Category Archives: astronomy-Planets

Astronomy – planets: planetary revolution and rotation, emissions, fluctuations, orbital changes

Harmonic Cloud Patterns on Jupiter

(originally posted 28/06/07 on Wobbly Universe blog by Ray Tomes) At the NASA web site the following description is found about a polar map of Jupiter. This map of Jupiter is the most detailed global color map of the planet … Continue reading

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Kotov’s Method of Commensurability

Valery Kotov and colleagues  have made much study of 160 minute oscillations in a wide variety of astronomical phenomena, but especially the Sun. In some cases he uses a commensurability measure to determine the best fit values for oscillations. The … Continue reading

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Ray Tomes Speaking at NPA Conference in Baltimore

The Natural Philosophy Alliance (NPA) is an organisation that is determined to stick to sound scientific principles based in empirical research rather than sticking with some theory and ignoring the facts that disagree with it. NPA is holding a conference … Continue reading

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When minor planets Ceres and Vesta rock the Earth into chaos

Jacques Laskar and colleagues have been leaders in the field of long term solar system planetary motion calculations. Their earlier efforts have produced calculations of the solar system motions for more than 20 million years. These motions are important because … Continue reading

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A Cycles Analysis Approach to Predicting Solar Activity

In desperation I asked Fermi whether he was not impressed by the agreement between our calculated numbers and his measured numbers. He replied, “How many arbitrary parameters did you use for your calculations?” I thought for a moment about our … Continue reading

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Indian Monsoon Cycles Through The Last Twelve Million Years

This article titled Indian Monsoon Cycles Through The Last Twelve Million Years written by Shyam Murti Gupta appears in Earth Science Dta eJournal for October 2010. He writes: Although Indian monsoon mostly sets on in early June, it often deceives … Continue reading

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The strange case of solar flares and radioactive elements

Reported here: This story is from the Aug. 23, 2010 issue of Stanford Report. When researchers found an unusual linkage between solar flares and the inner life of radioactive elements on Earth, it touched off a scientific detective investigation that could end … Continue reading

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