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Specific Heat: a Beautiful Characteristic Property

More than once, I intended to prepare  hard boiled eggs  for my kids in the morning, placed water in a pot but forgot the egg. If I remembered within 30 seconds or so, it was still safe to place my hand in the water, but it was  a bad idea to touch the pot itself. 660 more words

Basic Chemistry

Gulf Streams and Coriolis Forces

Seems our oceanographers have a dilemma  – North Atlantic ocean currents, or gyres as they known, seem to disappear at the end of their journey from the tropics to their northern latitude desitnations. 620 more words


A perfectly glorious winter's day and the view from the next parish.

I went for a walk today and it was glorious!  What a truly perfect winter’s day!  Clear blue skies (Veronese blue in fact, honestly!), a few puffballs of cotton wool to enhance the blue.   454 more words

Irish Weather

The Gulf Stream, Meteors, and the Russo-Sino Alliance

There is too much going on in the world to transmit my understanding in posts once a day. To remedy that I’ll offer a few sources for you all to explore for yourself. 224 more words


This is What it's All About

A year ago last February, just after the close of the Miami boat show, we had the idea of sailing Jeanneau’s newest model at the time, the Sun Odyssey 469 and her big sister, the Sun Odyssey 509 from Miami to the Bahamas for a photo shoot. 737 more words

Is the Gulf Stream Broken?

Commentary & Analysis


L. A. Marzulli


Its origins lie in the Gulf of Mexico and it carries the tropical waters from the Florida Strait to the great banks of the United States, where it heads eastward, carrying its warm waters to the borders of the North Atlantic. 1,577 more words

L. A. Marzulli