Monthly Archives: May 2012

Solar Cycle 24 – Predictions lowest for 100 years

The current prediction for Sunspot Cycle 24 gives a smoothed sunspot number maximum of about 60 in the Spring of 2013. We are currently over three years into Cycle 24. The current predicted size makes this the smallest sunspot cycle … Continue reading

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The Day The Magnetosphere Reversed – Or GIGO

Stories are travelling around the net that the magnetosphere reversed on March 19th this year but the fact has only just come to the attention of the doom mongers. Of course as usual all is not as it seems and … Continue reading

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