A choral setting of “The Lord’s Prayer” to “Moonlight Sonata” movement 1 by Beethoven

Some years ago while washing the dishes and listening to Beethoven's Moonlight sonata (movement 1 for piano)  - the instrumental ensemble version by Global Journey in the album "Deep Blue Rhapsody", it occcured to me that - will very little adjustment, the words of the "Lord's Prayer", our father, could be fitted to the music … Continue reading A choral setting of “The Lord’s Prayer” to “Moonlight Sonata” movement 1 by Beethoven

Two’s company, three’s a crowd: a nitrogen threesome joins the IR party

The simplistic story of CO2 from fossil fuel emissions causing global warming is based on the ability of the CO2 molecule to interact with infrared (IR) light and thus "trap" heat in the atmosphere. The reason for this we are told is that gas molecules with three or more atoms such as CO2 and H2O … Continue reading Two’s company, three’s a crowd: a nitrogen threesome joins the IR party

Flicker: an explanation for the “D-O events” – rapid climate fluctuations of the last glacial period

The astonishing D-O fluctuations of >10 C in a few centuries: that’s real climate change If the phrase “ice age” conjures up an idea of a uniformly frigid and icy climate, not changing for thousands of years – then that idea is wrong. Very wrong indeed. Glacial periods, such as the interval between our current … Continue reading Flicker: an explanation for the “D-O events” – rapid climate fluctuations of the last glacial period