What is the sun singing? All that heat and light and it turns out that sound seems to be the key to understanding the sun. The current solar sunspot cycle seems out-of-whack somehow, baffling scientists. The normal pattern would have the sun continuing to intensify its sunspot cycle to greater density and intensity until around 2013 and then cycle down to a low number and low activity by 2020. But the sound waves that course through the Sun are singing a different tune - they tell scientists that the Sun may actually be peaking early this sunspot cycle and that the spots may come to an abrupt end - for possibly quite a while. Article here

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