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Our Explosive Sun

In Latest News, New Resources On January 12, 2012 0 Comments

Our Explosive Sun – A Visual Feast of Our Source of Light and Life by Pål Brekke A new popular science book about the Sun written by Pål Brekke has… Read More »

X-ray image of the Sun

SmartPhone Application

In Careers in science, Hinode, Latest News, New Resources, SDO, SOHO On January 12, 2012 Comments Off on SmartPhone Application

SolarMonitor.org – SmartPhone Application Peter Gallagher 15 Dec 2011 Peter Gallagher  Trinity College Dublin computer scientists and solar physicists have partnered to produce a web app that allows… Read More »

Solar Dynamics Observatory, SDO

In Latest News, SDO On November 16, 2011 Comments Off on Solar Dynamics Observatory, SDO

(This post was provided by Caroline Alexander, UCLan, UK) SDO Mission Overview The Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) is a satellite that was launched into orbit in February 2010. SDO is… Read More »

ESA makes the Sun available to everyone

In Latest News, New Resources, SOHO On November 10, 2011 Comments Off on ESA makes the Sun available to everyone

New software developed by ESA makes available online to everyone, everywhere at anytime, the entire library of images from the SOHO solar and heliospheric observatory. JHelioviewer is new… Read More »

Hinode/XRT Education & Public Outreach DVD

In Hinode, Latest News, New Resources On November 10, 2011 Comments Off on Hinode/XRT Education & Public Outreach DVD

The Hinode/XRT Team has put together a DVD called the XRT Education & Public Outreach DVD. This contains information on space science careers and  building Hinode XRT, a space X-ray telescope…. Read More »

Stanford Solar Center – Our Solar System

In Latest News, New Resources On November 10, 2011 Comments Off on Stanford Solar Center – Our Solar System

The Stanford Solar Center has produced a booklet for schools about the solar system. They have given us permission to make this available to UK schools through Sun|trek…. Read More »

The Sun gets active with X-class solar flares

In Hinode, Latest News, SDO On November 10, 2011 Comments Off on The Sun gets active with X-class solar flares

September 2011 was an active month for the Sun. Active region number AR1302 unleashed two X-class flares as it appeared on the disk of the Sun, and seemed to be ready… Read More »