Has the Sun gone to sleep?

The Next Grand Minimum

Here is a BBC Video discussing the possibility of a Maunder Minimum:

Check out the video link HERE.

Following are excerpts from the video, thanks to Ice Age Now:

“Scientists are saying that the Sun is in a phase of ‘solar lull’ – meaning that it has fallen asleep – and it is baffling them.

“Something is happening to the solar activity on the surface of the sun: It’s declining…fast.

Whatever measurement you use, it’s coming down. Solar peaks are coming down.

“Richard Harrison is head of space physics at the Rutherford-Appleton laboratory in Oxfordshire. He says the rate at which solar activity is falling mirrors a period in the 17th century where sunspots virtually disappeared.

“The Maunder Minimum of course was period when we saw almost no sunspots for decades, and it was a really dramatic period when we saw really cold winters in the northern hemisphere, where…

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