Solar Maximum

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Name: Solar Maximum
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Planeteer: message in a bottle delivered after 101 years, NZ gripped by royal fever, southern France hit by earthquake

Get the best travel news here curated by Lonely Planet Destination Editors, who use their expertise to bring you the stories that matter from all over the world. In today’s edition: message in a bottle delivered after 101 years to the sender’s granddaughter ... [Published Lonely Planet - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

NASA Releases Spectacular Video of Solar Flare

NASA released a stunning video of a flare erupting from the sun which was captured by the agency's Solar Dynamics Observatory on April 2, 2014. The solar flare was said to be of a mid-level and was classified as an M6.5 flare.X-class flares are considered ... [Published French Tribune - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Timelapse Video of Solar Maximum

16:50 Updated: April 07, 2014 17:00Photo: Henry Jun Wah Lee. Used with permission.Evosia Studios’ Henry Jun Wah Lee produced this timelapse video titled Eye of the Storm after a two-week trip to Iceland during the solar maximum—a once-every-eleven-year ... [Published Iceland Review Online - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

GPS blackout in Pilbara: Update

Claims a solar flare on Tuesday disrupted signals from the GLONASS satellite network may not be the case.The West Australian reported that the solar flares had caused outages of the Russian GLONASS system , however a spokesperson for IPA Radio and Space ... [Published Ferret.com.au - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

5 Places to Light Up Your Life

Alaska, Canada, Iceland, Norway, and Scotland are five exceptional places to see the Northern Lights.     Photo: /iStockphotoA: Ribbons of green. Curtains of red. Swirls of violet. All are possible during auroras, created when solar particles collide ... [Published Outside - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft (DPG): “Solar Doldrums Of The Last Years Led To A Cooling Of The Earth’s Surface

German Physical Society: Solar doldrums of the last years led to a cooling of the Earth’s surfaceBy Fritz Vahrenholt and Sebastian Lüning(Translated/edited by P Gosselin)The  Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft (DPG), in English: The German Physical Society, ... [Published No Tricks Zone - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 2 reports

Powerful Solar Flare Causes Radio Blackout

On Saturday, the sun erupted with an X-class solar flare, blasting Earth with powerful electromagnetic radiation. Although we couldn’t directly feel its effects on the ground, the impact of this event was measured as a dramatic radio blackout for several ... [Published RINF.com - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

The Atlantic Ocean dances with the sun and volcanoes

The Sun has a greater impact on temperature fluctuations in the Atlantic Ocean – the phenomenon known as the Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation (AMO) – than previously thought by researchers. At any rate, a clear correlation has been observed during the ... [Published PhysOrg.com - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Chance of northern lights no April Fools’ joke

TORONTO – The sun may give Canadians an April Fool’s Day treat — some northern lights.Though the sun has been relatively inactive during its solar maximum — an event that is on an 11-year cycle — it continues to provide opportunities for nighttime light ... [Published Global News Canada - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

Near miss: Enormous solar blast could have devastated Earth in 2012

19:19Reuters/NASACitizens of Earth had no idea how close the planet was to getting slammed with a devastating solar flare back in July 2012, but scientists claim we only missed the damaging event by nine days.As noted by Reuters, scientists found that ... [Published Russia Today - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 2 reports

British amateur photographer takes stunning images of sun's raging surface - from his back garden

Dave Tyler, from near High Wycombe, Bucks, has spent the last 40 years scouring through space using an array of powerful telescopesA BRITISH amateur photographer has captured stunning images of the sun's raging surface - all from his back garden.Dave ... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Mar 18 2014]
First reported Jan 09 2014 - Updated Jan 10 2014 - 2 reports

Northern Lights could be even clearer in UK tonight

They were not as strong as expected last night, but scientists are predicting a much clearer view this evening The Northern Lights could be even clearer tonight, after stargazers as far south as the M4 corridor managed to spot them yesterday.The Aurora ... [Published Telegraph - Jan 10 2014]

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"As the sun goes to solar minimum, the solar heating of the atmosphere decreases, and a cooling trend would be expected" Russell explained in a statement
...ie. Since returning to Ireland, Felipe has edited together over 1,100 images to make a beautiful time lapse video. "I tried to reproduce the Northern Lights here with their real speed, as close as possible of how I've seen it" says Pitta...
"Noctilucent clouds occur at altitudes of 50 miles above the surface -- so high that they can reflect light from the sun back down to Earth" said James Russell, an atmospheric and planetary scientist at Hampton University in Hampton, Va., and first author on the paper...
Historian Guðmundur Magnússon wrote an interesting column entitled "Þegar þjóðin eignaðist geysir..."

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MSU grad student receives Newkirk Fellowship to... [Published Montana State University - Apr 17 2014]
Rare Night-Shining Clouds Become More Common [Published LiveScience.com - Apr 14 2014]
Mesmerising time lapse video shows Northern Lig... [Published AOL UK - Apr 14 2014]
Appearance of night-shining clouds has increased [Published EurekAlert! - Apr 10 2014]
Planeteer: message in a bottle delivered after ... [Published Lonely Planet - Apr 08 2014]
Timelapse Video of Solar Maximum [Published Iceland Review Online - Apr 07 2014]
NASA Releases Spectacular Video of Solar Flare [Published French Tribune - Apr 07 2014]
GPS blackout in Pilbara: Update [Published Ferret.com.au - Apr 04 2014]
Chile's Earthquake, El Nino Pending, Drought Br... [Published Seeking Alpha - Apr 02 2014]
Proposed Mars Missions Challenge NASA Health St... [Published National Geographic - Apr 02 2014]
5 Places to Light Up Your Life [Published Outside - Apr 02 2014]
Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft (DPG): “Sol... [Published No Tricks Zone - Apr 01 2014]
Powerful Solar Flare Causes Radio Blackout [Published RINF.com - Apr 01 2014]
Powerful Solar Flare Causes Radio Blackout [Published Discovery Channel - Mar 31 2014]
Chance of northern lights no April Fools’ joke [Published Global News Canada - Mar 31 2014]
The Atlantic Ocean dances with the sun and volc... [Published PhysOrg.com - Mar 31 2014]
Community calendar (March 25) [Published Silver City Sun-News - Mar 25 2014]
Daily Energy From “Negligible” Solar Irradiance... [Published No Tricks Zone - Mar 23 2014]
Gas from Nigeria at your own peril – Sydney Cas... [Published GhanaHomePage - Mar 23 2014]
Near miss: Enormous solar blast could have deva... [Published Russia Today - Mar 20 2014]
British amateur photographer takes stunning ima... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Mar 18 2014]
Now THAT'S a sunny garden! Amazing images of so... [Published Mail Online UK - Mar 18 2014]
City astronomers take tour of a lifetime [Published Daily News South Africa - Mar 18 2014]
Iceland enjoys high visitor numbers [Published International Travel Insurance Journal - Mar 17 2014]
Lehigh University professor says his path to be... [Published Lehigh Valley Live - Mar 14 2014]
Stunning video of the Northern Lights/Aurora Bo... [Published Mail Online UK - Mar 13 2014]
25 Years Ago: Amazing Auroras from 1989's Great... [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Mar 11 2014]
A Natural Planetary Defense Against Solar Storms [Published Universe Today - Mar 06 2014]
Confused Mercury Crater Looks Icy, But May Be E... [Published Universe Today - Feb 03 2014]
Watch Live Webcast of the Active Sun [Published Universe Today - Jan 15 2014]
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