aug 062013
 
The Sun's Magnetic Field is about to Flip

  Something big is about to happen on the Sun.  According to measurements from NASA-supported observatories, the Sun’s vast magnetic field is about to flip. Something big is happening on the Sun. The Sun’s global magnetic field is about to flip, a sign that Solar Max has arrived. Image Credit: Science@NASA “It looks like we’re [continue reading]

aug 192012
 
How the Solar Wind Heats Up When it Should Not

  New research led by University of Warwick physicist Dr Kareem Osman has provided significant insight into how the solar wind heats up when it should not. The solar wind rushes outwards from the raging inferno that is our Sun, but from then on the wind should only get cooler as it expands beyond our [continue reading]