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Sorry, Barbara Boxer.  You Don’t Have to Be a Scientist to Study Global Warming.

There seems to be a sentiment that only “scientists” can credibly weigh-in on the subject of global warming.  Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) suggested as much last week, during a fiery Senate committee… 552 more words

Current Events

Sunspot AR2529

The sun is supposed to be heading into solar minimum, but apparently it didn’t get the memo. A huge new Earth-sized sunspot dubbed AR2529 has astronomers atwitter. 47 more words

Terri Branson

What the Past 1,000 Years Can Tell Us About the Next Millennium.

In an age of perpetual concern over global warming, it may surprise many people to learn that the Earth is currently in an Ice Age. 2,196 more words

Science

The Magnetic Classification of Solar Active Regions 1992–2015

The Astrophysical Journal Letters

S. A. Jaeggli and A. A. Norton

Abstract:

The purpose of this Letter is to address a blindspot in our knowledge of solar active region (AR) statistics. 190 more words

Astrophysics

Dr Svalgaard Makes Preliminary Prediction Of Solar Cycle 25 Size

Solar science expert Leif Svalgaard of Stanford University, makes a prediction of Solar Cycle 25 size: “Preliminarily it looks like a repeat of Cycle 24, or at least not any smaller.” 459 more words

AGW

Observed GlobalTemperatures Well Below IPCC 1990 Forecast

The “pause” in the global temperature rise is at 18+ years. This is disconcerting the warmer scientists because atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) content has been increasing during this period. 776 more words

AGW

Sun Giving a Bizarre Light Show [video] ~ Feb. 21, 2016

All I can say after seeing this on Starship Earth: The Big Picture is WOW, what the heck is going on with our Sun? LOTS of strange things going on out there folks on the geo-political scene, the spiritual scene, and the national scene. 9 more words