“We’ve never seen anything like this before.”
— Joe Lewandowski, Spokesperson, Colorado Parks and Wildlife, Denver, Colorado
“Many of the Valarde birds have little to no fat, many are underweight, and there’s not a lot of external signs that they have been inhaling a lot of smoke.”
— Jenna McCullough, Ornithology Ph.D. student, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico
“As we emerge from Cycle 24 solar minimum and approach Cycle 25’s maximum in 2025, it is important to remember solar activity never stops; it changes form as the pendulum swings.”
— Lika Guhathakurta, Solar Physicist, Heliophysics Division, NASA, Washington, D. C.Click for report.
“I thought we’d just be able to rule out extreme scenarios, like the Venus clouds being stuffed full of organisms. When we got the first hints of phosphine in Venus’ spectrum, it was a shock!”
— Jane Greaves, Ph.D., Astronomy Group, Cardiff University School of Physics and Astronomy
“Either this Venus phosphine discovery is a mistaken identity, that we don’t know what the chemical is? Or some strange chemistry that we are not aware of? Or biology.”
— Sanjay Limaye, Ph.D., Sr. Scientist, Solar System Planet Atmospheres, Space Science and Engineering Center, Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison Click for report.
“These are not just wildfires, they are (changing) climate fires.”
— Governor Jay Inslee, WashingtonClick for report.
“They’re vicious little suckers.”
— Craig Fontenot, D.V.M., Ville Platte, LouisianaClick for report.
#CreekFire, Fresno and Madera Co, CA.