Monthly Archives: February 2013

Multiple sources of information: Pa, muskrats, and the European forecast models

Early in The Long Winter, Pa clearly pays attention to the signs for the coming winter.  He checks the thickness of muskrat dens and notes the patterns of birds flying south.  He talks to his fellow townsmen.  Of course, Pa … Continue reading

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Mary’s Blindness: Diagnosing the Science

This is still a weather/climate/Laura blog, right?  So why am I posting about the recent study in Pediatrics that investigated the cause of Mary’s blindness? In a word… SCIENCE! I love that scientists can continue to connect their work to … Continue reading

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