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Topic: nasa.gov/scientific-consensus
Replies: 111   Last Post: Jun 18, 2014 1:15 PM

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 Greg Goss Posts: 138 Registered: 6/8/09
Re: nasa.gov/scientific-consensus
Posted: May 29, 2014 11:34 PM

"Michael J. Strickland" <michael0658@comcast.net> wrote:

>"Greg Goss" <gossg@gossg.org> wrote

>> I love conspiracy theories, though I'm rational enough to set them
>> aside when I'm done with them.
>>
>> My favourite at the moment is that "chemtrails" is a project to
>> disperse high altitude sulfates to cancel out some global warming.
>> After all, we started departing from the model predictions about 2000.

>I'm not so sure because the soot would probably just have absorbed
>incoming and outgoing heat and shed it to the rest of the air.

>When something is perfectly reflected (like light into a mirror), it
>delivers twice the momentum (and 4 times the energy, E = p^2/2m) as when
>it is absorbed. Any attempt to "screen" out radiation with air chemicals
>will just double the energy deposited in the air after the reflector
>molecules are accelerated and shed their energy to neighboring
>molecules. Absorbing chemicals will only add half as much energy to the
>air.
>
>How is this "chemtrail" cancelation supposed to work. If its trying to
>increase screening, I don't have much hope for it. If its trying to
>react the chemicals with existing greenhouse molecules to precipitate
>them out, it might work.

Soot and sulfate work differently. Soot absorbs the energy and

Sulfate reflects it. When something is perfectly reflected it absorbs
double the energy? Momentum maybe, but the energy departs back into
space. Energy is a scalar amount, not a vector.

If you shine a bathroom heat lamp onto a mirror, are you saying that
the back of the mirror gets HOTTER than the guy standing next to the
heat lamp?
--
We are geeks. Resistance is voltage over current.

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