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Where does Nandi go from here?

Where does Nandi go from here?

Dibyendu Nandi


Over at NASA, they just released news that they have ‘cracked’ the case of the missing sunspot:

Researchers Crack the Mystery of the Missing Sunspots

March 2, 2011: In 2008-2009, sunspots almost completely disappeared for two years. Solar activity dropped to hundred-year lows;  Earth’s upper atmosphere cooled and collapsed; the sun’s magnetic field weakened, allowing cosmic rays to penetrate the Solar System in record numbers. It was a big event, and solar physicists openly wondered, where have all the sunspots gone?

The article goes on to say:

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