Earth’s Atmosphere to Cool and Contract: NASA June 4, 2009Posted by honestclimate in Discussions.
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Earth’s Atmosphere to Cool and Contract: NASA
Jennifer Marohasy, May 31, 2009
THERE is a new forecast from a panel of international scientists who study the sun. In a media release from Science@NASA, Tony Phillips explains they predict that the sun will remain generally calm for at least another year and this means low solar activity which can have “a profound effect on Earth’s atmosphere, allowing it to cool and contract”.
Summarizing comment from the expert panel, Dr Phillips explains that “cosmic rays that are normally pushed back by solar wind instead intrude on the near-Earth environment.