Taking a bite out of the Early Spring

Many assert that the planet is warming exclusively due to anthropogenic emissions, and that this warming is leading to both global ocean acidification and to earlier peak streamflow runoff known as th...

Measurement of Ocean pH. Part 1

Why is an inexpensive potentiometric glass electrode instrument so accurate in the measurement of pH, and why are derived pH values and spectrophotometric instruments* so costly and opaque? I think i...

The Maunder Minimum and the Roman Inquisition

The Maunder Solar Minimum and the Roman Inquisition DISCLAIMER:  This is not a serious post.  No offense is intended to any.  This is simply an idle exploration of one of many possible explanation...