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A ring system could explain many things about weather. Do the explanations really fit?

The ring forecast update

On December 31 we forecast that the gentler weather we were seeing around the New Year would end on January 6, bringing harsh weather that will not end until March.  Today is January 9, and as forecast it has more … Continue reading

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The earth-ring weather forecast: From January 6 a very cold winter

The earth-ring-based weather bet is on a very cold winter in the Northern Hemisphere from January 6 to March 21.  After March 21, a colder-than-usual spring/summer, lasting until June 10.   And then, after June 10, a quick transition to … Continue reading

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Searching for an Earth ring

does the Earth have a ring system? does it affect weather? In 1980, John O’Keefe suggested that an Earth ring could have caused the onset and breakup of an Ice Age (Nature 285, 309-311)  The idea is difficult to test … Continue reading

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