News & Events

News & Events

HAO News

Photographic image of the book cover to "The Sun: A Very Short Introduction" by Phil Judge
May 19, 2020

Philip Judge is a senior researcher in physics at the High Altitude Observatory. Education and outreach has been a major focus and passion during his scientific career. He has influenced and encouraged many young scientists to pursue careers in solar physics.

Photograph of Mausumi Dikpati, senior scientist at HAO
March 17, 2020

Mausumi Dikpati is a senior scientist at HAO. She studies the dynamics between Rossby waves and solar activity such as flares and coronal mass ejections (CMEs).

Child participant at 2020 Little Shop of Physics doing hands-on activities
March 11, 2020

High Altitude Observatory (HAO) staff was invited by UCAR Science Education to present “Space Weather” to the public at the Little Shop of Physics 29th Annual Open House at the Colorado State University in Fort Collins. It was the biggest and brightest open house they have had yet, which was attended by approximately 10,000 visitors.

MLSO News

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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.