The sun also flips: 11-year solar cycle wimpy, but peaking – University of Wisconsin-Madison

by lowes1 on October 16, 2013


University of Wisconsin-Madison
The sun also flips: 11-year solar cycle wimpy, but peaking
University of Wisconsin-Madison
"Solar max," as scientists call it, is an 11-year cycle where the sun's magnetic field reverses polarity, typically spawning sunspots, flares, auroras and geomagnetic storms that, if large enough, can disrupt satellites and fry power grids on Earth

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