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Aurora researcher taps Facebook group to crack a mystery in the night sky - University Affairs

Mon, 2017-12-04 16:06

University Affairs

Aurora researcher taps Facebook group to crack a mystery in the night sky
University Affairs
Identified last spring by University of Calgary professor Eric Donovan, Steve is a “space weather” phenomenon that was long-familiar to night-sky watchers like the Alberta Aurora Chasers Facebook group. It could be mistaken by the untrained eye for ...

Space Weather Outlook - Newsroom America

Mon, 2017-12-04 02:35

Space Weather Outlook
Newsroom America
G1 (Minor) geomagnetic storms are likely on 04-06 Dec with G2 (moderate) geomagnetic storms likely on 04-05 Dec due to CH HSS effects. No additional significant space weather is expected during the outlook period. Data used to provide space weather ...

Space Weather Outlook - Newsroom America

Mon, 2017-12-04 02:35

Space Weather Outlook
Newsroom America
G1 (Minor) geomagnetic storms are likely on 04-06 Dec with G2 (moderate) geomagnetic storms likely on 04-05 Dec due to CH HSS effects. No additional significant space weather is expected during the outlook period. Data used to provide space weather ...

Pleiades and the Space Station - AccuWeather.com (blog)

Fri, 2017-12-01 21:00

AccuWeather.com (blog)

Pleiades and the Space Station
AccuWeather.com (blog)
By Weather Photos. 12/01/2017, 2:56:36 PM. Pleiades and the Space Station. The International Space Station streaks across the Pleiades star cluster, taken from Endicott, New York, and captured by "theview" on Nov. 29, 2017. Upload your pictures today ...

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Giant Solar Storms Battered Earth in 1770 Causing Almost Constant Aurora - Newsweek

Fri, 2017-12-01 18:37

Newsweek

Giant Solar Storms Battered Earth in 1770 Causing Almost Constant Aurora
Newsweek
Finally, the scientists compared the 1770 event to what space weather enthusiasts call the Carrington event, a gigantic solar flare that occurred in 1859. If a storm that size happened again today, it could cause as much as $2 trillion in damage—and ...

AGU Editor Picks for 2017 Fall Meeting, Part I - Eos

Fri, 2017-12-01 14:39

Eos

AGU Editor Picks for 2017 Fall Meeting, Part I
Eos
(T. Paul O'Brien, Space Weather) – Session (SM11E), Monday, 08:00-10:00, Room 243-244; Past, Present, and Future of Active Experiments in Space – Since the 1960s space active experiments have been performed to probe basic plasma physics phenomena ...

Safely using space heaters in the winter - WGEM

Fri, 2017-12-01 12:05

Safely using space heaters in the winter
WGEM
Mast also said to keep at least 3 feet of space around the heater that way nothing near it can catch fire. Will Whidbee, a manager at the Home Depot in Quincy, said they have a few options when it comes to space heaters. A few run off of kerosene but ...

Use this great weather to check out the International Space Station - ABC2 News (blog)

Thu, 2017-11-30 00:04

ABC2 News (blog)

Use this great weather to check out the International Space Station
ABC2 News (blog)
Use this great weather to check out the International Space Station. International Space Station Flies over Maryland. Mike Taylor. 6:03 PM, Nov 29, 2017. 2 hours ago. Share Article. Copyright 2017 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material ...

Watch the International Space Station sweep up Interstate 95 ... - Washington Post

Wed, 2017-11-29 21:47

Washington Post

Watch the International Space Station sweep up Interstate 95 ...
Washington Post
Look up. This evening, around 5:34 p.m., the International Space Station (ISS) will zip up the East Coast, putting on quite a spectacle from Charleston, S.C., to Portland, Maine. Yes, the ISS passes overhead pretty regularly — but often at odd times ...
Bacteria found on space station likely came from Earth not outer spaceAxios
LOOK UP: Space Station to Pass Overhead This EveningWFMY News 2
Clear View Of International Space Station Tonight For MarylandPatch.com
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How terrifying SPACE STORMS could strike Earth with just 15 MINUTES notice - Express.co.uk

Wed, 2017-11-29 21:44

Express.co.uk

How terrifying SPACE STORMS could strike Earth with just 15 MINUTES notice
Express.co.uk
... Casual, Script, Small Caps. Defaults Done. The world could have just 15 minutes warning to prepare for a brutal storm before it struck the Earth, with tough consequences. A direct hit from a space storm could plunge the globe into darkness, wiping ...
A 'doomsday' solar storm could devastate Earth at any moment by knocking out power grids - and we would only have ...Daily Mail

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Bacteria found on space station likely came from Earth not outer space - Axios

Wed, 2017-11-29 21:35

Axios

Bacteria found on space station likely came from Earth not outer space
Axios
And, in a previous mission, bacteria from Earth made it to the space station via a tablet, supporting the possibility of contamination this time, too. Recent research also seems to indicate microbes can get kicked high above Earth in space dust and by ...
Watch the International Space Station sweep up Interstate 95 corridor in a prime-time show tonightWashington Post
LOOK UP: Space Station to Pass Overhead This EveningWFMY News 2
Clear View Of International Space Station Tonight For MarylandPatch.com

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We'd only have 15 minutes of notice if a space storm were to hit - New York Post

Wed, 2017-11-29 16:46

New York Post

We'd only have 15 minutes of notice if a space storm were to hit
New York Post
They are caused by the sun shooting a giant cloud of magnetized plasma off into space and would cripple the earth by affecting technology, satellites and disrupting power supplies. CMEs are often associated with solar flares – a giant explosion on the ...

A 'doomsday' solar storm could devastate Earth at any moment by knocking out power grids - and we would only have ... - Daily Mail

Wed, 2017-11-29 12:54

Daily Mail

A 'doomsday' solar storm could devastate Earth at any moment by knocking out power grids - and we would only have ...
Daily Mail
'The more technologically advanced we become the more vulnerable we are to space weather events', said Dr Windridge, who is author of Aurora: In Search of the Northern Lights. In 1859, a massive geomagnetic super-storm known as the Carrington event ...
How Hand Sanitizer Works (And Why It Isn't a Substitute for Soap)Mental Floss
Measuring Solar Energy Input to EarthSpace Ref (press release)

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Devastating space storm to 'plunge Earth into TOTAL darkness' - Daily Star

Wed, 2017-11-29 07:18

Daily Star

Devastating space storm to 'plunge Earth into TOTAL darkness'
Daily Star
Met Office space weather programme manager, Catherine Burnett, told The Mirror: “Coronal mass ejections can travel in any direction from the sun. “If they are heading your way their size means they would completely engulf the Earth. “It takes a ...
Devastating space storms could strike Earth at any time and we'd only have 15 mins noticeThe Sun

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Devastating space storms could strike Earth at any time and we'd only have 15 mins notice - The Sun

Tue, 2017-11-28 23:26

The Sun

Devastating space storms could strike Earth at any time and we'd only have 15 mins notice
The Sun
Catherine Burnett, manager of the Met Office's space weather programme, told the Mirror: "Coronal mass ejections can travel in any direction from the Sun. "If they heading our way their size means they would completely engulf the Earth. "It takes a ...

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How Michigan is going to "touch" the sun: BTN LiveBIG - Big Ten Network

Tue, 2017-11-28 20:56

Big Ten Network

How Michigan is going to "touch" the sun: BTN LiveBIG
Big Ten Network
“In addition to answering fundamental science questions, the intent is to better understand the risks space weather poses to the modern communication, aviation and energy systems we all rely on,” said Kasper, speaking to UM's CLaSP News. “Many of the ...

Devastating space storms could hit the Earth at any time - and we will only get 15 minutes warning - Mirror.co.uk

Tue, 2017-11-28 17:36

Mirror.co.uk

Devastating space storms could hit the Earth at any time - and we will only get 15 minutes warning
Mirror.co.uk
Space weather is caused by the behaviour of the Sun and can occur in the form of radiation storms, solar flares and, the one to worry about, coronal mass ejections - which sends scores of solar material into space, and sometimes hurtling towards Earth.

Russia can't contact its newest weather satellite - Mashable

Tue, 2017-11-28 16:34

Mashable

Russia can't contact its newest weather satellite
Mashable
It's not looking good for Russia's newest weather satellite, which was launched on Tuesday morning. Roscosmos, Russia's space agency, released a statement after the launch of the Meteor-M polar-orbiting weather satellite along with 18 small payloads ...
Russian weather satellite and 18 secondary payloads feared lostSpaceflight Now
Russian Weather Satellite Fails to Reach Orbit After LaunchPopular Mechanics
Russia says contact with satellite lost after launchCBS News
GeekWire -The Independent -Firstpost
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Russian weather satellite and 18 secondary payloads feared lost - Spaceflight Now

Tue, 2017-11-28 15:02

Spaceflight Now

Russian weather satellite and 18 secondary payloads feared lost
Spaceflight Now
A report published by Russia's Interfax news agency Tuesday quoted a Russian space industry source who attributed the apparent failure to human error. The source said a mistake uploaded to the Fregat's flight computer caused the upper stage to be in ...
Russian weather satellite fails to enter orbit after launchABC News
It looks like a Russian space mission failed on Tuesday, jeopardizing multiple satellitesMashable
Russian space agency Roscosmos fails to establish contact with its newly-launched weather satelliteFirstpost
SpaceNews -euronews
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HPE space servers continue to work - for now - IT PRO

Tue, 2017-11-28 13:46

IT PRO

HPE space servers continue to work - for now
IT PRO
"One portion of that user base is looking at both climate [and] also what we call space weather and understanding what the effect of space weather, all the cosmic rays and radiation and things like that, what effect that has on the earth as well," he said.

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