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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
Earthquakes happen as large blocks of the Earth’s crust move suddenly past one another because of the force of plate tectonics. These blocks of the Earth’s crust meet at cracks called faults ...Read more
Stars are huge balls of gas and plasma that give off heat and light. Our Sun is an "average" star - some stars are much larger or smaller. Stars are powered by nuclear fusion in their cores ...Read more
10/24 Tycho Brahe,a Danish astronomer, died on this date in 1601 Details
11/3 On this date in 1957 satellite Sputnik 2 that carried a dog, named Laika, was launched into space Details
11/5 James Clerk Maxwell, a Scottish physicist, died on this date in 1879 Details