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Ophiuchus is part of the zodiac, too

Poor Ophiuchus. Nobody ever claims him as a “birth sign,” although the sun moves in front of his stars from about November 30 to December 18. Keep the big guy company. Find Ophiuchus in your sky tonight!

Current Warming Is Unparalleled in Past 2000 Years – Scientific American

Skeptics of human-caused climate change have often relied on a favorite argument involving the planet’s natural climate cycles. Earth experienced plenty of natural warming and cooling phases long before humans ever began pumping greenhouse gases into the atmosphere, they’ve suggested—so…

Current Warming Is Unparalleled in the Past 2000 Years – Scientific American

Skeptics of human-caused climate change have often relied on a favorite argument involving the planet’s natural climate cycles. Earth experienced plenty of natural warming and cooling phases long before humans ever began pumping greenhouse gases into the atmosphere, they’ve suggested—so…

No evidence for globally coherent warm and cold periods over the preindustrial Common Era – Nature.com

1. Köppen, W. & Wegener, A. Die Klimate der Geologischen Vorzeit (Gebrüder Borntraeger, 1924). Google Scholar 2. Matthes, F. E. Report of Committee on Glaciers, April 1939. Eos 20, 518–523 (1939). Google Scholar 3. Grove, J. M. The Little Ice…