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  • Later, in the early 1970s, he called Maunder’s early papers to my attention: did I know about this thing in the past?

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  • Did Jack Eddy really discover or name the Maunder Minimum?

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  • The low sunspot activity in the first half of 2008 has therefore led to some scientific speculation that we are on the verge of a mini ice age called a Maunder Minimum.

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  • The lack of increased activity could signal the beginning of what is known as a Maunder Minimum, an event which occurs every couple of centuries and can last as long as a century.


  • Between 1645 and 1715, the sun was in a stage that scientists refer to as the Maunder Minimum.

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  • The solar minimum, known as the Maunder Minimum, corresponds to the temperature depths of the Little Ice Age, a period of global cooling lasting from the 14th century to the 19th century.

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  • An especially chilly period from 1645 to 1715, known as the Maunder Minimum, effectively altered the wood used by Antonio Stradivari.

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  • The study also showed that if the sun's output went below a threshold reached between 1645 and 1715 - called the Maunder Minimum when solar activity was at its lowest observed level - global temperature would fall by 0.13 degrees Celsius.

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  • The most recent episode happened about a century ago, but back in the 1600's and early 1700's, the sun sank into a dead calm, known as the Maunder Minimum, that lasted for decades. Top Stories

  • Its intensity has increased since the 1600s when the period known as the Maunder Minimum began, with astronomers documenting a dearth of sunspots over many decades.

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