What Damage Can Solar Storms Cause On Earth?

Attack of the Sun What Damage Can Solar Storms Cause on Earth? Space weather, its affects, and attacks of the Sun on earth (solar flares) has become a priority topic of discussion by worldwide government leaders at the United Nations. As alerts of global catastrophic weather patterns and climate related events are increasing due to […]

Airline Pilots and Passengers Being Exposed to Radiation

Airlines prefer polar routes for transoceanic flights. They are shorter and have reduced winds.  However, pilots and ordinary air travelers can be exposed to significant doses of radiation during solar storms, when flying those aviation routes. A new computer model developed by NASA is designed to help protect the public by predicting space weather hazards […]

Solar Maximum

A Taste of Solar Maximum What is Solar Maximum? Learn more about Solar Maxima, what it is, and what to expect, and how it affects our planet, during this exciting phase of our star. Then, share this important news, by Tweeting it, and Pint to your friends. CREDIT: NASA – NASA Science -NASA Television