Explore Space Weather
What are scientists talking about when they say "space weather"? How is it like weather ...Read more
Like weather on Earth, space weather is constantly changing. On Earth you can simply look ...Read more
Space weather begins at the Sun and its ever-expanding atmosphere. From the human perspective, ...Read more
How do we know what kind of "weather" we're having in space? Scientists use a network of ...Read more
Subatomic particles zipping around through magnetized plasma - does that sound like physics ...Read more
Access spectacular movies and a very full image gallery to find out more about space weather ...Read more
Hands-on activities, longer term projects, and tricky problems to tickle your brain - we've ...Read more
There is a lot of specialized language used in the field of space weather. Here are definitions ...Read more
Visit the CISM site to read news and highlights, access presentations and seminars ...Read more
This is the "old" space weather section in case you're looking for a page that was housed there ...Read more
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you know that Re
was the sun and creator god in ancient Egypt?
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upper atmosphere of the Earth overlaps with the Earth's ionosphere?
Earth and Space Science Concept of the Day
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xChinook : A dry down-slope wind which occurs on the downwind side of a mountain range. It is a rain shadow wind which results from the subsequent (adiabatic) warming of air which has dropped most of its moisture on windward slopes.
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Global warming is a hot topic, and it's causing concern for scientists studying winter annuals in the Sonoran Desert. While desert winters have become warmer and drier over the years, climate changes have...Read more