Tag Archive for Sun

Anomaly hunters drool over mysterious ‘sphere’ spotted in NASA images

Doubtful News welcomes Scott Brando @ufoofinterest as a contributor. Here we go again… NASA publishes through its official channels an apparently unusual image, and some people jump to the conclusion that it’s a UFO or mysterious. Then the agency is accused of covering up the truth. The latest is from NASA’s SECCHI spacecraft (Sun Earth…

Are people really this dumb to be scared of solar panels? (Update)

So, the top story shared on my social media today is a point-and-LOL chortle-fest at a North Carolina town who has rejected a solar panel farm project. There are DOZENS of stories that make fun of the people who provided public comment against the rezoning decision in Woodland, NC because of their apparent ignorance of…

Tanning: Not a ray of sunshine

Dermatologists blast tanning industry campaign to play down skin cancer fears – Open Channel. A new campaign by the tanning industry to promote the safety of sunbed use has come under fierce attack from the American Academy of Dermatology, which is accusing the industry of making claims that are “ridiculous” and unsupported by scientific evidence.…

Anticrepuscular rays span the sky

Really neat optical effect amazes onlookers. forgetomori » Spectacular Anticrepuscular Ray in Brazil. Forgetomori explains this anticrepuscular rays that span the entire sky and confuse us about where the sun actually IS. Many of us have seen crepuscular rays that converge on the sun. The “anti” part is indicative of the light showing opposite the sun. This…

Arc and halos all around the sun in Alabama

Hurricane Sandy Likely Caused Alabama’s Incredible Light Show – Neighborhoods – The Atlantic Cities. David Hathaway, a solar physicist at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, was going about business as usual yesterday afternoon when he suddenly heard an outburst of astonished voices. “People were saying, You gotta come out and see this,” he recalls. Hathaway…

Tanning beds good for you. That’s what they used to say about cigarettes too.

Another industry linked to cancer-causing practices pulls a page out of the book of Big Tobacco. Embattled tanning industry fights back, taking its cues from Big Tobacco To sway public opinion, the [tanning] industry is drawing on its vast network of outlets; there are more tanning salons in the U.S. than there are McDonald’s restaurants.…