Mount Shasta’s glaciers- proxy for what?

The photo below I took this weekend on my way back from a station survey in the remote northestern corner of California. It shows Mount Shasta getting it’s first significant snow of this precipitation season here in California. Our local progressive weekly recently did a story on Mount Shasta’s glaciers, which have been growing. This…

A look at the Dow Jones Industrial Average and Sunspots

This paper appeared in the journal Technological Forecasting & Social Change: Sunspots, GDP and the stock market (View paper PDF) by: Theodore Modis Abstract A correlation has been observed between the US GDP and the number of sunspots as well as between the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the number of sunspots. The data cover…