Catch up on stories from the past week (and beyond) at the Slashdot story archive

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
For the out-of-band Slashdot experience (mostly headlines), follow us on Twitter, or Facebook. ×
User Journal

OverTheGeicoE's Journal: Climate Change Caused by Cosmic Rays?

Journal by OverTheGeicoE

When journalists talk about climate change, they are usually talking about the man-made kind. There may be more important contributors, however, like cosmic radiation and solar output variations possibly affecting the rate of cloud formation on Earth. If you've ever seen a cloud chamber, you might get the idea. Physicists at CERN have been doing experiments to test this hypothesis. The Wall Street Journal has an unpaywalled opinion piece summarizing this research. As usual, more research is needed, but the results so far are interesting.

This discussion has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Climate Change Caused by Cosmic Rays?

Comments Filter:

Real Users know your home telephone number.

Working...