North Pacific climate patterns influence El Nino occurrences

For decades, scientists have observed the phenomena known as El Niño and La Niña. Both significantly impact the global climate and both pose a puzzle to scientists since they're not completely understood. Now, a new study ...

Using electricity to switch magnetism

At TU Wien, researchers have taken a major step toward linking electrical and magnetic material properties, which is crucial for possible applications in electronics.

NASA detects solar flare pulses at Sun and Earth

When our Sun erupts with giant explosions—such as bursts of radiation called solar flares—we know they can affect space throughout the solar system as well as near Earth. But monitoring their effects requires having observatories ...

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