Space Weather: Episode 423
When people tell us that the stars affect our fates, we might think of astrology and we might be very interested or perhaps think such things are unscientific.
However, the field of heliobiology is an emergent science that shows a relationship between solar activity, Earth’s magnetism, and our own bodies.
In Maghrabi & Maghrabi (2020), the researchers review 38 studies that show such an effect - affecting our blood, our hearts, our minds.
While most of these correlations relate to negative aspects of human experience, is it possible that solar flares might be bringing about some good for humans?