Category Archives: astronomy-Solar

Astronomy – Solar: including sunspots, solar fluctuations, solar wind, space weather.

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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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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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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Shifting Sun-Earth-Moon Harmonies, Beats, & Biases

A recent post to”Watt’s Up With That?” concerns Shifting Sun-Earth-Moon Harmonies, Beats, & Biases, in particular as regards affects on Earth dynamics and climate. That link is just a brief overview of the graphics. The PDF paper is more detailed, … Continue reading

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Harmonically Related Solar Cycles in UV

There are many reported cycles in the Sun ranging from long to short periods, and often periods found are harmonically related to each other. Sometimes the reasons for this rather obvious, but at other times the related cycles have appeared … Continue reading

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Solar Studies Predict Sun Headed Into Hibernation

Firstly, it should be stated that predicting solar cycles has not been a thing that has had great success in the past. But when three groups come to the same conclusion, it is worth looking at what they say. National … Continue reading

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Stellar Rotation Periods and Stars Age

The Kepler Cluster Study: Stellar Rotation in NGC6811 is a new study resulting from NASA’s Kepler Mission. It has been found that the rotation period of cooler stars is a function of age and mass. This has applications for determining … Continue reading

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A Cycles Analysis Approach to Predicting Solar Activity

In desperation I asked Fermi whether he was not impressed by the agreement between our calculated numbers and his measured numbers. He replied, “How many arbitrary parameters did you use for your calculations?” I thought for a moment about our … Continue reading

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