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Originally posted by keepithush
Wasn't too long ago that this site was filled with comments on the sun getting dimmer.
I seem to recall a thread by the title of "is the sun dying" and other such posts, it coincidentally coincided with erm, Autumn and progress through the winter and now shock horror as summer is peaking the posts of 'a hotter sun' have been popping up.
It's the same type of contradictory posting that see's a rash of "Drought warnings!!!!!" then when summer is ending "Flood warnings!!!!".
I think it's all rather simple with the different sun intensity today compared to yesterday and its called memory, you dont remember exactly what it was like and so today seems different to yesterday and whatever way you want to think it is going (dimmer or brighter) then it will seem like its true.
The sun is still a big ball of burning crap, same temperature and same brightness as it always was.
See you in August for the magical "sun is getting dimmer!" threads.