Solar Wind

SolarWinds Advances Full-Stack Monitoring Strategy with New and Enhanced Solutions

• SolarWinds Cloud reflects a vision of simple, powerful, affordable full-stack monitoring<br>• AppOptics seamlessly integrates application performance and …

Astronomy

Astronomers Find Nearby Planet With Excellent Chance of Supporting Life - ExtremeTech

By on November 15, 2017 at 4:02 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Our knowledge of exoplanets has …

Exoplanets

Linux System Administrator / DevOps / SysOps - Ansible, VMware

Linux System Administrator / DevOps / SysOps - Ansible, VMware required to join a global biomedical research organisation within their agile and …

DevOps

Stunning pictures capture the Northern Lights across the UK

Stargazers have been treated to dazzling displays this week<p>A stunning Northern Lights display was visible overnight this week, as the natural …

Northern Lights

Ethereal Northern Lights display brings dancing green ghosts to the sky

A spectacular multicoloured display of the Northern Lights danced across the sky over Finland this week.<p>The lights, scientifically known as the …

Space

The Northern Lights may be visible above Birmingham tonight

Brummie stargazers may be able to catch an elusive glimpse of the jaw-dropping northern lights in the night sky this evening.<p>AuroraWatch UK at …

Northern Lights

Where can I see the Northern Lights in Scotland tonight?

A strong cosmic wind means the aurora is highly active across our skies at the moment and the Northern Lights will be visible over the next few …

Space

You May Be Able To See Northern Lights In The U.S. Tonight

Stargazers are in for a treat. Thanks to ominous-sounding solar winds bombarding the Earth right now, the aurora borealis, aka the northern lights, …

Northern Lights

Space dust is stirring this star's plasma soup

What is the solar wind, anyways?<p>375 light years away in the constellation Hydra is a dusty star. W Hydrae is one of the brightest in our night sky, and it’s gathering tiny particles of aluminum oxide dust in its outer shell.<p>In a study published this week in <i>Science Advances</i>, astronomers studying W …

Space

NASA investigates invisible magnetic bubbles in outer solar system

Space may seem empty, but it's actually a dynamic place populated with near-invisible matter, and dominated by forces, in particular those created by …

Planets

"Electric sails" could allow us to reach the farthest recesses of space

Sailing Through Space<p>We’re all familiar with the idea of solar sails to explore the Solar System, using the light pressure from the Sun. But there’s …

Space Exploration

Saturn's radiation belts: A stranger to the solar wind

The radiation belts of Earth and Saturn differ more strongly than previously assumed. In these belts, very energetic particles, such as electrons and …

Physics

4 in 5 Businesses Plan Changes to Cybersecurity Management in Coming Year

About 80 percent of businesses are planning to make changes to their IT security management during the next 12 months, with service providers that …

Cybersecurity

Jupiter's two strange auroras pulse to their own X-ray beat - Science News - ABC News

Scientists have detected a powerful X-ray aurora hotspot near Jupiter's south pole and it does not behave how they expected.<p>Rather than pulsing in …

Australian News

Martian Sand Levitates In Boiling Water And That’s How Planet’s Landscapes Developed, Says New Study

Mars’ planetary landscape has baffled scientists for a long time. There have long been debates on how the planet’s surface landscape developed in the …

Planets

Astronauts visiting Mars' moon Phobos will need to deal with an electrical charge from solar wind

Mars' larger moon Phobos isn't nearly as glamorous as the red planet itself—but scientists had hoped the "potato shape" moon could ease the way to …

Space Exploration

Here's what solar wind does to Mars' moon Phobos

Phobos has no atmosphere or magnetosphere and is exposed to the solar wind directly.<p>Martian moon Phobos was considered to be a potential base for …

Astronomy

Mars’ Electrically Charged Moons Could Mess Up NASA’s Plans

By on<p>Filed Under Science & NASA<p>The future, straight to your inbox.<p>Mars has two garbage moons, Phobos and Deimos. They’re small and uninspiring, and …

Science

Solar Wind Creates Electric Charge on Martian Moon Phobos

NASA has set its sights on the Martian moon Phobos as a potential initial base for human exploration of the Red Planet — but powerful solar eruptions …

Astronomy

NASA's MAVEN finds Mars has a mysterious magnetic tail

Red Planet's "magnetotail" comprises of highly charged particles which have originated from solar wind that was connecting with the magnetic fields …

Planets

Mars Has Magnetic Tail Twisted By Solar Wind, NASA’s MAVEN Finds

There is nothing unique about a planet having a magnetic tail, but the properties of the magnetotail trailing behind Mars make it unique in the solar …

News (U.S.)

Mars Has a Mysterious "Tail," According to New Find From NASA Spacecraft

By on<p>Filed Under Elon Musk & Planets<p>The future, straight to your inbox.<p>At first glance, Elon Musk’s future home, Mars, looks like an overgrown litter …

Science

Diversity in technology 2017: Alternative routes into tech - how people can succeed

In this video from Computer Weekly’s 2017 diversity in technology event, a number of young people in the technology industry discuss their various …

Business Technology

Using Machine Learning To Predict The Trillion Dollar Solar Storm

There have been 26 significant 'space weather' events affecting Earth over the last 50 years. These solar events can severely disrupt the Earth's …

Machine Learning

Ulysses

The Ulysses spacecraft was designed as a five-year mission to study the never-before-examined north and south poles of the Sun. Far outliving its …

History of Science

Massive Solar Storm Just Blasted Mars, Causing a Spectacular Global Aurora

Space weather is so freaky.<p>Turn your attention to the stars and you don't have to wait long to see something literally out of this world – like the …

Weather

SolarWinds gets $2.6M via private placement financing

SolarWindow Technologies (OTCQB:WNDW +4.3%) says it completed a private placement financing for the purchase and sale of 821.6K units at $3.11 each …

Business

Scientists Warn How Giant Space Hurricanes Could Knock Out Our Satellites

A different kind of hurricane season.<p>For the first time, new research into solar winds and the 'space hurricanes' they create explains in detail how …

Science

Solar wind impacts on giant 'space hurricanes' may affect satellite safety

Could the flapping of a butterfly's wings in Costa Rica set off a hurricane in California? The question has been scrutinized by chaos theorists, …

Astronomy

Researchers create first global map of water in Moon’s soil

<b>PROVIDENCE, R.I.</b> [Brown University] — In research that may prove useful to future lunar explorers, scientists from Brown University have created the …