Norway’s Washout Summer, Farmers Despair at rain, rain, rain

If it’s 97% it must be a consensus 😉

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Despite the early heatwave it has been for the most part an increasingly poor wet summer, highlighted best by the Central England Temperatures which have been going down;

Further north, it has of course been far wetter, however nothing like in Western Norway where it’s been very wet in some places for 70 out of 72 (97%!) days as the Jetstream has increasingly taken a sojourn over Northwestern Europe.

Winds at 250hpa. Image courtesy earth.nullschool.net

Norway has indeed had a poor summer;

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Voyager spacecraft still reaching for the stars and setting records after 40 years

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These two 1977 vintage machines really are ‘cosmic overachievers’ as this Phys.org report calls them. Voyager 1 reached interstellar space in 2012, but the last science instrument is not due to be switched off until 2030.

Humanity’s farthest and longest-lived spacecraft, Voyager 1 and 2, achieve 40 years of operation and exploration this August and September.

Despite their vast distance, they continue to communicate with NASA daily, still probing the final frontier. Their story has not only impacted generations of current and future scientists and engineers, but also Earth’s culture, including film, art and music.

Each spacecraft carries a Golden Record of Earth sounds, pictures and messages. Since the spacecraft could last billions of years, these circular time capsules could one day be the only traces of human civilization.

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