Tying celestial mechanics to Earth’s ice ages

From Physics Today Gradual falls and sharp rises in temperature for millions of years have profoundly affected living conditions on the planet and, consequently, our own evolution. Mark Maslin is a professor of Earth system science in the department of geography at University College London. Physics Today 73, 5, 48 (2020); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.4474 Milutin Milanković, a…

New paper from Markonis and Koutsoyiannis shows orbital forcings signal in proxy and instrumental records

Climatic Variability Over Time Scales Spanning Nine Orders of Magnitude: Connecting Milankovitch Cycles with Hurst–Kolmogorov Dynamics Yannis Markonis • Demetris Koutsoyiannis Received: 9 November 2011 / Accepted: 15 October 2012 DOI 10.1007/s10712-012-9208-9 Abstract We overview studies of the natural variability of past climate, as seen from available proxy information, and its attribution to deterministic or…