Tuesday, August 09, 2005

Science Surprized Once Again!

Hurricane's Waves Soared to Nearly 100 Feet
Thu Aug 4, 3:21 PM ET
Waves nearly 100 feet tall were recorded last year in the Gulf of Mexico when Hurricane Ivan headed toward shore, forcing scientists to rethink what is normal. The center of the category 4 hurricane, with winds raging up to 150 miles per hour, passed right over six of the Naval Research Laboratory's wave-tide gauges, churning up waves more than 90 feet high. "We were a little surprised that the waves were so large," Bill Teague of the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) at Stennis Space Center told LiveScience.
The hurricane's are getting stronger, winds are blowing harder, more rain, hotter heat, drought, floods. No wonder they're surprized. It's no longer fitting into the uniformitarian paradigm. The greatest surprize as of the last few years was the sun not acting up on schedule as they predicted. Solar Max was a flop. Yet sporadically, the sun has blasted us with bigger flares and cosmic rays. Were's it all going? And why the increase in intensity over the last few years? Is there a corellation somewhere? with something? anything? Reader's of TMG will know exactly why. Do you have an opinion?

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