Advance in Space Weather Research

An Important Step in the Advance of Space Weather Research Although the earth’s Van Allen Radiation Belts were discovered by James Van Allen in 1958, not much was knows about these important radiation protective belts circling the earth. In case you are wondering, James Alfred Van Allen (September 7, 1914 – August 9, 2006), was a space scientists […]

Chorus Waves Sounds

An explanation of NASA’s recorded sounds of the magnetosphere which they call song of the Earth, or chorus waves produced by killer electrons.  These sounds were recorded by satellites studying the Van Allen Belts or Radiation Belts. CREDIT: Science at NASA Radio Waves Sounds  Emitted By The Earth’s Magnetosphere On Sept. 5, 2012, the Electric […]

The Power of Solar Storms

Satellites are finding more power than ever imagined in the near Earth space. The video below is an explanation of a series of solar storms that lasted from March 8 to March 10, 2012. This series of solar storms flooded the upper atmosphere of the Earth with enough energy to power every residence in New […]