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Dilbert Classics

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  1. margueritem

    margueritem GoComics PRO Member said, 11 months ago

    You might try sending a hint to someone who’s not totally clueless, Mom N,

  2. Sisyphos

    Sisyphos said, 11 months ago

    Yeah; hints are not getting through to our “hero.”

  3. Nabuquduriuzhur

    Nabuquduriuzhur said, 11 months ago

    Mom Nature shouldn’t buy into fantasy.
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    The idea that a near hard vacuum could stop UV is one of those scientific fallacies. Blocking UV (and other radiation) are functions of density. For example, sitting right here, I’m getting 15% more irradiation from sun and space than I would get at sealevel. At about 1100m. Pilots and aircrew have far higher radiation doses than that, but are protected from UV by their aircraft. The main body of the atmosphere blocks most of the rays or we’d be cooked. I generally don’t have to wear sunscreen here at lower elevations, but it’s incredibly easy to get burned at 2000m in the hills above the town.
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    It’s yet one more example of wasting incredible amounts of money to make a few rich, when we could have used the money for something constructive, such as cleaning up after the econuts get done burning forests down.

  4. sovermyer

    sovermyer said, 11 months ago

    For a more informed opinion, ref:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ozone_layer

    “The ozone layer absorbs 97–99% of the Sun’s medium-frequency ultraviolet light…”

  5. Mukyou

    Mukyou said, 11 months ago

    Well, there is definitely more to just density.

    Visible light is a type of radiation, and glass is way more dense than bathroom tissue. I can very easily cause shadow to be seen on the ground by using several sheets of bathroom tissue (5 mm thick), yet 5 mm of glass produces little shadow. As a result, your theory of “function of density” does not stand.

    Glass is transparent to visible light, but it is opaque to UV and infrared. Bathroom tissue is opaque to visible light.

    It might as well that Ozone layer has little density. But as long as ozone layer as a whole is, to some degree, opaque to UV, UV will be absorbed in the corresponding wavelengths.

    It does not matter how many school degrees one has. If one knows what’s happening, s/he should speak the truth. If one does not, s/he should learn.

  6. Ben_Jammin

    Ben_Jammin said, 11 months ago

    Reminds me of this:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rzvYEN91XxA&list=FLVd2sr5C_pNeV25wBRK7aog&index=251

  7. Llywus

    Llywus said, 11 months ago

    @Mukyou

    Well said, Mukyou. I was gong to use beryllium as an example – totally opaque to visible/UV but effectively invisible to shorter wavelength x0rays and gammas.

  8. lizilu

    lizilu said, 11 months ago

    Let’s revisit this man-made global warming hoax – oops, I mean proven science – when the earth stops cooling, which it has been doing for the last 15 years.

  9. INGSOC

    INGSOC GoComics PRO Member said, 11 months ago

    The hole within the ozone layer is meant for ventilation..

  10. s49nav

    s49nav said, 11 months ago

    It’s not nice to fool with Mother Nature.

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