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Space weather activities need international cooperation: NASA scientist - Zee News

Tue, 2017-02-28 20:18

Zee News

Space weather activities need international cooperation: NASA scientist
Zee News
On Space Weather, she said that it was "conditions in space that affect Earth, other planets, humans and our technological systems." "Space Weather starts at the Sun, but travels with and through the thin gases between the planets interacting magnetic ...

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Space Weather Activities Need International Cooperation: NASA ... - News18

Tue, 2017-02-28 16:29

News18

Space Weather Activities Need International Cooperation: NASA ...
News18
Addressing scientists at Radio Astronomy Centre (RAC), Judith expressed pleasure that the Indian and US space agencies recently signed a MoU that will make ...

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When Lower-Atmosphere Waves Invade the Upper Atmosphere - Eos

Tue, 2017-02-28 14:37

Eos

When Lower-Atmosphere Waves Invade the Upper Atmosphere
Eos
Because meteorological forcing can have such a significant and varied effect on the TI, it is an important factor in models of space weather and the space environment. But such forcings have been difficult to integrate, especially at high spatial ...

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Space weather activities need international cooperation, says NASA - Daily News & Analysis

Tue, 2017-02-28 13:30

Daily News & Analysis

Space weather activities need international cooperation, says NASA
Daily News & Analysis
Understanding and predicting space weather needs international cooperation and no single country could observe the Sun and interplanetary medium for 24 hours a day, a senior NASA scientist said today. "No single country can afford the very expensive ...

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The $4 million radar array that could protect future space tourists from colliding with deadly 'space junk' - Daily Mail

Tue, 2017-02-28 13:10

Daily Mail

The $4 million radar array that could protect future space tourists from colliding with deadly 'space junk'
Daily Mail
While originally designed to observe phenomena like the aurora and space weather storms, the technology has now been applied to tracking space junk. The firm eventually hope to track every single satellite and large piece of debris currently in low ...

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Space weather activities need international cooperation, NASA scientist - India.com

Tue, 2017-02-28 11:24

Space weather activities need international cooperation, NASA scientist
India.com
Udhgamandalam, Feb 28 (PTI) Understanding and predicting space weather needs international cooperation and no single country could observe the Sun and interplanetary medium for 24 hours a day, a senior NASA scientist said today. “No single country ...

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NASA Plans to Launch Solar Probe in 2018 - PerfScience

Tue, 2017-02-28 07:18

The Indian Express

NASA Plans to Launch Solar Probe in 2018
PerfScience
Announcing the Solar probe, NASA said, “In order to unlock the mysteries of the corona, but also to protect a society that is increasingly dependent on technology from the threats of space weather, we will send Solar Probe Plus to touch the Sun.” NASA ...
NASA to launch mission to the surface of the Sun to protect Earth from 'huge solar event'NEWS.com.au
First Solar Images From NOAA's GOES-16 Satellite ReleasedI4U News
Nasa to send probe to the SUN in order to protect us from CATASTROPHIC solar eventExpress.co.uk
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Lightning strikes Space Needle, snow falls across Puget Sound as wild weather reigns - Q13 FOX

Tue, 2017-02-28 01:30

Q13 FOX

Lightning strikes Space Needle, snow falls across Puget Sound as wild weather reigns
Q13 FOX
The second swept through beginning Monday afternoon, bringing snow, lightning and thunder. Q13 News meteorologist Walter Kelley said it was the result of a very active convergence zone. In Seattle, video showed lightning hitting the Space Needle.
Lightning hit Space Needle as 2 rounds of wild weather swept across Seattle areafox6now.com
Snow returns for afternoon commute; lightning strikes Space NeedleThe Seattle Times
Lightning strikes the Space NeedleKIRO Seattle
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First solar images from NOAA's GOES-16 weather satellite are here! - Zee News

Mon, 2017-02-27 18:54

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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Cloudy or Clear? Predict the Night-Sky Weather with These Handy Tips - Space.com

Mon, 2017-02-27 18:36

Space.com

Cloudy or Clear? Predict the Night-Sky Weather with These Handy Tips
Space.com
Aaron Kingery, a scientist at the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala. captured the image of Comet Pan-STARRS on the evening of Tuesday, March 12, 2013 using a Canon DSLR camera. The comet was near peak brightness as it traversed the ...

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 ...

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