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Joan Burkepile leading STEM hands-on workshop
August 31, 2017

For over a decade, Joan Burkepile has participated in the STEM conference for middle school girls called “Expanding Your Horizons,” at CU Boulder. These one-day hands-on workshops are led by women professionals and are designed to be fun and exploratory.

August 11, 2017

Magnetism defines the complex and dynamic solar corona. It determines the magnetic loop structure that dominates images of the corona, and stores the energy necessary to drive coronal eruptive phenomena and flare explosions.

Art Richmond
July 24, 2017

Art Richmond was awarded the 2017 Coupling Energetic Dynamics Atmospheric Research (CEDAR) Distinguished lecture for his fundamental contributions to upper atmosphere and ionosphere science over several decades.



Determining the state of the corona prior to coronal mass ejections (CMEs) is crucial to understanding and ultimately predicting solar eruptions.

July 20, 2016

The Sun Today is a single-page website dedicated to displaying the most recent movies from MLSO and other solar instruments. It is designed to display best on an HD display, but will scale properly for mobile devices. Set it as your home page and learn more about...The Sun Today!

December 22, 2014

The Solar Maximum Mission (SMM) satellite was launched in 1980 aboard a NASA Delta rocket. Among SMM's primary science objectives was the study of the dynamics of solar flares and the study of solar magnetic fields associated with the flare phenomenon.

Table of Events

Date Speaker Title
10/18/2017 - 1:30pm Mannucci, Tony HAO Colloquium - Tony Mannucci, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
10/25/2017 - 1:30pm Samra, Jenna HAO Colloquium - Jenna Samra, Harvard University
11/01/2017 - 1:30pm Bossert, Katrina HAO Colloquium - Katrina Bossert, GATS Inc
11/07/2017 - 1:30pm HAO Colloquium - Marcin Pilinksi, CU/LASP
11/15/2017 - 1:30pm Zabotin, Nikolay HAO Colloquium - Nikolay Zabotin, CU
11/29/2017 - 1:30pm Berger, Tom HAO Colloquium - Tom Berger, NOAA
12/06/2017 - 1:30pm Sheng, Cheng HAO Colloquium - Cheng Sheng, HAO
12/20/2017 - 1:30pm HAO Colloquium -
01/24/2018 - 1:30pm HAO Colloquium - Simon Wing, JHUAPL