Home » Podcasts » Episodes » Gravity Assist: Sunspots and Solar Flares with Alex Young
Bookmark and Share

Gravity Assist: Sunspots and Solar Flares with Alex Young

11 Sep 2018, 17:06 UTC
Gravity Assist: Sunspots and Solar Flares with Alex Young
You don't have the right version of the adobe flash player to see this video. Please upgrade or install it at "http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/"
Subscribe to iTunes

You’d think that because it rises and sets predictably every day, we’d know everything there is to know about our Sun. But that’s not the case. The Sun constantly outgasses the solar wind, but also periodically belches huge blobs of plasma, energetic particles, and magnetic fields that can wreak havoc on Earth’s communications networks and other electrical systems.

Latest Vodcast

Latest Podcast

Advertise PTTU

NASA Picture of the Day

Astronomy Picture of the Day

astronomy_pod