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  • A surge of attacks against classical GR (General Relativity)

    10/01/2014 1:02:17 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 9 replies
    The Reference Frame ^ | September 29, 2014 | Luboš Motl
    ... Well, even 90 years isn't enough, it seems, so right now, we are entering new waters – the denial of some basic results of general relativity, our modern theory of gravity that has been around and available to everyone since 1916. So in the last week, hundreds of publications informed their readers that it's been "mathematically proven" that the big bang theory is wrong and the black holes don't exist. These nutty claims boil down to some papers by a crackpot named Ms Laura Mersini-Houghton (no, I really, really won't accept her doctorate) who had previously claimed that she...
  • Spain produces solar energy at night

    04/15/2010 8:43:22 PM PDT · by I got the rope · 13 replies · 779+ views
    The Reference Frame ^ | 15 Apr 10 | Lubos Motl
    Spain produces solar energy at night Posted: 15 Apr 2010 04:05 AM PDT Bloomberg and various German media (EN) and Spanish media (EN) have revealed that Spain is able to produce solar energy at night, too. The global warming has breached the tipping point so that the Sun is shining not only during the daytime but during the nighttime, too. Unless the solar energy was actually lunar energy, we're doomed. ;-) Between November 2009 and January 2010, about 4,500 megawatt-hours of electricity was pumped by "solar sources" into the Spanish grid after the midnight but before 7 a.m. The subsidized...