Category Archives: Cycles-General

Cycles – general: Just cycles

Anirban Bandyopadhyay on Biological Rhythms

In July 2014 I was contacted by Anirban Bandyopadhyay and we had a chat on skype. He told me that he had found my web site late one evening and that he had then spent 18 hours without food or … Continue reading

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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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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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The Matamak Conference on Cycles in 1931

Copley Amory invited a group of about 30 scientists to be his guests at a conference at the mouth of the Matamak river in Canada where he had a summer house. The subject was various biological cycles, as it was … 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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