Global Eruption Rocks the Sun

I should point out that thanks to the Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO), we can see things that we’ve never seen before. So while this event is unprecedented in the history of science, it is likely “business as usual” for old Sol. h/t to Dr. Leif Svalgaard.  – Anthony From NASA Science News: On August 1,…

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Voyager1 – so far out, there’s no solar wind anymore

What is really amazing is that the probe still operates after over 3 decades, which is a testament to the design team. It’s a SNAP to keep powered up though. – Anthony Artist concept of Voyager near interstellar space. Image credit: NASA/JPL From NASA JPL: (h/t to Dr. Leif Svalgaard) PASADENA, Calif. – The 33-year…

Satellites Image the Urban Heat Islands in the Northeast

Gee where have we seen something like this before? Dads/Moms and Grandparents: if you’d like your children/grandchildren to be able to do something on UHI for the spring science fair, here’s an easy to do idea. – Anthony From Science @ NASA.gov – Satellites Pinpoint Drivers of Urban Heat Islands in the Northeast Providence, R.I.…