Archive for April, 2012

Solar Maximum: Will we know it when we see it?

The Sun’s magnetic field varies on a range of timescales. Over hours and days, this leads to solar activity such as X-ray flares and coronal mass ejections (CMEs), which disturb the Earth’s space environment. This “space weather” waxes and wanes with an approximately 11-year “space season,” most apparent in the number of sunspots, but present […]

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Summer term bloggers

We have another excellent selection of bloggers for this term: Week 1 (27th April) – Matt Owens Week 2 (4th May) – Thorwald Stein, Kirsty Hanley & Emilie Carter Week 3 (11th May) – Andrew Charlton-Perez Week 4 (18th May) – Sue Gray Week 5 (25th May) – Week 6 (1st June) – Ros Cornforth […]

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