No need to panic, the solar minimum will not freeze you

May 23, 2020 · 4 min read

Two science news stories have been over hyped in the media over the last couple of weeks, one regarding a parallel universe and one regarding the official start of the solar minimum. For clarification scientists did not find a parallel universe and the solar minimum will not cause an ice age — we don’t get out of cooking our planet that easily. Our Sun is a star, and all stars have cycles — we have only been watching our star for about 400 years so we don’t really understand all of it’s complex cycles that well. What we do know is that it has a cycle of…