Registration is now open for the Science Cycles Summit.
As part of our celebration of the FSC's 80th Anniversary, FSC Board Member and Science Director, Ray Tomes is hosting the Science Cycles Summit live on Saturday, January 16, 2021. This all day event will feature presentations from luminaries in the field of cycles science. All times are EST:
- Noon: Ray Tomes - The 586-Million-Year Cycle in Geology and Climate
- 1 PM: Chuck Blatchley - Beginnings of Wave Mechanics
- 2 PM: Ed Oberg - 61 Lunar Nodal Cycle
- 3 PM: Leslie Carol Botha - Women: An Overlooked Biomarker in the Scientific Study of Cycles
- 4 PM: Pavel Kalenda - Solar Cycles, Geology, and Climate
- 5 PM: David Katzmire - The Cycles of Change: Patterns of World History
- 6 PM: Ray Tomes - Waves of Galactic Clusters and the Hubble Constant
Click here to register today! We look forward to seeing you.
Today, on the darkest day of the year, Jupiter and Saturn will align in the night sky, creating what will look like a double planet. Although these two planets align every 19.6 years, the closeness of tonight’s alignment is exceptionally rare. The last time they were this close was March 4, 1226.
Some believe that the star of Bethlehem in the story of the Magi was an alignment of these planets. According to the Bible, Jesus was born amid violence, chaos, and political and social unrest. A powerful story of searching for light in dark times, the Magi followed the star until it rested on the place where Jesus was born.
Fast forward to 2020, a time of violence, chaos, and political and social unrest. On the darkest day of the year, Jupiter and Saturn align, casting a bright light on these dark times.
When you look out on the night sky tonight we hope it inspires you to search for light in times of darkness.
Read more about this astronomical phenomenon in A Spectacularly Rare ‘Christmas Star’ Is Coming In December As Two Worlds Align After Sunset, by Forbes Senior Science Contributor, Jamie Carter.
Happy holidays from the FSC Board and staff!
On Saturday, January 16, 2021, FSC Board Member and Science Director, Ray Tomes is hosting the Science Cycles Summit.
This all day event will feature presentations from luminaries in the science of cycles, including:
- Ray Tomes: Professor Afanasyev and the 586-Million Year Geological Cycle
- Dr. Chuck Blatchley: Quantum Physics Vibrations
- Ed Oberg: Lunar 18.6-Year Cycle and Natural Disasters (Iasoberg Model)
- Leslie Botha: Women's Cycles Upset by Modern Society
- Pavel Kalenda: Long Solar Cycles and Geology and Climate
- David Katzmire: Historical Cycles of Change
- Ray Tomes: Waves of Galactic Clusters and the Hubble Constant
Join us live on Saturday, January 16, 2021. After the summit, all talks will be available the FSC’s YouTube channel.
Presentations will be about 45 minutes followed by question and answers. Presentations and presenters are subject to change. Stay tuned for more information, including registration details.