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Sunspots and Stranded Whales: A Bizarre Correlation

by Joshua Sokol, The New York Times –

A collaboration between biologists and an astronomer sought to add evidence to the idea that whale migration is affected by solar weather.

As an astronomer at Chicago’s Adler Planetarium, Lucianne Walkowicz usually has to stretch to connect the peculiarities of space physics with things that people experience on Earth.

Then came the email about whales.

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