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The science of physics plays a key role in many space weather phenomena. Charged particles, magnetic fields, forces and motion, and the electromagnetic spectrum are all part of space weather ...Read more Brought to you by CISM
The magnetic field of the Earth is surrounded in a region called the magnetosphere. The magnetosphere prevents most of the particles from the sun, carried in solar wind, from hitting the Earth ...Read more
Mars, the Red Planet, is like Earth in many ways. Mars has huge volcanoes, gigantic canyons, and polar ice caps. The fourth planet from the Sun, Mars is smaller, colder, and drier than Earth ...Read more
8/21 Lake Nyos, Cameroon, Mass Carbon Dioxide Asphyxiation Event, 1986 Details
8/22 Birthday of American Astronomer Samuel Pierpont Langley in 1834
8/23 On this date in 1905 Albert Einstein introduced the special theory of relativity.