ESA’s quartet of satellites has discovered that Earth’s Magnetosphere behaves like a sieve in orbit, and that our protective magnetic bubble lets the solar wind
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A video from NASA showing the agency’s data visualization skills, with the creation of the animation of Sun’s powerful coronal mass ejections and their interactions
You’ve seen the pattern in science class when you laid bits of iron around a bar magnet. The invisible force field around the magnet becomes
ESA’s three-satellite Swarm constellation reveals the first set of high-resolution results, from the most recent changes in the magnetic field that protects our planet. Watch
No this is not an alien planet. It’s our planet seen from the Space Station through the shimmering glow of aurora.
Detailed solar view captured in a very specific color of red light, then rendered in black and white, and then color inverted. Credit Jim Lafferty
The most dramatic effects of the impacting plasma clouds, from active sunspots are auroras. Earlier this month active sunspot region 2158 rotated into view and
Our Sun can be made to appear similar to a blueberry, by imaging it in a specific color of extreme violet light called CaK that
If this dark ball look somehow familiar, it’s because it’s our Sun. In the above image, the Sun and a starfield are color inverted.
An audio of the phenomenon known as “chorus” radio waves within Earth’s magnetosphere that are audible to the human ear, was recorded by RBSP’s Electric