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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 »

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 »

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 »