Filed under Solar Cycles & Behavior

The Sun Giveth – The Sun Taketh Away

The Sun Giveth – The Sun Taketh Away

Humans are affected by space weather, and not just astronauts. Every day, 24/7, NOAA Space Weather Prediction Center (part of the National Weather Service), monitors and sends out space weather alerts, watches, warnings. and forecasts about solar and geophysical events which impact satellites, power grids, communications, navigation, and many other technological systems.  What I hope … Continue reading

Wars, Revolts Linked to Solar Cycles

Wars, Revolts Linked to Solar Cycles

As early as 1915, some scientists were beginning to recognize connections between solar activity and human behavior. This work began with Russian scientist Alexander Chizhevsky, who observed that mass changes in human behavior correlated to sunspot cycles.   In the 1930s, Professor Raymond Wheeler, a historian at the University of Kansas, took this observation one step … Continue reading