News tagged with solar flux

Heat-resistant ceramic coatings studied

AFOSR-supported research at the University of Arizona is investigating high temperature resistant ceramic coatings that will provide thermal protection for Air Force hypersonic flight vehicles.

dateDec 22, 2010 in Engineering
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Magnetic 'ropes' tie down solar eruptions (w/ Video)

( -- Using data from the Hinode spacecraft, a team of researchers from University College London (UCL) have revealed an immense magnetic structure that erupted to produce a dramatic solar eruption in late 2007. ...

dateApr 12, 2010 in Astronomy
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Turning sunlight into liquid fuels (Video)

( -- For millions of years, green plants have employed photosynthesis to capture energy from sunlight and convert it into electrochemical energy. A goal of scientists has been to develop an artificial version ...

dateMar 11, 2009 in Other
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