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Will Happer should include Raman measurements

I think Professor  Happer has it absolutely wrong , sadly.  This curve was made redundant by quantum mechanics. In the 1920s more spectral modes of molecules were discovered/ identified by Raman scattering experiments by Rasetti and others. The two CO2 modes at 1288 and 1338 cm-1 shown here are both Raman only, as are the H2O and the N2O near to them. Raman Lidars can measure the temperature from these modes, of all of the gases. The last CO2 mode on the right at 2349cm-1 is right by N2's single 2338cm-1 mode. From this mode, the temperature of the atmosphere is measured by Lidars, and by the N2-CO2 laser, it is radiated by infrared photons (or electron discharge). I have written to Happer and he dismisses the/my Raman measurements, sadly. I put this diagram together to show the Raman Lidar reading. Raman can measure the temperature of N2 CO2 H2O and others from surface to high altitudes. In my diagram, I show what Raman spectrometers measure in reference to the blackbody radiation

The Dunn Raman Spectroscopy Climate Debate Fallacy

 I have claimed that we should be using the measurements Raman spectrometer and Lidars to update and augment greenhouse theory as they measure the emission spectral lines the classical IR spectrometer does not*.   *The Raman spectrometer can measure some of the modes the IR instruments measure; for instance all of H2O's modes and the mode of N2O.  A persistent fallacy has developed from a group of thinkers as part of a rebuttal to my work, mostly from physicist Michael Dunn, whom I have communicated with extensively on this issue and whom I give name credit to on his claim.  Dunn and others respond to my work: Blair, there is no Raman effect in the atmosphere that contributes to the greenhouse effect. This is something I have never claimed and never thought of claiming because it is just not true. It is Dunn and others that have brought this claim into existence in some kind of red herring, maybe a special pleading fallacy. Dunn and others are maintaining, saving the status quo, th

DESI Challenging My Fractal Cosmology Theory

When I saw this in my feeds on Thursday it stopped me in my tracks (stop the train!!) and has since had me thinking - wow! This is epic. A detailed picture looking halfway across the observable universe. It is not looking good for (my) fractal theory, but it is still early days and they are pulling in the (old) quasars out there. We'll see how looks when they are finished. The survey before this one took us out to around 100 (on the x-axis) and was the scale we/I fractal-ists based our work on. I/we have been predicting larger and larger galaxy structures the further out we look. They don't seem to be there. emm ....or?