Category Archives: Astronomy-General

Astronomy – general: general astronomical cycles – use solar, lunar, or planets in preference.

How the Sun affects our Minds

One of my absolute favourite Cycles Researchers was Alexander Chizhevsky. We have an article about him on CRI, but this one has much more details of his life. How the Sun Affects our Minds. It begins… More than three-quarters of … 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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Ray Tomes Speaking at NPA Conference in Baltimore

The Natural Philosophy Alliance (NPA) is an organisation that is determined to stick to sound scientific principles based in empirical research rather than sticking with some theory and ignoring the facts that disagree with it. NPA is holding a conference … Continue reading

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Sunspot Number reconstruction by Leif Svalgaard and proxy cycles of 104 and 208 years

In an article on WUWT, “Solar Activity – Past, Present, Future“, Leif Svalgaard describes the problems of historical sunspot records because of changes in instrumentation and observers. He produces a new series which attempts to correct for the various problems. He … Continue reading

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