It happens. It’s usually not half as dangerous as you’d think. Thankfully.
Whoever knows where this is gets a rather distinguished and amazed pat on the back from me.
(Those of you living close to it: Ssssh!)
Everybody here knows about dynamic pressure. Blew the asphalt off the road down there once, dynamic pressure did. You ok?
Standing in the water, exhausted from a never-ending day, looking at what my mobile phone had just recorded, I did get confused. In a good way, I might add. The video looked as if I had desperately tried to get to the island, but could not make it. 🙂 Then, of course, it dawned on […]
Come on. Say it. You know you want to say it. I have the same question: How? The answer, my friends, is blowing in the wind. Seriously, I mean it. 😉 By the way, to those of you visiting Andøya a lot, you can find this rock formation in the mountains enclosing the HQ of […]
This is sunlight. It has traveled 150 000 000 kilometres to reach us, just to get fuzzed up on the last couple of kilometres in the Earth’s atmosphere before it gets partially absorbed by the stuff in and on the ground. Not complaining, me. Without all of this, the colours in that image would be […]
I don’t know either. Physics is as good as anything to think about right now, I guess.”
On the Kardashev scale, our civilization ranks at zero. That does not sound all that good, especially given that the scale starts at 1. Alright, now… Actually, I would like to focus on something that is not exactly obvious to most people: We perceive more than our own senses can tell us. We could choose […]
Clouds are collections of water droplets or, at higher altitudes, water ice crystals. So, honestly, why would they stay up there? It is not like snow flakes, for example, hang around or anything. The title question is legitimate. We cannot invoke old Archimedes and claim that the clouds float like a hydrogen balloon would. Hydrogen […]
We breathe and we eat. Oxygen and carbohydrates. Oxygenator and fuel. One key ingredient to life on Earth is photosynthesis. To keep an eye on the Earth’s health, we have to monitor the photosynthesis. And – Our planet is an ocean planet, so we start our journey at sea. The Baltic Sea. The picture shows […]