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A Scientist Explains Why ‘Mini Ice Age' News Is Bogus

What Zharkova and her co-authors meant, Renwick explains, was that the amplitude of the solar cycle may decrease by 60 percent during that period.
A Scientist Explains Why ‘Mini Ice Age' News Is Bogus
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Last week, a press release from the Royal Astronomical Society caught the British news media’s attention. It quickly spread to American outlets, and soon headlines blared across the Internet announcing the coming of a “mini ice age” in 15 years. “Winter is coming,” announced one. “Scientists warn the sun will 'go to sleep' in 2030,” ominously…


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