The Solar Orbiter Space Probe Already Sent Data Back Home

First data by a Solar Orbiter device arrived on Earth on Thursday. It confirmed to the international science teams that the magnetometer attached to it is functioning. ESA’s latest Sun-exploring…

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Governments Race to Perfect Space Weather Predictions

Back in 1859, more precisely, on September 1st, the English astronomer Richard Carrington saw something peculiar on the surface of the Sun: two stains of acutely white light exploding from…

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NASA and ESA’s Solar Orbiter Equips A High-End Protective Shield

We need to understand the Sun. It’s only natural, given that life on Earth depends on its light and heat. We also depend on the Sun’s behavior, its mood swings…

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