magnetic field

Flying Into the Sun? NASA’s Parker Solar Probe Mission

NASA is planning a mission to get as close as possible as we can to the Sun and reveal its…

7 years ago

Dynamo At Moon’s Heart Once Powered Magnetic Field Equal To Earth’s

A new study produced by the ARES division provides an explanation for how the Moon was able to generate its…

7 years ago

Carl Sagan’s Theory Of Early Mars Warming Gets New Attention

Carl Sagan hit on the idea 40 years ago. Now, a team of scientists have discovered that a trifecta of…

7 years ago

What Was the Carrington Event?

In 1859, the Sun gave off the most powerful solar flare on record. A blast of radiation and particles so…

7 years ago

New Study Says Proxima b Could Support Life

A new study details simulations that suggest that Proxima b could support life, assuming it has a magnetic field and…

7 years ago

What is a Magnetic Field?

Magnetic fields are fascinating things. They are intrinsic to Iron magnets, but can also be generated by electrical circuits and…

7 years ago

How Can You see the Northern Lights?

The northern lights are an amazing thing to behold, and can be seen regularly from locations spanning from Siberia and…

7 years ago

Is Earth’s Magnetic Field Ready to Flip?

Recent data from the ESO's trio of Swarm satellites point to a weakening of the Earth's magnetic field as well…

8 years ago

Give Mom the Aurora Tonight / Mercury Transit Update

A review of last night's spectacular aurora along with a look at tonight's space weather forecast plus a recap of…

8 years ago

Venus Compared to Earth

Venus and Earth share many characteristics, being terrestrial planets, but are also significantly different. Here's how and where they differ...

8 years ago