HAO Research Highlights

Rising Flux Tubes image
May 1, 2012

HAO graduate fellow Maria Weber received an AGU Outstanding Student Paper Award for her talk titled, "Comparing simulations of rising flux tubes through the solar convection zone with observations of active region properties: Constraining the dynamo field strength".

March 20, 2012

The sudden increase of X-ray and extreme ultra-violet irradiance during flares increases the density of the ionosphere through enhanced photoionization.

Star simulation image
February 6, 2012

Mark Miesch and colleagues Ben Brown (Univeristy of Wisconsin-Madison), Nick Nelson and Juri Toomre (University of Colorado-Boulder), and Allan Sacha Brun (National Center for Scientific Research, France) our making progress studying and connecting the solar dynamo and magnetic flux emergence.

Sun surface simulations image
January 4, 2012

HAO scientist's Mausumi Dikpati, Peter Gilman, Giuliana de Toma, and UCLA professor Roger Ulrich find that the latitude at which plasma sinking occurs is very important.

January 1, 2012

The December, 2011 issue of Solar Physics was a Topical Issue on the Sun-Earth Connection near Solar Minimum.