Category Archives: Cosmic Rays

CLOUD Results:More Cosmic Rays, More Clouds

Our planet’s pre-industrial climate may have been cloudier than presently thought, shows CERN’s CLOUD experiment in two papers published today in Nature CLOUD shows that organic vapours emitted by trees produce lots of aerosol particles in the atmosphere when there’s … Continue reading

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Cosmic rays in Earth’s atmosphere are intensifying

According to a report at Space Weather. Newly-released measurements by high-altitude balloons show that cosmic rays in Earth’s atmosphere are intensifying. The ongoing increase, which has been tracked since early 2015, will likely accelerate in the months and years ahead … Continue reading

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GLOBAL WARMING? LOW SUN SPOT CYCLE COULD MEAN ‘LITTLE ICE AGE’

Story in the Breitbart News this morning: The sun is known to be the main driver of all weather and climate. With 99.86% of the mass in our solar system, the great ball of violent fire in the sky, has … Continue reading

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Source of powerful cosmic ray signals found beyond our Milky Way

Astronomers for the first time have managed to hunt down the source of three high-energy ray signals being emitted beyond our Milky Way. The hope is that this discovery might help us better understand the mysterious origins of deadly cosmic … Continue reading

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The Sun Has Gone Quiet

Details at theSI Weather, where I have selected a segment which may be of interest blog readers. Consequences of a weak solar cycle First, the weak solar cycle has resulted in rather benign “space weather” in recent times with generally … Continue reading

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CERN’s CLOUD experiment shines new light on climate change

CERN Press Release: Geneva, 6 October 2013. In a paper published today in the journal Nature, the CLOUD experiment at CERN1 reports a major advance towards solving a long-standing enigma in climate science: how do aerosols – tiny solid or … Continue reading

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Svensmark’s cosmic ray theory of clouds and global warming looks to be confirmed

Originally posted on Watts Up With That?:
Note: Between flaccid climate sensitivity, ENSO driving “the pause”, and now this, it looks like the upcoming IPCC AR5 report will be obsolete the day it is released. From a Technical University of…

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