Modulation of the sunspot cycle
Abstract:Solar activity has been abnormally high for the last half-century, but the extremely feeble start of the latest 11-year cycle suggests that this episode is probably coming to an end. This prospect raises some fascinating and important issues, involving an extremely wide range of timescales, writes Nigel Weiss.
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: DAMTP, University of Cambridge, UK.
Publication date: 2010-06-01