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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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First-ever GPS data release to boost space-weather science - Science Daily

Tue, 2017-01-31 05:42

Science Daily

First-ever GPS data release to boost space-weather science
Science Daily
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 Positioning System (GPS) satellites.
Government Releases 16 Years Of Data About Solar WeatherNPR
167 satellite-years' worth of space-weather data now availableGCN.com
Space-Weather Data From GPS-Hosted Sensors Released ...Aviation Week
Science Magazine
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Government Releases 16 Years Of Data About Solar Weather - New Hampshire Public Radio

Mon, 2017-01-30 23:48

New Hampshire Public Radio

Government Releases 16 Years Of Data About Solar Weather
New Hampshire Public Radio
For years, the satellites of America's Global Positioning System have been carrying sensors that measure the weather in space. The information has been kept by the military, which manages the satellites, because solar storms and other space weather can ...
167 satellite-years' worth of space-weather data now availableGCN.com
Space-Weather Data From GPS-Hosted Sensors Released ...Aviation Week
Los Alamos releases 16 years of GPS solar weather data | Science ...Science Magazine

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Government Releases 16 Years Of Data About Solar Weather - NPR

Mon, 2017-01-30 22:58

NPR

Government Releases 16 Years Of Data About Solar Weather
NPR
For years, the satellites of America's Global Positioning System have been carrying sensors that measure the weather in space. The information has been kept by the military, which manages the satellites, because solar storms and other space weather can ...
First-ever GPS data release to boost space-weather science - Phys.orgPhys.Org
167 satellite-years' worth of space-weather data now availableGCN.com
Space-Weather Data From GPS-Hosted Sensors Released ...Aviation Week
Science Magazine
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First-ever GPS data release to boost space-weather science - Phys.Org

Mon, 2017-01-30 17:09

Phys.Org

First-ever GPS data release to boost space-weather science
Phys.Org
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 Positioning System (GPS) satellites.

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Extreme space weather-induced electricity blackouts could cost US more than $40 billion daily - environmentalresearchweb

Mon, 2017-01-30 12:26

Extreme space weather-induced electricity blackouts could cost US more than $40 billion daily
environmentalresearchweb
Previous studies have focused on direct economic costs within the blackout zone, failing to take into account indirect domestic and international supply chain loss from extreme space weather. “On average the direct economic cost incurred from ...

Bipartisan Wicker, Gardner bill to better plan for extreme space weather events clears committee - Ripon Advance

Sun, 2017-01-29 21:46

Ripon Advance

Bipartisan Wicker, Gardner bill to better plan for extreme space weather events clears committee
Ripon Advance
Bipartisan legislation introduced by U.S. Sens. Roger Wicker (R-MS) and Cory Gardner (R-CO) to better forecast and mitigate the impact of extreme space weather events on the electrical grid and communications systems cleared the Senate Commerce, ...

New space weather model helps simulate magnetic structure of solar storms - Science Daily

Thu, 2017-01-26 21:10

Science Daily

New space weather model helps simulate magnetic structure of solar storms
Science Daily
A team led by Tamas Gombosi at the University of Michigan's Department of Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering developed the model as part of its Space Weather Modeling Framework, which is also hosted at the CCMC. All of the CCMC's space ...

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NASA reveals new prediction system for giant 'doomsday' solar storms that could cost America $41 billion a day - Daily Mail

Thu, 2017-01-26 18:33

Daily Mail

NASA reveals new prediction system for giant 'doomsday' solar storms that could cost America $41 billion a day
Daily Mail
Last year, the government published a report outlining what needs to be done to prepare for 'space weather' including solar flares and CMES. Solar flares and coronal mass ejections both involve gigantic explosions of energy, but while flares can last ...

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New space weather model helps simulate magnetic structure of solar storms - EurekAlert (press release)

Thu, 2017-01-26 17:02

EurekAlert (press release)

New space weather model helps simulate magnetic structure of solar storms
EurekAlert (press release)
A team led by Tamas Gombosi at the University of Michigan's Department of Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering developed the model as part of its Space Weather Modeling Framework, which is also hosted at the CCMC. All of the CCMC's space ...

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New space weather model helps simulate magnetic structure of solar storms - Phys.Org

Thu, 2017-01-26 16:54

Phys.Org

New space weather model helps simulate magnetic structure of solar storms
Phys.Org
The dynamic space environment that surrounds Earth - the space our astronauts and spacecraft travel through - can be rattled by huge solar eruptions from the sun, which spew giant clouds of magnetic energy and plasma, a hot gas of electrically charged ...

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Extreme Space Weather-Induced Electricity Blackouts Could Cost US More Than $40 Billion Daily - Los Alamos Daily Post

Thu, 2017-01-26 16:05

Extreme Space Weather-Induced Electricity Blackouts Could Cost US More Than $40 Billion Daily
Los Alamos Daily Post
“On average the direct economic cost incurred from disruption to electricity represents only 49 percent of the total potential macroeconomic cost,” says the paper published in Space Weather, a journal of the American Geophysical Union. The paper was ...

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