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  • How Scientists Are Prepping for the Incoming Severe Solar Storm

    How Scientists Are Prepping for the Incoming Severe Solar Storm

    Inclement weather on the Sun’s surface could affect infrastructure on Earth and in space, scientists are predicting, as our host star approaches its solar maximum. NOAA’s Space Weather Prediction Center issued a severe (G4) geomagnetic storm watch this week, the first since January 2005. Five Earth-directed coronal mass ejections (CMEs) have so far been observed…


  • NASA’s Parker Probe Shatters Records During Latest Solar Swoop

    NASA’s Parker Probe Shatters Records During Latest Solar Swoop

    NASA’s groundbreaking Parker Solar Probe continues to set new milestones, diving continuously deeper towards the Sun, and offering insights into the star’s enigmatic atmosphere and how it affects space weather. On Wednesday, September 27, NASA’s Parker Solar Probe smashed its own record by approaching the Sun at a mere distance of 4.51 million miles (7.26…