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The 2022 Nobel Prize Reveals How Strange The Universe Is Seeding New Physics.

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 Hontas Farmer Currently I am an adjunct professor at the College of DuPage. My research focuses on astrophysics from massive star formation to astroparticle physics. Born and raised in Chicagoland I have lived... Read More » Blogroll

# Artemis One Scrubbed, Valve Issues. Aborting A Launch Is Not Failure.

Aug 29 2022 | comment(s)

The launch of the new SLS rocket for the mission Artemis I was scrubbed earlier today due to valve issues.  Rocket engines, especially multi engine systems are very complex and dynamic systems in which any sign of a problem means the best policy is to abort.  Especially before launch.  These engines run on hydrogen and oxygen which must be kept at near absolute zero Kelvin.  As such an engine being the wrong temperature can indicate a leak.

# Nuclear Secrets Are No Longer About Science But Deployment, Readiness, And Negotiations.

Aug 13 2022 | comment(s)

Every physicist knows how nuclear weapons work. However, where our weapons are deployed, our level of readiness to use them, and what we know about other countries’ weapons and deployments would not be common knowledge. Any person with a completed undergraduate and/or graduate education in physics knows how they work. The details of quantum mechanics, radiation, nuclear fission, fusion, electronics and so forth are in our textbooks. These things are well known to us. Many of us have a good idea of the basic engineering behind nuclear weapons. We know what materials are needed, and what type of precautions are needed to work with them.

# Who Is An Idiot? Matt Walsh, Ozone Hole Denier, That's Who.

Jul 20 2022 | comment(s)

Without bringing up anything else Matt Walsh has talked about lately anyone around his age would know about the banning of CFC’s and the Ozone hole. The banning of CFC’s changed how we cool our houses, and how we apply deodorant or hair products. They were used as propellants that were not flammable. They were used as coolants etc.

Thanks to banning them and phasing them out we were able to stop the ozone depletion that by now would’ve made going outside dangerous due to exposure to too much UV light.

# Even The Tiny Dots Are Galaxies In The James Webb Space Telescope's First Image.

Jul 11 2022 | comment(s)

The pixels of the James Webb Space Telescope's first image just released today, that are the least interesting to the public, will be the most instructive to astronomy and astrophysics. The tinest faintest dot you see is a distant billions of years old galaxy. If an ordinary picture is worth 1000 words when that picture is of a ordinary looking scene here on a single planet, then every pixel of this image from the James Webb Space Telescope will be worth 1000 x1000 words. Without careful analysis of each pixel there is not much that can be said scientifically right off the bat.

# Calling BS On Blaire White, One Video On How Sex Change Can Go Bad And Many For Whom It Went Fine

Jul 03 2022 | comment(s)

Blaire White had an interview with a male to female post op transsexual / transgender who regrets having the operation in part due to complications of having had the operation.  Research has shown the overall satisfaction rate is about 91% with a rate of out and out regret of 2% (Boustos 2021).  The story of Shape Shifter a, detransitoner with regret is not unheard of.

# NFTs Were Never Worth Real Money, And Bored Ape Yacht Club Is A Racist Meme of Memes.

Jun 29 2022 | comment(s)

Bored Ape Yacht Club has been exposed as a ironic or post ironic racist meme using modified Nazi iconography mixed with one of the oldest and worst types of anti Black iconography.   The crypto currency crash has taught us all that it was foolish to trade hard tangible, trade able money for intangible non legal tender and call it an investment.   NFTs have taught us not only will people do this, they will then trade their currency for artwork that is a cryptoracist anti-Black meme.   This is not the oh "everything's racist" kinda racist.  It's face smackingly obvious.   Yes many of the creators are non-White or non Anglo, but anyone of any race can be racist.  It's racist when a wealthy Black comedian makes fun of