Special Seminars: 2010
|Can we predict sunspot cycles?|
Indian Institute of Science
- August 2010
August 31, 2010 | 14:00, RI 480 | Host: Arieh Konigl
Can we predict sunspot cycles?
Arnab Rai Choudhuri, Indian Institute of Science
The 11-year sunspot cycle is believed to be produced by the MHD dynamo process. I shall summarize our current understanding of the solar dynamo and discuss the question whether solar dynamo models have become realistic enough by now to make predictions of future cycles possible.
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