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 »
Global Warming hits Mars, Neptune
It is important, in our ongoing debate about what to do about global warming, to appreciate how widespread the problem really is. There is global warming occurring on Mars, on Neptune, on Pluto, on Triton, and other as well. It would be marvelous to discover out that we are causing those planets to heat up as well. It would mean that we have the means | 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 »