In case you were wondering, I’m still analyzing the data. It is a long process because my machine is weak.
To keep you updated, I will share with you unexpected reaction on the flare I found in one sunspot.
Here is the image, of the registered oscillatory power in two different heights. See that almost flat bit around the 4th hour?
That is when the flare happened. Strangely, with this sunspot reaction was an almost complete cessation of the oscillations.
I will have to look at more examples to test, is this reality or some mysterious mistake I made.
And that is a basic approach to any scientific research. I see something interesting, and then, a first double check is it some mistake.
Of course, now you can point out the CERN mishap with faster than light neutrinos. For those who forgot, a few years ago CERN announced that they detected neutrinos that travel faster than light. There were huge uproar and loads of speculations about what this might mean for the future of the particle physics. In the end, it turned out that result came from faulty equipment, more exactly, a fiber optic cable was not properly attached.
And all I can do in response is a shrug and grin and say, see, scientists are humans too. Prone to emotions, mistakes, like any other human. That’s why one can always doubt claims of one scientific team, but not a fact proved by multiple teams.
Guys in CERN made a mistake. But the mistake was uncovered shortly afterward. You can read what happened in Wikipedia. And I guarantee you that’s how science works. When some amazing result is discovered, the first impulse of other scientists is: “Hey, let us check that, it cannot be true.”
Such checks and deeply conservative nature of science are what makes science so reliable. For any fact to be accepted, it has to be checked and rechecked countless times.