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Did you know that our system of wind speed measurement has roots in seafaring history? Understanding wind speed was critical for sailors. Check out this video from the Little Shop of Physics ...Read more Brought to you by CMMAP
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
Galileo Galilei was an Italian astronomer and physicist who lived between 1564-1642. He was the first person to use a telescope to look at the sky. He discovered sunspots, craters and peaks in the moon ...Read more
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