As a former magnetosphericist, I was intrigued to read about Pc waves. I never saw these at my research station from 1992 to 1995, presumably because background magnetic activity was always hiding them...

spaceweatherarchive.com/2020/0

> The pandemic is not over – we need to push now for a zero-coronavirus Britain. The summer gives us a chance to eliminate the virus and reopen the economy without pointless debates about 1 or 2 metre distancing measures.

theguardian.com/commentisfree/

Boris Johnson's father has applied for a French passport so that his grandchildren can live and work in the EU after . But fuck everyone else's grandchildren!

independent.co.uk/news/uk/poli

If you know how closely Lindsey Graham has tied himself to Trump, this ad is truly amazing!

youtube.com/watch?v=g5Xpwyd4aM

In a world that has become so mad that it is impossible to parody, DontPanic and Heydon Prowse have turned their satirical hands to conspiracy theories instead. This is their attempt to vaccinate the world from the virus of fake news. Please watch and share.

youtube.com/watch?v=98pY07HaNg

Deceitful Johnson doesn't seem to want to put his "oven-ready" deal in the oven.

UK citizens are losing our European citizenship because of Brexit. StayEuropean is the campaign for an EU associate membership scheme that would give us the option to continue as EU members as individuals. Sign up now!

stayeuropean.org

The Observer view on the government's handling of the COVID-19 crisis.

> The public health response to date has been dire. We need a public inquiry before there are more needless deaths.

theguardian.com/commentisfree/

On the night of February 27-28, 1933, a mentally disabled Dutch citizen set fire to the Reichstag.

Hitler and his propaganda minister, Goebbels, presented the incident as the prelude to an armed Communist uprising and persuaded the president to establish what became a permanent state of emergency.

This decree suspended the provisions of the German constitution that protected basic individual rights, including freedom of the press, freedom of speech, and freedom of assembly.

Sound familiar?

The academic journal peer review system is failing us. At a minimum, all scientific papers should be published with everything needed (e.g. source data, analysis software) to both scrutinise the analysis and reproduce the result.

theguardian.com/commentisfree/

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