Happy Earth Day! Hope the Sun decides to play along.
After reading an article on the excellent “Watts up with That“, I got to read a transcript from Charles Osgood on how any effect of global warming done by man can easily be outdone by the sun: I know you’ve already got a lot to worry about as it is, but something rather odd is going on — on the Sun. The Sun normally undergoes | Read More »
Longest recorded streak of sunspot inactivity broken
Via Slashdot comes the report that The Sun has broken a 95 year old record. Quoting the Daily Tech: The sun has reached a milestone not seen for nearly 100 years: an entire month has passed without a single visible sunspot being noted. The event is significant as many climatologists now believe solar magnetic activity – which determines the number of sunspots — is an | Read More »