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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
Galaxies are huge collections of stars, gas and dust, and mysterious dark matter. Galaxies are thousands of light years across and contain billions of stars. We are in the Milky Way galaxy ...Read more
3/9 Earthquake with magnitude 8.6 hits Andreanof, Alaska in 1957
3/13 William Herschel discovered Uranus on this date in 1781 Details
3/13 F5 tornado hits Hesston and Goessel, Kansas, in 1990, part of a major Central US tornado outbreak