The Perihelion Effect

Tag: The Sun


Facts about the sun

The Earth orbits the sun at a speed of about 18.4 miles per second or about 66,600 mph. The energy required to stop the Earth

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Jevons and solar cycles

In 1875 and 1878, Jevons read two papers before the British Association which expounded his famous “sunspot theory” of the business cycle. Digging through mountains

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“Solstice” is a Latin word, by the way, coming to English from Old French and then Middle English, and originally derived from sol sun + status, the past participle of sistere to

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