Solar series wins award for Science News. (Editor's Note).
Ron's article "Stormy Weather" (SN: 1/13/01, p. 26) focuses on cyclic variations in the sun's activity and describes solar storms, which can disrupt communications and power networks on Earth, threaten high-altitude flight crews, and cause beautiful aurora. Ron has written about astronomy for Science News for more than 11 years.
In "Pinning Down the Sun-Climate Connection" (SN: 1/20/07, p. 45), Sial tackles the difficult task of disentangling solar and earthly effects on Earth's climate, addressing phenomena--temperature, rainfall, forest fires, and hurricanes--that seem to follow the sun's 11-year activity cycle. Sid has covered earth sciences for Science News for 2 years.
Both articles can be viewed at Science News Online (www.sciencenews.org).
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