Researchers at the Large Hadron Collider just recently started testing the accelerator for running at the higher energy of 13 TeV, and already they have found new insights into the fundamental structure of the universe. Though four fundamental forces – the strong force, the weak force, the electromagnetic force and gravity – have been well documented and confirmed in experiments over the years, CERN announced today the first unequivocal evidence for Force. “Very impressive, this result is,” said a diminutive green spokesperson for the laboratory.
On the more rational front, I've long been on James Hansen's mailing list, an individual I met a long time ago, and who is now retired from his climate change leadership role at NASA Goddard. Yesterday I received his notice that global warming is here: