Since there was a positive response from my first attempt, I’ll make this a regular weekend thing. I’m still working on the format. Apologies for the pirate-speak in some of the more recent tweets, but traditions must be upheld lest I be dispatched to Davey Jones’ Locker. Arrr.
Nova Scotia looks to tap powerful Bay of Fundy tides for clean energy.‚Ä®(via geographile, aseachange, cleaner_energy)
Not that deniers will listen but… contribution of sun to observed warming: 7% over 20thC, none since 1980. ‚Ä®(via KHayhoe)
Sci-fi authors’ visions of 100 years from now at New Scientist.‚Ä®‚Ä®
Ahoy! Feast yer eyes on t’ findings from t’ moon: cold traps for water & other volatile treasures! ‚Ä®(via geogirldi)
Intelligent Design’s 8 Biggest Fails [Gallery]: Reducible complexity. A veritable broadside, me hearties!‚Ä®
Arctic Sea ice minimum for 2009 reached. Bit higher area than 2007, but wonder about volume – more thin, new ice? ‚Ä®
How The Daily Mail writes it’s science articles (via morphosaurus).
How Last.fm inspired a scientific breakthrough. Might make citation hopping easier… (via guardianscience ).
New geological map of Jovian moon Ganymede. It’s been a bit beaten around, hasn’t it?‚Ä®
British firm will fire probes into the moon to study its geology. A bit light on the ‘how’… (via geology4u)
Peer review in scholarly journals: Perspective of the scholarly community – an international study [PDF] (via mocost).
Poe or no? Those clinging to outdated notion of horizontal x axis: masks huge incr in arctic ice! (via KHayhoe jhiskes) [other posts suggest it is a Poe, but it’s increasingly hard to tell nowadays].
The Zero Growth Mind. (via TheOilDrum)
Amazing photo on Flickr from thunderstorm in SF Bay Area this weekend (via clasticdetritus).
Where is New Horizons today? Bookmark http://pluto.jhuapl.edu/mission/whereis_nh.php. Maps show later Pluto probe would have been MUCH harder. (via NewHorizons2015)
Torygraph officially not a serious paper anymore: No evidence for Evolution? Really? A staggering science journalism FAIL (Times Science Central, via edyong209, TimesScience )
Glaciers flowing into a Greenland dry valley (NASA Earth Observatory)
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