Scientist predicts new “Maunder minimum” that could herald a new mini ice age

Professor Valentina Zharkova of Northumbria University is predicting that from 2030-2040 the magnetic conditions on the sun will mimic the ‘Maunder minimum’ that occurred from 1645-1715 and produced the Little Ice Age. Read more about her presentation at the Royal Astronomical Society National Astronomy Meeting 2015 here.


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