Tag: aurora

Solar Eruptions are Not Slinky in Shape

Solar Eruptions are Not Slinky in Shape

A recent study raises some considerable questions about the shape of solar eruptions. Elizabeth A. Jensen, a PSI Associate Research Scientist and her team used the Green Bank Observatory in West Virginia to observe radio signals from the MESSENGER spacecraft. They discovered secondary trailing impacts that accompany solar eruptions that cause communication disruptions and electrical…

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Global Aurora and High Radiation Level on Mars Are Caused by a Massive Solar Storm

Global Aurora and High Radiation Level on Mars Are Caused by a Massive Solar Storm

  An unexpected Massive Solar Storm hit Mars. A solar storm was hitting Mars on September 11, being one of the most unexpected storms recorded until now. It is known that Sun’s magnetic poles flip every 11 years, and the period between these events is known as the solar cycle. On this period the Sun…

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