The Volokh Conspiracy
Mostly law professors | Sometimes contrarian | Often libertarian | Always independent
Maybe so. Compare this study:
A recent study conducted at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology has revealed that being born during a period of heightened solar activity can shorten our lifespan by over five years.
With this one:
The plot below … shows the size of the biggest individual spots in each year between 1900 and 2000. Notable spots include the Great Sunspot of 1947, which was three times larger than [a 1991 sunstorm].