Tag / solar physics
Press releases • Nov 06, 2020 10:18 GMT
A Northumbria University solar physicist is part of a team of scientists working on a new project to improve the ability of the Met Office to forecast space weather and its potential disruption to activities on Earth.
Reconnection Nanojets in the Solar Corona: a breakthrough shedding light on the mystery of the Sun’s million-degree atmosphere
Press releases • Sep 21, 2020 16:20 BST
A team of scientists has discovered new activity within the Sun’s atmosphere which could explain how it reaches temperatures of more than a million degrees.
News • Aug 07, 2020 08:39 BST
An international team of solar physicists, including academics from Northumbria University, Newcastle, has recently measured the global magnetic field of the outer most layer of the Sun’s atmosphere, the solar corona, for the first time.
Press releases • Jan 30, 2020 09:00 GMT
The clearest and most detailed images of the Sun have been captured by the largest telescope in the world.