Earth doomed! Hawking offers to pay deniers fares to Venus

Forget 2 degrees of warming, Hawking says “460″!

Oh, look, there goes another attention-seeking celebrity scientist — flaming out –watch the arc:

In the second episode of his new series “Stephen Hawking’s Favorite Places,” the British physicist warns Earth could soon become as hot as Venus if action to halt climate change is not taken immediately.

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NASA scientists sent to spend Xmas in Antarctica verifying new satellite

The Pisten Bully at work in Antarctica.

A NASA team is heading on a trip arcing around the South Pole to check that their new satellite’s measurements from space are just as good as their own back on terra firma.

The ICESat-2 (Ice, Cloud, and land Elevation Satellite-2) will launch next year, tasked with measuring elevation around the world to investigate the changes to the planet’s cryosphere (the icy bits of Earth) due to climate change.

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The Sun Is Going DARK: No Sunspots For 96 Days; Ice Age Approaches

NASA’s own data is showing that the star our globe revolves around is dimming. With no sunspots reported in 96 days, the sun is going dark and the evidence could point to an approaching ice age.

As the sun gets successively more blank with each day, due to lack of sunspots, it is also dimming, says the website Watts Up With That? According to data from NASA’s Spaceweather, so far in 2017, 96 days (27%) of the days observing the sun have been without sunspots.

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