December 3, 2021

Scientists predict ‘mini ice age’ could hit UK by 2030

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By Gerard Tubb, North of England Correspondent From Sky News UK A model of the Sun’s magnetic activity suggests the River Thames may freeze over within two decades, experts say. A mini ice age that would freeze major rivers could hit Britain in less than two decades, according to research from universities in the UK […]

Shipwrecks, tree rings reveal Caribbean hurricanes

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By┬áMari N. Jensen From The University of Arizona A UA researcher and her colleagues found a lull in Caribbean hurricanes during the Golden Age of Piracy corresponds to a low in sunspot activity. Records of Spanish shipwrecks combined with tree-ring records show the period 1645 to 1715 had the fewest Caribbean hurricanes since 1500, according […]