Tag: Einstein

Climate: A New Story – Charles Eisenstein

Climate: A New Story – Charles Eisenstein

By Micah Moen 4 Comments September 16, 2019

– Yeah, new book coming out in September. It’s called Climate: A New Story. And the purpose of the title, partly it’s because it is about climate, and most people don’t read anything that has “climate” in the title. So I thought, okay, I already know what it’s gonna say and I feel helpless to […]

Lecture 1-Principles of Energy Balance in Environmental Systems

Lecture 1-Principles of Energy Balance in Environmental Systems

By Micah Moen 1 Comment September 11, 2019

So this is going to be different because this is a higher level class than beginning graduate students because most of you have already had exposure to some of this stuff. We will try to solidify the basics and then go into more depth as we come up on things. I should introduce myself like […]

Open Source Ecology: Global Village Construction Set

Open Source Ecology: Global Village Construction Set

By Micah Moen 0 Comment September 11, 2019

Open Source Ecology is a network of farmers, engineers, and supporters … … that for the last two years have been building … The Global Village Construction Set – a set of the 40 Industrial Machines that it takes … … to create a small civilization with modern day comforts. The Global Village Construction set […]

#3 – Sustainably Digital

#3 – Sustainably Digital

By Micah Moen 0 Comment August 29, 2019

When I walk across this yard – when the sun is shining the leaves falling during autumn in all their different colors – then I always think: life is beautiful. We are here in the sparsely populated area outside of Berlin – in Gransee, and this is a perfect place to get away from 16 […]

Sir Martin Rees: Earth in its final century?

Sir Martin Rees: Earth in its final century?

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 27, 2019

If you take 10,000 people at random, 9,999 have something in common: their interests in business lie on or near the Earth’s surface. The odd one out is an astronomer, and I am one of that strange breed. (Laughter) My talk will be in two parts. I’ll talk first as an astronomer, and then as […]

The Death Of Bees Explained – Parasites, Poison and Humans

The Death Of Bees Explained – Parasites, Poison and Humans

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 14, 2019

Human society is extremely complex and fragile, built upon various pillars. One of them is the honey bee. One out of three meals eaten by humans is made possible by honey bees. They are so important that if all the honey bees were to die out, thousands of plants would follow, which could lead to […]

Three Ways to Destroy the Universe

Three Ways to Destroy the Universe

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 13, 2019

One day the universe will die. But why? And how? And will the universe be dead forever? And how do we know that? First of all, the universe is expanding. And not only that, the rate of its expansion is accelerating. The reason: dark energy. Dark energy is a strange phenomenon that scientists believe permeates […]

Quantization of Energy Part 1: Blackbody Radiation and the Ultraviolet Catastrophe

Quantization of Energy Part 1: Blackbody Radiation and the Ultraviolet Catastrophe

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 8, 2019

Hey it’s professor Dave, let’s talk about the ultraviolet catastrophe. We know that the classical physics of Newton and pals reigned supreme for a few centuries, so what were the events that finally exposed its limitations? What was the first thing that suggested there was more to the universe than we had previously thought? This […]

12) Climate scientists refuse to face the reality that greenhouse-warming theory is mistaken. (11 m)

12) Climate scientists refuse to face the reality that greenhouse-warming theory is mistaken. (11 m)

By Micah Moen 0 Comment July 27, 2019

greenhouse warming theory is rapidly becoming the most expensive mistake ever made in the history of science video 12 climate scientists refused to face the reality that greenhouse warming theory is mistaken Al Gore claims that Mark Twain quipped what gets us into trouble is not what we don't know it's what we know for […]

Is energy always conserved?

Is energy always conserved?

By Micah Moen 48 Comments July 2, 2019

in 1929 astronomer Edwin Hubble made an unusual discovery he noticed that most of the galaxies in the universe are moving away from us which led him to realize that the universe is expanding and that expansion has strange implications it means that everything in the universe even light gets stretched out so when light […]