Monthly Archives: November 2011

On Models

I have seen a number of comments over the years disparaging models. Here are two models: F=ma PV=nRT Did you know that, ultimately, all models are mathematical relations? So here I’ve shown two models. Very simplified, but still models. Both … Continue reading

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We’d better be right

A number of years ago I posted a comment on slashdot that “as scientists, we had better be right about global warming, because if we are wrong, it will provide ammunition to every crank and huckster who would demean science”. … Continue reading

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More on “Why Is The Ocean So Cold?”

I need some help here. In particular, I’m looking for people who have at least an undergraduate level of training in thermodynamics generally and energy flow specifically, or self taught equivalent. (I have studied energy transfer in a number of … Continue reading

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