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First solar images from NOAA's GOES-16 weather satellite are here! - Zee News

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Zee News

First solar images from NOAA's GOES-16 weather satellite are here!
Zee News
Each channel observes the sun at a different wavelength, allowing scientists to detect a wide range of solar phenomena important for space weather forecasting. (Image courtesy: NOAA/NASA). As the sun's 11-year activity cycle approaches solar minimum, ...
Nasa to launch Solar Probe Plus mission to the surface of the SUN to protect Earth from 'huge solar event'The Sun
NASA is launching a robotic spacecraft to the SUN next yearMirror.co.uk
NASA To Send Solar Probe To The Sun In 2018 : SCIENCE : Tech ...Tech Times

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How to predict and prepare for space weather - The Economist

Thu, 2017-02-23 16:49

The Economist

How to predict and prepare for space weather
The Economist
Such storms are among the most spectacular examples of what astronomers call space weather, a subject to which a session at this year's meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), in Boston, was devoted. A big CME can ...

Space weather starting to affect smartphones - Digital Journal

Tue, 2017-02-21 21:14

Digital Journal

Space weather starting to affect smartphones
Digital Journal
Getting a poor reception on your smartphone or other mobile device might not only be down to a lack of transmitters or interference from technology; the bombardment of Earth from space particles is also a factor, according to a new study. The research ...
Alien particles from outer space are wreaking low-grade havoc on personal electronic devicesScience Daily
Alien particles from outer space are wreaking low-grade havoc on personal electronic devicesVanderbilt University News

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Did space weather just fritz your phone? - Cosmos

Tue, 2017-02-21 16:06

Cosmos

Did space weather just fritz your phone?
Cosmos
It may not be a software bug that's to blame – your device might just have been the unlucky victim of a particle from outer space, say researchers from Vanderbilt University in Tennessee. Earth is continually pelted by powerful cosmic rays, which ...

NOAA SWPC Space Weather Outlook #17-8 2017 February 19 - Space Ref (press release)

Mon, 2017-02-20 17:39

NOAA SWPC Space Weather Outlook #17-8 2017 February 19
Space Ref (press release)
G1 (Minor) geomagnetic storm conditions are likely on 24 Feb due to effects from a positive polarity coronal hole high speed stream. No other siginificant space ...

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Alien particles from outer space are wreaking low-grade havoc on personal electronic devices - Science Daily

Mon, 2017-02-20 15:09

Science Daily

Alien particles from outer space are wreaking low-grade havoc on personal electronic devices
Science Daily
17 at a session titled "Cloudy with a Chance of Solar Flares: Quantifying the Risk of Space Weather" at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in Boston. When cosmic rays traveling at fractions of the speed of ...
Forget rigging, even aliens can interfere with electronic voting machinesEconomic Times
Laptop Freezing Up? Blame The Subatomic Space ParticlesMid-Day Daily
Particles Originating Outside Solar System Responsible For Computer Crashes On Earth, Researcher RevealsTech Times

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NewsRoomAmerica.com - Space Weather Outlook - Newsroom America

Mon, 2017-02-20 05:28

NewsRoomAmerica.com - Space Weather Outlook
Newsroom America
G1 (Minor) geomagnetic storm conditions are likely on 24 Feb due to effects from a positive polarity coronal hole high speed stream. No other siginificant space ...

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Space Weather Can Alter Electronic Voting Machines - Gizmodo

Fri, 2017-02-17 18:20

Gizmodo

Space Weather Can Alter Electronic Voting Machines
Gizmodo
When all sources of errors have been ruled out and 4096 phony votes have still been given to a candidate, who do you blame? In some cases, these kinds of glitches may be coming from outer space, according to scientists who discussed this cosmic ...

Scientists Recreate Space Weather Of 400 Years Ago - Sky & Telescope

Tue, 2017-02-14 19:01

Sky & Telescope

Scientists Recreate Space Weather Of 400 Years Ago
Sky & Telescope
The difference between the current weak cycles and the Maunder Minimum consists of rocket science, literally: The Space Age has long since changed the ball game for solar science, enabling scientists to garner data on everything from the solar wind ...

The Danger of Space Weather - Yahoo News

Mon, 2017-02-13 13:24

Yahoo News

The Danger of Space Weather
Yahoo News
Valentin M. Pillet, the director of the National Solar Observatory, on how space weather is more important than ever. He is featured in the Discovery doc The Dark Side of the Sun. Read More. Reblog. Share. Tweet. Pin it. Share ...

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The Danger of Space Weather and Our Journey to the Heart of the Sun - Daily Beast

Sun, 2017-02-12 14:15

Daily Beast

The Danger of Space Weather and Our Journey to the Heart of the Sun
Daily Beast
Solar storms and their impact on our planet are collectively called Space Weather. The term is reminiscent of the more familiar terrestrial weather that provides reliable predictions for whether you'll need an umbrella tomorrow. Achieving such accurate ...

Potentially habitable exoplanets may not be so habitable after all - New Atlas

Fri, 2017-02-10 06:24

New Atlas

Potentially habitable exoplanets may not be so habitable after all
New Atlas
But a team of NASA scientists is looking to change the way habitable zones are defined by taking into account the impacts of space weather. The proposed change would likely mean Proxima b, and other exoplanets orbiting red dwarf stars, probably aren't ...
NASA finds planets of red dwarf stars may face oxygen loss in habitable zonesSpace Daily
Planets of Red Dwarf Stars May Face Oxygen Loss in Habitable ...Astrobiology News (press release)
Newly discovered Earth-sized planet Proxima b unlikely to host life: NASANews Nation
Tech Times -Popular Mechanics -NASA -IOPscience - Institute of Physics
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Business Daily - BBC News

Fri, 2017-02-10 04:16

BBC News

Business Daily
BBC News
Could solar weather knock out our power grids? Manuela Saragosa speaks to Nasa consultant Dr Daniel Baker about space weather and how its monitored, Trevor Maynard, head of exposure management at Lloyds of London, about the risks posed to ...

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US government agency pops 16 years of solar weather data online - The Register

Mon, 2017-02-06 03:22

The Register

US government agency pops 16 years of solar weather data online
The Register
Understanding that variability, Los Alamos says, is “key to developing effective space-weather forecasting models”. As Science magazine explains, this data release stems from an October 2016 executive order from President Barack Obama, requiring better ...

First-Ever GPS Data Release To Boost Space-Weather Science - RF Globalnet (press release)

Fri, 2017-02-03 19:06

RF Globalnet (press release)

First-Ever GPS Data Release To Boost Space-Weather Science
RF Globalnet (press release)
The data comes from space-weather sensors developed by Los Alamos National Laboratory on board the nation's Global Positioning System (GPS)...

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Changes in 'solar weather' will make Earth's tech more vulnerable in 2050, experts warn - Digital Trends

Thu, 2017-02-02 21:45

Digital Trends

Changes in 'solar weather' will make Earth's tech more vulnerable in 2050, experts warn
Digital Trends
Well, don't get used to it, because according to new research from meteorologists at the U.K.'s University of Reading, by 2050 we could start to see some pretty widespread disruptions with all kinds of technology — and it's all the fault of crazy ...

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Meet EEGGL: NASA's New Space Weather Model For Simulating Magnetic Solar Storm Structures - Tech Times

Wed, 2017-02-01 13:50

Tech Times

Meet EEGGL: NASA's New Space Weather Model For Simulating Magnetic Solar Storm Structures
Tech Times
To keep track of solar phenomena like coronal mass ejection, NASA has unveiled EEGGL – the Eruptive Event Generator (Gibson and Low) – as a space weather model to simulate the pathways of magnetically charged CME clouds that advance toward Earth ...

GPS Data Release to Boost Space-Weather Science - Eos

Wed, 2017-02-01 07:44

PerfScience

GPS Data Release to Boost Space-Weather Science
Eos
Space-weather monitoring instruments developed at Los Alamos have been fielded on GPS satellites for decades,” said Marc Kippen, program manager at Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico, which developed the space weather sensors. “Today ...
16 years of GPS space weather data made publicly availableThe Stack
Release of GPS data expected to boost space-weather science ...PerfScience
First-Ever GPS Space-Weather Data Released for Public - I4U NewsI4U News

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First-ever GPS data release to boost space-weather science - Intelligent Aerospace

Wed, 2017-02-01 05:38

First-ever GPS data release to boost space-weather science
Intelligent Aerospace
Los Alamos NM (SPX) Jan 31, 2017 Today, more than 16 years of space-weather data is publicly available for the first time in history. The data comes from space-weather sensors developed by Los Alamos National Laboratory on board the nation's Global ...

16 years of GPS space weather data made publicly available - The Stack

Tue, 2017-01-31 13:49

16 years of GPS space weather data made publicly available
The Stack
16 years of GPS space weather data has been released to the public, in a bid to help boost understanding around radiation threats to Earth's infrastructure.

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