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Harvard astrophysicist:

Sunspot activity correlates to global
climate change
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10 Apr 09 - (Excerpts)  Harvard astrophysicist Dr. Willie Soon tells us that Earth has seen a reduced level of sunspot activity for the past 18 months, and is currently at the lowest levels seen in almost a century. He notes 2008 was a cold year for this very reason, and that 2009 may be cold for the same.

In 2008 there were 266 days scattered throughout the year without sunspots, and in 2007 there were 163 days without sunspots. These are the #2 and #9 fewest sunspots years seen since 1911.

Dr. Soon's field of specialty is the sun. He explains that sunspots are planet-sized pockets of magnetism with much greater energy output and matter expulsion, some of which strikes the Earth's atmosphere as extra energy from the sun. He says when sunspots are present, the temperature goes up, when they are not present the temperature goes down. He also told a reporter at WBZ, CBS TV 38 (in Boston, MA) that beginning in 1645 and continuing through 1715, there were no observed sunspots. This is the period known as the Little Ice Age.

The sun has had no sunspots for 88 out of the 99 days so far this year (2009). Dr. Soon calls what we are seeing "the first deep solar minimum of the space age", and "In fact, this is the quietest [fewest sunspots] Sun we have had in almost a century".

In a separate video interview, he explains some possible scenarios which align with global temperature changes relating to sunspot activity, as the increased or decreased energy output from the sun affects the Earth's climate.

See the WBZ news article, 'Curious' Why The Sun Has Been So Dim Lately.

 

See entire article by Rick C. Hodgin  
http://www.tgdaily.com/html_tmp/content-view-42006-181.html
Thanks to Norm Smith in Chilliwack, BC for this link

  

 

 

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