duminică, 12 iunie 2011

'Major Result' on Sunspot Cycle to be Announced Tuesday

- Astronomers will unveil a "major result" on Tuesday (June 14) regarding the sun's 11-year sunspot cycle.
The announcement will be made at a solar physics conference in New Mexico, according to an alert released today (June 10) by the American Astronomical Society. The discussion will begin at 1 p.m. EDT (1700 GMT). Full story:

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