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?
you know that the Sun will eventually
into a red
, and finally, a white
Did you know that about 250 million years ago, almost all life in the ocean became extinct?
Earth and Space Science Concept of the Day
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xLahar : A mudflow or landslide composed of pyroclastic material and water that flows down from a volcano, typically along a river valley. Lahars can be huge, fast, and deadly.
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Sumatra experiences frequent seismic activity because it is located near the boundary of two of Earth's tectonic plates. Earthquakes occur at 'subduction zones,' such as the one west of Indonesia, when...Read more