News tagged with magnetic activity

Image: Picturing the sun's magnetic field

This illustration lays a depiction of the sun's magnetic fields over an image captured by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory on March 12, 2016. The complex overlay of lines can teach scientists about the ways the sun's magnetism ...

dateMar 16, 2016 in Space Exploration
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Will Europe soon be cold?

What will the climate be like for Russia and Europe in 15 to 20 years? Will there be weather abnormalities in the coming decades? Will some areas experience increasingly severe winters, while the others experience hot summers? ...

dateDec 02, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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Video: SDO sees active region outbursts

This close-up video by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory shows an active region near the right-hand edge of the sun's disk, which erupted with at least a dozen minor events over a 30-hour period from Nov. 3-5, 2015.  

dateNov 10, 2015 in Space Exploration
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Video: A golden arch on the sun

Magnetically charged particles formed a nicely symmetrical arch at the edge of the sun as they followed the magnetic field lines of an active region on Aug.4-5, 2015. Before long the arch begins to fade, but a fainter and ...

dateAug 13, 2015 in Space Exploration
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