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25 December 2012

New Form of Quantum Computation Promises Showdown With Ordinary Computers

New Form of Quantum Computation Promises Showdown With Ordinary Computers:
New Form of Quantum Computation Promises Showdown With Ordinary Computers
You've heard the hype a hundred times: Physicists hope to someday build a whiz-bang quantum computer that can solve problems that would overwhelm an ordinary computer. Now, four separate teams have taken a step toward achieving such "quantum speed-up" by ...

21 December 2012

El Niño-Southern Oscillation Myth 3: ENSO Has No Trend and Cannot Contribute to Long-Term Warming

El Niño-Southern Oscillation Myth 3: ENSO Has No Trend and Cannot Contribute to Long-Term Warming: Guest post by Bob Tisdale This is the 3rd part of a series of posts that present myths and misunderstandings about the tropical Pacific processes that herald themselves during El Niño and La Niña events. In the posts, I’m simply … Continue reading →

14 December 2012

IPCC AR5 draft leaked, contains game-changing admission of enhanced solar forcing

IPCC AR5 draft leaked, contains game-changing admission of enhanced solar forcing: UPDATE1: Andrew Revkin at the NYT weighs in, an semi endorses the leak, see update below – Anthony UPDATE2: Alternate links have been sent to me, should go faster now.  – Anthony Full AR5 draft leaked here, contains game-changing admission … Continue reading →

The Truth About 2012: Killer Solar Flares Are a Physical Impossibility

The Truth About 2012: Killer Solar Flares Are a Physical Impossibility:

NASA is trying to make sure that no one is taking the 2012 doomsday nonsense seriously, and just put out this video today detailing how a gigantic “killer solar flare” just ain’t gonna happen. Dr. Alex Young from the Goddard Space Flight Center explains how the Sun’s regular 11-year solar cycle is expected to peak in 2013 and 2014, not on December 21 of this year. Plus, this current solar cycle has been kind of a dud as far as wild activity goes, and scientists are not expecting the peak of this cycle to even be as strong as the previous one, which was rather mild.
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