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Researchers find evidence for a new fundamental constant of the Sun

Researchers find evidence for a new fundamental constant of the Sun

Press Releases   •   Feb 07, 2019 13:56 GMT

New research undertaken at Northumbria University shows that the Sun’s magnetic waves behave differently than currently believed. Their findings have been reported in the latest edition of the prominent journal, Nature Astronomy.

EXPERT COMMENT: How climate change caused the world’s first ever empire to collapse

EXPERT COMMENT: How climate change caused the world’s first ever empire to collapse

Press Releases   •   Jan 03, 2019 14:09 GMT

Dr Vasile Ersek, a senior lecturer in Physical Geography, writes for The Conversation about the discovery of new evidence of a drought that finished off the Akkadian Empire 4,000 years ago.

Will NASA’s solar images reveal the secrets of the Sun?

Will NASA’s solar images reveal the secrets of the Sun?

Press Releases   •   Jul 06, 2018 12:27 BST

Solar physicists at Northumbria University, Newcastle are poring over brand new images of the atmosphere of the Sun taken by NASA on a recent missile launch.

Northumbria research unlocks secrets of the Sahara

Northumbria research unlocks secrets of the Sahara

Press Releases   •   Jul 18, 2017 15:06 BST

A peat bog in Romania provides a new insight into our knowledge of when the Sahara began to transform from grassland into the desert we know today, and the impact this had on dust deposition within Eastern Europe.