Solar Storms

Scientists Are Working Together To Understand The Most Powerful Storms On Jupiter

Storms on Jupiter are among the most powerful squalls seen anywhere in the Solar System. Now, a new study brings together the Gemini Observatory in Hawaii, the Hubble Space Telescope, and the Juno spacecraft in an effort to understand these behemoth...
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On 99 Year Anniversary Of Huge Disruptive Solar Storm, We Are About To Enter The Deepest Period Of...

By Dr. Tony Phillips 99 years ago this week, people around the world woke up to some unusual headlines. “Telegraph Service Prostrated, Comet Not to Blame” — declared the Los Angeles Times on May 15, 1921. “Electrical Disturbance...
Related topics: Anniversaries, Sun, Space, Comets

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Telescopes And Spacecraft Join Forces To Probe Deep Into Jupiter’s Atmosphere

From NASA May 7, 2020 NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope and the ground-based Gemini Observatory in Hawaii have teamed up with the Juno spacecraft to probe the mightiest storms in the solar system, taking place more than 500 million miles away on...
Related topics: Telescopes, Space, Spacecrafts, Jupiter, NASA, Hubble Space Telescope, Juno, Sun

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Usgs Releases Map Of Areas Most Affected By Solar Storms

A new study conducted by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) revealed the areas in the country that will most likely be affected by a powerful solar storm on Earth. According to the agency, these areas will most likely experience wide-scale power...
Related topics: Sun, Solar Power, Polls

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Nasa Wants To Launch A Set Of Six Mini Spacecraft To Observe The Sun

They'll observe how solar storms form using radio imaging
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Sun Storm Probe Ok'd: 'our Motivation Is A Fascinating Signal That We Have Detected For Decades But...

Space scientist reveals drive behind solar instrument experiment now approved by NASA NASA has formally green lit a mission to explore how the Sun whips up solar particle storms – those giant frenzies of charged particles that can frazzle orbiting...
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Nasa To Launch Fleet Of Tiny Spacecraft To Study Monster Sun Storms - Cnet

The SunRISE mission will use six CubeSats to investigate solar particle storms.
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Magnetic Field On Mars Much Stronger Than Expected, Scientists Say

The spacecraft also helped researchers to study phenomena that occurs in the upper atmosphere of Mars and in space near the planet, where a stream of particles emanating from the Sun produces disturbances similar to solar storms.
Related topics: Mars, Space, Spacecrafts, Sun

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How's This For A Remote Support Fix? Solar Storm Early-warning Satellite Repaired With Million-mile...

Deep Space Climate Observatory ticking again after gyroscope mishap The Deep Space Climate Observatory – a satellite that warns of incoming space storms that could knacker telecommunications on Earth – is up and running again after being shut...
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Solar Storms Might Confuse Whale Navigation, And Make Them More Likely To Strand Themselves

The Gray Whale is the 10th largest creature alive today, and the 9 creatures larger than it are all whales, too. Gray Whales are known for their epic migration routes, sometimes covering more than 16,000 km (10,000 miles) on their two-way trips...
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Solar Storms Can Mess With Whales' Ability To Navigate, Cause Strandings - Cnet

Researchers suggest increased solar activity may be messing with a special magnetic sense in the gray whale.
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Esa Is Considering A Mission To Give Advanced Warnings Of Solar Storms

The Sun is not exactly placid, though it appears pretty peaceful in the quick glances we can steal with our naked eyes. In reality though, the Sun is a dynamic, chaotic body, spraying out solar wind and radiation and erupting in great sheets of...
Related topics: European Space Agency, Sun

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Solar Storms To Hit Earth This Weekend, Will Create Stunning Auroras

A space weather forecasting site reported that a hole in the Sun’s atmosphere is currently facing Earth. The site noted that this will cause streams of solar winds to hit the planet this weekend. The approaching solar event was predicted by the...
Related topics: Sun, Space, Aurora

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Devastating Solar Storms Could Be Far More Common Than We Thought

Solar super-storms capable of damaging electric grids and satellite networks may be much more common than previously thought, a study of Earth's oldest geomagnetic index suggests.
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Nasa, Esa Launch Solar Orbiter From Cape Canaveral - Video

The main aim of the European Space Agency (ESA) and NASA mission is to study how the Sun controls the heliosphere and the ways solar storms affect the Earth.
Related topics: NASA, Space, European Space Agency, Sun, Science Videos

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Destructive Super Solar Storms Hit Us Every 25 Years Or So

Solar storms powerful enough to wreak havoc on electronic equipment strike Earth every 25 years, according to a new study. And less powerful—yet still dangerous—storms occur every three years or so. This conclusion comes from a team of...
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Uh Oh: Nasa’s Curiosity Rover Just Suffered A Puzzling Glitch On Mars

It's been a while since NASA was forced to pull the plug on its Mars rover Opportunity. The trusty bot fell silent after a dust storm on Mars cut off its solar power source and even after the skies cleared, it never woke back up. Curiosity, the...
Related topics: NASA, Mars Rover Curiosity, Space, Mars, Sun, Solar Power

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Violent Solar Storms Are Happening Closer To Earth Than Anyone Thought Was Possible

The spectacular solar storms that paint the polar skies in beautiful greens and pinks have a darker side
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Scientists Reveal Solar Storms Might Mess With Migrating Grey Whales’ Perceptions

New research shows that healthy grey whales could lose their way during migration, being affected by the sunspots and high levels of radio waves emitted from solar storms.
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Solar Storms Causing Migrating Whales To Get Lost And Stranded, Scientists Reveal

Scientists have discovered the link between solar storms that hit Earth and the migratory behavior of certain types of whales. According to their findings, solar storms can cause the whales to get lost or even stranded during migration seasons. The...
Related topics: Sun, Scientific Discoveries

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