Tuesday, September 02, 2008

Sun Makes History: First Spotless Month in a Century

The record-setting surface of the sun. A full month has gone by without a single spot (Source: Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO))

Drop in solar activity has potential effect for climate on earth.

The sun has reached a milestone not seen for nearly 100 years: an entire month has passed without a single visible sunspot being noted.

See the rest of the story at http://www.dailytech.com/Sun+Makes+History+First+Spotless+Month+in+a+Century/article12823.htm