Monthly Archives: August 2015

Cycles in the New Zealand Economy

(originally posted 02/05/07 on Wobbly Universe blog by Ray Tomes) Although I had been somewhat interested in cycles before 1978, that was the year when I began doing economic modelling on a computer and some cycles just jumped out at … Continue reading

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The Historical Process – Cycles of War

(originally posted 17/05/07 on Wobbly Universe blog by Ray Tomes) In the early 1900s, Alexander Chizhevsky (sometimes spelled Tchijevsky or various other ways) made very comprehensive investigations in historical processes, especially wars, to try and determine the causes of the … Continue reading

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Harmonic Cloud Patterns on Jupiter

(originally posted 28/06/07 on Wobbly Universe blog by Ray Tomes) At the NASA web site the following description is found about a polar map of Jupiter. This map of Jupiter is the most detailed global color map of the planet … Continue reading

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3.029 and 3.606 minute cycles in Solar Wind Speed

The ACE satellite measures the solar wind speed (among other things) of particles traveling from the Sun towards the Earth. Located at the L1 libration point it is always around 1.5 million km in the direction of the Sun and … Continue reading

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Kotov’s Method of Commensurability

Valery Kotov and colleagues  have made much study of 160 minute oscillations in a wide variety of astronomical phenomena, but especially the Sun. In some cases he uses a commensurability measure to determine the best fit values for oscillations. The … Continue reading

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