Found: solar cycles on another star

What’s Up with That reports that:

Distant Star’s Sound Waves Reveal Cycle Similar to Sun – but the cycle is fast, less than 1 year

Star known as HD49933 is located 100 light years away from Earth

In a bid to unlock long-standing mysteries of the sun, including the impacts on Earth of its 11-year cycle, an international team of scientists has successfully probed a distant star.

By monitoring the star’s sound waves, the team has observed a magnetic cycle analogous to the sun’s solar cycle.

Results of the study, conducted by scientists at the U.S. National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in Boulder, Colo., and colleagues in France and Spain, are published this week in the journal Science.

There is also a video at National Science Association.

Another version of this article is at UCAR.

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About Ray Tomes

Ray's career was in computer software development including system software design, economic modeling, investments. He spent 15 years full time on cycles research and has spoken on cycles and related topics at conferences and seminars around the world. He retired at age 42 to study cycles full time and work out “The Formula for the Universe” and as a result developed the Harmonics Theory as an explanation for observed patterns of cycles and structure of the Universe. His current project is the development of CATS (Cycles Analysis & Time Series) software, and collecting and organizing large quantities of time series data and analyzing this data to test and confirm Dewey's findings in an organized way. Interested in all aspects of cycles especially climate change and causes.
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