Author Archives: Richard Nissen

Further background information on Navigation based around Gravity and Gyros by Antonio Nafarrate

Let us take a fun ride to the North Pole and set up a pendulum. Once we are done we should launch it to swing taking care that we do not push it left or right so it swings in a … Continue reading

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Does your dog wait for you (their owner) to come home? – An experiment

Please participate! An experiment to see how dogs respond to their owners. Does your dog wait for you (their owner) to come home? If this is your case please participate in this experiment. Introduction Rupert Sheldrake is a hero of ours … Continue reading

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Animals finding their way home

One of our board members, Antonio Nafarrate, has brought this intriguing piece of news to our attention - snakes in the Everglades can find their way home. As we have always said, there is something going on with animals who find … Continue reading

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Interaction between man and dolphins, written by Dante

Intro >> Here is a lovely quote about the interaction between man and dolphins written by Dante in his Divine Comedy written in Italy in the early part of the 14th Century. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Divine_Comedy for more. In Canto 22  (in translation from the original) … Continue reading

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How do dogs relate to their owners?

Intro>> Here is a little story which asks how dogs relate to their owners.  If when you read this you have opinions we would very much like to hear them and perhaps publish them. ———— A few years ago the … Continue reading

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Solar Activity Effects on Pigeons

How do pigeons navigate? Racing homing pigeons navigate incredible distances with apparent ease. A champion racing pigeon can be released 400 miles from its home loft, in a place it has never been before, and return within 1 day. The last … Continue reading

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Interesting link from a pigeon fancier on how pigeon’s navigate

Intro>>> Here is a very interesting article that talks about all the issues of racing pigeons.  He stresses three very important points. First that in his opinion pigeons navigate very badly if on release the sun is not shining.  He … Continue reading

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