Sun's magnetic field still in a funk during September

While the sun puts out a new and significant cycle 24 spot,  the real news is just how quiet the suns magnetic field has been in the past couple of…

Significant Cycle 24 sunspot group emerges

Click for large image This is the biggest Cycle 24 spot since the first one was seen on January 4th, 2008. This spot looks to have some staying power other…

Is Global Warming Starving Science?

Posted by Dee Norris This article concerning the Nobel Prize for Chemistry caught my attention this morning: Twenty years ago, Douglas Prasher was one of the driving forces behind research…