Quote of the Week #11

Our QOTW comes from the newly minted Wikipedia page of the late, great Dr. Jack Eddy. Jack had a way with words, he liked them immensely and wielded them in ways that were not only profound but entertaining. As a person who has worked on all sorts of meteorological and TV broadcast electronics systems in…

Modeling sunspots during times when few are seen

(h/t to Michael Ronayne) Sunspots Revealed in Striking Detail by Supercomputers BOULDER—In a breakthrough that will help scientists unlock mysteries of the Sun and its impacts on Earth, an international team of scientists led by the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) has created the first-ever comprehensive computer model of sunspots. The resulting visuals capture…