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Philip Judge, Senior Scientist at HAO, Claire Raftery, Director of Education and Outreach at NSO HQ in Boulder, and Sarah Jaeggli, Assistant Astronomer at the NSO's Daniel K Inouye Solar Observatory in Maui were guests on KGNU public radio in Boulder, CO.
On Sunday, February 12th, 2017, Prof. Egidio Landi Degl’Innocenti unexpectedly died of a heart attack in his home in Florence, Italy. Egidio had just returned from a scientific visit to the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC) in Spain, working with one of us (JTB). There he also spent his last birthday. He had just turned 72 on January 25th.
Rosa Wallace received the 2017 Chambliss Astronomy Achievement Student Award, which recognizes exemplary research by undergraduate and graduate students who present posters at meetings of the American Astronomical Society (AAS).
In this NASA-led study, we report the concept of using near-real time observations from a coronagraph to provide early warning of a fast coronal mass ejection (CME) and the possible onset of a solar energetic particle (SEP) event.
We develop a three-dimensional kinematic self-sustaining model of the solar dynamo in which the poloidal field generation is from tilted bipolar sunspot pairs placed on the solar surface above regions of strong toroidal field by using the SpotMaker algorithm and then the transport of this poloida
The linearly polarized solar limb spectrum caused by the absorption and scattering of anisotropic radiation has a very rich diagnostic potential, given its sensitivity to the thermal, dynamic and magnetic structure of the solar atmosphere.