Saturday, September 10, 2016

New Scaffeta paper finds planetary resonance drives cosmic rays & climate change

A new paper by Dr. Nicola Scafetta et al published in Earth Science Reviews finds an astronomical origin of the ~2100-2500 year Hallstatt cycle found in "cosmogenic radioisotopes  (14C and 10Be) and in paleoclimate records throughout the Holocene."

The authors,

"show strong evidences for an astronomical origin of this cycle. Namely, this oscillation is coherent to a repeating pattern in the periodic revolution of the planets around the Sun: the major stable resonance involving the four Jovian planets - Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune - which has a period of about p = 2318 years. Inspired by the Milanković’s theory of an astronomical origin of the glacial cycles, we test whether the Hallstatt cycle could derive from the rhythmic variation of the circularity of the solar system disk assuming that this dynamics could eventually modulate the solar wind and, consequently, the incoming cosmic ray flux and/or the interplanetary/cosmic dust concentration around the Earth-Moon system."
According to the authors,
"the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the solar system driven by a major resonance involving the movements of the four Jovian planets appear to work as a gravitational/electromagnetic pump that increases and decreases the cosmic ray and dust densities inside the inner region of the solar system, which then modulate both the radionucleotide production and climate change by means of a cloud/albedo modulation."




















Abstract

An oscillation with a period of about 2100–2500 years, the Hallstatt cycle, is  found in cosmogenic radioisotopes (14C and 10Be) and in paleoclimate records throughout the Holocene. This oscillation is typically associated with solar variations, but its primary physical origin remains uncertain. Herein we show strong evidences for an astronomical origin of this cycle. Namely, this oscillation is coherent to a repeating pattern in the periodic revolution of the planets around the Sun: the major stable resonance involving the four Jovian planets - Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune - which has a period of about p = 2318 years. Inspired by the Milanković’s theory of an astronomical origin of the glacial cycles, we test whether the Hallstatt cycle could derive from the rhythmic variation of the circularity of the solar system disk assuming that this dynamics could eventually modulate the solar wind and, consequently, the incoming cosmic ray flux and/or the interplanetary/cosmic dust concentration around the Earth-Moon system. The orbit of the planetary mass center (PMC) relative to the Sun is used as a proxy. We analyzed how the instantaneous eccentricity vector of this virtual orbit varies from 13,000 BCE to 17,000 CE. We found that it undergoes a kind of pulsations and clearly presents rhythmic contraction and expansion patterns with a 2318 year period together with a number of already known faster oscillations associated to the planetary orbital stable resonances. There exists a quasi π/2 phase shift between the 2100–2500 year oscillation found in the 14C record and that of the calculated eccentricity function. Namely, at the Hallstatt-cycle time scale, a larger production of radionucleotide particles occurs while the Sun-PMC orbit evolves from more elliptical shapes (e ≈ 0.598) to more circular ones (e ≈ 0.590), that is while the orbital system is slowly imploding or bursting inward; a smaller production of radionucleotide particles occurs while the Sun-PMC orbit evolves from more circular shapes (e ≈ 0.590) to a more elliptical ones (e ≈ 0.598), that is while the orbital system is slowly exploding or bursting outward. Since at this timescale the PMC eccentricity variation is relatively small (e = 0.594 ± 0.004), the physical origin of the astronomical 2318 year cycle is better identified and distinguished from faster orbital oscillations by the times it takes the PMC to make pericycles and epicycles around the Sun and the times it takes to move from minimum to maximum distance from the Sun within those arcs. These particular proxies reveal a macroscopic 2318 year period oscillation, together with other three stable outer planet orbital resonances with periods of 159, 171 and 185 years. This 2318 year oscillation is found to be spectrally coherent with the Δ14C Holocene record with a statistical confidence above 95%, as determined by spectral analysis and cross wavelet and wavelet coherence analysis. At the Hallstatt time scale, maxima of the radionucleotide production occurred when, within each pericycle-apocycle orbital arc, the time required by the PMC to move from the minimum to the maximum distance from the Sun varies from about 8 to 16 years while the time required by the same to move from the maximum to the minimum distance from the Sun varies from about 7 to 14 years, and vice versa. Thus, we found that a fast expansion of the Sun-PMC orbit followed by a slow contraction appears to prevent cosmic rays to enter within the system inner region while a slow expansion followed by a fast contraction favors it. Similarly, the same dynamics could modulate the amount of interplanetary/cosmic dust falling on Earth. Indeed, many other stable orbital resonance frequencies (e.g. at periods of 20 years, 45 years, 60 years, 85 years, 159–171–185 years) are found in radionucleotide, solar, aurora and climate records, as determined in the scientific literature. Thus, the result supports a planetary theory of solar and/or climate variation that has recently received a renewed attention. In our particular case, the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the solar system driven by a major resonance involving the movements of the four Jovian planets appear to work as a gravitational/electromagnetic pump that increases and decreases the cosmic ray and dust densities inside the inner region of the solar system, which then modulate both the radionucleotide production and climate change by means of a cloud/albedo modulation.

8 comments:

  1. Climate is very complex and the warmists have effectively cut off debate by embracing their simplistic carbon models as settled science. If we are actually facing a climate disaster, I would think real scientists would welcome new predictive theories on climate, instead of trying to suppress any models that suggest C02 might not be as much of a factor as they assumed when they built their simplistic statistical models.

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  2. Science, medicine, astronomy, whatever. The "established" theories will invariably be defended way past their deserved lifespan.

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  3. This study is difficult to follow, and seems to be an unlikely candidate to replace the theory) established earlier by Svensmark, betwixt sun activity and cosmic rays.

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  4. Panel "B" in diagram 7 is the secret to this paper. The particular shape of the Pericycle orbit coincidences with almost all medium to large solar downturns measured in the Holocene solar proxy record. When the conditions are right deep grand minima are grouped together as per the LIA. The key is that the early part of the Pericycle orbit is trying to become a Apocycle.

    The positions of the outer 4 planets determine this orbit shape entirely, and it must be noted that the 4 outer planets do not repeat their positions within 4627 years. But during this time there are two LIA events per 4627 years which fall roughly 2100-2500 years apart.

    Thanks to Nicola for the citation to my 2010/13 paper.

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  5. This resonance is electromagnetic and is caused by periodic variations in the total solar energy output of the sun as it also pulsates to the galactic energy input. This periodic electromagnetic oscillation also affects the electrogravity of the four gas giants and their orbits. An energy pulsation is established among the gas giants and the sun, and between the sun, the gas giants, and the inner system rocky planets and moons. Ultimately the energy oscillation induces changes in the principal phenomena that cause planetary climate change and determines the the solar heliospheric environment.

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  6. Electrogravity??? do tell us more on this Nobel-worthy finding.

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    1. I don't appreciate your sarcasm,although not unexpected, but I understand you question. The answer lies in years of research and learning. The bottom line is all the forces including gravity are aspects of the sole prime mover in our plasma universe (>99.99%), the electric force. A good place to start is: https://www.thunderbolts.info/wp/

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  7. Hi Geoff,
    Could you post the references for this
    paper?
    Thanks Tom

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