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The Southern Ocean, Off Antarctica

In Careers in science, Climate Change, Latest News, Uncategorized On September 17, 2014 0 Comments

An Ocean without Barriers By Ewa Karczewska ‘It’s still dark. I looked at my watch. It’s only 2.30am. I can’t sleep. The ship is rolling so much. I… Read More »

Prominences and Filaments

In Careers in science, Hinode, Latest News, SDO, Space Weather On September 11, 2014 0 Comments

Prominences and Filaments (photo of a prominence by David Evans)  by Jack Carlyle Did you know that the Sun emits a lot of ultraviolet light, UV, as well as… Read More »

Science of Northern Lights Aurora Borealis

In Aurorae, Latest News, Space Weather, Uncategorized On June 20, 2014 0 Comments

Science of the Northern Lights Aurora Borealis by Pål Brekke Sir Edmund Halley suggested the aurora was caused by magnetic liquid evaporating from pores in the polar region… Read More »

Northern Lights, a Magic Light Display

In Aurorae, Latest News, Space Weather On June 20, 2014 0 Comments

Northern Lights, a Magical Light Display by Pål Brekke Folklore about the Northern Lights For thousands of years people in the northern part of the world have marvelled… Read More »

Sunspots – ‘Hot Spots’ or ‘Cool Spots’?

In Aurorae, Careers in science, Latest News, New Resources On June 13, 2014 0 Comments

Sunspots can tell us when to expect a solar flare. Join in the fun by logging on to http://www.sunspotter.org Calling all sunspotters – your help is needed to… Read More »

Sunspots and Climate Change

In Latest News, New Resources, SDO, SOHO On April 1, 2012 Comments Off on Sunspots and Climate Change

It was exceptionally cold in Europe in February 2012, with temperatures in England dropping to -16°C.  That’s colder than some parts of Antarctica (well it is summer down… Read More »

RHESSI Solar Observatory

In Careers in science, Latest News, SDO On April 1, 2012 Comments Off on RHESSI Solar Observatory

by Hazel Bain What is RHESSI?   The Sun has recently been getting very active again, and there have been several X-class solar flares.  The Reuven Ramaty High… Read More »

Bjorn Jorgensen

The Northern Lights Aurora Borealis

In Aurorae, Latest News, SDO, SOHO, Uncategorized On February 5, 2012 Comments Off on The Northern Lights Aurora Borealis

This photo of the northern lights aurora borealis was taken in Kvaløya close to Tromsø, Norway, by Bjørn Jørgensen. January 2012 provided a spectacular display of lights (aurorae) in the northern… 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 »