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Comment: ET Christianity (Score 1) 534

by E++99 (#48038899) Attached to: Are the World's Religions Ready For ET?

"Weintraub also identified two religions – Mormonism and Seventh-day Adventism – whose theology embraces extraterrestrials."

Swedenborgianism is a another brand of Christianity that embraces extraterrestrials. Swedenborg wrote about conversations he had with the spirits of extraterrestrials where they told him about their worlds and cultures.

Comment: Re:Deniers are too stupid to read -- prove me wron (Score 1) 661

The question isn't whether "CO2 causes warming" but whether a change from 290 to 330 ppm in the troposphere can be the cause of a measurable change in the heat content of troposphere. Since it's all so trivial, I'm curious whether your undergraduate text explains why increased CO2 concentration in the stratosphere causes the stratosphere to loose heat.

Comment: Re:We've gone beyond bad science (Score 1) 703

by E++99 (#46561833) Attached to: IPCC's "Darkest Yet" Climate Report Warns of Food, Water Shortages

Are all droughts caused by global warming, or were there droughts before global warming? Or maybe global warming just makes all droughts worse? It couldn't possibly make a drought better, right. It probably makes all floods worse too. It probably just makes everything worse. Makes total sense.

Comment: Re:Indirect measurement of gravitational waves (Score 1) 269

by E++99 (#46530631) Attached to: Big Bang's Smoking Gun Found

This is certainly the first detection of gravity waves. True, the gravity waves themselves aren't operating directly on the instrument. But as one of the researchers pointed out, there are two ways you could detect waves in the ocean, you could put a buoy in the water and detect it moving up and down, or you could take a picture of the waves from a distance, and this is like the latter.

Vital papers will demonstrate their vitality by spontaneously moving from where you left them to where you can't find them.