Science News 2012 (English)

Abnormal Solar Activity! Will There Be a Mini Ice Age?

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Running Time : 5minutes

Publication Year(JFY) : 2012


According to data on solar activity cycles sent back by the solar observation satellite Hinode, the sun is presently undergoing conditions similar to those during the mid-17th and late 18th centuries when there were "mini ice ages". In the future, it will be crucial to further expand our observations of the sun and examine the impact of solar activity on the global climate.