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March for Science, climate engineering and China's space station - Nature.com

Wed, 2017-04-26 17:12

Nature.com

March for Science, climate engineering and China's space station
Nature.com
This poorly studied part of the atmosphere, at between 200 and 380 kilometres altitude, is where cosmic radiation can affect space weather and satellite communications. When released from the International Space Station next month, the CubeSats will ...

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Meet 'Steve', a mysterious type of aurora spied over Canada - The Weather Network

Wed, 2017-04-26 16:33

The Weather Network

Meet 'Steve', a mysterious type of aurora spied over Canada
The Weather Network
Scenes such as this have been recorded for some time, with images of these thin glowing ribbons showing up on social media and space weather websites for years, and they are often labeled as a proton arc. "We have been photographing these arcs for the ...
Meet "Steve," a Strange New Sky PhenomenonScientific American
When Swarm met Steve / Swarm / Observing the Earth / Our Activities / ESAESA
Alberta Aurora Chasers Public Group | FacebookFacebook
Gizmodo -Aurorasaurus -ESA
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Volunteer program connects underserved students with practical science - WRAL.com

Tue, 2017-04-25 20:55

WRAL.com

Volunteer program connects underserved students with practical science
WRAL.com
A veteran American Airlines pilot talked with students about how space weather impacts crews and passengers on high latitude flights, particularly those over the North Pole. He also took some time to share how his time in the military had enabled him ...

Solar storm TODAY: Space weather alert due to 'hole in the sun' amid blackout fears - Daily Star

Mon, 2017-04-24 14:40

Daily Star

Solar storm TODAY: Space weather alert due to 'hole in the sun' amid blackout fears
Daily Star
SOLAR STORM: A space weather warning has been issued for today as radiation hits Earth. NASA spotted the hole across the star's atmosphere and is now belching solar winds into space. Solar storms have the potential to knock-out power grids and cause ...

SHOCK CLAIM: Antarctica is a big nuclear launchpad from which scientists control weather - Express.co.uk

Sun, 2017-04-23 18:47

Express.co.uk

SHOCK CLAIM: Antarctica is a big nuclear launchpad from which scientists control weather
Express.co.uk
The film hypothesises that nuclear explosions in space designed to melt Antarctic could unlock untold riches for nations operating these scientific bases on the frozen landscape. Scientists point to Lake Vostok as the prime example of Antarctica's ...

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Upcoming solar flares could wreak havoc on Earth - New York Post

Fri, 2017-04-21 19:03

New York Post

Upcoming solar flares could wreak havoc on Earth
New York Post
He said: “Extreme space weather events — those that could significantly degrade critical infrastructure — could disable large portions of the electrical power grid, resulting in cascading failures that would affect key services such as water supply ...

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President signs commercial satellite weather bill - SpaceNews

Fri, 2017-04-21 11:30

SpaceNews

President signs commercial satellite weather bill
SpaceNews
WASHINGTON — President Trump signed into law this week a weather bill that includes provisions formally authorizing ongoing commercial satellite weather data projects and a study of future weather satellite needs. The president signed the Weather ...

Earth in the firing line from solar flare spewing mega-hole in the Sun - which could cause blackout mayhem next week - The Sun

Fri, 2017-04-21 09:46

The Sun

Earth in the firing line from solar flare spewing mega-hole in the Sun - which could cause blackout mayhem next week
The Sun
He said: “Extreme space weather events – those that could significantly degrade critical infrastructure – could disable large portions of the electrical power grid, resulting in cascading failures that would affect key services such as water supply ...

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NASA and Partners Survey Space Weather Science - Space Daily

Fri, 2017-04-21 08:15

NASA and Partners Survey Space Weather Science
Space Daily
NASA has long been a leader in understanding the science of space weather, including research into the potential for induced electrical currents to disrupt our power systems. Last year, NASA scientists worked with scientists and engineers from research ...

Living with a star: NASA and partners survey space weather science - Science Daily

Thu, 2017-04-20 19:39

Science Daily

Living with a star: NASA and partners survey space weather science
Science Daily
NASA has long been a leader in understanding the science of space weather, including research into the potential for induced electrical currents to disrupt our power systems. Last year, NASA scientists worked with scientists and engineers from research ...

NASA and Partners Survey Space Weather Science - SpaceRef - Space Ref (press release)

Thu, 2017-04-20 02:10

Space Ref (press release)

NASA and Partners Survey Space Weather Science - SpaceRef
Space Ref (press release)
NASA has long been a leader in understanding the science of space weather, including research into the potential for induced electrical currents to disrupt our ...
Living with a star: NASA and partners survey space weather science NASA/Goddard Space Flight CenterEurekAlert (press release)

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Living with a star: NASA and partners survey space weather science - Phys.Org

Wed, 2017-04-19 21:13

Phys.Org

Living with a star: NASA and partners survey space weather science
Phys.Org
NASA has long been a leader in understanding the science of space weather, including research into the potential for induced electrical currents to disrupt our power systems. Last year, NASA scientists worked with scientists and engineers from research ...

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Living with a star: NASA and partners survey space weather science ... - EurekAlert (press release)

Wed, 2017-04-19 20:57

EurekAlert (press release)

Living with a star: NASA and partners survey space weather science ...
EurekAlert (press release)
Storms from the sun can affect our power grids, railway systems and underground pipelines. NASA has long been a leader in understanding the science behind ...

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The SETI Institute Welcomes Luxembourg Trade Mission Focused ... - SETI Institute

Wed, 2017-04-19 00:43

SETI Institute

The SETI Institute Welcomes Luxembourg Trade Mission Focused ...
SETI Institute
Last week, the SETI Institute was privileged to welcome the trade mission from Luxembourg which was visiting the Bay Area. The mission was led by ...

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The SETI Institute Welcomes Luxembourg Trade Mission Focused on Space Sector - SETI Institute

Tue, 2017-04-18 22:17

SETI Institute

The SETI Institute Welcomes Luxembourg Trade Mission Focused on Space Sector
SETI Institute
FDL is a summer workshop that addresses knowledge gaps in space science by pairing machine learning expertise with astronomy and planetary science expertise at the PhD level. The 2017 research categories will include planetary defense, space weather ...

Images from space capture human activity after nightfall - The Weather Network

Tue, 2017-04-18 20:52

The Weather Network

Images from space capture human activity after nightfall
The Weather Network
Tuesday, April 18, 2017, 3:44 - The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) released a new global map depicting human nighttime activity on Earth as viewed from space. A video uploaded onto social media on April 12 features images of the ...
Stunning Satellite Images Of The Earth At NightIFLScience

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Liftoff: University of Alberta satellite rockets into orbit - CBC.ca

Tue, 2017-04-18 16:36

CTV News

Liftoff: University of Alberta satellite rockets into orbit
CBC.ca
"On the ground, we have weather stations all over the place. We can track hurricanes with really, really high precision and really get an understanding of what the effect is," Nokes said in an interview with CBC Radio's Edmonton AM, an hour before liftoff.
University of Alberta students watch satellite blast into spaceCTV News
University of Alberta's cube satellite launches into space660 News
University team sends first Alberta-made satellite into space: 'It was perfect'Globalnews.ca

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Weather favorable for Tuesday Atlas V launch from Cape Canaveral - Florida Today

Fri, 2017-04-14 17:00

Florida Today

Weather favorable for Tuesday Atlas V launch from Cape Canaveral
Florida Today
The weather looks favorable for a Tuesday morning launch of an Atlas V rocket and Cygnus spacecraft from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, according to the ...
Atlas 5 rocket aims for Tuesday morning launch of supplies to space ...Spaceflight Now

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Researchers bemoan limited space weather prediction capabilities - SpaceNews

Fri, 2017-04-07 00:17

SpaceNews

Researchers bemoan limited space weather prediction capabilities
SpaceNews
COLORADO SPRINGS — Despite current low levels of solar activity, space weather experts warned April 5 that the sun could still produce powerful and unpredictable storms that could disrupt activities in space and on the earth. A panel during the 33rd ...

Your space weather forecast: Proxima B - Blastr

Thu, 2017-04-06 20:59

Blastr

Your space weather forecast: Proxima B
Blastr
If you were living on Proxima Centauri b, your weather forecast would sound something like this: partly sunny with supersonic winds and a chance of a coronal mass ejection, plus extreme radiation your sunblock would be useless against. Then why are ...

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