What is ‘Solar Minimum’ and why is it happening now?

Topics Covered: Awareness in space. What is ‘Solar Minimum’ and why is it happening now? What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Meaning, features and reasons behind, relevance and implications. Context: The sun is said to have gone into a state called the ‘solar minimum’ and is about to enter the deepest period of ‘sunshine …