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Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 6th August 2022, 03:05 AM
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Posted By jonesdave116
And that is Kroupa being disingenuous. Not for...

And that is Kroupa being disingenuous. Not for the first time. When he can explain the observations at larger scales than galaxies, he might be worth listening to. As is stands, he can't.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 3rd August 2022, 02:49 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 5,280
Posted By jonesdave116
Lol. A bunch of crackpots getting together to...

Lol. A bunch of crackpots getting together to discuss crackpot nonsense does not count as peer-reviewed science. Might as well link to flat earth literature.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 3rd August 2022, 02:10 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 5,280
Posted By jonesdave116
Everybody questions singularities. They aren't...

Everybody questions singularities. They aren't real. The CMB is the biggest proof of the big bang. Predicted, observed. No other explanation.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 3rd August 2022, 01:35 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 5,280
Posted By jonesdave116
The evidence for the big bang is at least as...

The evidence for the big bang is at least as strong as evolution. That is why both are classed as 'theories'. Where both are lacking, is the instant of 'creation' (cringe). We know evolution happens....
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 3rd August 2022, 01:28 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,575
Posted By jonesdave116
OK. I'm glad you know what he is talking about ;)

OK. I'm glad you know what he is talking about ;)
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 3rd August 2022, 01:16 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,575
Posted By jonesdave116
Errrr, yeah, right. If they were flung out due to...

Errrr, yeah, right. If they were flung out due to centrifugal forces at the edge of spirals, they would all be in the same plane of the galaxy, yes? Are they? They would all be receding, yes? Are...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 3rd August 2022, 01:02 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 5,280
Posted By jonesdave116
And who is questioning the big bang, these days?...

And who is questioning the big bang, these days? I'm not talking about unpublished crackpots on youtube, such as Lerner, Robitaille and the electric nutters. Where are the peer-reviewed papers? How...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 3rd August 2022, 11:44 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 5,280
Posted By jonesdave116
If he wants LCDM to be scrapped, he does. It is a...

If he wants LCDM to be scrapped, he does. It is a very successful model. You need something even more successful to replace it. To hear him talk, it has been a complete failure. Which is as far from...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 3rd August 2022, 11:42 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 5,280
Posted By jonesdave116
Nowhere near as inaccurate as the few other...

Nowhere near as inaccurate as the few other models that seek/ sought to replace it. So, why don't you have a bit of patience, and wait until we either have more accurate measurements that may agree...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 3rd August 2022, 11:26 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 5,280
Posted By jonesdave116
Then you'll need another model that not only...

Then you'll need another model that not only explains the Hubble tension, but also explains the observations that support LCDM. You haven't got one. Every other model fails spectacularly.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 3rd August 2022, 04:40 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 5,280
Posted By jonesdave116
As Ziggurat said, the evidence strongly favours...

As Ziggurat said, the evidence strongly favours it. The best test of dark matter versus MOND is at the largest scales. And that is where MOND fails. In particular, in the gravitational lensing...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 2nd August 2022, 12:21 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 5,280
Posted By jonesdave116
No, the model is not wrong. There is a...

No, the model is not wrong. There is a discrepancy among the measured values versus prediction. However, we see L and we see CDM. No other model even gets close. So, we are not going to throw the...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 2nd August 2022, 11:45 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 5,280
Posted By jonesdave116
And how does that invalidate LCDM? All it does is...

And how does that invalidate LCDM? All it does is say that there is currently a mismatch between measured values of the Hubble constant, depending on the distance at which they are measured. It sure...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 2nd August 2022, 11:33 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 5,280
Posted By jonesdave116
He didn't say LCDM. He said the big bang relied...

He didn't say LCDM. He said the big bang relied upon it. It doesn't.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 1st August 2022, 06:31 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 5,280
Posted By jonesdave116
No, it doesn't depend on dark matter. And there...

No, it doesn't depend on dark matter. And there is plenty of evidence for its existence, as arthwollipot said. The most convincing being the lensing observations of colliding clusters.
And the big...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 1st August 2022, 06:11 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 5,280
Posted By jonesdave116
What 'empirical' evidence?

What 'empirical' evidence?
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 1st August 2022, 05:50 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 5,280
Posted By jonesdave116
There is nothing to see. The CMB is from only ~...

There is nothing to see. The CMB is from only ~ 400 000 years after the big bang. It is from the epoch of recombination. Prior to that you just had a hot plasma. And the big bang is not an...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 27th July 2022, 12:34 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 5,280
Posted By jonesdave116
Sorry, that is not correct. We can determine the...

Sorry, that is not correct. We can determine the age of the universe from the CMB. And that tells us that it is ~ 13.8 billion years old. Given that the CMB is from very soon after the big bang,...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 15th July 2022, 04:23 AM
Replies: 1,594
Views: 79,320
Posted By jonesdave116
Not according to Scott and Thornhill! ...

Not according to Scott and Thornhill!




No it isn't.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 14th July 2022, 02:59 PM
Replies: 1,594
Views: 79,320
Posted By jonesdave116
Well, a comet could build up a pretty high...

Well, a comet could build up a pretty high negative charge on its nightside. Just as asteroids can. This is due to the higher mobility of electrons in the solar wind. They have a smaller gyroradius...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 14th July 2022, 02:35 PM
Replies: 1,594
Views: 79,320
Posted By jonesdave116
That would be a reasonable assumption. Their...

That would be a reasonable assumption. Their go-to plasma guy is a retired (and possibly senile) ex-electrical engineer. The other mythologist they rely on is someone with, allegedly, a BSc in...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 14th July 2022, 01:42 AM
Replies: 1,594
Views: 79,320
Posted By jonesdave116
Nope, but conductive enough that you are not...

Nope, but conductive enough that you are not getting giant lightning bolts in space! So, in your neo-Velikovskian world, you need Venus to get close enough to Earth to share atmospheres. Then there...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 14th July 2022, 01:38 AM
Replies: 1,594
Views: 79,320
Posted By jonesdave116
They don't even have any physicists!

They don't even have any physicists!
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 13th July 2022, 10:16 AM
Replies: 1,594
Views: 79,320
Posted By jonesdave116
JD116 So, a comet MUST contain ice and an...

JD116

So, a comet MUST contain ice and an asteroid CAN contain ice?

You are aware both JD16 and Hans, that comets tend to be drier than CI chondrites asteroids, such as Ryugu...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 13th July 2022, 10:12 AM
Replies: 1,594
Views: 79,320
Posted By jonesdave116
Yes, your problem. We see the dust entrained by...

Yes, your problem. We see the dust entrained by gas.



No, that is a link to a paper that is explaining the water content of the dust that is emitted. It is not about the fact that the dust is...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 13th July 2022, 09:53 AM
Replies: 1,594
Views: 79,320
Posted By jonesdave116
Nope, there is no mention anywhere in T & T's woo...

Nope, there is no mention anywhere in T & T's woo about ambipolar fields arising to maintain quasi-neutrality! You need electric discharge machining! You need distant solar wind H+ to combine with...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 12th July 2022, 12:31 PM
Replies: 1,594
Views: 79,320
Posted By jonesdave116
How long have you got! :) Basically, the...

How long have you got! :)

Basically, the Velikovskian high priests of a cult known as 'Electric Universe', claim that comets are just asteroids on elliptical orbits. They are just rock that was...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 12th July 2022, 11:08 AM
Replies: 1,594
Views: 79,320
Posted By jonesdave116
I do not know what they mean by 'genetically...

I do not know what they mean by 'genetically linked'. I haven't read the paper. However, it has long been known that asteroids are not one, homogeneous group. There are numerous classes and...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 12th July 2022, 10:07 AM
Replies: 1,594
Views: 79,320
Posted By jonesdave116
And your problem is that the dust emitted by...

And your problem is that the dust emitted by comets is seen to be entrained within cold, neutral gases that can only come from ice.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 4th July 2022, 02:37 PM
Replies: 1,101
Views: 72,879
Posted By jonesdave116
Yes. I'm rather fond of her! Her and Alice...

Yes. I'm rather fond of her! Her and Alice Roberts in the same............. nah, let's not go there!
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 4th July 2022, 02:35 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,993
Posted By jonesdave116
Indeed. If the Gulf Stream switched off, even the...

Indeed. If the Gulf Stream switched off, even the UK would be mostly underneath glaciers. NZ not so much. Glaciation from the growth of existing glaciers in the Southern Alps would grow in an ice...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 4th July 2022, 02:21 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,993
Posted By jonesdave116
Looks like our posts almost coincided!

Looks like our posts almost coincided!
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 4th July 2022, 02:14 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,993
Posted By jonesdave116
A lot of people equate Britain, climate-wise,...

A lot of people equate Britain, climate-wise, with New Zealand. Reasonably accurate. Some may be surprised to learn that no part of the UK is closer to the equator than even the southernmost part of...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 22nd June 2022, 01:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 582
Posted By jonesdave116
I did a bit on microlensing as part of a degree....

I did a bit on microlensing as part of a degree. That was concerning exoplanet detection, however. The telescopes really aren't all that big. At the time, the main groups looking at this phenomenon...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 18th June 2022, 02:47 AM
Replies: 2,578
Views: 244,939
Posted By jonesdave116
Yes. And.........................? We kind of...

Yes. And.........................? We kind of know about plasma. We know what it can do and what it can't do. And have done for a long time. Nothing your cult proposes is even scientifically...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 11th June 2022, 02:25 PM
Replies: 1,594
Views: 79,320
Posted By jonesdave116
Nope. Asteroids are rocky. Some may contain ices....

Nope. Asteroids are rocky. Some may contain ices. Comets are not rocky. If there were rock we would have detected it. And I have shown the evidence countless times that we do not detect rock, which...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 11th June 2022, 02:10 PM
Replies: 2,578
Views: 244,939
Posted By jonesdave116
Well, there was this very hot environment which...

Well, there was this very hot environment which should have created a quark-gluon plasma. As things got cooler..................... you get the drift.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 11th June 2022, 02:06 PM
Replies: 2,578
Views: 244,939
Posted By jonesdave116
Given that time started with the big bang, the...

Given that time started with the big bang, the question is unanswerable.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 11th June 2022, 02:04 PM
Replies: 2,578
Views: 244,939
Posted By jonesdave116
Ahhh, God did it! Gotya. You aren't Robitaille in...

Ahhh, God did it! Gotya. You aren't Robitaille in disguise, are you?
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 9th June 2022, 12:53 PM
Replies: 2,578
Views: 244,939
Posted By jonesdave116
Of course there is bloody plasma around! Ye Gods....

Of course there is bloody plasma around! Ye Gods. Go away and read what the Biermann battery is. It is not calling on giant, extant currents.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 27th May 2022, 02:54 AM
Replies: 2,578
Views: 244,939
Posted By jonesdave116
Preprint; Spontaneous magnetization of...

Preprint;

Spontaneous magnetization of collisionless plasma through the action of a shear flow
Zhou, M. et al.
https://arxiv.org/pdf/2110.01134.pdf
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 27th May 2022, 02:42 AM
Replies: 2,578
Views: 244,939
Posted By jonesdave116
Errrr, nope; ...

Errrr, nope;


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Biermann_battery

"In astrophysics, the Biermann battery is a process by which a weak seed magnetic field can be generated from zero initial...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 12th May 2022, 02:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 891
Posted By jonesdave116
Papers related to the announcement; ...

Papers related to the announcement;

https://iopscience.iop.org/journal/2041-8205/page/Focus_on_First_Sgr_A_Results
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 12th May 2022, 02:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 891
Posted By jonesdave116
^^^^Yep, love Dr. Becky. She's from not far away...

^^^^Yep, love Dr. Becky. She's from not far away from where I was born. As is Brian Cox. Lots of clever people up Manchester way ;)
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 12th May 2022, 07:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 891
Posted By jonesdave116
Most welcome!

Most welcome!
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 12th May 2022, 05:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 891
Posted By jonesdave116
Coming up........... ...

Coming up...........

https://www.eso.org/public/live/

46721
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 10th May 2022, 02:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 891
Posted By jonesdave116
Event Horizon Telescope announcement 12 May

The EHT people have scheduled an announcement for 12 May. Pretty much every media outlet is expecting this to be an image of the SMBH in our own galactic centre, Sgr A*. Really exciting if so. Hard...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 30th April 2022, 02:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 714
Posted By jonesdave116
Anton Petrov Youtube Channel

I assume many of of us look at science blogs, and (real) science youtube channels.
I would like to highlight the YT channel of Anton Petrov. He's a science communicator. He's quite prolific. He has...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 24th April 2022, 07:15 AM
Replies: 379
Views: 23,636
Posted By jonesdave116
Dowdye was a religiously inspired crackpot. Who...

Dowdye was a religiously inspired crackpot. Who also lied about measurements at large distances from the Sun. His idiotic explanation for lensing was that it was caused by the plasma near to the Sun!...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 9th April 2022, 02:58 PM
Replies: 1,101
Views: 72,879
Posted By jonesdave116
Looking towards the Sun is not a good idea!...

Looking towards the Sun is not a good idea! Everything will get washed out by its glare. The CMB satellites were at the L2 point, and looked away from any contaminating radiation from the solar...
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