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The Chill of Solar Minimum
spaceweatherarchive.com ^ | September 27, 2018 | Dr.Tony Phillips

Posted on 09/30/2018 6:21:16 PM PDT by Openurmind

Sept. 27, 2018: The sun is entering one of the deepest Solar Minima of the Space Age. Sunspots have been absent for most of 2018, and the sun’s ultraviolet output has sharply dropped. New research shows that Earth’s upper atmosphere is responding.

“We see a cooling trend,” says Martin Mlynczak of NASA’s Langley Research Center. “High above Earth’s surface, near the edge of space, our atmosphere is losing heat energy. If current trends continue, it could soon set a Space Age record for cold.”

To help keep track of what’s happening in the thermosphere, Mlynczak and colleagues recently introduced the “Thermosphere Climate Index” (TCI)–a number expressed in Watts that tells how much heat NO molecules are dumping into space. During Solar Maximum, TCI is high (“Hot”); during Solar Minimum, it is low (“Cold”).

“Right now, it is very low indeed,” says Mlynczak. “SABER is currently measuring 33 billion Watts of infrared power from NO. That’s 10 times smaller than we see during more active phases of the solar cycle.”


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: catastrophism; globalwarminghoax; maunderminimum; solarminimum
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Think I posted this prediction here before, but the graph shows around 2020.
1 posted on 09/30/2018 6:21:16 PM PDT by Openurmind
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2 posted on 09/30/2018 6:24:20 PM PDT by P.O.E. (Pray for America)
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To: Openurmind

Globull warming never was related to automobiles.

Thing I always wanted someone to ask the Globull Warming hysterics about man-made Globull warming was how come the ice age ended? We didn’t have auto mobiles, light bulbs etc. So how come the earth warmed up then?


3 posted on 09/30/2018 6:26:55 PM PDT by greeneyes
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To: 75thOVI; Abathar; agrace; aimhigh; Alice in Wonderland; AnalogReigns; AndrewC; aragorn; ...
Thanks Openurmind.

4 posted on 09/30/2018 6:27:14 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (www.tapatalk.com/groups/godsgravesglyphs/, forum.darwincentral.org, www.gopbriefingroom.com)
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To: crz; Windflier

Ping.


5 posted on 09/30/2018 6:29:02 PM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: Openurmind

Does this mean the Mann v. Steyn lawsuits will start to progress?


6 posted on 09/30/2018 6:32:26 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Openurmind

bkmk


7 posted on 09/30/2018 6:35:24 PM PDT by sauropod (All women are as reliable as my Bible. A book that, much like a woman, is incapable of lying.)
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To: Openurmind
Do I need to get my central gas heater fixed?

It's been out for 3 years.

Got cold last Winter with three deep cold spells.

8 posted on 09/30/2018 6:36:35 PM PDT by Deaf Smith (When a Texan takes his chances, chances will be taken that's fore sure)
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To: Openurmind

We have made so much carbon dioxide that we are putting the Sun out!!!!! /s


9 posted on 09/30/2018 6:36:59 PM PDT by mountainlion (Live well for those that did not make it back.)
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To: Openurmind
So now no more blowbull warming?
Now a coming Ice Age?
Again?
10 posted on 09/30/2018 6:37:01 PM PDT by Just another Joe (Warning: FReeping can be addictive and helpful to your mental health)
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To: greeneyes

“... was how come the ice age ended? We didn’t have auto mobiles, light bulbs etc. So how come the earth warmed up then?”

There was no one to tax the crap out of?


11 posted on 09/30/2018 6:40:59 PM PDT by Blue Collar Christian (Socialism is for losers.)
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To: Paladin2

Forgot about the Mann “hockey stick” case... That isn’t settled yet?


12 posted on 09/30/2018 6:41:31 PM PDT by Openurmind
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To: Openurmind

But, but, Global Warming = settled science (and do you really mean the sun can affect climate?).


13 posted on 09/30/2018 6:42:54 PM PDT by Stevenc131
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To: Openurmind

BbbbWWWaaaaaahhhahaaa.

Shirley, U jest...

I’m not sure what the current status is but Mark continues to denigrate the DC District[Circuit?] court for its malfeasance and mockery of Justice.


14 posted on 09/30/2018 6:44:00 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Openurmind

So this means I’m going to freeze my b@lls off instead of sweat them off ?


15 posted on 09/30/2018 6:46:27 PM PDT by PLMerite ("They say that we were Cold Warriors. Yes, and a bloody good show, too." - Robert Conquest)
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To: SunkenCiv

Thing is... This is a new variable that has never been looked at before. Who would think that the atmosphere could actually shrink bringing the colder layers closer?

I have been watching this for over ten years and never once thought about this possible factor. As far as food cultivation goes this could have quite an impact.


16 posted on 09/30/2018 6:46:44 PM PDT by Openurmind
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lol... They threw that one under the rug didn’t they?


17 posted on 09/30/2018 6:48:55 PM PDT by Openurmind
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To: Openurmind

Quick—deploy some sheeps’ bladders to prevent climate change!


19 posted on 09/30/2018 6:53:47 PM PDT by lightman (Obama's legacy in 13 letters: BLM, ISIS, & ANTIFA. New axis of evil.)
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To: PLMerite

Well we’re in the 50’s again tonight and the heater is on again! Too soon to be this cool here.


20 posted on 09/30/2018 6:58:07 PM PDT by caww
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