Explore Space Weather
What are scientists talking about when they say "space weather"? How is it like weather ...Read more
Like weather on Earth, space weather is constantly changing. On Earth you can simply look ...Read more
Space weather begins at the Sun and its ever-expanding atmosphere. From the human perspective, ...Read more
How do we know what kind of "weather" we're having in space? Scientists use a network of ...Read more
Subatomic particles zipping around through magnetized plasma - does that sound like physics ...Read more
Access spectacular movies and a very full image gallery to find out more about space weather ...Read more
Hands-on activities, longer term projects, and tricky problems to tickle your brain - we've ...Read more
There is a lot of specialized language used in the field of space weather. Here are definitions ...Read more
Visit the CISM site to read news and highlights, access presentations and seminars ...Read more
This is the "old" space weather section in case you're looking for a page that was housed there ...Read more
Did you know?
Did you know that the
footprints left on the Moon’s surface by astronauts
will last for
centuries, because there is no wind on the Moon?
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Earth and Space Science Concept of the Day
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xPlate tectonics : The theory supported by a wide range of evidence that considers the Earth's crust and upper mantle to be composed of several large, thin, relatively rigid plates that move relative to one another.
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Scientists can now study climate change in far more detail with powerful new computer software released by the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in Boulder, Colo. The Community Earth System...Read more