

Controlling the Gravity – the most sophisticated weapon research initiatives of creating artificial mini-black holes

Every advanced country at this time is focusing their military research on controlling the gravity. The concept of superconductor is allowing scientists and technologists in creating the electromagnetic flux needed to produce the directional force that provides the anti-gravity or increased-gravity effects.

If gravity can be controlled, then all the contemporary military hardware and ammunition can become obsolete. The most sophisticated weapons research initiatives really hinges on creating the anti-gravity or increased gravity effects.


R22925
5 years ago
neverknwo

Corkscrew Meteor Mystery

While photographing the recently discovered comet Machholz the other night, Jimmy Westlake’s mind wandered back to a mystery that’d been bugging him for years. On Jan. 1, 1986, he was photographing another comet, Halley’s, through his homemade 8-inch reflecting telescope.

“About one minute into the exposure, I watched a meteor zip through the field of the telescope,” said Westlake, a professor of physical sciences at Colorado Mountain College in Steamboat Springs, CO. “I stopped the exposure at two minutes.”


R22927
5 years ago
neverknwo

Forces of Creation: Black Holes Spark Star Formation

New observations portray black holes as Jekyll and Hyde characters. They can be creators as well as destroyers.

The classic view of black holes conjures images of gas and stars and even light being swallowed. That’s why they’re black. But when black holes feed, they create powerful high-speed jets that race at nearly light-speed into surrounding space.

Like a jolt of electricity breathing life into Frankenstein’s monster, a black hole’s jets can ignite star formation.


R22928
5 years ago
neverknwo

Doorstep Astronomy: See Scorching Sirius

As darkness descends this week, cast a glance over toward the east-southeast and you will see a brilliant, bluish-white star scintillating just above the horizon. You’ll be looking at the brightest star in the sky, the Dog Star, Sirius.

Sirius is the brightest star of the constellation Canis Major, which is Latin for the “Greater Dog.” Among all the visible stars, Sirius is one of only four stars of negative magnitude (-1.44). The lower the figure of magnitude, the brighter the star.

Of the 21 brightest stars, twelve are considered to be of first magnitude, and five are of zero magnitude. But only Arcturus, Alpha Centauri, Canopus and Sirius are bright enough to be assigned a magnitude value lower than zero, or of a negative magnitude.


R23511
5 years ago
neverknwo

A Mysterious Streak Above Hawaii

What in heavens-above was that? Not everything seen on the night sky is understood. The Night Sky Live (NSL) project keeps its global array of continuously updating web cameras (CONCAMs) always watching the night sky. On the night of 2004 December 17, the fisheye CONCAM perched on top of an active volcano in Haleakala, Hawaii, saw something moving across the night sky that remains mysterious. The NSL team might have disregarded the above streak as unconfirmed, but the Mauna Kea CONCAM on the next Hawaiian island recorded the same thing. The NSL team might then have disregarded the streak as a satellite, but no record of it was found in the heavens-above.com site that usually documents bright satellite events. If you think you have a reasonable explanation for the streak, please contribute to the on-line discussion. Current candidates include a known satellite that was somehow missed by heavens-above, a recently launched rocket, and a passing space rock. Volunteers are solicited by the NSL project to help monitor the operability of each NSL CONCAM, including looking for interesting anomalies such as this. Disclosure: Robert Nemiroff collaborates on both the NSL and APOD projects.


R23520
5 years ago
neverknwo

Snow blizzards sweep Holy Land

Some countries in Mideast blessed with snow showers, heavy rain after years of drought. AMMAN – Snow showers, heavy rain and high winds gripped the Holy Land and Middle East countries on Tuesday, paralysing life in some areas but also bringing welcome relief to drought-hit regions.

Snow fell in the Jordanian capital and most regions of the desert kingdom, blocking off several roads into Amman, where schools kept their doors shut and police advised residents to stay indoors.


R23522
5 years ago
neverknwo

The UFO Phenomenon — Seeing Is Believing

On Feb. 24, “Peter Jennings Reporting: UFOs — Seeing Is Believing” takes a fresh look at the UFO phenomenon. “As a journalist,” says Jennings, “I began this project with a healthy dose of skepticism and as open a mind as possible. After almost 150 interviews with scientists, investigators and with many of those who claim to have witnessed unidentified flying objects, there are important questions that have not been completely answered — and a great deal not fully explained.”

Post Modified: 02/08/05 10:53:13

R23532
5 years ago
neverknwo

ONLINE COSMIC RAYSMOSCOW NEUTRON MONITOR

When the screen has loaded run your cursor over the graph.

Weird message from who and what indeed do they knwo?


R23547
5 years ago
neverknwo

“Brown Dwarfs may form mini solar systems. Like Saturn?

The brown dwarf, as it is known, is a cosmically lukewarm ball of gas that straddles the definition between planet and star.

Strange Miniature ‘Solar Systems’ Revealed

Planet or Asteroid?”:http://space.com/scienceastronomy/miniature_solarsys_050207.html

Post Modified: 02/09/05 17:21:24

R23607
5 years ago
neverknwo

R23692
5 years ago
neverknwo

Breaking News: Floods in Venezuela

The Guaire river that crosses Caracas from West to East has overflow in various areas: reportedly parts of Antimano, Juan Pablo II, Petare, La California Sur, Plaza Venezuela, Bello Monte and Rio de Janeiro have been inundated. There have been landslides in the Caracas – La Guaira highway.


R23919
5 years ago
neverknwo

A GOOD WIZARD FREES COSMIC FORCES

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Give Lucifer a bad name and then keep him all to yourself – so reads the Illuminati manual for co-opting cosmic forces. All anyone needs to do is throw out a symbol and have in mind specifically what it means. This thought immediately gains momentum thereby drawing through the gateway appropriate matching energies.

War is when two or more of these symbolic generators come in to conflict. Bashing each other, they forget that humanity is beyond the archetypes of the psychic plane. With most of each day being spent in the quagmire of the world and the drudgery of the mind, anything fantastic seems overwhelming. A good wizard can assure you that transcendence of the 4th dimension is not only possible, but merely a skipping stone’s distance if seen from the perspective of the moon. Swimming upstream isn’t so bad once you get the knack.

Primal – Emotions – Mind – Holy Spirit – Atman – Aum – Nirvana

Some of the Indigo Children/Transcending Souls/Awakening Star Seeds have to balance down. With an open EYE they see more than their mind can translate based on the tiny lessons of one small life in a body. People who go crazy from LSD suffer from a similar fate. Staring at the face of God, your head could burst into flames.

Step by step and moment to moment, we arrive consciously at the glory we have glimpsed in our highest perceptions. Nobody is going anywhere. The outside catastrophe is just to remind us of the urgency that has always been the case.


R23967
5 years ago
neverknwo

I“ndonesia Earthquake Triggers Panic”:http://www.newsday.com/news/nationworld/wire/sns-ap-tsunami,0,2109244,print.story?coll=sns-ap-nationworld-headlines

BANDA ACEH, Indonesia — A strong earthquake struck Indonesia’s tsunami-ravaged Aceh province Wednesday, shaking buildings as terrified residents fled for higher ground in cars and on foot while police shouted “Tsunami! Tsunami!”

Entire families jumped aboard nearby scooters and passing vehicles and sped off, snarling traffic on the main two-lane thoroughfare. Some headed to mosques, whose sturdy foundations and upper floors offered protection from the killer waves in the Dec. 26 disaster. Women screamed and sobbed.

There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

The 6.2-magnitude tremor struck about 8:30 p.m. and was centered beneath the Indian Ocean floor, about 65 miles southwest of the provincial capital of Banda Aceh, the Banda Aceh Geophysics Center said.


R23972
5 years ago
whateveryousay

best thread ever


R23983
5 years ago
neverknwo

THE SKY IS FALLING-The year of the Chicken Little?

I don’t have all the answers or anything like that, but birds or chickens or whatever it is, they don’t just fall from the sky and put holes in people’s roofs.”:http://www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200502/s1299042.htm \

Geese falling from Oregon skies!

Post Modified: 02/09/05 22:20:28

R23988
5 years ago
neverknwo

Was Tsunami caused by human hands trying to develop alternative energy from Tectonic plate frictions and movements?

According to Geologists, Scientists and Thermodynamic experts, enormous amount of energy is involved in Tectonic plate frictions and movements. If that energy can be tapped, the world will be full of free energy.


R23998
5 years ago
neverknwo

UK Navy releases tsunami images- THE PENTAGRAM EPICENTER?

“The big question at the moment is why the earthquake occurred where it did, and all the aftershocks were then further to the north,” Russell Wynn told the BBC News website.


R24000
5 years ago
neverknwo

Earth Gets a Warm Feeling All Over

NASA — Last year was the fourth warmest year on average for our planet since the late 1800s, according to NASA scientists.

To determine if the Earth is warming or cooling, scientists look at average temperatures. To get an “average” temperature, scientists take the warmest and the coolest temperatures in a day, and calculate the temperature that is exactly in the middle of those high and low values. This provides an average temperature for a day. These average temperatures are then calculated for spots all over the Earth, over an entire year.


R24112
5 years ago
neverknwo

AntiGravity Holy Grail of the 21st Century British Aerospace, NASA and independent researchers worldwide are on a quest to understand the mysteries of hyperdimensional physics and unlock the secrets of antigravity.

Dr Eugene Podkletnov and the Hunt for Antigravity

Dr Eugene Podkletnov, one of the foremost researchers in antigravity and whose work is sought by NASA, Boeing and British Aerospace (now known as BAE Systems), describes the hunt for antigravity as the greatest scientific quest of this century. He calls for an international effort, akin to the Manhattan Project that developed the atomic bomb, to conquer the secrets of antigravity and usher in a new era of scientific understanding whose technological development will be at a scale so vast that the potential outcomes are merely hinted at by our previous achievements. Just getting such a project off the ground will require unprecedented international cooperation, and public disclosure as well—the potentials are that vast, that scary, and that dangerous.

Dr Dan Marckus, noted British avionics expert, states in The Hunt for Zero Point—the seminal work to date on antigravity, written by Jane’s Defence Weekly aviation editor Nick Cook—that the secrets of antigravity in the wrong hands will make thermonuclear weapons look like firecrackers.

The secrecy surrounding antigravity research is phenomenal. Boeing refuses to acknowledge publicly any activity in antigravity development despite the fact that its competitor and sometime subcontractor British Aerospace (BAE Systems) does—and has provided funds for four university research efforts as part of its Project Greenglow, one of which was a Podkletnov replication experiment headed by Dr Clive Woods at the University of Sheffield. Further, Nick Cook publicly, and privately to me in an email, states quite directly that George Muellner, former director of Boeing’s ultra-secret Phantom Works, claims Boeing sought the services of Dr Podkletnov to unlock the secrets of his gravity-shielding research. Cook says that Muellner states Boeing was denied Podkletnov’s services due to the objections of Russian officialdom—which the Russian-born Podkletnov must pay attention to, apparently, despite the fact that he works in Tampere, Finland. Dr Podkletnov, wisely perhaps, chooses not to clarify these particulars despite our several emails.

At the end of the cycle of time – the twin aspects merge back into one.

Gregg Braden – Zero Point. “Zero Point or the Shift of the Ages has been predicted by ancient peoples for thousands of years.Earth and our bodies are preparing for the zero point experience of change collectively known as ‘the shift of the ages.’ Earth’s magnetics are declining very quickly. When the magnetics reach zero and a 180 degree shift of the magnetic field. This is not a flip-flop of the Earth, but a flip-flop of the magnetic field. What we now know as North becomes South. Time will appear to speed up as we approach Zero Point. Remember the Schumann Resonance (or “heart beat” of Mother Earth) has been 7.8 cycles for thousands of years, but has been rising since 1980.” Pole Shifts

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Hermetic Mythology – relating to Hermes Trismegistus or the works ascribed to him. Having to do with the occult sciences, especially alchemy and magic – The Emerald Tablets of Tablets of Thoth the Atlantean – ‘As is above, So is below’.

Post Modified: 02/09/05 23:10:50

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5 years ago
neverknwo

R24401
5 years ago
neverknwo

Central U.S. Warned of Larger Earthquakes to Come

A moderate earthquake that rattled parts of Arkansas and Tennessee Thursday should serve as a wake-up call to the central United States about the potential for much stronger events, experts said.

The temblor, preliminarily put at magnitude 4.1, shook eastern Arkansas and western Tennessee early in the morning. It was centered 47 miles north-northwest of Memphis.

There were no reports of significant damage.

“Although today’s earthquake was what we characterize as ‘light,’ this area is capable of producing an earthquake that can result in significant loss of life and property damage,” said Charles “Chip” Groat, director of the U.S. Geological Survey.


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Quake Death Toll in 2004 Could Be Worst Since 1556

A final analysis of the Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami is likely to create a death toll in 2004 greater than any caused by ground shaking in more than four centuries.

While the total deaths from the Dec. 26, 2004 disaster remains uncertain, it stands at 275,950, according to a U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) statement released Thursday. A comparatively small number of other earthquake-related fatalities for the year brings the total to 276,856, the agency reported.


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Indonesia Earthquake Triggers Panic But No Tsunami
BANDA ACEH, Indonesia (AP) — A strong earthquake struck Indonesia’s tsunami-ravaged Aceh province Wednesday, shaking buildings as terrified residents fled for higher ground in cars and on foot while police shouted “Tsunami! Tsunami!’‘

Entire families jumped aboard nearby scooters and passing vehicles and sped off, snarling traffic on the main two-lane thoroughfare. Some headed to mosques, whose sturdy foundations and upper floors offered protection from the killer waves in the Dec. 26 disaster. Women screamed and sobbed.

There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

The 6.2-magnitude tremor struck about 8:30 p.m. and was centered beneath the Indian Ocean floor, about 65 miles southwest of the provincial capital of Banda Aceh, the Banda Aceh Geophysics Center said.

The U.S. Geological Survey registered slightly different readings, estimating the quake’s magnitude at 5.7 and its epicenter about 50 miles southwest of Banda Aceh. A magnitude-6 quake can cause widespread damage if it is centered in a densely populated area.

The shaking lasted less than five seconds and was felt across a wide swath of Aceh, on the northern tip of Sumatra island. Even before the tremors subsided, police officers and soldiers began shouting ‘Tsunami! Tsunami!’‘ causing mayhem for about a half hour.


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Melting glaciers seen as warming beacons

‘Alarming’ observations
In the past few years, space satellites have helped measure the global trend, but scientists such as Rajendra Pachauri, a native of north India, have long seen what was happening on the ground.


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Pakistani flood deaths mount

QUETTA, PAKISTAN – Thousands of troops rushed to fish out bodies and help survivors after a dam burst in southwest Pakistan, following a week of rains that left more than 270 people dead and hundreds missing.

The biggest number of victims – at least 135 – were in southern Baluchistan province, where water from the Shadikor dam burst late Thursday and tore through villages near the coastal town of Pasni.


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5 years ago
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DID A METORITE FALL AND CAUSE THE MADRID TOWER FIRE...?

NOTICE THE BIG IMPACT HOLE NEAR THE TOP OF THE LOWER BASE, LIKE AN OBJECT CRASHED INTO THE STRUCTURE?

A meteorite lit up the skies over Madrid, Spain late this past January 27

METEOR SEEN FALLING IN MADRID SUBURB
28/01/2005 – 10:39:59
“A spectacular fireball meteor was seen falling in the neighbourhood of two Madrid airports, emergency services said today.
“We had three calls and are aware of other calls reporting a huge fireball before midnight,” said Luis Serrano of the emergency telephone service in Madrid….
““An enormous, incandescent and very red ball gave a tremendous flash and then went out in a few seconds”...

Meteor lands near Madrid

MADRID, Spain (AP) — A spectacular fireball meteor fell from the sky Thursday night before falling in a neighbourhood near two Madrid airports, emergency services said Friday.

“We had three calls and are aware of other calls reporting a huge fireball before midnight on Thursday,” said Luis Serrano of the emergency telephone service in Madrid.

Spanish press agency EFE also received calls reporting the falling object which was seen descending nearly vertically near the airports.

Barajas International Airport that services the Spanish capital is about seven kilometres from Torrejon military air base.

“An enormous, incandescent and very red ball gave a tremendous flash and then went out in a few seconds,” witness Jose Antonio Lopez told EFE. He said he believed it was a meteor “by the way it fell and the brevity of the object’s flash.”

Officers at Torrejon, which was once a United States air base, would not comment when called by The Associated Press. Barajas Airport press department also had nothing to report.

“The Heavens will burn brightly and redly, there will be a copper hue over the face of the land, followed by a day of darkness. A new moon will appear and break up and fall. The people will scatter in madness. They will hear the trumpet and battle cry of the Destroyer….

“this is the form of destruction that will rush upon you: There will be the great body of fire, the glowing head with many mouths and eyes ever changing. Terrible teeth will be seen in formless mouths and a fearful dark belly will glow redly from fires inside…..

The Doomshape, called the Destroyer, in Egypt, was seen in all the lands whereabouts. In colour it was bright and fiery, in appearance changing and unstable. It twisted about itself like a coil, like water bubbling into a pool from an underground supply, and all men agree it was a most fearsome sight. It was not a great comet or a loosened star, being more like a fiery body of flame….

Kolbrin explanation

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5 years ago
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UFO SIGHTED OVER WASHINGTON D.C."

INTEL DESK.COM

MEDIA VILLAGE.NET
FEB 10, 2005 03:14 EST

UFO sighted over Washington DC

NOTES: We have contacted the National Parks Service Police, as this is where the webcam is operated from. They have been on the site, but we have not heard back from them at this time.

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5 years ago
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WHY DIDN’T THE FIRESTORM OVER EUROPE CAPITAL STEEL MELT, COLLAPSE, AND VAPORIZE THE STRUCTURE LIKE 9/11 WTC, DRESDEN ANNIVERSARY?

Images from tonight’s high-rise fire in Madrid, Spain.

It’s interesting to me that a dramatic “firestorm” (of sorts) occurred over a European capital city, on the sixtieth anniversary of the the firebombing of Dresden. As usual, I see far-reaching symbolic value in the nature and timing of events, this Madrid building fire has implications far beyond the obvious.

Sunday, 13 February, 2005, 01:46 GMT
Germany to mark raids on Dresden

Sunday, 13 February, 2005, 03:26 GMT
Skyscraper blaze lights up Madrid

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SEVERE STORM DAMAGES CRUISE SHIP NEAR SPAIN
A cruise liner with 732 people on board – most of them Spanish – has been crippled by a severe storm in the western Mediterranean.
A French-led rescue operation is under way to reach the stricken Voyager, now about 100km (60 miles) from Menorca.

Several people suffered minor injuries and the ship has lost all engine power, a spokesman for its owner, V Ships of Monaco, told the BBC News website.

It was sailing from Sardinia, on a voyage from Tunis to Barcelona.

The spokesman said the crew were battling to restore engine power and a liquefied gas tanker, the Gimi, was on the scene after receiving the distress call.

Battered by storm

A high wave smashing through the windows of the bridge and damaging electronics is thought to have caused the power cut.

The distress call from the ship said it was taking on water and was in “terrible condition,” UK coastguards reported

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5 years ago
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“Tsunami throws up India relics

The relics have been buried under the sand for centuries
The deadly tsunami could have uncovered the remains of an ancient port city off the coast in southern India.”:http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/4257181.stm

Archaeologists say they have discovered some stone remains from the coast close to India’s famous beachfront Mahabalipuram temple in Tamil Nadu state following the 26 December tsunami.


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REMEMBER THIS STORY? A Kennedy Space Center computer programmer found in cave, fearing meteor

CALDWELL, Ohio — When a Kennedy Space Center computer programmer thought a meteor was headed for Earth, he headed for a cave in southeast Ohio.

Deputies responding to a report of an unfamiliar car found Lloyd Albright, along with camping equipment, dried food and 16 guns, said Noble County Sheriff Landon Smith. “He very sincerely thought there was a meteor that was going to hit the Atlantic Ocean and cause a tidal wave 200 feet high,” Sheriff Smith said. “It was going to go up the coast, take Florida for sure and there would be water all over Georgia.” Mr. Albright was found Aug. 10. He thought the meteor was going to hit at 4 a.m. the next day and had been in the cave since at least Aug. 8, Sheriff Smith said Tuesday. The sheriff said finding Mr. Albright’s car, filled with guns and ammunition, led deputies to search nearby woods. The guns were legal, the sheriff said, but raised concerns that someone might be in danger. Mr. Albright had been drinking water that dripped through the cave ceiling and keeping food cold in a pool of water. He was charged with disorderly conduct, then released after posting bond. He was escorted to the interstate and told to head home. “He was nothing but pleasant and easy to get along with,” the sheriff said. Mr. Albright, 47, who works on space shuttle data processing, said he was thankful for the sheriff’s help. He told the Columbus Dispatch that the meteor strike, from fragments of Comet Lee, could occur any time within nine years. “Sheriff Smith did me a favor getting me out of there,” Mr. Albright told the Dispatch in a story published Tuesday. NASA said the closest Comet Lee will come to Earth is 77 million miles by the end of September.
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“Situation “critical” as south Pacific islands brace for twin cyclones”:http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&cid=1539&ncid=1539&e=7&u=/afp/20050214/sc_afp/pacificweather_050214233614

PAGO PAGO, American Samoa (AFP) – Residents of the Cook Islands, Samoa and American Samoa were warned that they faced a “critically dangerous” situation as two major cyclones bore down on the south Pacific nations.

The Australian-Pacific Center for Emergency and Disaster Information (APCEDI) said seven countries lay in the potential paths of major cyclones Nancy and Olaf, which were forecast to strike populated islands with damaging winds and high seas within the next 24 to 48 hours.

Cyclone Olaf was heading from the northwest towards Samoa and American Samoa and could reach Category 5 “Super Cyclone” status by Tuesday when it is forecast to hit the two neighboring

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The Wave Structure of Matter Cosmology

One Principle of the Wave Structure of Matter
On What Exists and its Properties
One Thing Space Exists with the Properties of a Wave-Medium

The Formation of Matter from Waves in Space
Matter Exists as Spherical Standing Waves in Space.
The ‘Particle’ Effect of Matter is Caused by the Wave-Center of the Spherical Standing Waves. (See Fig. 1)


plus

equals

Fig 1. This (very rough) diagram shows how the Spherical In and Out Waves form a Standing Wave around the Wave-Center ‘particle’.

The Properties of Space
i) Space, as One things existing, is necessarily Infinite, Eternal and Continuous (there are no ‘particles’).

ii) The velocity of Waves in Space is the Velocity of Light c.
This Wave Velocity is not constant and is determined by both the Wave Amplitude and Wave Density of Space. i. e.
High Wave Amplitude Waves Propagate with a Faster Wave Velocity. (e.g. waves on water). This is the cause of Charge.
High Wave Density Space causes a Slower Wave Velocity. (e.g. curvature of light near Sun). This is the cause of Gravitational Mass.

The Properties of Matter (Forces and Size of Matter)
i) Any Change in Velocity of the Spherical In-Waves from One Direction changes where these In-Waves meet at their respective Wave-Center which we see as a ‘Force Accelerating a Particle’.
This is the Cause of Newton’s Law of Inertia: Force = Mass * Acceleration. (See Fig. 2)

ii) The Spherical In-Waves are formed from the Huygens’ Combination of Out-Waves from All other Matter in our Finite Spherical Universe. (See Fig. 3)
This is the Cause of Mach’s Principle: Matter’s Mass (Wave Density) is Determined by all other Matter in the Universe.

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5 years ago
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CONSPIRASY THEORISTS GO ON OFFENCE AND SUE GOVERNMENT AUTHORITIES FOR NEGLIGENCE IN TSUNAMI WARNINGS

Tsunami victims to sue French hotel chain Accor, Thai govt, US authorities
VIENNA (AFX) – A group of Austrian and German victims of the Asian tsunami disaster are to file a lawsuit demanding that Thailand, French hotel chain Accor (Paris: FR0000120404 – news) and US forecasters prove they reacted adequately to the disaster, their lawyers said.
The suit, naming Accor and the US-run tsunami early warning system in the Pacific as well as Thai authorities, will be filed in a New York district court this week, the lawyers said in Vienna.


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2004 deadliest in nearly 500 years for earthquakes
According to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), 2004 was the deadliest year for earthquakes since the Renaissance Age, making it the second most fatal in recorded history, with more than 275,950 deaths reported from the magnitude 9.0 earthquake and subsequent tsunami that hit the Indian Ocean on Dec. 26. The total death toll for earthquakes in 2004 was 276,856; less than 1,000 casualties were reported around the world prior to the Indian Ocean event.


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CNN’s Nuke Plant Photos Identical for Both Iran and N. Korea!

UFOs continue to hover around nuclear installations as Iranian Air Force fail to track them even with Russian technologies

People all around Iran’s nuclear facilities keep seeing Unidentified Flying Objects (UFOs). Iranian Government keep classify them as American drones. The sightings are so often and common that Iranian Government recently took Russian help to track these UFOs.


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5 years ago
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H.R. 2977 Admits Existence of Chemtrails & Mind Control, Mood Management weapons

I have observed numerous chemtrails, every single day, where I live
now as well as in my hometown in a different state.

Please read ALL of this and pass this on.

H.R. 2977 admits existence of chemtrails and mood management weapons

HR 2977 IH 107th CONGRESS 1st Session H. R. 2977 To preserve the cooperative, peaceful uses of space for the benefit of all humankind by permanently prohibiting the basing of weapons in space by the United States, and to require the President to take action to adopt and implement a world treaty banning space-based weapons. IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES October 2, 2001 Mr. KUCINICH introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Science, and in addition to the Committees on Armed Services, and International Relations, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned

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A BILL To preserve the cooperative, peaceful uses of space for the benefit of all humankind by permanently prohibiting the basing of weapons in space by the United States, and to require the President to take action to adopt and implement a world treaty banning space-based weapons. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. This Act may be cited as the `Space Preservation Act of 2001’. SEC. 2. REAFFIRMATION OF POLICY ON THE PRESERVATION OF PEACE IN SPACE. Congress reaffirms the policy expressed in section 102(a) of the National Aeronautics and Space Act of 1958 (42 U.S.C. 2451(a)), stating that it `is the policy of the United States that activities in space should be devoted to peaceful purposes for the benefit of all mankind.’. SEC. 3. PERMANENT BAN ON BASING OF WEAPONS IN SPACE. The President shall— (1) implement a permanent ban on space-based weapons of the United States and remove from space any existing space-based weapons of the United States; and (2) immediately order the permanent termination of research and development, testing, manufacturing, production, and deployment of all space-based weapons of the United States and their components. SEC. 4. WORLD AGREEMENT BANNING SPACE-BASED WEAPONS. The President shall direct the United States representatives to the United Nations and other international organizations to immediately work toward negotiating, adopting, and implementing a world agreement banning space-based weapons. SEC. 5. REPORT. The President shall submit to Congress not later than 90 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, and every 90 days thereafter, a report on— (1) the implementation of the permanent ban on space-based weapons required by section 3; and (2) progress toward negotiating, adopting, and implementing the agreement described in section 4. SEC. 6. NON SPACE-BASED WEAPONS ACTIVITIES. Nothing in this Act may be construed as prohibiting the use of funds for— (1) space exploration; (2) space research and development; (3) testing, manufacturing, or production that is not related to space-based weapons or systems; or (4) civil, commercial, or defense activities (including communications, navigation, surveillance, reconnaissance, early warning, or remote sensing) that are not related to space-based weapons or systems. SEC. 7. DEFINITIONS. In this Act: (1) The term `space’ means all space extending upward from an altitude greater than 60 kilometers above the surface of the earth and any celestial body in such space. (2)(A) The terms `weapon’ and `weapons system’ mean a device capable of any of the following: (i) Damaging or destroying an object (whether in outer space, in the atmosphere, or on earth) by— (I) firing one or more projectiles to collide with that object; (II) detonating one or more explosive devices in close proximity to that object; (III) directing a source of energy (including molecular or atomic energy, subatomic particle beams, electromagnetic radiation, plasma, or extremely low frequency (ELF) or ultra low frequency (ULF) energy radiation) against that object; or (IV) any other unacknowledged or as yet undeveloped means. (ii) Inflicting death or injury on, or damaging or destroying, a person (or the biological life, bodily health, mental health, or physical and economic well-being of a person)— (I) through the use of any of the means described in clause (i) or subparagraph (B); (II) through the use of land-based, sea-based, or space-based systems using radiation, electromagnetic, psychotronic, sonic, laser, or other energies directed at individual persons or targeted populations for the purpose of information war, mood management, or mind control of such persons or populations; or (III) by expelling chemical or biological agents in the vicinity of a person. (B) Such terms include exotic weapons systems such as— (i) electronic, psychotronic, or information weapons; (ii) chemtrails; (iii) high altitude ultra low frequency weapons systems; (iv) plasma, electromagnetic, sonic, or ultrasonic weapons; (v) laser weapons systems; (vi) strategic, theater, tactical, or extraterrestrial weapons; and (vii) chemical, biological, environmental, climate, or tectonic weapons. (C) The term `exotic weapons systems’ includes weapons designed to damage space or natural ecosystems (such as the ionosphere and upper atmosphere) or climate, weather, and tectonic systems with the purpose of inducing damage or destruction upon a target population or region on earth or in space.

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THE GREAT ILLUSION

As you start on this journey, there are some things you should know,
it’s all about life’s mystery …quite a magical show.
Wild waves on the water ~ a mirage of the mind,
plus words that have meaning, direction and rhyme.

You could surf through these pages, enjoying the art…
or study its reason ~ give the poems some deep thought.
What I want you to see and read in my words,
is that the real world is not obvious ...but rather absurd!

You must see through the surface to understand what is there ~
take time to reflect life, even if you don’t really care.
Someday you’ll be older & wiser and see,
or you’ll still be a traveler on this path eternally.

Unlocking the secrets that are hidden inside,
through doors of perception ...Yourself you could find.

You can run as fast as you want to,
you can stop for every pretty face.
The real surprise is no surprise,
the turtle won the biggest race


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5 years ago
neverknwo

‘The Gates of Atlantis’ unfurls in Central Park

NEW YORK (AP) — With flowing fabric the color of a sunrise, ‘The Gates’ — a massive public art installation in Central Park — was unfurled Saturday for the start of a 16-day stay transforming miles of footpaths in Central Park.

“This is your last chance. After this, there is no turning back. Take the blue pill, the story ends, you wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe. Take the red pill, you will stay in wonderland, and I will show you how deep the rabbit hole goes. Remember, what I am offering is the truth, nothing more.
Follow me.” – Morpheus – “The Matrix”

———-Original Message———-

From: Date: 02/15/05 05:09:01
To: Subject: ATLANTIS II

ECCLESIASTIC FREEMASONRY’S ORANGE POWER OWNS CORPORATE AMERICA

ATLANTIS II CELEBRATES 7500 YEARS OF K2 GENETIC ENGINEERING RULE

The ancient “in-the-closet” NATSI BUDDHIST Monks of Thibet, backed by
the dumbed-down military power of Mongolia, began to take control of
planet Earth 7500 years ago. March 1, 2005 to May 4, 2005 marks their
“+4 BREECHES” anniversary. This is when they began breeching the land
bridges that linked Africa and the middle-east, and thereby “Frontal
Lobotomized” the ancient world.

To celebrate their LOVE (lava) RELIGION they have now set up a 7500
arch ORANGE POWER display in Central Park, New York. This year marks
the beginning of the end for their Caucasian White Elephants (US),
which is projected to be the warmest summer ever in the Northern
Hemisphere.

An ORANGE ARCH, two pillars and a rainbow arc, is representative of
the Tropic of Capricorn and Tropic of Cancer linked to.get.her by an
Arc of many colours which itself symbolizes Ecclesiastic Freemasonry’s
ability to fabricate both ACTS OF GOD (hurricanes, tornadoes, floods,
etc) and ACTS OF MAN (war, famine, pestilence and disease).

Turmoil over the next 55 years will be like none we peep.le (birdmen)
have ever experienced.

The SculPTor

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5 years ago
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SKYTEK AND THE RISE OF THE MATRIX FUSSION

Grid Expectations For Networked Computing: From Global Earth Monitoring To Black Hole Detection”

Whether dealing with high-power particle accelerators, astronomical observatories or Earth-watching spacecraft, modern science involves vast volumes of information, and researchers require powerful Grid computing techniques to manage this data deluge.


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THE GALACTIC ATLANTIAN AVENGERS/The New World Aryan Omega Conspiracy

“ The Nazis attempted to revive this mystical Aryan race in the 1930’s and 1940’s. Mr. Thomas believes that a hybrid offspring culminated from relations between the Nephilim and the “daughters of man” resulting in increased wickedness upon the earth; and thus evoking God’s wrath in the form of the “Great Flood”. The purpose of the Nazi extermination of the Jewish race was to rid Europe of them completely. Yet, the myth of attempting to exterminate all other humanoid DNA Genetic hybred races in thier qwest in evolving Earth to find the aryan or superior race which was engineered by an Atlantian Reptilian Race to Dissolve the Universal Elements and Survive the Catastrophic transformations by designing Weapons of Mass Destruction and preserving The Master Race which will Rule in the Atlantian II Civilaztion can be found in other European communities also.


THE SECRET DOCTRINE
As we enter the 21st century and a new millenium, Satan has devised the delusion that mankind is entering into an important evolutionary phase – a New Age. The push for “global enlightenment” has now extended to the vast reaches of the universe, into what could be deemed as a “space” religion. However, once this nebulous veil is lifted, a definite correlation emerges between the UFO/Alien phenomenon and occultic/satanic activity

The ancient civilizations of the Egyptians, Babylonians, Aztecs, Mayans, and Incas shared several intriguing characteristics:

They were extremely advanced scientifically and technologically.
Animal and human sacrifices were performed at an alarming rate, preceding their demise.
They believed they had acquired metaphysical knowledge from the “gods”, whom they perceived as coming from the stars and also the subterranean level of the earth.
These cultures disintegrated or became abruptly extinct while at the pinnacle of their existance.

US researcher says finds Atlantis off Cyprus

LIMASSOL, Cyprus – A US researcher on Sunday claimed he had found the lost civilisation of Atlantis in the watery deep off Cyprus — adding his theory to a mystery which has baffled explorers for centuries.

Robert Sarmast says a Mediterranean basin was flooded in a deluge around 9000 BC which submerged a rectangular land mass he believes was Atlantis, lying 1.5 km beneath sea level between Cyprus and Syria.

“We have definitely found it,” said Sarmast, who led a team of explorers 80 kilometres off the south-east coast of Cyprus earlier this month.

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5 years ago
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A lucky break on Friday the 13th, 2029: giant asteroid will narrowly miss earth:
By Steve Connor, Science Editor
15 February 2005

A giant asteroid the size of three football pitches will make the closest flyby of Earth in recorded history for an object of its size, scientists said yesterday.


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5 years ago
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Special Report: Alaska’s 7.9 Denali Fault Earthquake; 2002 Alaskan Earthquake Triggered Quakes More Than 2000 Miles Away EL CERRITO, Calif., Feb. 14 (AScribe Newswire) — The Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, the premier scientific journal dedicated to earthquake research, has just published a special issue dedicated to the Nov. 3, 2002, magnitude 7.9 Denali Fault Earthquake in Alaska. This issue, guest edited by Dr. Charlotte Rowe, seismologist at Los Alamos National Laboratory, Dr. Douglas Christensen, professor of geophysics at the University of Alaska, and Gary Carver, professor emeritus at Humboldt State University and an Alaska geologist, reports on leading-edge research about the largest continental earthquake to strike North America since 1857.

Effects of the Denali Fault Earthquake, such as swaying objects and sloshing swimming pools, reached as far as the East Coast. Most notably, however, the Denali Fault Earthquake triggered earthquake swarms across Canada and as far away as Yellowstone National Park, California and Utah. This is the first time seismologists have documented this effect at such great distances, and it has spurred new research into the dynamics of earthquake triggering.

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5 years ago
neverknwo

OUR EXCLUSIVE TRIP TO THE MASONIC SHRINE TEMPLE SERPENT THRONE PICTURES

YOU NEVERKNWO WHEN WE EXPLORED A FORBIDDEN PLACE AND SHOT THESE EXCLUSIVE PICTURES OF A SECRET WORSHIP OF THE FLYING SERPENT THRONE

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5 years ago
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5 years ago
nomadrock

WHAT HAVE YOU BEEN DOING IN HERE? CLEAN THIS UP!


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5 years ago
neverknwo

Volcano erupts in eastern Indonesia

2005-02-15 15:50:32 JAKARTA, Feb. 15 (Xinhuanet) — The Mount Egon in the Indonesian eastern province of East Nusa Tenggara erupted Tuesday and spewed lava and thick haze from its crater to the air, prompting local authorities to raise the alert status. Local residents and mount climbers are ordered to stay away from the mountain, which has shown volcanic activities since Feb. 7, reported Detikcom online news service. The eruption was accompanied by thundering voice and the up-and-down flames around its crater which were visible from a distance, it said. Enditem

Indonesia Declares State of Alert for Volcano

Jakarta, Feb 15 (Prensa Latina) The Indonesian Province of Nusa Tenggara has been declared in a state of alert after volcano Mt. Egon awakened, spurting lava through its crater and columns of smoke, which is visible from several kilometers away.


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5 years ago
neverknwo

The Secret Life of Leonardo da Vinci
A prankster and genius, Leonardo da Vinci is widely believed to have hidden secret messages within much of his artwork. Most scholars agree that even Da Vinci’s most famous pieces—works like The Mona Lisa, The Last Supper, and Madonna of the Rocks—contain startling anomalies that all seem to be whispering the same cryptic message…a message that hints at a shocking historical secret which allegedly has been guarded since 1099 by a European secret society known as the Priory of Sion. In 1975, Paris’s Bibliothèque Nationale discovered parchments known as Les Dossiers Secrets, identifying numerous members of the Priory of Sion, including Sir Isaac Newton, Victor Hugo, Botticelli, and Leonardo da Vinci. French President, Francois Mitterrand, is rumored to have been a member, although there exists no proof of this.


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5 years ago
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THE NOSTRADAMUS EARTHQUAKE:
“From the Bottom of Asia.”
Has it happened off Sumatra?

Line one written all the way back in the year 1554 attempts to give us a date for when, or near about when, the quake takes place. Of Nostradamus’ 70 astrological predictions recorded in his volume of major prophecies, many have been surprisingly close or on the mark.

Friends,

The greatest earthquake in 40 years rocked Sumatra and its environs on 26 December. The 9.0 temblor sent 30 foot tidal waves across the Indian Ocean inundating the coastlines of ten countries, including Thailand, Indonesia, Burma, Eastern India, Sri Lanka, Somalia and Kenya. At the date of this writing the loss of life is catastrophic. Initial reports claim tens of thousands are dead and many more thousands are missing.

The 16th-century French seer, Michel de Nostradamus, wrote the following prophecy over four-and-a-half centuries before that could have presaged the great Sumatran quake. Quatrain 3 of Century 3 of Nostradamus’ prophetic classic “Les Propheties” says the following:

Mars & Mercure & l’argent ioint ensemble,
Vers le midy extreme siccité:
Au fond d’Asie on dira terre tremble,
Corinthe, Ephese lors en perplexité

Mars and Mercury and the silver [Moon] in conjunction. Towards the south there will be a great drought. From the bottom of Asia an earthquake will be reported. Corinth [Greece] and Ephesus [Asia Minor] then in a troubled state.

Destiny altering events often find themselves echoed in Nostradamus’ prophecies, such as a super quake. On a map, Sumatra is indeed situated at the bottom of Asia. However, there have been two other deadly quakes in recent memory suffered by another region we might identify as being “from the bottom of Asia”—India. There was the Killari-Latur quake of 30 September 1993 which killed 10,000 to 40,000 people in Maharastra State (Central India), and the great Gujarati temblor of 26 January 2001 killing 50,000 to 100,000 in India’s populous northwestern state on the border with Pakistan.

(Judge an assessment of the accuracy of these astrological predictions by reading “Nostradamus: The Complete Prophecies” ; and “Nostradamus: The New Millennium “)

The crux of this prophecy’s message is the following. At a time astrologically slotted in line one, there will be a great drought towards the south (“le Midy” in Old French).By referring to the “south” he might only mean his home region of southern France: “le Midi” or Provence. Otherwise “le Midi” could imply this and much more: the regions “south” of France itself, such as North Africa, suffers a great and lingering drought. When this happens, line three predicts an earthquake in the nether regions of Asia. That would include a wide area from the South Asian subcontinent (India) to the Dutch East Indies (Sumatra, Indonesia) as the target area.

It is a fact that southern France and Saharan Africa have endured record droughts between the years 1993 through 2004, whether we are talking about the Killari-Latur or Gujarat quakes, or the most recent submarine quake centered 125 miles off the northwest coast of the northern Sumatran province of Aceh. Moreover, seismic activity in August 1999, in the regions of Greece (code named “Corinth” and Turkey (code named “Ephesus”), was responsible for some of the worst loss of life and destruction of property in a century. These quakes took place five years after Killari-Latur and two years before the Gujarat quakes “from the bottom of Asia.”

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neverknwo

The lost land of Thule: A legend melts away

I journeyed from Scotland through Norway, Iceland, Greenland and to Svalbard, mostly in search of the land of Thule – the most northerly place of the ancient world. Thule was an early traveler’s yarn, a tall tale about a northern land near a frozen ocean, draped in mist. In the fourth century BC, Pytheas the Greek claimed to have seen it. But his account was lost, and Thule was never identified with any certainty again.

In modern times, the legend of Thule has given way to a complex story. In the 20th century the most northerly places were mapped by explorers with sledges and planes. The far north became a battlefield during World War II, and in the 1950s the U.S. Air Force established Thule Air Base in northern Greenland, so that bombers could fly across the North Pole to Moscow. The Arctic Ocean became a dumping ground for the nuclear pollution of the Russian Northern Fleet.

. There can be no more significant symbol of the loss of Thule – and all the dreams that came with it, all the beauty and strangeness – than the melting of the polar ice. It might be speculation, to be disproved at a later stage; the forecasts of these climate scientists might be mocked by later generations as one more theory of the ignorant. The question that kept running through my head as I wandered through the north, sifting the ideals of lost civilizations, was how we could be so crazy as to risk it. And I kept imagining a time when the frozen ocean and all the creatures that lived in it would be nothing more than fairy tales, stories from a vanished world.
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neverknwo

Madrid’s Burning Building Stands – World Trade Center Falls

Why did the World Trade Center completely collapsed in about a hour and the Madrid building burned for two days and is still standing?


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Inside Zero Point Energy

©1999 Thomas Valone, M.A., P.E.
Integrity Research Institute

Introduction

For the first time in history, a lot of media attention is being paid to the sea of energy that pervades all of space. It just happens to be the biggest sea of energy that is known to exist and we’re floating inside it. (Credit due to The Sea of Energy by T. Henry Moray for the idea.) Not only is it big but its energy is estimated to exceed nuclear energy densities, so even a small piece of it is worth its weight in gold. What is it? Many people are not sure what “zero point energy” (ZPE) is. Most agree that virtual particle fluctuation contributes to it and van der Waals forces don’t explain everything. Does it offer a source of unlimited, free energy for homes, cars, and space travel? Depending on who we talk to, ZPE can do everything and ZPE can do nothing useful. How can the energy be converted to a usable form? What are the basic explanations of ZPE and the new discoveries, which have rocked the U.S. Patent Office, Physical Review Letters, Science, Scientific American, and the New York Times? Why is ZPE implicated in the latest confirmation of cosmological antigravity? Can the Casimir effect be a source of energy? This article is intended to give a review of the latest developments (as well as an introduction to the topic for those who are non-specialists).


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5 years ago
neverknwo

The Death Star

Out in deepest space lurks a force of almost unimaginable power. Explosions of extraordinary violence, are blasting through the Universe every day. If one ever struck our Solar System it would destroy our Sun and all the planets.

For years no one could work out what was causing these awesome explosions. Now scientists think they have identified the culprit. It’s the most extreme object ever found in the Universe; they have christened it a ‘hypernova’.

Cold War cosmology

The mystery began in 1967. A US military satellite was launched to detect Soviet nuclear tests which the Pentagon believed were secretly taking place on the dark side of the Moon. Instead, the satellite picked up evidence of explosions far bigger than any bomb. Something was emitting bursts of gamma rays – the deadliest form of energy known – on a massive scale. What was worse, these blasts just kept on coming.

Breaking the law

For decades scientists were baffled. Especially disturbing was evidence that these explosions might be coming from the furthest reaches of the Universe, billions of light years away. If this was so, then for us to see them on Earth they had to be on a scale that was beyond our comprehension. According to some, these explosions were so huge that they might even violate the most sacred law in all science: Einstein’s famous equation relating mass and energy, E=mc². That law underpins nothing less than our understanding of how our Universe works.

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neverknwo

Twin cyclones batter the South Pacific, could combine into ‘perfect storm’

Twin cyclones battered three south Pacific nations and weather experts warned they could combine into one giant, destructive storm center that would create havoc in the region.

Cyclone Olaf, a powerful storm packing winds over 200 kilometers per hour (120 miles per hour), was bearing down on Samoa and American Samoa and could reach “super cyclone” status by the time it strikes the two territories’ main islands around 0000 GMT Wednesday, experts said.


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5 years ago
neverknwo

MAJOR EARTH GEOMAGNETIC FIELD FLUX OCCURS TODAY

The plot shows the deviation from the expected means of the three components of the geomagnetic field.

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5 years ago
neverknwo

The very largest black holes

Credit: NASA/CXC/M.Weiss NASA — The very largest black holes reach a certain point and then grow no more, according to the best survey to date of black holes made with NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory. Scientists have also discovered many previously hidden black holes that are well below their weight limit.

These new results corroborate recent theoretical work about how black holes and galaxies grow. The biggest black holes, those with at least 100 million times the mass of the Sun, ate voraciously during the early Universe. Nearly all of them ran out of ‘food’ billions of years ago and went onto a forced starvation diet.


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5 years ago
neverknwo

What’s on Peter Jennings’ radar? The truth about UFOs

In the span of more than 40 years with ABC News, Peter Jennings has built one of the most respected reputations in television journalism.

Recently, Jennings anchored “World News Tonight” from Iraq. He returned to the States, only to hit the road again. Tomorrow and Thursday “World News Tonight” reports from Seattle, where Jennings and his team will examine our region’s industries.

“UFOs — Seeing Is Believing,” airing Feb. 24 from 8 to 10 p.m. on KOMO/4, is the latest entry in the “Peter Jennings Reporting” series. His goal is to take a serious look at a subject most scientists, the government and the media tend to brush off as lunacy. When some 80 million Americans claim to have seen a UFO, he explained, it’s worth an investigation.

“I grant you that there may be a lot of people out there in the country who think they’ve had these experiences, and some of them may even be unhinged,” he said, “but I think even those people deserve a serious hearing from a serious reporter.”

It probably doesn’t hurt ABC to air it during sweeps, either, even if Jennings insists the all-important ratings period played no part in his choice of subject.

Considering all this, why not an earnest probe into whether the truth is out there?

“I feel the same way about reporting about UFOs as I feel about reporting on Iraq,” Jennings said. “The great joy we have in our business … is the opportunity to learn new stuff every day, and to write about it.”


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5 years ago
neverknwo

Scores killed in S America floods Floods and landslides have killed more than 80 people and left at least 60,000 homeless in Venezuela and Colombia.
Around 53 Venezuelans have died and the homes of some 21,000 people destroyed, Interior Minister Jesse Chacon said.

In neighbouring Colombia, at least 33 people were killed and more than 40,000 left their homes, mainly in Norte de Santander and Santander provinces.


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5 years ago
neverknwo

Glacial change

American photographer Gary Braasch has been documenting images of environmental change since 1999.
The image on the left is from an 1859 etching of the Rhone glacier in Valais, Switzerland, and shows ice filling the valley.

In 2001, the glacier had shrunk by some 2.5km, and its ‘snout’ had shifted about 450 metres higher up.


POLE SHIFT OR GLOBAL WARMING?


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5 years ago
neverknwo

UFOs hidden under electromagnetic flux invisible to human eyes but thousands of them are hovering all around us

The electromagnetic flux can be created through very advanced applications of super conductors. There is another paranormal means of creating this flux that makes anything invisible in true sense. The electromagnetic flux can be created through spiritual concentration by any human being. When such an event takes place strange phenomena take place. And people call it miracle, heavenly effects and so on.


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Hi Neverkno. There’s some good stuff there that I actually didn’t know since I stopped listening to Art Bell. Let me guess – you’re a Pisces, right?


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5 years ago
neverknwo

Hi Chickenma,
Thanks for reading this blog like thread,

Nope, I’m a Sag.

What an inner connection about signs, how did you knwo that I was working on this posts about the origins of the Star Charts?

Was that telepathic or what?

Zodiac Symbol Origins Explained

(Entry-level material for students of the Outer Hall, adapted from the degree lecture “Knight of the Brazen Serpent” in Morals and Dogma of Scottish Freemasonry, by Albert Pike.)

To the ancients, as yet inventors of no astronomical instruments, and looking at the Heavens with the eyes of children, this earth was a level plain of unknown extent. About its boundaries there was speculation, but no knowledge. The inequalities of its surface were the irregularities of a plane. That it was a globe, or that anything lived on its under surface, or on what it rested, they had no idea. Every twenty-four hours the sun came up from beyond the Eastern rim of the world, and travelled across the sky, over the earth, always South of, but sometimes nearer and sometimes further from the point overhead; and sunk below the world’s Western rim. With him went light, and after him followed darkness.

And every twenty-four hours appeared in the Heavens another body, visible chiefly at night, but sometimes even when the sun shone, which likewise, as if following the sun at a greater or less distance, travelled across the sky; sometimes as a thin crescent; and thence increasing to a full orb resplendent with silver light; and sometimes more and sometimes less to the Southward of the point overhead, within the same limits as the Sun.

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5 years ago
neverknwo

2012 END

“There have been many projected dates for the ending of the Mayan calendar, ranging from 1957 to 2050. The 2012 end-date was defined by the Thompson Projection. Thompson’s projection used a day-by-day count to cross -reference the Mayan to the European calendar rather than a count of years. This bypassed the problem of year names in the Gregorian system. Jose & Lloydine agreed with Thompson’s 2012 date. More importantly, the 2012 date works with the hard facts evidenced by the accuracy of the July 26, 1992 Time Shift. Terence McKenna and Peter Meyer’s Timewave Zero software that graphs time as a fractal demonstrates by graph the accuracy of the winter solstice of 2012 as the correct end-date of the Mayan calendar with graph anomalies appearing in the months of July.

Beyond the stargates of this planet and solar system lies a cosmic scheme of underlying order in which the earth’s flow of history unfolds in patterns of time. Galactic travelers have long traversed the corridors of time and space, and peri odically visited this solar system. The evidence of archaeological ruins on Mars and the moon are mute testimony to the presence of intelligent builders in now ancient history. The evidence is clear. Someone with advanced knowledge of astronomy has visited peoples of this planet and left calendars as a signature note. This is discovered in correspondences of world calendars: Mayan, Tibetan, Afri can, Vedic, and Hebraic. Similar calendar schemes are found in each of these cultures.

The European calendar mandated by Pope Gregory in 1583 is the only world calendar that did not intercalate at least two celestial cycles. The Hebraic calendar acquired by Enoch after he was translated in a beam of light intercalated solar and lunar cycles in a fashion similar to the Maya. The Dogon in Africa were given four calendars by visitors from Sirius B: Solar, lunar, Venu sian, and civil. The Tibetan calendar is so similar to the Mayan that traditional scholars now speculate that they share a common origin. The Vedic calendar is based on cosmic cycles, or Yugas. An ancient Hindu astrology used 27 houses of 13 degrees 20 minutes, which are key numbers in the Mayan calendar.

These calendars provided a time management tool that synchronized planetary cycles with visits from the stars. The Dogon calendar identified the 12 or 13th Century as the date of last visit; the Mayan calendar identified July 11, 1991, as an upcoming date of visit. Both of these dates coincided with significant planetary cycles.

The cultures visited by the Galactic Maya were shamanic. Ancient Hebraic instructions for building altars and using precious and semiprecious stones are identical to those used by Native Americans. The ancient Tibetans were shamanic. The Dogon and Maya are shamanic. The Galactic Maya were shamanic.

Ancient Hebraic instructions for building altars and using precious and semiprecious stones are identical to those used by Native Americans. The ancient Tibetans were shamanic. The Galactic Maya were shamans of planetary sciences, Cosmic Shamans who understood and utilized the cosmic flow of events. Their secrets were left with shaman in cultures who held the keys of their sciences. Until now the shaman’s craft has appeared as superstition that scattered before the power of European-based science. But that same science has now brought planet to her knees in destruction of the biosphere.

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neverknwo

Meteoric veil and climate

Theosophy speaks of a meteoric veil surrounding the earth (see appendix 2). The meteoric veil is said to be many scores of miles thick and to consist partly of dust rising up from the earth but mainly of interplanetary and interstellar dust – most of it very fine, but including larger bodies. The dust originates from disintegrated moons, planets, and stars.

The meteoric veil partly acts as a protective shield, screening earth, for example, from the terrific energy of the sun. In addition, solar energies reaching the earth arouse electromagnetic currents in this thick shell of meteoric dust. The electromagnetic interchanges between the earth and its meteoric veil help to produce various meteorological phenomena, including storms, lightning, precipitation, droughts, changes in temperature, and the auroras, and they also generate some 70% of the earth’s heat. The varying influx of cosmic dust is connected with the succession of glacial and warm periods, and associated expansions and contractions of the atmosphere. Every globe of a planetary chain is surrounded by a meteoric veil during its active periods, or globe rounds. Mars (i.e. its visible globe D), which is currently in a state of dormancy or obscuration between its third and fourth rounds, has only a very thin shell of meteoric matter surrounding it because the forces of attraction holding the meteoric masses together have been relaxed. Mercury has a thicker meteoric veil around it, as it is currently coming out of obscuration to begin its seventh round, while Venus has an even denser veil surrounding it, being in its seventh round. Saturn’s rings are a thickening of its meteoric veil in the plane of its equator.
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5 years ago
neverknwo

DOES A METEOR TRIGGER LARGE EXPLOSION OVER IRAN?

Conflicting Stories Given for Iran Blast
AP via Yahoo! News – Feb 16 10:42 AM
An explosion was reported Wednesday in southern Iran near a nuclear power plant, with state-run media offering conflicting explanations for what happened, from blasting for dam construction, a fuel tank dropping from an Iranian plane, and friendly fire.

Iran Explosion Sets Off Fears of Attack
AP via Yahoo! News – 49 minutes ago
An explosion in a southern city prompted instant fears Wednesday of a missile attack in an area where Iran has a nuclear facility, and Iranian authorities gave conflicting explanations for the blast — including Iranian friendly fire in a military area and construction work.

Falling Fuel Tank May Have Caused Iran Blast – TV
CNN.com – Feb 16 6:49 AM
(CNN) — A blast was reported Wednesday near the southern port city of Dailam in Iran, Iranian state television reported. The Associated Press quoted Iranian state television reports that the explosion may have been caused by a fuel tank dropping from an Iranian plane.

Unknown Aircraft Fires Missile in Iran – State TV
Reuters via Yahoo! News – Feb 16 6:01 AM
An unknown aircraft fired a missile on Wednesday in a deserted area near the southern city of Dailam in the province of Bushehr where Iran has a nuclear power plant, Iranian state television said.

Report: Iran Blast Caused During Dam Building
Reuters via Yahoo! News – Feb 16 7:46 AM
A blast in southern Iran, initially reported to be a missile, was caused during dam construction, a senior official told an Iranian agency.

Iran says explosion caused by road blasting
AFP via Yahoo! News – Feb 16 7:58 AM
A powerful explosion in southern Iran which raised jitters of a possible attack on the country’s nuclear installations, was a result of road blasting, a senior security official said.

Powerful blast in Iran, witnesses report seeing missile fired
AFP via Yahoo! News – Feb 16 6:53 AM
A powerful blast occurred near Iran’s Gulf port of Daylam, Iranian television reported, as witnesses said they saw a missile being fired from an unidentified plane.


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5 years ago
neverknwo

Spiderman ‘put to the test’

It has been nicknamed the star in a jar by researchers in the field.

The star in a jar effortlessly reaches temperatures of tens of thousands of degrees, which is hotter than the surface of the Sun. It was able to do all this by simply focussing the energy of the sound wave into a tiny hot spot.

Nuclear fusion is nature’s atomic power – it is what powers the sun and, if it can be made to happen here on earth on a large enough scale, it promises to solve all of mankind’s energy problems in one go.


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5 years ago
neverknwo

Ghosts stalk Thai tsunami survivors … By Tony Cheng … Human cost: Sounds and pictures

A NEW terror is washing over southern Thailand in the wake of the tsunami: ghosts.Locals say spirits are terrifying them; health experts say the phenomenon is an outpouring of delayed mass trauma.

In town of ghosts, first signs of order James Meek in Banda Aceh … In pictures. Indian Ocean tsunami: in pictures Comment and analysis…

Tsunami Reports ...tsunami, survivors fear new waves and the ghosts of the lost. A Trip to a Haunted Thai Town (Business Week). – U.S. Nearly Triples Tsunami…

Many Thais believe ghosts are wandering tsunami-hit beaches, spooking taxi drivers, making the Andaman Sea hungry for more victims, and…

Andaman coast faces uphill climb reviving tourism due to fear of ghosts Hotel Online – Feb 15 11:04 AM Feb. 15—Forget about the desperate pleas and offers of hefty discounts for airline tickets and hotels — tourists, especially Thais and other Asians, are not quite ready to rush back to the beaches and resorts on Thailand’s picturesque Andaman coast

100 days of merit-making for spirits of tsunami victims
PHUKET, Feb 16 (TNA) – The Ministry of Culture has announced 100 days of merit-making aimed at ensuring rest for the wandering spirits of those who lost their lives in the December’s tsunamis.

A Trip to a Haunted Thai Town

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neverknwo

*POLESHIFTS Theosophy and Science Contrasted*

PART 1: ASTRONOMICAL CYCLES 1. The tilt of the axis 2. The four seasons 3. Precession of the equinoxes 4. The changing polestar 5. Apsidal motion

PART 2: SCIENCE, PSYCHICS, AND MYTHS (last revised: May 2002) 1. Axial shift 2. Polar wander 3. Crustal slippage 4. Psychic predictions 5. Ancient traditions

PART 3: POLESHIFTS AND THEOSOPHY (last revised: Oct. 2000) 1. The gradual inversion of the poles 2. From eternal spring to age of horror 3. Axial disturbances and geological cataclysms 4. Cataclysms and the precessional cycle 5. Earth in motion

PART 4: CLIMATE CHANGE (last revised: Nov. 2000) 1. The climate system 2. Climate and axial tilt 3. The climate record

PART 5: APPENDICES 1. The zodiac and precession 2. The zodiac and cataclysms 3. Herodotus and the Egyptians 4. Three axial inversions? 5. The Dendera zodiacs 6. Sampson Arnold Mackey

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neverknwo

EARTH CREATES POWERFUL GAMMA-RAY FLASHES

Gamma rays that flash briefly in Earth’s atmosphere during lightning storms are much more frequent and powerful than previously thought, a new study reveals. The rays – high-energy photons – exceed the energies of those from cosmic sources such as the explosive births of black holes and the new observations support a phenomenon predicted in 1925.

Brief bursts of gamma rays coming from space have been observed since the 1960s. But in 1994, astronomers using NASA’s orbiting Compton Gamma-Ray Observatory discovered the energetic photons in Earth’s upper atmosphere. These terrestrial gamma-ray flashes (TGFs) last about a millisecond – shorter than most space-based bursts.

Compton observed about 70 TGFs during its nine years in orbit. But it was not designed to accurately measure high energies or respond quickly to such fleeting events. Now, astronomers have studied data from NASA’s Reuven Ramaty High Energy Solar Spectroscopic Imager (RHESSI) satellite, launched in 2002. They found 86 TGFs over six months, extrapolating this data suggests that about 50 events occur around the world every day.

And RHESSI’s detectors showed the photons had about 100 times as much energy as those measured by Compton. “This is what interests me the most,” says David Smith, a physicist at the University of California in Santa Cruz, US, who led the study. “The average energy per gamma ray is greater than the emission from all those cosmic sources.”

“Relativistic runaway breakdown”

The events are the most energetic phenomena produced on Earth, agrees Umran Inan, a physicist at Stanford University in California, US. He says the photons appear to be produced in a “relativistic runaway breakdown” process, first suggested 80 years ago.

Continued:

*A computer animation of a gamma-ray burst destroying a star. *

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5 years ago
neverknwo

Brightest Galactic Flash Ever Detected Hits Earth

A huge explosion halfway across the galaxy packed so much power it briefly altered Earth’s upper atmosphere in December, astronomers said Friday.

No known eruption beyond our solar system has ever appeared as bright upon arrival.

But you could not have seen it, unless you can top the X-ray vision of Superman: In gamma rays, the event equaled the brightness of the full Moon’s reflected visible light.

The blast originated about 50,000 light-years away and was detected Dec. 27. A light-year is the distance light travels in a year, about 6 trillion miles (10 trillion kilometers).


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5 years ago
neverknwo

2005/02/19 00:04:44 5.55S 122.03E 10.0 6.5 SULAWESI, INDONESIA


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5 years ago
neverknwo

Measuring Earth’s wobble

Days after the Asian tsunami rampaged through seaside villages, worried-sounding news anchors said the earthquake that spawned the disaster had also knocked Earth off its axis.
In Flagstaff, U.S. Naval Observatory astronomer Merri Sue Carter rolled her eyes.

As one of the few people in the country who predict Earth’s movement on its axis for the government — and the only such person in Arizona — Carter found the early news stories overblown.


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neverknwo

CYCLONIC STORMS

Weather isn’t something that I specialize in per se, but I thought that all storms north or south of the equator spun exclusively in one direction due to corrolis forces. Maybe I missed something about exceptions to this rule, so please enlighten me if this is in any way “normal”.

What I see here are to unbelievabley HUGE counter rotating systems. No forcaster I have heard yet refers to them as cyclonic, yet every now and then over the months I have been following these patterns, I see them tighten up briefly the way smaller “normal” hurricanes do.


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5 years ago
neverknwo

*California Storm Triggers Tornadoes, Flooding Homes Threatened By Mudslides*

LOS ANGELES — A Pacific storm that came ashore Saturday produced tornadoes near San Diego as it made its way inland.

Residents stand by a fallen tree during a rain storm in Los Angeles.

One twister struck at about 9:15 a.m. in the town of Fallbrook. It gathered momentum as it headed northeast, National Weather Service Meteorologist Philip Gonsalves said.

An hour later, a tornado was reported near the Riverside County line. Buildings were damaged and powerlines were knocked down, Gonsalves said.

A tornado was also reported in Temecula, where there were reports of animals injured, Gonsalves said


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5 years ago
neverknwo

Military telescope enlists in doomsday asteroid patrol
Last Updated Feb 21 2005 12:06 PM MST
CBC News
CALGARY – Scientists in Calgary have enlisted a retrofitted 1950s military telescope to help them spot massive asteroids that could theoretically collide with Earth with catastrophic results.

The telescope, which was used to track satellites during the Cold War, required $500,000 worth of upgrades to prepare it for its new assignment.

“The electronics needed to be redone,” Mike Mazur, a geophysicist at the University of Calgary, said. “The motors needed to be replaced, the mechanics of the mount were modified considerably, the optics as well.”

The Calgary telescope has a large field of vision, making it one of fewer than 10 places in the world equipped to search for an asteroid.


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5 years ago
neverknwo

NEWS

A powerful earthquake hits central Iran, casualties reported, state-run television reports
Canadian Press via Yahoo! News – 21 minutes ago
TEHRAN, Iran (CP) – A powerful earthquake hits central Iran, casualties reported, state-run television reports.
Earthquake hits Iran; casualties reported
Kansas City Star – 2 minutes ago
TEHRAN, Iran – A powerful earthquake shook central Iran Tuesday and state-run television reported that there were casualties. The 6.4-magnitude earthquake occurred at 5:55 a.m. in northwest of Kerman province, near the city of Zarand, the television said.
Central Iran hit by 6.4-magnitude earthquake
CTV.ca – 4 minutes ago
A powerful, 6.4-magnitude earthquake has hit central Iran, with casualties being reported. State-run television say the quake hit the town of Zarand shortly before 6 a.m. local time. Some local villages have reportedly been destroyed.
A powerful earthquake hits central Iran, casualties reported, state-run television reports
CNews – 12 minutes ago
TEHRAN, Iran (CP) – A powerful earthquake hits central Iran, casualties reported, state-run television reports. After bumbling around awkwardly for decades, Prince Charles has finally done something right.
Quake Measuring 6.4 Hits Southeast Iran
Reuters via Yahoo! News – 8 minutes ago
An earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter scale hit southeast Iran on Tuesday morning destroying some villages, state television reported.


R27009
5 years ago
neverknwo

The ionisation field extension in the alignement of Mars and the galactic center just left the earth/moon orbit system recently (This is why the moon anomalies) to pursue his sweaping through the solar system.

As we saw recently on the sun, sunspots run as hell to reach the right side of the sun (right from earth perspective). This have been caused by THIS extension and this is explaining why the actual sun flares toward Mars.

In the following week we must expect to see many more of these flares, directed toward Mars (mean the other side of the sun).

If this should not affect earth very heavily, we will start to rock a bit more in following weeks, due to the orbital direction of the earth which will be slowing it’s movement toward the galactic center to pursue it’s orbit. This escalation in earth geo and climate activities will increase slowly up to end of may.


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5 years ago
neverknwo

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5 years ago
neverknwo

WAS TSUNAMI & EQ CAUSED BY STELLAR EXPLOSION?

When Dr. Paul talks we should listen.

Was the December 26, 2004 Indonesian Earthquake and Tsunami
Caused by a Stellar Explosion 45,000 light years away?
Sound Crazy? Read Carefully Below.

Gamma Ray Bursts, Gravity Waves, and Earthquakes

On December 26, 2004 a magnitude 9.3 earthquake occurred in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Malaysia. It caused a powerful tsunami which devastated coastal regions of many countries leaving over 240,000 people either dead or missing. It was the worst tsunami to affect this area since the explosion of Krakatoa. The earthquake that produced it was so strong that it exceeded by a factor of 10 the next most powerful earthquake to occur in the past 25 years.

• Indonesian 9.3 Richter earthquake:

December 26, 2004 at 00 hours 58 minutes (Universal Time)

It is then with some alarm that we learn that just 44.6 hours later gamma ray telescopes orbiting the Earth picked up the arrival of the brightest gamma ray burst ever recorded!

• Gamma ray burst arrival:

December 27, 2004 at 21 hours 36 minutes (Universal Time)

This gamma ray blast was 100 times more intense than any burst that had been previously recorded, equaling the brightness of the full Moon, but detectable only at gamma ray wavelengths. Gamma ray counts spiked to a maximum in 1.5 seconds and then declined over a 5 minute period with 7.57 second pulsations. The blast temporarily changed the shape the Earth’s ionosphere, distorting the transmission of long-wavelength radio signals. See stories on Space.com, BBC News, NY TImes.


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5 years ago
neverknwo

THREE QUAKES IN D.C. REGION TODAY; “RED MENACE” DREAM”:http://www.hometownannapolis.com/cgi-bin/read/2005/02_23-75/

“....said his office was inundated with calls from concerned residents across Central Maryland.
“We had one lady who said it really shook her house,”
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THREE MICRO EARTHQUAKES HIT MARYLAND
February 23, 2005

On February 23, 1946, an American man said he had a vivid dream where he saw blood-red oozing out of the USSR into many nations of the earth. In the center of the United States, he then saw a spot of white appear, and likewise spread, either changing the reddened areas to white, or to pink. Obvious reference to Communism, and related attitudes, like scientific Marxism (abject materialism & atheism), and the extreme forms of Humanism (Darwinism, abject materialism & atheism). I’m making sweeping generalizations here, but so what, that’s better than the sweet nothings which will be said about these quakes in conventional circles, things like “oh, interesting! there were three small earthquakes near Baltimore today

GEOLOGISTS EXCITED OVER MARYLAND EARTHQUAKES

Anyway, the man who had the dream 59 years ago says that all of a sudden “the Red leader [of Russia] could no longer resist his desire for world domination,” and declared as much on every form of broadcast medium, radios, it was heard everywhere, he meant. Then he saw “sleepers” and saboteurs execute their orders, blowing up government and military installations in various parts of the United States, then he saw, to his amazement, bomber planes & missiles come into the U.S. and deploy “chemical and biological weapons.” He said that seemed more catastrophic than a nuclear attack. Hmm, note the date of this article:


R27082
5 years ago
neverknwo

Monster star burst was brighter than full Moon: astronomers

PARIS (AFP) – Stunned astronomers described the greatest cosmic explosion ever monitored — a star burst from the other side of the galaxy that was briefly brighter than the full Moon and swamped satellites and telescopes.

The high-radiation flash, detected last December 27, caused no harm to Earth but would have literally fried the planet had it occurred within a few light years of home.

Normally reserved skywatchers struggled for superlatives.

“This is a once-in-a-lifetime event,” said Rob Fender of Britain’s Southampton University.

“We have observed an object only 20 kilometers (12 miles) across, on the other side of our galaxy, releasing more energy in a 10th of a second than the Sun emits in 100,000 years.”

“It was the mother of all magnetic flares — a true monster,” said Kevin Hurley, a research physicist at the University of California at Berkeley.


R27166
5 years ago
neverknwo

Evidence of extreme disturbance in Earth’s core – can earth explode?

Geologists in India and the rest of the world are receiving signals of a very disturbed mantel and core of the earth. According to some computer models, the outer core and the mantel is getting extremely heated. This can cause extreme tension on the earth’s crust and the tectonic plates.

The net result can be increased earthquakes and volcanoes. The reports coming from every continent says that the volcanoes, geysers and mud volcanoes all are ready to explode.

According to the scientists the mantel viscosity is going down due to increased temperature. The outer core is showing sign molecular agitation. The inner core is also showing strange signs.


R27170
5 years ago
neverknwo

End of the world was too near a couple of months ago

Scientists believe that if the blast had occurred only ten light years afar, planet Earth would have been destroyed

The day of Decmeber 27th 2004, could have become the last day in the history of all living beings on planet Earth, including humans. An unimaginably powerful blast of a neutron star rocked the Milky Way, in the area of the Constellation Sagittarius. All leading astronomic centers and satellites registered the blast. Scientists have never witnessed such a powerful explosion in space before. The blast produced the energy, the amount of which could be compared to the power that the Sun produces in 250,000 years, Itar-Tass reports.

Astronomers were astounded with the amount of energy that was released as a result of the blast of the star on the outskirts of our galaxy 50,000 light years far away. American scientists said that the explosion occurred, when a giant black hole took up the equivalent of 300 million stars, the size of our Sun. The black hole continues emitting a vast quantity of gas, the mass of which is equal to a trillion of Suns.

The flash of radiation, which was registered on December 27th, exerted a very strong influence on the Moon and the Earth. The star, which caused the space explosion, is referred to a rare class of super-magnetic neutron stars, classified as SGR 1806-20. Scientists believe that if the blast had occurred only ten light years afar, planet Earth would have been destroyed. “We figure that it’s probably the biggest explosion observed by humans within our galaxy since Johannes Kepler saw his supernova in 1604,” Dr Rob Fender, of Southampton University said.

A very powerful current of gamma and X-rays appeared as a result of the star quake. Humans could feel the consequences of the neutron star explosion too: a lot of people did not feel very well that day.


R27392
5 years ago
neverknwo

A New Spin on Earth’s Rotation

We all know that money makes the world go round, but what causes it to change speed ever so slightly? The Earth is known to constantly slow down and speed up, which imperceptibly alters the length of our days.

“We are taught that the day is 24 hours, or 86,400 seconds. That is true, but there are irregularities on the millisecond level,” said David Salstein, an atmospheric scientist at Atmospheric and Environmental Research, Inc.

A Russian scientist claimed this week that these irregularities can be used to predict weather and earthquakes.

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5 years ago
neverknwo

The Pole Shift

Interview with Gregg Braden
by Wynn Free

There are many quantifiable scientific indicators proving that the Earth and the Solar System are going through changes which have never previously occurred in recorded human history. Many psychics and channelers say that we have entered the beginning of a dimensional shift which is already deeply affecting all of our lives. And some predict that within the next decade we will enter into an Ascension process fulfilling the prophecies of Jesus.

Gregg Braden is probably the most recognized person who is evaluating and revealing the scientific phenomena pointing to this shift. He became intrigued with all this when he was working for Phillips Petroleum in the late 1970s and noticed that the magnetics of the earth were at their lowest point in 2000 years and decreasing at a rapid rate.

Eventually, Braden wrote a book – Awakening to Zero Point – that documented this and other indicators of our rapidly changing planet.

The following is Part I of an interview that took place in September 2002. It focuses on Earth’s changing magnetic field and its possible effects on consciousness.

Wynn: Is it true that the magnetic poles of the earth are in the process of shifting right now?

Gregg: In the May-June-July time frame of this year, 2002, very well acknowledged and esteemed scientific journals actually were saying for the first time that we are in the process of a polar reversal. Back in the 1960s, geologists were certain that the earth periodically went through a reversal. They could tell from core samples, ice samples, and fossils, as well as magnetized particles that were locked into certain positions in the rock of the earth. Geologists were so certain about this phenomenon that they actually mapped out the last four-and-a-half-million years, and the resulting records suggested that the earth has gone through fourteen of these polar reversals. At that time, back in 1961 and 1962, scientists felt that the last pole reversal occurred at about the time of the last Ice Age, ten to twelve thousand years ago. And they were certain it would happen again, but not for thousands of years, so it was nothing to worry about. But through the 1990s, and up until just two months ago (July 2002), geologists continued to refine this kind of information. They had been saying it took thousands of years for this to happen. Then they began to say, “Well, it can happen in hundreds of years.” But now, recent evidence from some of the ice cores in Greenland and Antarctica say that it could happen in as little as a decade. But now, we know that the poles are actually moving. We’re living it right now. We don’t know exactly what that means, because even though it’s happened fourteen times in the last four and a half million years, it’s never happened with six billion people on the earth.


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5 years ago
neverknwo

*Earth Magnetic Field Reversal Possible energy ramifications of diminishing magnetic field. How long will it linger at zero before reversing?*

by Mary-Sue Haliburton
Pure Energy Systems News

Seeing the powerful earthquakes such as the December 26th, 2004 event that triggered the tsunami disaster, people are looking for possible causes for the apparent instability of earth’s crust. “End-times” alarmists and backyard researchers believe that the predicted imminent reversal of the earth’s magnetic field may be a significant clue to these eschatological-scale events.

Scientists have been observing changes in the direction of earth’s magnetic field which took place recently as well as in the distant past. NASA’s website features a map showing the gradual northward migration of the north magnetic pole in the past century and a half. Since more than double the time interval has elapsed since the last reversal, compared to the time lapse between the previous two pole reversals, some believe we may be overdue for the next north-south flip. (1,2) However, though the interval between reversals of the Earth’s magnetic field can be as short as 5,000 years, it can also be as long as 50 million years. There does not seem to be any logic or rule governing the planet’s behavior.

It is not only the direction but also the strength of this magnetic field that is a concern. In the time of dinosaurs, at an estimated 2.5 gauss, it was eighty percent stronger than it is now. This may have been one of the reasons such gigantic life forms thrived. It is now accepted that a catastrophic event ended the reign of giant reptiles. However, they did not re-evolve to equivalent dimensions. And the disappearance of mammalian “mega-fauna” in more recent times is still considered to be a mystery. The mastodons and mammoths would have towered over modern elephants. Why are there so few large terrestrial animals today?


R27729
5 years ago
neverknwo

OSCAR DAY EARTHQUAKE IN L.A.

2005/02/27 05:08:03 34.15N 118.49W 10.6 2.9 GREATER LOS ANGELES AREA, CA.

The strongest earthquake centered in or just near Hollywood California in almost thirty years, occurred less than two days before the “Hollywood spectacle” of 9/11/2001.
...earthquake hit west Los Angeles, breaking windows and water pipes and shaking the ground dozens of miles away…


R27878
5 years ago
neverknwo

Tsunami bomb NZ’s devastating war secret

30.06.2000 By Eugene Bingham

Top-secret wartime experiments were conducted off the coast of Auckland to perfect a tidal wave bomb, declassified files reveal.

An Auckland University professor seconded to the Army set off a series of underwater explosions triggering mini-tidal waves at Whangaparaoa in 1944 and 1945.

Professor Thomas Leech’s work was considered so significant that United States defence chiefs said that if the project had been completed before the end of the war it could have played a role as effective as that of the atom bomb.

Details of the tsunami bomb, known as Project Seal, are contained in 53-year-old documents released by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

Papers stamped “top secret” show the US and British military were eager for Seal to be developed in the post-war years too. They even considered sending Professor Leech to Bikini Atoll to view the US nuclear tests and see if they had any application to his work.

He did not make the visit, although a member of the US board of assessors of atomic tests, Dr Karl Compton, was sent to New Zealand.

“Dr Compton is impressed with Professor Leech’s deductions on the Seal project and is prepared to recommend to the Joint Chiefs of Staff that all technical data from the test relevant to the Seal project should be made available to the New Zealand Government for further study by Professor Leech,” said a July 1946 letter from Washington to Wellington.

Professor Leech, who died in his native Australia in 1973, was the university’s dean of engineering from 1940 to 1950.

News of his being awarded a CBE in 1947 for research on a weapon led to speculation in newspapers around the world about what was being developed.

Though high-ranking New Zealand and US officers spoke out in support of the research, no details of it were released because the work was on-going.

A former colleague of Professor Leech, Neil Kirton, told the Weekend Herald that the experiments involved laying a pattern of explosives underwater to create a tsunami.

Small-scale explosions were carried out in the Pacific and off Whangaparaoa, which at the time was controlled by the Army.

It is unclear what happened to Project Seal once the final report was forwarded to Wellington Defence Headquarters late in the 1940s.

The bomb was never tested on a full scale, and Mr Kirton doubts that Aucklanders would have noticed the trials.

“Whether it could ever be resurrected … Under some circumstances I think it could be devastating.”


R27881
5 years ago
neverknwo

TSUNAMI, EARTHQUAKE RESHAPES, TILTS INDIAN ISLANDS

By Simon Denyer

PORT BLAIR, India (Reuters) – The earthquake that triggered Asia’s tsunami has moved, twisted and tilted India’s Andaman and Nicobar islands, raising some out of sea and sinking large parts of others.


R27882
5 years ago
neverknwo

*Two Meteors Spotted by Public *

Two meteors were last night reported in the south west skies by members of the public, police said today.

An object described as a white hot meteor with a yellow edge was seen in the sky, and is thought to have landed in the sea south west of St Ives.

A second was reported travelling south west from Torrington, north Devon.

There have been no reports of any damage or injury as a result of these objects, said the police.


R27885
5 years ago
neverknwo

*ALIENS CAUSE GLOBAL WARMING *

A lecture by Michael Crichton
Caltech Michelin Lecture
January 17, 2003

My topic today sounds humorous but unfortunately I am serious. I am going to argue that extraterrestrials lie behind global warming. Or to speak more precisely, I will argue that a belief in extraterrestrials has paved the way, in a progression of steps, to a belief in global warming. Charting this progression of belief will be my task today.

Let me say at once that I have no desire to discourage anyone from believing in either extraterrestrials or global warming. That would be quite impossible to do. Rather, I want to discuss the history of several widely-publicized beliefs and to point to what I consider an emerging crisis in the whole enterprise of science-namely the increasingly uneasy relationship between hard science and public policy.

I have a special interest in this because of my own upbringing. I was born in the midst of World War II, and passed my formative years at the height of the Cold War. In school drills, I dutifully crawled under my desk in preparation for a nuclear attack.


R27886
5 years ago
neverknwo

Computer Models predict Magnetic pole reversal in Earth and Sun can bring end to human civilization in 2012 – evidence of extra-terrestrial help in our survival

According to some computer scientists working together with a group geophysicist and astrophysicists, Earth and Sun both will go through a process of Magnetic Pole Reversal in 2012. This last happened millions of years before when the Dinosaurs disappeared. A private research and analysis company in Hyderabad is predicting a major upheaval in 2012.

Magnetic Pole reversal is a process when North Pole and South Pole reverse position. While this happens, at some point of time Earth’s magnetic field reaches zero Gauss which simply put means, Earth at that point of time has zero magnetism. When this coincides with a eleven year cycle of Sun’s Polar reversal, a major problem arises.


R27933
5 years ago
neverknwo

Russian scientist predicted tsunami two days before it hit Southeast Asia US forces supposedly used a secret weapon in Iraq, which resulted in a powerful earthquake

Viktor Bokov, a scientist from St.Petersburg, deals with short-term earthquake forecasts. The information about the forthcoming disaster in Southeast Asia, which killed 215,000 people, appeared on the website of the Arctic and Antarctic Institute (on which Bokov’s forecasts are regularly published) two days before the tsunami hit the Asian shores.

“Such an important event was left without any attention. I cannot come to the Russian government and just tell them that an upcoming natural disaster will kill tens of thousands of people. I tried to work in the EMERCOM of Russia, and they were very interested in my methods. As soon as they grasped the idea of my work, they immediately turned my services down and started working alone, forecasting earthquakes. Their work was not successful, though,” the scientist said.

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R27937
5 years ago
neverknwo

WHEN NORTH GOES SOUTH

Considering that ships, planes and Boy Scouts steer by it, Earth’s magnetic field is less reliable than you’d think. Rocks in an ancient lava flow in Oregon suggest that for a brief erratic span about 16 million years ago magnetic north shifted as much as 6 degrees per day. After little more than a week, a compass needle would have pointed toward Mexico City.
The lava catches Earth’s magnetic field in the act of reversing itself. Magnetic north heads south, and — over about 1,000 years — the field does a complete flip-flop. While the Oregon data is controversial, Earth scientists agree that the geological evidence as a whole — the “paleomagnetic” record — proves such reversals happened many times over the past billion years.

“Some reversals occurred within a few 10,000 years of each other,” says Los Alamos scientist Gary Glatzmaier, “and there are other periods where no reversals occurred for tens of millions of years.” How do these flip-flops happen, and why at such irregular intervals? The geological data, invaluable to show what happened, registers only a mute shrug when it comes to the deeper questions.


R27962
5 years ago
neverknwo

Sun’s Temper Blamed for Arctic Ozone Loss

A dramatic thinning of Earth’s protective ozone layer above the Arctic last year was the result of intense upper-level winds and an extra dose of space weather, scientists said Tuesday.

Ozone, which screens out some of the Sun’s harmful ultraviolet radiation, declined by up to 60 percent in the stratosphere over high northern latitudes in the spring of 2004. Officials issued a health warning earlier this year for residents of the far North.

In a new study, scientists conclude that an intense round of solar storms around Halloween in 2003 was at the root of the problem. Charged particles from the storms triggered chemical reactions that increased the formation of extra nitrogen in the upper stratosphere, some 20 miles up. Nitrogen levels climbed to their highest in at least two decades.


R27994
5 years ago
neverknwo

Greenland witnesses record winter high temperature

STOCKHOLM, Feb. 21 (Xinhuanet) — The temperature in Greenland over the weekend was higher than in many southern European winter getaways, Ritzau news bureau reported on Monday. Temperatures on the island, a Danish overseas territory, reached 16 degrees on Saturday, making it warmer than places such as Algarve, Malorca, and northern Tunisia. The official record of 16.0 C (60.8 F) was recorded in the townof Paamiut (Frederikshob) on the western coast of the Greenland. The temperature is the highest recorded winter temperature since record keeping began in 1958. The previous record of 15.4 C (59.7 F) was recorded in 1980 in the southern Greenland town of Narsaruaq. The previous record high for February of 14.2 C (57.6 F) was registered in 1965, also in Narsaruaq. The warm winter weather in Greenland is caused by weather systems that have pumped warm air over the southwestern portion of the island, according to Danish TV weather service. Temperatures along the entire southern coast were over 10 C (50 F) on Saturday. Meteorologists expected the warm weather to spread north, causing ice in the otherwise frigid northeast Greenland to melt. Enditem

R27996
5 years ago
neverknwo

Ice chunk that fell from sky into homeowner’s yard defies explanation

DECATUR – The sky, apparently, is falling.

Its point of impact? The back yard of William and Anna Mae Beals at 6060 Thomas Road.

A slab of ice about the size of a concrete block hurtled from the heavens Wednesday morning toward their home in southeast Decatur.

Fortunately, no one was hurt.

But their neighbors were shaken when they saw the chilling visitor land.

Darlene Scribner was sipping coffee and watching birds out her backyard window with her sister and cousin when a white flash descended toward the earth.

“We were shocked,” said her sister Jo Ann Wheeler.

“I’ve never seen anything like that before in my life,” said her cousin, Joyce Wetzel.

So where’d the icy chunk come from?

“I don’t have a clue,” said a puzzled Anna Mae Beals.

Could it have fallen from an airplane’s wing? That’s unlikely, aviation experts say. Ice can cause serious problems if not removed from a plane’s wings.

“We take great pains to make sure airplanes are de-iced,” said Elizabeth Isham Cory, spokeswoman for the Federal Aviation Administration.

“Something that big on an aircraft doesn’t sound right,” said Gene Marcinkowski, Decatur Airport director.

Could the ice cube be the frozen flush of a portable toilet aboard a high-flying plane? Nope. Waste is removed when a plane touches down. Plus, the neighbors concluded, the ice cube was white and clear – not the typical colors of a potty flush.

Could it be a freak weather phenomenon? The chunk of ice initially stumped even Jim Angel, state climatologist with the Illinois State Water Survey.

“That’s a real mystery,” Angel said.

Angel then recalled reports of large ice chunks falling from the skies in places as far away as Spain. The cool slabs usually fall in January, February and March and can weigh as much as 30 pounds.

Experts call them megacryometeors. It’s not really clear why they fall.

“One of these things is very weird,” Angel said. “It’s not like it hasn’t happened to other people. It happens rarely, but it does happen.”

Mike Frazier can be reached at mfrazier@;herald-review.com or 421-7985.


R27998
5 years ago
neverknwo

Physicist rocks field with universe theory Princeton professor’s five dimensions make big splash in physics

By Jeff Milgram
Princeton Packet Staff Writer
Saturday, April 29, 2000

While other mortals live in a three-dimensional world — four if you count time as a dimension — Princeton University physics professor Lisa Randall dreams of five dimensions. She doesn’t know what this extra dimension is, or how it can be proven. But Dr. Randall believes it can explain one of the great mysteries of the universe: How gravity is related to the other forces of nature. Clearly, Dr. Randall works at an intellectual level far beyond that of the average working stiff. But Dr. Randall and her collaborator, Raman Sundrum of Stanford University, have made a big splash in the rarefied world of physics and cosmology — the study of the evolution of the universe.

R28000
5 years ago
neverknwo

The Big Splash A Scientific Discovery…

I proposed that the Earth was being showered by a vast number of previously undetected, small comets. I calculated that about twenty of these comets, each about the size of a small house and made essentially of water and ice, plunge through our atmosphere each and every minute of every day. If I am correct, then the water that we fish in, bathe in, drink, and are made of, is of extraterrestrial origin.


R28155
5 years ago
neverknwo

Today’s is the largest Arizona earthquake since a magnitude 5.5 on April 29, 1993, which was an aftershock of a magnitude 5.0 four days earlier.

“I’d like to point out that the famous “Phoenix [Arizona] lights” mass UFO sighting occurred March 13, 1997… “:http://www.alien-ufos.com/incidentsphoenixlights.shtml

...exactly five years after a notable series of earthquakes began in Arizona March 13, 1992, at 4:20 AM Arizona time. (This morning’s quake occurred at 4:13 AM Arizona time.)

This makes a lot of sense to me, in the view of there being a solid connection between earthquakes, prophecy and divine interaction.

PDE 1992 03 13 111946.38 35.99 -112.29 5 3.90 MLGS 5F . .......
PDE 1992 03 13 112834.24 35.97 -112.19 5 2.90 MLGS .. . .......
PDE 1992 03 14 051205.07 35.99 -112.28 5 3.70 MLGS .F . .......
PDE 1992 03 14 051331.64 35.96 -112.36 5 4.20 MLGS .F . .......
PDE 1992 03 14 062314.90 35.96 -112.09 5 2.50 MLGS .F . .......
PDE 1992 03 14 064741.96 35.84 -112.42 5 2.20 MLGS .F . .......
PDE 1992 03 14 071156.06 35.92 -112.23 5 2.40 MLGS .F . .......
PDE 1992 03 14 140906.60 36.03 -112.19 5 2.30 MLGS .F . .......
PDE 1992 03 15 141323.26 36.02 -112.12 5 2.50 MLGS .F . .......
from neic.usgs.gov/neis/epic/


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5 years ago
neverknwo

MAGNITUDE 7.1 – BANDA SEA

2005 March 2 10:42:10 UTC
Preliminary Earthquake Report
U.S. Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center
World Data Center for Seismology, Denver

A major earthquake occurred at 10:42:10 (UTC) on Wednesday, March 2, 2005. The magnitude 7.1 event has been located in the BANDA SEA. (This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.)

Magnitude 7.1
Date-Time Wednesday, March 2, 2005 at 10:42:10 (UTC)

Event ID usvdam


R28161
5 years ago
neverknwo


Aerial view of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) ring and tunnel. (Image courtesy of the European Centre for Nuclear Research (CERN))
Largest machines on Earth will be described at AAAS today by their central planner, Cornell physicist Maury Tigner
EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: SATURDAY, FEB. 19, 2005, 8 A.M. EST
Media contact: David Brand
Office: 607-255-3651
E-Mail: deb27@cornell.edu

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Two of the largest machines ever conceived by scientists will be described today by one of the world’s leading experts on particle colliders, the massive and expensive machines used to explore inner space by smashing particles together at super-fast speeds.

Cornell University physicist Maury Tigner, director of Cornell’s Laboratory for Elementary Particle Physics (LEPP) in Ithaca, N.Y., is playing a major role in two of these machines: the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), being built at the European Centre for Nuclear Research (CERN) in Geneva, for which he serves as chairman of the machine advisory committee, and the International Linear Collider (ILC), being planned by an international team, for which he is chairman of the steering committee


R28219
5 years ago
neverknwo

INDONESIA, AUSTRALIA ROCKED BY POWERFUL 7.2 EARTHQUAKE

TOKYO — A strong earthquake measuring a magnitude of 7.2 was recorded Wednesday in Indonesia, the Japan Meteorological Agency said. No tsunami warning was issued.

The quake, which struck at 7:42 p.m. Japan time, was centered in the Banda Sea east of Java Island with a focus 190 kilometers under the seabed, the agency said. (Kyodo News)

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A strong earthquake has rocked parts of Darwin, with tremors lasting several minutes and felt right across the city and in rural areas.

Geoscience Australia says the earthquake measured 7.2 on the Richter scale with its epicentre about 500 kilometres east north-east of East Timor in the Banda Sea.

The director of the Australia Seismological Centre in Canberra, Kevin McCue, says the earthquake is unlikely to have caused any damage because it occurred at a great depth.

“The tsunami risk is zero for an earthquake of that focal depth,” he said.

“It’s not big enough at that focal depth to have ruptured the sea floor, so there’s zero chance of a tsunami.”

Residents reported the earthquake hitting the capital of the Northern Territory at around 8:20pm ACST.

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neverknwo

ELECTRICAL BIRTHING OF STARS

This is from today’s Thunderbolts Picture of the Day, written up by my father, David Talbott, with an assist from Wal Thornhill.

From
Electrical Birthing of Stars

Popular ideas about star and planet formation have received a jolt from a recent peek into the womb of a newly forming star. The shock came from the European Space Agency’s XMM-Newton X-ray observatory as it peered into a star-forming region called R Corona Australis, about 500 light-years from Earth.


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5 years ago
neverknwo

“Reverse engineering extra-terrestrial deep underwater crafts – the floating versions of UFOs “:http://www.indiadaily.com/editorial/2060.asp

Oceanographers and Naval engineers are investigating certain phenomena that show evidences of the presence of extra-terrestrial deep underwater crafts – the floating versions of UFOs. These crafts are capable of sharp and efficient maneuvering, has the implacable stealth to avoid detection, can hover in the deepest parts of the oceans and are capable of going deep into the tectonic levels under the ocean.


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neverknwo

THIS POST IS BROKE!!!


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5 years ago
whateveryousay

best thread ever


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neverknwo

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R107802
4 years ago
neverknwo

Testing …....................

Another Ghost Post…...........................


R107806
4 years ago
neverknwo

CAN MAGNETS ATTRACT METEORS

he little matchstick-like objects, neatly lined up like colouring pencils in their box, are in fact LHC magnets seen from the air. These particular ones are being stored at Point 19 just alongside SM18, the magnet assembly and testing hall, which can be seen on the right of the picture. On the right in the background, is the Meyrin site.

This remarkable aerial photograph bears witness to the excellent progress of LHC magnet production. The 1000 mark for the delivery of the main magnets has just been passed (800 dipole magnets and 200 short straight sections). “A total of 1650 main magnets are required”, explains Lucio Rossio, the Head of the Magnets and Superconductors Group (AT-MAS), “I can therefore confirm that production will be completed on schedule in October 2006.”

This second aerial photograph shows one of the two storage areas on the Prévessin site. By looking closely, you can make out the big crane which is about to transport a dipole magnet. Just behind this row of dipole magnets are the dipole cold masses waiting to be inserted into their blue cryostats. Lined up at the bottom of the picture you can see the short straight sections, consisting of the main quadrupoles and other corrector magnets.


R107808
4 years ago
neverknwo

Radiation threat follows tsunami

HIGHLY toxic waste washed on to Somalia’s coastline by the December tsumani has spawned illnesses with symptoms like radioactive exposure in villagers along the shore of the shattered African nation.

Toxic waste spawning radioactive diseases in Somalia coastline: UN

Fri Mar 4,12:31 PM ET Health – AFP

NAIROBI (AFP) – Highly toxic waste washed on to Somali’s coastline by last December’s tsumani has spawned illnesses with symptoms like radioactive exposure in villagers along the shore of the shattered African nation, the UN Environment Programme said.

SOMALIA: Tsunami may have exposed dumped hazardous waste


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4 years ago
neverknwo

Millions live on hazardous coasts Governments see need to create evacuation plans

By Randolph E. Schmid , Associated Press

More than half of all Americans now live on or near a coast, a major evacuation worry in case of hurricanes, tsunamis or other natural disasters.
One possible answer: vertical evacuations that could send people fleeing upward in high-rise buildings rather than away from a stormy coast.

Coastal growth also poses environmental and economic challenges to local governments, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Tuesday.


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4 years ago
neverknwo

Warm Weather, Festivities Greet Start of Iditarod

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) – Seventy-nine mushers and their dog teams started the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race on Saturday on a layer of rapidly melting snow that was trucked in overnight to cover downtown Anchorage streets.


R107813
4 years ago
neverknwo

SNIP

March 6, 2005

Arctic Circle Earthquakes Begins North American Continent Instability, Greater Earthquakes Sure to Follow

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

Reports have reached us today that the Franz Josef Land archipelago Region of Russia, and in the Arctic Circle, has been stricken by a series of powerful earthquakes. The Seismic Network of the Russian Academy of Sciences is currently estimating the largest of these events to be over 6.0 magnitude event, and covering an area of the Arctic Regions of tens of thousands of square kilometers.

Occurring also with these events in a symbiotic relationship, with the depth of 33 kilometers being the common factor, was another earthquake event in the Quebec Region of Canada, and as reported by the Seismic Network of the Russian Academy of Sciences as having over a 5.0 magnitude.

These shallow focus earthquakes, of depths less than 75 km, are of great concern to Russian scientists because of their great potential for harm, and also as foretellers of larger events to come.

The significance of these current events lie in the fact that great the great instability in the Eurasian Plate, and caused by the magnitude 9.3 event, and as reported by the UPI News Service, “The main earthquake —a magnitude 9.3 event and the second-strongest ever recorded — unleashed tsunamis that killed nearly 300,000 people in coastal areas as far away as Sri Lanka and India.”, of December 26, 2004 on this plates southern boundary, is now being transferred to its northern (frontal) boundary where it meets the North American Plate in the Franz Josef Land archipelago.

Dr. G.P. Avetisov, Russian Academy of Sciences, Saint Petersburg, in his report to the United States scientific organization National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and titled “Seismically active zones of the Arctic”, has said, “It is noteworthy that the disturbed mid-oceanic seismic belt is colinear with Eurasian submeridional Franz-Victoria and Saint Anna offshore troughs. These troughs show a few earthquakes magnitude up to 6.5 on their intersection with the continental slope.”

The relationship therefore between these two earthquake events in Arctic Russia and Quebec Canada can not be underestimated because, and as stated by the Canadian Governments Natural Resources Ministry, “Canada east of the Cordillera, extending north from the United States border to the Arctic Ocean, comprises about two-thirds of the stable craton of the North American plate.”

END SNIP

cont…


R107814
4 years ago
neverknwo

Swarm of Small Quakes off Oregon Coast

NEWPORT, Ore. (AP) _ An earthquake “swarm’‘ that began last weekend has resulted in thousands of small earthquakes off the Oregon coast in recent days but the size of the quakes did not pose any tsunami threat, officials said.


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4 years ago
neverknwo

Over 3000 Earthquakes within 72 Hours off NW Coast

by Mitch Battros – ECTV

This story has caught fire. Seismologist and Geologist are rushing in from all over the world to witness this event. At this time the only press release is “Don’t worry; the earthquakes are not large enough to create a tsunami.”

That being said, the excitement is more about witnessing a growing “volcano” right off the coast of Vancouver Island. A scientific SWAT team from Seattle is sailing this afternoon for a spot off the coast of Vancouver Island, where they suspect an underwater eruption is under way.

“We really don’t know what to expect,” said Edward Baker, an oceanographer at the Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, which is part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). “If we’re very lucky, we may get pictures of brand-new lava on the seafloor.”

This news release began as a slow simmer, and has now picked up speed and a whole lot of attention, and rightfully so. Recent studies of past earthquakes indicate a natural cyclical pattern. Although it may be a natural periodic occurrence, no one knows exactly when, how and where the next round of seismic events will unfold. It appears the most vulnerable areas are U.S. Midwest (New Madrid), eastern Canada, Australia and Germany.

In a recent Smithsonian Institute article reports: “Three hundred years of tectonic pressure has now built up since the 1700 tsunami occurred. A recent study estimates that 10 million people on the U.S. West Coast would be affected by a Cascadia subduction-zone quake. Today, the shaking from a quake of the same magnitude would damage 200 highway bridges, put Pacific ports out of business for months, and generate shock waves capable of toppling tall buildings and long bridges in Seattle and Portland.”

Early this morning I received an email from H.C. who is one of our ECTV subscribers with a link to the PNSN (Pacific Northwest Seismograph Network). Looks like there is another round of earthquake swarms in progress! Below are the links to the seismographs.

Mt. Rainier

Butler Butte

**I will just conclude with saying “I have a feeling this story is just beginning”.

Subscribe To ECTV For Full Access


R107817
4 years ago
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MoD study reveals potential impact of nuclear sub accident

THOUSANDS of people could be contaminated with radio activity in breach of safe limits if there was an accident on a nuclear submarine at the Faslane naval base on the Clyde, an assessment by the Ministry of Defence (MoD) reveals.

Sub Sonar Linked To Dead Dolphins?

Dolphin beaching in Florida followed sub’s exercises


R107818
4 years ago
neverknwo

More damage than a nuclear bomb

FLORENCE – On the open ocean, you won’t even feel it. Not the magnitude 9 earthquake radiating from two tectonic plates that merge just off the Pacific Coast; not the resulting tsunami, traveling at jetliner speeds. As the quake wreaks havoc on land, rattling buildings and bridges into pieces, triggering massive landslides and turning soil into quicksand, the wave will silently surge toward shore like any other.

But as the wave strikes the shallows, it rises up, transforming itself from a barely detectable swell to a 50-, 80-, maybe even a 100-foot wave in some places. The tsunami will powerfully meet whatever dares confront it – homes, automobiles, people – with chaotic force.

As it encounters obstacles, the wave will create swells that crash north, south and back toward the sea. On land, the tsunami will surge toward low-lying areas, adding uprooted trees, dock pilings and cars to its arsenal and mangling or killing anyone who can’t get out of the way.

Then it will happen again. And again. The waves will diminish in speed and force, but grow more deadly as people on the coast assume the threat has passed – when, in reality, the ocean will simply be gathering more weaponry in the cars, refrigerators, broken houses and propane tanks it earlier dragged into the water.


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4 years ago
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R107821
4 years ago
neverknwo

Evidence of extreme disturbance in Earth’s core. Can earth explode?

Geologists in India and the rest of the world are receiving signals
of a very disturbed mantel and core of the earth. According to some
computer models, the outer core and the mantel is getting extremely
heated. This can cause extreme tension on the earth’s crust and the
tectonic plates.

The net result can be increased earthquakes and volcanoes. The
reports coming from every continent says that the volcanoes, geysers
and mud volcanoes all are ready to explode.

According to the scientists the mantel viscosity is going down due to
increased temperature. The outer core is showing sign molecular
agitation. The inner core is also showing strange signs.

According to some contemporary geosciences theories, the Earth’s iron
core formed with a large share of radioactive uranium, which combined
with sulfur to make an ultra-dense compound. The uranium settled to
the center of the core, where it eventually formed a mass big enough
to sustain a supercritical nuclear reactor. Not just that, but it
functions as a breeder reactor, creating more nuclear fuel than it
burns. This provides the energy needed to generate the geomagnetic
field. That is in essence is the theory geomagnetism and gravity.

If that reactor for some reason is disturbed, it can cause major
problems and eventually explode.

But scientists believe the chances of that are very remote though not
impossible. There are evidences in our solar system that an extra
planet did explode and caused major problems for the Earth and Mars
millions of years back.

We can get very little clue on what is happening in the inner core.
The mantel is what we can get a feel for. And nothing is possible to
investigate without proper data.


R107822
4 years ago
neverknwo

EARTHQUAKES AND TSUNAMIS TRIGGERED BY STAR-QUAKES?

Computer models are showing an interesting relationship between star-quakes and earthquakes. Supernova, star-quakes and similar burst of energy in the Universe triggers earthquakes and tsunamis.

According to researchers, most of the large earthquakes and Tsunamis happened when there was a burst of energy somewhere in the cosmos.

According to BBC, Astronomers say they have been stunned by the amount of energy released in a star explosion on the far side of our galaxy, 50,000 light-years away.

SNIP


R107823
4 years ago
neverknwo

Many in India getting ready for the coming upheaval of 2012 –will we survive?

Like the whole world Indians are slowly realizing that something terrible is going to happen in 2012. According to ancient Mayan, Chinese, Indian and Egyptian civilizations, the year 2012 is most significant for human civilization.

The way we live and our perception about life, death and happiness will not be the same after December 2012

The recent Tsunami may be a forewarning of what might be on the way.


R107824
4 years ago
neverknwo

CAN OCEANS LEAK INTO SPACE BY ALTERING GRAVITY AND MANIPULATING EARTH’S ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELD?

Ever since electricity was tamed in the 19th century, the idea of manipulating gravity by altering an electromagnetic field has been the subject of intriguing experiments and occasional bursts of irrational exuberance. Physicists insist that because gravity is a basic force of nature, constructing an antigravity machine is theoretically impossible. But recently, and not without some reluctance, they have begun to consider another possibility. Several highly respected physicists say it might be possible to construct a force-field machine that acts on all matter in a way that is similar to gravity. Strictly speaking, it wouldn’t be an antigravity machine. But by exerting an attractive or repulsive force on all matter, it would be the functional equivalent of the impossible machine.

While an operational device is at least five years in the future, developers of what can be loosely termed a force-field machine say it has cleared major theoretical hurdles. To demonstrate their claim, they invited POPULAR MECHANICS to visit their Huntsville, Ala., laboratory to see the most important component of their proof-of-concept demonstrator. It is a 12-in.-dia. high-temperature superconducting disc (HTSD). When the force-field machine is complete, a bowling ball placed anywhere above this disc, which resembles a clutch plate, will stay exactly where you left it.

Everyone knows that gravity is the glue that keeps our feet on the ground and the planets on their orbits. It operates on every single molecule and atom in our bodies. Physicists define gravity as the attractive force between two masses. They also say it is the weakest and most pervasive of the four basic forces of nature. The others are the strong force and weak force that operate within the atomic nucleus and the electromagnetic force that explains everything from refrigerator magnets to light bulbs, telecommunications to chemistry.

Machines that use electromagnetism to defy gravity have a checkered history. In 1911, Edward S. Farrow, a New York engineer, staged public demonstrations of a weight-reducing device he called a condensing dynamo. In all likelihood it was no more than an electromagnet, a small version of the behemoths that lift wrecks into junkyard crushers. Earlier this year, BAE Systems, a major British aerospace company, announced that it had taken up the gravity quest with an initiative called Project Greenglow. The mainstream physics community immediately dropped a load of wet blankets on the defense contractor, claiming it was wasting money on a bad idea.

The Einstein Connection

Prospects for the Alabama HTSD are attracting serious attention because this particular disc was fabricated by Ning Li, one of the world’s leading scientists. In the 1980s, Li predicted that if a time-varying magnetic field were applied to superconductor ions trapped in a lattice structure, the ions would absorb enormous amounts of energy. Confined in the lattice, the ions would begin to rapidly spin, causing each to create a minuscule gravitational field.

To understand how an HTSD is critical to the construction of a force-field machine, it’s useful to know something about an unusual state of matter called a Bose-Einstein condensate. In our day-to-day lives we encounter three states of matter: solid, liquid and gas. In the laboratory it is possible to create another state of matter in which all the atoms are aligned in a way that makes them behave as if they were one single atom. This novel state of matter is named after Albert Einstein and Indian physicist Satyendra Nath Bose who predicted its existence decades ago.

In an HTSD, the tiny gravitational effect of each individual atom is multiplied by the billions of atoms in the disc. Using about one kilowatt of electricity, Li says, her device could potentially produce a force field that would effectively neutralize gravity above a 1-ft.-dia. region extending from the surface of the planet to outer space.

AC Gravity

“The first thing to understand about Li’s device is that it is neither an antigravity machine nor a gravitational shield,” says Jonathan Campbell, a scientist at the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center who has worked with Li. “It does not modify gravity, rather it produces a gravity-like field that may be either attractive or repulsive.” Li describes her device as a method of generating a never-before-seen force field that acts on matter in a way that is similar to gravity. Since it may be either repulsive or attractive she calls it “AC gravity.” “It adds to, or counteracts, or re-directs gravity,” explains Larry Smalley, the former chairman of the University of Alabama at Huntsville (UAH) physics department. “Basically, you are adding a couple of vectors to zero it [gravity] out or enhance it.”

Although he didn’t call it AC gravity, Einstein’s theory of relativity predicts this effect. All objects produce gravito-magnetic energy, the amount of force proportional to its mass and acceleration. Li says that the main reason this energy has never been detected is that the Earth spins very slowly and the field’s strength decreases rapidly as you move away from the center of the planet. The first measurements are expected to be made by NASA’s Gravity Probe B experiment, which is planned for launch in 2002.

Beginning with the most basic law of physics—force = mass x acceleration—Li reasoned that it would be possible to perform the same experiment here on Earth, using ions locked in a lattice structure inside a superconductor. When an ion rotates around a magnetic field, the mass goes along for the ride. This, according to Einstein, should produce a gravito-magnetic field.

Unlike the planet, ions have a minuscule mass. But also unlike the Earth, they spin their little hearts out, rotating more than a quadrillion times a second, compared with the planet’s once-a-day rotation. Li calculates this movement will compensate for the small mass of the ions.

Li explains that as the ions spin they also create a gravito-electric field perpendicular to their spin axis. In nature, this field is unobserved because the ions are randomly arranged, thus causing their tiny gravito-electric fields to cancel out one another. In a Bose-Einstein condensate, where all ions behave as one, something very different occurs.

Li says that if the ions in an HTSD are aligned by a magnetic field, the gravito-electric fields they create should also align. Build a large enough disc and the cumulative field should be measurable. Build a larger disc and the force field above it should be controllable. “It’s a gravity-like force you can point in any direction,” says Campbell. “It could be used in space to protect the international space station against impacts by small meteoroids and orbital debris.”

Concept To Machine

Although Li’s theory has passed through the scientific quality-control process called peer review and an HTSD has been constructed, important technical unknowns remain. This summer, Li left UAH. She and several colleagues are striking out on their own to commercialize devices based on her theory and a proprietary HTSD fabrication technique.

Li’s next step is to raise the several million dollars needed to build the induction motor that individually spins the ions in the HTSD. “It will take at least two years to simulate the machine on a computer,” says Smalley, who plans to join Li’s as-yet-unnamed company after he retires from UAH. “We want to avoid the situation that occurred in fusion where extremely expensive reactors were built, turned on, and didn’t work as intended because of unforeseen plasma instabilities.” Li says she has turned down several offers for financial backing. It is less about money than control. “Investors want control over the technology,” she says. “This is too important. It should belong to all the American people.”

BY JIM WILSON

Photo by Philip Gentry

Ever since electricity was tamed in the 19th century, the idea of manipulating gravity by altering an electromagnetic field has been the subject of intriguing experiments and occasional bursts of irrational exuberance. Physicists insist that because gravity is a basic force of nature, constructing an antigravity machine is theoretically impossible. But recently, and not without some reluctance, they have begun to consider another possibility. Several highly respected physicists say it might be possible to construct a force-field machine that acts on all matter in a way that is similar to gravity. Strictly speaking, it wouldn’t be an antigravity machine. But by exerting an attractive or repulsive force on all matter, it would be the functional equivalent of the impossible machine.

While an operational device is at least five years in the future, developers of what can be loosely termed a force-field machine say it has cleared major theoretical hurdles. To demonstrate their claim, they invited POPULAR MECHANICS to visit their Huntsville, Ala., laboratory to see the most important component of their proof-of-concept demonstrator. It is a 12-in.-dia. high-temperature superconducting disc (HTSD). When the force-field machine is complete, a bowling ball placed anywhere above this disc, which resembles a clutch plate, will stay exactly where you left it.


R107825
4 years ago
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R107826
4 years ago
neverknwo

Clock ticking on fusion decision

The multi-billion-euro reactor will produce energy from nuclear reactions like the ones that power the Sun.


R107827
4 years ago
neverknwo

Super Volcano Will Challenge Civilization, Geologists Warn

The eruption of a super volcano “sooner or later” will chill the planet and threaten human civilization, British scientists warned Tuesday.

And now the bad news: There’s not much anyone can do about it.

Several volcanoes around the world are capable of gigantic eruptions unlike anything witnessed in recorded history, based on geologic evidence of past events, the scientists said. Such eruptions would dwarf those of Mount St. Helens, Krakatoa, Pinatubo and anything else going back dozens of millennia.

“Super-eruptions are up to hundreds of times larger than these,” said Stephen Self of the United Kingdom’s (U.K.) Open University.


R107828
4 years ago
neverknwo

No Ghosts, Says Phuket Tourism Association

From Santha Oorjitham

PHUKET, March 8 (Bernama) — “If ghosts are real and exist, the spirits have already gone to heaven or where they belong,” insisted Phuket Tourism Association (PTA) president Pattanapong Aikwanich.

He was addressing a group of Malaysian travel agents and journalists who arrived on the first Star Cruise voyage to Phuket after a temporary suspension following the Dec 26 tsunami.


R107829
4 years ago
neverknwo

THINGS BREAKIN’ LOOSE ALL OVER THE WORLD PIC

Hi, Folks … just trying to get a grip on the number of earth shaking and mountain fuming, pluming events that have been swirling around in the news over the past several days … sometimes it’s hard to keep track of it all and try to get some sort of coherent sense of the big picture here!

In the apt words of one of the recent posts though, it would seem ‘things are figgin’ to blow’ (or something like that!) *“The reports coming from every continent says that the volcanoes, geysers and mud volcanoes all are ready to explode.”

Let’s see, in just two weeks time here’s what’s broken loose around the world …

1- 03/09 – Mount Saint Helens Erupted At 5:30 PM, 03/08/05
2- 03/09 – Russian Skies Filled With Ash From Erupting Volcano

3- 03/09 – Hawaii’s Volcanic Big Island Jolted By A 4.2 Quake
4- 03/08 – Powerful Category 5 Cyclone Bears Down On Australia
5- 03/08 – 2nd Significant Quake Rattles Quebec In Less Than A Week

6- 03/06 – Strong 5.9 Quake Rocks High-Rise Buildings In Taiwan
7- 03/06 – Seafloor Earthquakes Signal Eruption Off Vancouver Island

8- 03/06 – Oregon Coast Shaking, 1,500 Swarm Quakes Within 36 Hours

9- 03/06 – Rare Swarm Quakes Shaking Severnaya Zemlya, North Pole

10-03/06 – Erupting Alaska Volcano Creates Hazards For Pilots

11-03/01 – Significant Swarm Quakes Shaking Vancouver Island

12-02/26 – Russian Volcano Klyuchevskaya Sopka Continues To Erupt

13-02/23 – Kamchatka Volcano Erupts, Melts Ancient Glacier

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R107830
4 years ago
neverknwo

SCIENTISTS UNLOCK METEOR MYSTERY

Planetary scientists believe a rock that smashed into Arizona 49,000 years ago with the power of more than 150 Hiroshima bombs was just a fragment of a space goliath.

In a study published on Thursday, the scientists believe they have resolved an enduring puzzle about the meteor crater located near Flagstaff in the Arizona desert. It is one of the most-studied impact sites in the world.

By some calculations, the rock — an asteroid or a comet that crossed Earth’s path — should have hit the ground at 45,000 miles per hour, for it left a huge crater 0.75 miles across and 500 feet deep.

If so, the high-velocity collision should have released so much heat that the iron-rich impacting rock itself, or at least part of it, should have melted in a flash. But no substantial signs of melted mineral have ever been found there.


R107831
4 years ago
neverknwo

ENTIRE EARTH SHAKEN -MASSIVE INTERNAL INSTABILITY...

Entire Earth Shaken As Massive Internal Instability and World Weather Chaos Continue

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

Grave news has reached us today from Russian scientists that the earth is experience an increasing amount of instability in its crust, even to its very core, and as the increasing amount of cosmic energy blasts begin to weaken our planets magnetic field.

Simultaneous (in geological terms) eruptions of the Mount Saint Helens, United States, Western Coastal Region and Klyuchevskaya Sopka, Russia, Kamchatka Region, volcanoes have been followed by an extremely rare antipode earthquake occurring in the Pacific Oceans Hawaii Islands and South Africa.

Of the South African event we can read from the Australian Newspaper, The Herald Sun, and which says, “An earthquake measuring about 5.0 on the Richter scale hit a gold mining area of South Africa today, injuring dozens of people and trapping 42 miners as tunnels collapsed deep underground. The quake, which jolted buildings as far away as Johannesburg, injured 23 miners at DRDGOLD’s North West mines, and others in Stilfontein. There is quite serious damage …”

Of the Klyuchevskaya Sopka event we can read from the Indian News Service New Kerala, “The highest Russian volcano, Klyuchevskaya Sopka, spewed rock and lava from its crater Monday, a local news agency reported. Rock fragments blew 880 yards above the crater of the volcano on Kamchatka, the peninsula separating the Okhotsk and Bering seas in the eastern part of the country, the ITAR-TASS news agency said. A column of steam with ash rose 4.8 miles above sea level and the lava stream coming down the western slope melted the glacier.”

Of the Mount Saint Helens event we read from the Australian News Service, “Restive US volcano Mount St. Helens has erupted, sending a plume of smoke and ash nearly 11,000m into the air, officials said.”


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4 years ago
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4 years ago
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R107834
4 years ago
neverknwo

METEOR SIGHTINGS OVER SEATTLE?
This seems to be developing, but Komo news is soliciting videos or pics of a meteor…

SEATTLE – A flaming object was spotted streaking through the night sky across Western Oregon, Washington and reportedly as far south as northern California.

Hundreds of Washington residents called the KOMO news desk to report seeing a bright green object streak across the sky just before 8 p.m.

Summer Jensen of Portland said she was sitting in her living room with her father when she saw the flash of light outside and rushed to see what it was.

She said the object appeared to be moving slowly compared to a typical meteor, or “shooting star.”

Callers as far north as Vancouver, British Columbia reported seeing the flash.

Officials with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in Seattle said the description was consistent with a meteor hitting the upper levels of the Earth’s atmosphere. They do not believe the object made it to the ground.

KOMO NEWS ALERT: If you have video or pictures of the meteor please call us at 206-404-4145 or e-mail us at tips@komo4news.com


R107835
4 years ago
neverknwo

SEATTLE REGION EARTHQUAKE MINUTES BEFORE METEOR FLASH

MINOR EARTHQUAKE REPORTED NORTH OF OLYMPIA
March 12, 2005 11:58 PM CST
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A minor earthquake with a magnitude of 3.3 was reported Saturday night 15 miles north of here at 7:37 p.m.


R107836
4 years ago
neverknwo

A METEOR, AN OUTAGE, A QUAKE, ALL IN ONE NIGHT

By ATHIMA CHANSANCHAI
SEATTLE POST-INTELLIGENCER REPORTER

Washington residents who looked up at the sky Saturday night saw a great ball of fire ignite the sky. When they went back inside their homes, some of them found only darkness — and no power.

Seattle utilities officials said it was just a coincidence.

“The power outages that affected the Queen Anne and Magnolia areas had nothing to do with any other phenomena,” Sharon Bennett, spokeswoman for Seattle City Light, said yesterday.

Also unrelated to the fireball was the small earthquake that struck the Olympia area Saturday night, experts said….


R107837
4 years ago
neverknwo

THREE MAJOR FIREBALL SEATTLE

Recent”:http://www.komotv.com/stories/35704.htm

June 3, 2004 Fireball

Nov. 14, 1997


R107838
4 years ago
neverknwo

SEATTLE FIREBALL, QUAKE, POWER OUTAGE

Unknowcountry’s Seattle correspondent reports that a fireball moved slowly over the city at 7:47 PM last night. According to the US Geologic Survey, the area had experienced an earthquake rated at 3.3 on the Richter scale nine minutes earlier at 7:38. At 7:48PM, parts of downtown Seattle experienced a brief power outage.

The Pacific Northwest Seismographic Network centered the quake 15 miles from Olympia and 16 miles in depth. Local residents felt the quake. Local media are reporting the quake and the fireball as unrelated events, and the power outage has not reached local news.

We note, also, that there was an earthquake swarm in the Endeavour segment of the northern Juan de Fuca Ridge off the coast of Oregon last week that sent scientists searching the area for possible volcanic activity along the fracture. Earthquake swarms along the Juan de Fuca Ridge are not unusual. In 2001, a swarm resulted in sea water being drawn into crevasses in the plate for more than a year. The sea floor has numerous inflow and outflow points, but the process by which the water moves in and out of ocean floor formations is not well understood. So far, scientists have not reported the results of studies of the most recent quake swarm.

Prior to the great quake that shook the Indian Ocean on December 26, Unknowncountry reported numerous incidents of fireballs and other unusual aerial phenomena throughout South Asia. Some of the most spectacular of these events took place in Indonesia, China and Australia.


R107840
4 years ago
neverknwo

Part of Salem Mall shut down Sunday by power outage

SALEM, Ore. – Shoppers at Salem Center shopping mall on Sunday were surprised to find half the shops closed because of a power outage.


R107841
4 years ago
neverknwo

Meteor lights up sky on Canada’s West Coast in array of bright colours

VICTORIA (CP) – Hundreds of residents on Canada’s West Coast witnessed quite the spectacle on the weekend as they watched the sky light up momentarily in hues of pink and yellow.

Experts agreed it likely was a meteorite that streaked across the sky Saturday night around 7:40 p.m. Pacific standard time.


R107842
4 years ago
neverknwo

‘Big ball of fire’ in sky may have been meteor Residents report seeing bright light at night streak over Pacific Northwest

PORTLAND, ORE. – Dozens of residents in the Pacific Northwest reported seeing a bright streak of light as it flashed across the sky, startling witnesses from southern Oregon to the Seattle area, according to officials.

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Scientists said the flaming object was probably a meteor, and that it likely disintegrated before any fragments fell into the Pacific Ocean.


R107843
4 years ago
neverknwo

Bright Light over Pacific Northwest Likely a Meteor

PORTLAND, Oregon (AP) — Dozens of residents in the Pacific Northwest reported seeing a bright streak of light as it flashed across the sky, startling witnesses from southern Oregon to the Seattle area, officials said.

Scientists said the flaming object was probably a meteor, and that it likely disintegrated before any fragments fell into the Pacific Ocean.


R107844
4 years ago
neverknwo

Meteor lights up Siskiyou sky

SISKIYOU COUNTY – Thousands of people, including many from Siskiyou County, got a glimpse of an unusually large meteor that lit the sky to the north at 7:45 p.m. Saturday.

Lasting only a few seconds, the large fireball was different than most shooting stars in its brightness and colors, causing some to wonder if it were possibly an incoming missile and bomb.


R107845
4 years ago
neverknwo

Meteor video could fetch paycheck

A Talent woman whose children videotaped a flaming object in the sky Saturday figures it could be riches from heaven.

Seppie Greico, 39, fielded several calls Sunday from regional television producers eager to buy scarce footage of what scientists say was probably a meteor that streaked across the Northwest skies.

“Ain’t nobody else got video of it,” said Greico, who added that network representatives were offering “hundreds of dollars” for her video.

“This thing was seen all the way to Canada,” she said.


R107846
4 years ago
neverknwo

Escape All These Things — Studies on End Times Bible Prophecy

We’ve been hit before…

...and we will be hit again.

Science and the Bible agree, it’s just a matter of time before the next big one hits us.

But only the Bible reveals how and where to be safe when it happens. Find out how to survive now.

Scientists know that with many large asteroids and comets crossing Earth’s orbit, it’s just a matter of time before we encounter one large enough to unravel our fragile civilization. It will not be the first time that Earth’s destiny has been altered this way. Scientists believe that a five-mile wide asteroid is responsible for the extinction of the dinosaurs (they even found a matching crater on the Yucatan peninsula). When such a large asteroid impacts the Earth it can send enough dust into the upper atmosphere to block the Sun, causing a “nuclear winter” that lasts up to two years or more. One can easily imagine how hard it would be to find enough food to survive under those conditions. But there is little chance this will happen in our lifetime, right?


R107848
4 years ago
neverknwo

Meteor dazzles South Coast

By Carl Mickelson, Staff Writer

Six-year-old North Bend resident Nathan Midyette thought a green flash of light he saw in the sky on Saturday night was the superhero, “The Atom,” from a television cartoon show.

As it turned out, the flaming object was a meteor that startled many people from Southern Oregon to Seattle as it streaked across the night sky. Scientists said the meteor likely disintegrated before fragments fell into the Pacific Ocean.

“It was the best birthday present ever,” said Nathan’s mother, Trish Hermann.


R107849
4 years ago
neverknwo

Was the December 26, 2004 Indonesian Earthquake and Tsunami Caused by a Stellar Explosion 45,000 Light Years Away?
Sound Crazy? Read Carefully Below.

Gamma Ray Bursts, Gravity Waves, and Earthquakes

On December 26, 2004 a magnitude 9.3 earthquake occurred in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Sumatra in Malaysia. It caused a powerful tsunami which devastated coastal regions of many countries leaving over 240,000 people either dead or missing. It was the worst tsunami to affect this area since the explosion of Krakatoa. The earthquake that produced it was so strong that it exceeded by a factor of 10 the next most powerful earthquake to occur in the past 25 years.

• Indonesian 9.3 Richter earthquake: December 26, 2004 at 00 hours 58 minutes (Universal Time)

It is then with some alarm that we learn that just 44.6 hours later gamma ray telescopes orbiting the Earth picked up the arrival of the brightest gamma ray burst ever recorded!

• Gamma ray burst arrival: December 27, 2004 at 21 hours 36 minutes (Universal Time)


R107851
4 years ago
neverknwo

LAB-MADE FIREBALL MAY BE A BLACK HOLE

A fireball created in a US particle accelerator has the characteristics of a black hole, a physicist has said.

It was generated at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC) in New York, US, which smashes beams of gold nuclei together at near light speeds.

Horatiu Nastase says his calculations show that the core of the fireball has a striking similarity to a black hole.

His work has been published on the pre-print website arxiv.org and is reported in New Scientist magazine.

When the gold nuclei smash into each other they are broken down into particles called quarks and gluons.

These form a ball of plasma about 300 times hotter than the surface of the Sun. This fireball, which lasts just 10 million, billion, billionths of a second, can be detected because it absorbs jets of particles produced by the beam collisions.

But Nastase, of Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, says there is something unusual about it.

Ten times as many jets were being absorbed by the fireball as were predicted by calculations.

The Brown researcher thinks the particles are disappearing into the fireball’s core and reappearing as thermal radiation, just as matter is thought to fall into a black hole and come out as “Hawking” radiation.

However, even if the ball of plasma is a black hole, it is not thought to pose a threat. At these energies and distances, gravity is not the dominant force in a black hole.


R107852
4 years ago
neverknwo

LHC MAGNETS: THE GREAT METEOR DESCENT

In my opinion, there are some research projects that our Earth Mother may not be able to tolerate very well, and this could be one of them.

What the consequences may be of the use of such powerful magnets underneath Mother Earth’s surface are unknown, and more than likely, unpredictable.

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INTERACTIONS.ORG

Source: CERN
Content: Press Release
Date Issued: 7 March 2005

LHC magnets: the great descent

The first superconducting magnet for the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) was lowered into the accelerator tunnel at 2.00 p.m. on Monday, 7th March. This is the first of the 1232 dipole magnets for the future collider, which measures 27 km in circumference and is scheduled to be commissioned in 2007. The date was thus a key one for CERN since the delivery of the 15 metre long dipole magnet weighing 35 tonnes to its final location marks the start of LHC installation.

The LHC will consist predominantly of superconducting dipole magnets, which are the most complex components of the machine. Their superconducting coil allows them to convey extremely high currents without any loss of energy. They are therefore able to produce very high magnetic fields in order to bend the trajectory of the protons that are accelerated at a speed close to the speed of light. The LHC will thus be the world’s most powerful accelerator.

(snip)

To reach the superconducting state, the magnets have to be cooled to a temperature of -271°C, close to absolute zero. If the LHC had been made of conventional magnets, it would have needed to be 120 km long to achieve the same energies and its electricity consumption would have been phenomenal.

These superconducting magnets will all be lowered 50 metres down below the earth’s surface via a specially made shaft of oval cross-section. They will then be conveyed through a transfer tunnel to the LHC tunnel, which lies at a depth varying between 50 and 150 metres. Vehicles travelling at 3 km an hour have been specially designed to deliver the magnets to their final destination.

(snip)

Once in position, the magnets will be connected to the cryogenic system to form a large string operating in superfluid helium, which will maintain the accelerator at a temperature close to absolute zero.

The lowering of this first magnet into the tunnel coincides with another milestone for CERN, namely completion of the delivery of half the superconducting dipole magnets. A total of 616 magnets have been delivered to date, and the same number are due to arrive by autumn 2006. The manufacture of these superconducting magnets represents a huge technical and industrial challenge both for CERN and for European industry. 7000 kilometres of niobium-titanium superconducting cable have had to be produced to make them. Around a hundred companies in Europe are manufacturing the magnet components, and three companies, Babcock Noell Nuclear in Germany, Alstom in France, and Ansaldo in Italy, are responsible for their assembly.

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R107853
4 years ago
neverknwo

TSUNAMI QUAKE SHIFTED 7 INDIAN ISLANDS

Tsunami quake shifted seven Indian islands

Agence France-Presse

New Delhi, March 16, 2005|20:53 IST

Three popular beach resorts were among seven islands on India’s Andamans archipelago that shifted southwestwards when a giant earthquake hit on December 26, geologists said on Wednesday.

The state-run Centre for Earth Science Studies (CESS) found six inhabited islands and one that boasts a volcano moved “a few metres” after the undersea quake that measured 9.3 on the Richter Scale triggered deadly tsunamis.

“Preliminary estimates from the GPS (global positioning satellite systems) survey around Andaman and Nicobar suggest the islands have shifted southwestward by a few metres,” CESS seismologist CP Rajendran told reporters.

“Also some parts of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands subsided and some got uplifted,” the study said, adding that eastern districts of the Andamanese capital Port Blair sank deeper into the sea after the tremors shook the 550 black volcanic rock islands.

In contrast, the western coast of the North Sentinel Island, home to Stone Age tribal aborigines, rose by half a metre.

More than 2,000 people died and 5,640 others are still listed as missing on the archipelago.

The tsunamis killed more than 16,000 people in India and more than 273,000 around the Indian Ocean region, from Indonesia to East Africa.

The giant waves also wiped out 23,9000 homes, wrecked 84,000 boats and destroyed 22,750 hectares (56,216 acres) of crops in India, Home Minister of State S Regupathy told Parliament on Wednesday


R107854
4 years ago
neverknwo

SUPER POWERS, SUPER WARS AND EXTERMINATION reading at: http://www.xeeatwelve.com/articles/super_powers.html

An excellent article about what is coming:

Super Powers, Super Wars and Extermination
by

Amitakh Stanford

Republished from http://www.xeeatwelve.com with permission.

17th March 2005

Last year, after the Sacred Drumming, I mentioned that after the Four Elements were released there would be anomalies regarding weather and other fields affected by the Four Elements. The Four Elements have been symbolically released now and they are no longer totally bound by the “chains” that the Cosmic had imposed upon them. While many of the weather anomalies have probably not been reported, a few oddities have made it into the mainstream media.

Recently, some cyclones have been rotating in unexpected directions. For example: Northern Hemisphere storms have been observed rotating clockwise around the eye instead of the usual anti-clockwise circulation; inverted rainbows have been sighted in the U.S.A.; double rainbows, with green on the far end of the spectrum on both rainbows, have also been spotted in Australia; “cyclonic” rains have fallen on windless days; and many other oddities of temperature, precipitation, wind etc. are becoming common occurrences.

Earthquakes are spreading around the globe, even in places that are not earthquake prone. Volcanoes are becoming active all around the world; “extinct” ones are re-awakening. Fires are behaving in ways unlike anything ever before observed. Glaciers are retreating at breakneck speed. Some scientists are now noticing that while daytime temperatures are relatively close to those of the past, night-time temperatures are rising dramatically. The night-time temperature rises are most likely due to increased inner earth temperatures, which would seem to negate the so-called greenhouse effect that most scientists are suggesting is a major cause of global warming. As I explained in The Hollow Earth’s Cubed Suns, the Earth is heating up very quickly from the inside and it is becoming uninhabitable for the inner-Earth dwellers.

UFO sightings are becoming common occurrences throughout the world, as had been expected. Of recent, many UFO battles have been observed in the skies. These will soon become more open and more difficult for the traditional media to ignore, scoff at or deny.

China will become the main world power. The alien consciousnesses that are now occupying the human bodies in China are the same consciousnesses that were occupying bodies in the U.S.A. up to, and especially during, the Clinton administration….....


R107855
4 years ago
neverknwo

CENSORED (?) CNN REPORT ON THAT ASTEROID NEAR-MISS .

The March 21, 2004 CNN report on the “closest asteroid fly-by ever recorded” is no longer online. But here’s an archived copy of it.

I find it interesting that this report was deleted by CNN not long after it was posted. I doubt that articles about Ben Affleck & Jennifer Lopez, or Brad Pitt & Jennifer Anniston, would so quickly be removed from their online archives.


R107856
4 years ago
neverknwo

POPCORN THEORY OF THE UNIVERSE

GREETINGS:

A variation on the Big Bang theory of the universe

(***SNIP***)
The Big Bang theory describes the universe as having formed from a tremendous explosion. The matter and energy released from this explosion evolved into the present stars and galaxies. Edwin Hubble provided the foundation for the Big Bang theory by showing that the universe is expanding from a common origin. This theory in turn spawned an analogous theory called the Big Crunch theory, which proposes that gravity in a closed universe will eventually pull all this material back together to recreate this original massive dense object. When scientist looked for evidence to support the Big Crunch theory, what they discovered was that the stars and galaxies instead of slowing down were actually accelerating outward from the origin. As a result, the existence of invisible dark matter, whose gravitational force caused this acceleration, was theorized. In order to understand the structure of the universe, it is important to understand the evolutionary cycle of a black hole. A black hole forms at the end of the life of a very massive star. When a large star has burnt all its fuel, it explodes into a supernova. The material that remains collapses down to an extremely dense object, known as a neutron star. If the neutron star is large, it becomes a black hole. A black hole produces a gravitational force so strong that it fractures atomic structure. A black hole can become very large with the mass of million or more suns. These can be found at the center of galaxies. Now we’ll examine the other extreme of the universe: the subatomic world. The classical “atomic…..

rest at the link.


R119287
4 years ago
neverknwo

bump


R148190
4 years ago
neverknwo

Former Military Air Traffic Controller Claims Comet Collision with Earth on May 25, 2006

CAN YOU SAY WORMWOOD? KEALAKEKUA, Hawaii, April 13 /U.S. Newswire/ — Eric Julien, a former French military air traffic controller and senior airport manager, has completed a study of the comet 73P Schwassmann- Wachmann and declared that a fragment is highly likely to impact the Earth on or around May 25, 2006.

Comet Schwassman-Wachmann follows a five-year orbit that crosses the solar system’s ecliptic plane. It has followed its five year orbit intact for centuries; but, in 1995, mysteriously fragmented. According to Julien, this is the same year that a crop circle appeared showing the inner solar system with the Earth missing from its orbit. He argues the “Missing Earth” crop circle was a message from higher intelligences warning humanity of the consequences of its destructive nuclear policies. He links this crop circle to May 25, 2006, and identifies the comet Schwassmann-Wachman as the subject of higher intelligence communications.

Using NASA simulations of the comet’s path, Julien concludes that impact is likely around May 25 precisely when the comet crosses the Earth’s ecliptic plane. While the first fragment will cross at approximately 10 million miles, lagging fragments threaten to collide. While astronomers have stated that the comet poses no direct threat, Julien argues that some fragments are too small to observe. Astronomers have predicted possible meteor showers indicating some cometary debris will enter the atmosphere.

Julien argues that the kinetic energy of even a ‘car sized’ fragment will impact the Earth with devastating effect. He concludes the May 25 event is tied in to the Bush administration’s policy of preemptive use of nuclear weapons against Iran, and the effect of nuclear weapons on the realms of higher intelligences. Regarding its importance, Julien declares: “we have to save lives when we have such information to share with the public”. He further claims it important “to preserve all data, historical artifacts and precious material in the event of such a collision.” Julien predicts that the comet collision will occur in the Atlantic Ocean between the Equator and the Tropic of Cancer, and generates 200 meter waves. Julien concludes that “each person with this information has to take responsibility to warn potential victims.”

His article, May 25, 2006: The Day of Destiny is available at


R161759
4 years ago
neverknwo

Tsunami risk of asteroid strikes revealed

18:18 12 May 2006
NewScientist.com news service
Jeff Hecht

The researchers modelled the asteroid impact believed to have led to the demise of the dinosaurs – this frame shows tsunami wave heights 4 hours after the impact of the 10-kilomtre-wide asteroid (Image: Steve Ward)Related Articles

Tsunamis triggered by asteroid impacts cause a disaster similar to the 2004 Asian tsunami once every 6000 years on average, according to the first detailed analysis of their effects.

Researchers have assumed that tsunamis would make ocean impacts more deadly than those on land. But Steve Chesley at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, and Steve Ward at the University of California at Santa Cruz, both in the US, are the first to quantify the risks.

The pair first calculated the chance of various size asteroids reaching the Earth’s surface, and then modelled the tsunamis that would result for asteroids that hit the oceans.

For example, the model shows that waves radiating from the impact of a 300-metre-wide asteroid would carry 300 times more energy than the 2004 Asian tsunami. You can view movies of impact simulations in the North Atlantic, South Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico and Pacific (all in .mov format).

Fifty million people

To accurately assess the overall impact-tsunami risks, the analysis included the full range of asteroid sizes, including the smallest asteroids capable of penetrating the Earth’s atmosphere. These are between 60 and 100 metres, depending on their composition.

The most common asteroids, between 100 m and 400 m, would yield tsunami waves up to 10 m when they arrived at the coast. A total of about 50 million coastal residents are vulnerable to such waves, though no single impact would affect them all. The researchers predict a tsunami-generating impact should occur about once every 6000 years, and would on average affect over one million people and cause $110 billion in property damage.

The study also showed that asteroid impacts in the 300-metre class might be similar to the huge tsunamis thrown up when massive chunks of rock break from the sides of volcanoes and fall into the ocean. These events are also thought to occur roughly once every 6000 years.

The analysis confirms suspicions that tsunamis are the biggest risk posed by asteroid impacts. The risks from climate effects of big impacts – through dust and smoke that blocks out the Sun – are about two-thirds that of tsunamis, while those of land impacts are about one-third of the tsunami risk.

Hurricane aspects

“There still are a lot of uncertainties,” Chesley cautions. The solar system’s population of 100 m to 400 m asteroids is poorly known, as are coastal population distributions. A big question is how the waves would behave when they reach the shore; successive wave peaks are much closer together in asteroid tsunamis than in earthquake tsunamis (see a simulation of an asteroid hitting the water, here).

But the ultimate uncertainty is when and where an asteroid might hit. “Asteroids sprinkle down pretty much at random,” says Ward, “They don’t pick out California or Florida.”

And, like hurricanes, location is the key. Hurricane Katrina became America’s worst natural disaster in living memory not because it was the biggest storm, but because it made a direct hit on vulnerable New Orleans.

But while hurricanes are difficult to predict, they do follow the same general paths. Asteroids come out of the blue – literally


R176938
4 years ago
neverknwo

METEOR COUNT TO HIGH TO COUNT NOW!

Something to worry about? Kent said we were not out of this yet. Been heavy for over three hours now.


R176939
4 years ago
neverknwo

Meteoritt slo ned i Norge
Ildkulen suste over himmelen og traff bakken med en intenst drønn som ristet hus og vekket folk.
Nina Lødemel

METEORITTER Meteorsteiner kommer inn i Jordens atmosfære med enorm hastighet, gjerne rundt eller over 100 000 km/t. Steinene har svært stor bevegelsesenergi og blir kraftig oppvarmet av luftmotstanden på sin ferd gjennom atmosfæren. Overflaten kommer gjerne opp i 5000 grader og fordamper. Dette forårsaker lysfenomenet vi kjenner som en meteor sett fra bakken. Små partikler brenner helt opp, men jo større de er jo lenger ned klarer de å trenge og jo sterkere lyser de. Dersom partiklene er så store at de lyser minst 100 ganger sterkere enn fullmånen, kan de overleve ned til bakken slik at vi kan finne dem som meteoritter.

Kilde: astronomi.no

Les også
Institutt for teoretisk astrofysikk (ekstern, åpnes i nytt vindu)
Sprengkraften til meteoritten kan ha vært like stor som ved Hiroshima-bomben.

Natt til onsdag klokken 02.05 kunne de som bor i nordlige deler av Troms og vestlige deler av Finnmark observere en ekstrem ildkule som reiste over himmelen på noen sekunder.

Noen få minutter etter var det mulig å høre et drønn. NORSAR registrerte en kraftig lyd klokken 02.13.25 på sin stasjon i Karasjok.

Vitne til meteoritten

Bonden Peter Bruvold var ute på gården sin på Lyngseidet fordi hesten Virika skulle føde sitt første føll.

- Jeg så et kraftig lysglimt på himmelen, så ble det et lys som hadde et haleheng med røyk, sier Bruvold til Aftenposten.no.

Etter å ha tatt bilde fortsatte Bruvold å stelle med dyrene, før han hørte en enormt drønn.

- Syv minutter etter hørte jeg drønnet. Det hørtes ut som når du sprenger en solid ladning med dynamitt en kilometer unna. Vi følte det på kroppen selv om det ikke satt i jorda, sier Bruvold.

Hus ristet

Astronomene gleder seg over fenomenet.

- Det var rystelser i bakken, et hus ristet og en gardin ble blåst inn i huset, sier astronom Knut Jørgen Røed Ødegaard til Aftenposten.no.

Han forteller at meteoritten kunne sees i et område på flere hundre kilometer til tross for at det er midnattsol i området nå.

Klikk her for større kart

NORSAR registrerte et kraftig lydfenomen på sin målestasjon i Karasjok. De registrerte også seismiske forstyrrelser, som er de samme signalene som registreres ved et jordskjelv.

Meteoritten skal ha truffet fjellsiden i Reisadalen i Nord-Troms.

Eksepsjonelt

- Dette er helt eksepsjonelt. Jeg kan ikke forestille meg at vi har hatt et så voldsomt meteorittnedslag i Norge i moderne tid. Hvis meteoritten er så stor som det kan virke kan vi sammenligne dette med Hiroshima-bomben. Meteoritten er så klart ikke radioaktiv, men i sprengkraft kan vi kanskje sammenligne den med bomben, sier Røed Ødegaard.

I Nordreisa gikk det til og med et steinras etter nedslaget.

- Vi er ikke bombesikre på at raset har noe med nedslaget å gjøre, men det skal vi prøve å finne ut av.

Knut Jørgen Røed Ødegaard tror at meteoritten er en enorm stein.


R177389
4 years ago
yeshappysteady

Hey never, I found this and I didn’t knwo where else to post it.

CGI Meteorite Collision Simulation


R177573
4 years ago
neverknwo

Thatz Kool as Hell….....................


R179553
4 years ago
neverknwo

New Cosmic Defense Idea/ Fight Asteroids with Asteroids

In a Space Age version of fighting fire with fire, French scientists have suggested using one asteroid to destroy another rather than letting Earth get pummeled.

The offbeat plan is intentionally incomplete and would allow the planet to be showered by fragments. But it might be better than a civilization-ending whack.

No asteroids are presently known to be on collision courses with Earth. But existing holes in the ground suggest that inevitably one will eventually be found. There is no firm plan for how to deflect or destroy an incoming asteroid, though scientists have pondered firing rockets at them, moving them gently with solar sails, or nudging them with nuclear explosions.

Lock and load

The new idea is to capture a relatively small asteroid—perhaps 100 feet (30 meters) wide—by sending a robot to it.

The robot would heave material from the asteroid’s surface into space, and the reaction force would gradually direct the asteroid to a Lagrange point, one of a handful of nodes along Earth’s orbit where the gravity of Earth and the Sun balance out. Scientists know that object can be kept stable at a Lagrange point with little or no energy.

The captured rocky weapon would be held there, traveling around the Sun ahead of or behind the Earth, held until needed.

Then, if a large asteroid threatens to hit us, the small one is moved into its path, using the same heaving technique. The rocks collide, and the big one is broken into somewhat less harmless bits.

The collision disperses the fragments of the incoming asteroid, so that not all of them hit the planet.

But …

Depending on the relative masses of the two objects, between 10 and 20 percent of the incoming asteroid mass would still hit, “but the fragments would be dispersed all over the Earth and, hopefully, none would be large enough to reach the ground with a large remaining destructive power,” said Didier Massonnet of the CNES research center in France.

Massonnet and colleague Benoit Meyssignac say the collision should be engineered to occur at least 620,000 miles (1 million kilometers) from Earth and would take about eight months to execute from the Lagrange point.

The plan is detailed in the July-September, 2006 issue of the journal Acta Astronautica. The researchers first floated it at a scientific conference last fall.

One small asteroid that could fit the bill already been identified; it is called 2000 SG344, and Massonnet suspects there are many others that would work.

Fuel for thought

The researchers admit their entire scheme is not quite ready for prime time.

“We are more confident in our capability to capture the asteroid than in our capability to redirect it to an incoming body,” Massonnet told SPACE.com. “The scenario of this last stage requires further studies on the very unstable trajectories which will be required.”

Meanwhile, there is another aspect to the plan that could make it appealing.

Material mined from a small, nearby asteroid could provide liquid oxygen for other space missions more efficiently than mining it from the Moon, which other researchers have proposed. Liquid oxygen could be used as fuel at a cosmic gas station that would allow spacecraft to be launched from Earth with much smaller tanks and therefore more cheaply.


R199994
4 years ago
neverknwo

Earth changed after Sumatra quake
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 3 (UPI) — U.S. scientists say they’ve determined Earth’s gravity changed as a result of the giant 2004 Sumatran earthquake.

The discovery marked the first time scientists have used satellite data to detect changes in the Earth’s surface caused by a massive earthquake.

The discovery signifies a new use for data from NASA satellites and offers a possible new approach to understanding how earthquakes work.

The 9.1-magnitude December 2004 Sumatra-Andaman earthquake in the Indian Ocean produced a tsunami that killed approximately 230,000 people, while displacing more than 1 million others.

The event followed the slipping of two continental plates under the seafloor that raised ocean bed in the region by several feet for thousands of square miles.

“The earthquake changed the gravity in that part of the world in two ways that we were able to detect,” said Shin-Chan Han, a research scientist at Ohio State University. He and colleagues determined the quake triggered the massive uplift of the seafloor, changing the geometry of the region and altering previous global positioning satellite measurements of the area. And the density of the rock beneath the seafloor shifted, producing detectable gravity changes.


R224445
3 years ago
neverknwo

STRONG INCREASE IN SOLAR ACTIVITY CONFIRMED

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Ilya Usoskin (Geophysical Observatory, University of Oulu, Finland) and his colleagues have investigated the solar activity over the past centuries. Their study is to be published this week in Astronomy & Astrophysics Letters. They compare the amount of Titanium 44 in nineteen meteorites that have fallen to the Earth over the past 240 years. Their work confirms that the solar activity has increased strongly during the 20th century. They also find that the Sun has been particularly active in the past few decades.

I. Usoksin and his colleagues have used meteorites to reconstruct past solar activity. Studying the earlier activity of our Sun is one of the oldest astrophysical projects, as astronomers began recording the number of sunspots to trace the Sun’s magnetic activity four hundred years ago.

The international team examined a set of nineteen meteorites whose dates of fall are precisely known, and measured the amount of radioactive isotope Titanium 44 in these meteorites. Titanium 44 is produced by the cosmic rays in the meteorites while they are outside the Earth’s atmosphere. After the meteorite has fallen, it stops producing this isotope. By measuring the Titanium 44 in these meteorites, they are able to determine the level of solar activity at the time the meteorite fell.

Past solar activity is reconstructed with this technique in an independent way, that is, one not affected by terrestrial effects. How high the solar activity was at a given epoch was previously known from measuring the concentration of cosmogenic isotopes
produced at that time. But most of the isotopes found on the Earth – in Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets or in tree rings, for instance – are also affected by terrestrial processes, in these examples related to the Earth’s magnetic field and climate.


R224452
3 years ago
neverknwo

Warning centre reports tsunami after Samoa quake

A strong earthquake near Samoa in the South Pacific is believed to have generated a tsunami.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre in Hawaii says an earthquake in the Samoan islands region has generated a tsunami.

“Sea level readings indicate a tsunami was generated,” says a warning on the centre’s website.

It warns that it may have been destructive along coasts near the earthquake epicentre.

“For those areas, when no major waves are observed for two hours after the estimated time of arrival or damaging waves have not occurred for at least two hours, then local authorities can assume the threat has passed,” it says.

It says the tsunami waves were measured at Pago Pago at 07:00 GMT (5:00pm AEST), and they were eight centimetres from middle to crest. They were 10 minutes apart.

It says no tsunami threat exists for other coastal areas in the Pacific, although some other areas may experience small sea level changes.

The US Geological Survey says the quake had a magnitude of 6.7. It says the earthquake struck 195 kilometres east south-east of Hihifo, Tonga, and 290 kilometres south south-west of Pago Pago, American Samoa.


R236731
3 years ago
neverknwo

Moon and rain could mean quakes

A full moon may have triggered the Indian Ocean earthquake that caused the tsunami on 26 December 2004, a new study concludes.

Between October 2004 and August 2005 Robin Crockett from the University of Northampton, UK, and his colleagues monitored tremors and collected tidal data along the Java/Sumatra trench. They found that major quakes were 86 per cent more likely around new and full moons, when tides are at their greatest.

“At new and full moons the biggest mass of water is being loaded and unloaded at the plate boundary,” Crockett says. That might be the final push that initiates a quake.

Meanwhile Sebastian Hainzl from the University of Potsdam, Germany, and his colleagues have noticed that rain can also trigger quakes. In 2002 they monitored tremors, rainfall and groundwater pressure in south-east Germany.

They found that water from a heavy rainstorm can reach spots underground where masses of rock are trying to move past each other but are stuck together by friction. The water can ease the friction, releasing pent-up tension so that the rocks jerk past each other and initiate tremors as deep as 4 kilometres underground


R341073
2 years ago
FloydAnderson

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