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News & Events

HAO News

Holly Gilbert. Image: NASA
October 8, 2020

HAO is proud to announce our new director, Holly Gilbert.
See "Holly Gilbert Chosen to Lead NCAR's High Altitude Observatory"

Graphic image of magnetic field model
August 12, 2020

An international team led by solar physicists from Peking University, China and National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), USA, has recently measured the global magnetic field of the solar corona for the first time.

Photographic image of affiliate scientist Joe Huba
July 23, 2020

Dr. Joe Huba is a Senior Research Scientist at Syntek Technologies in Virginia and a long-standing Affiliate Scientist at HAO. In a Scientia article, he explores the complex process of vast plasma bubbles forming in the upper atmosphere and quickly ascending into space.



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
10/28/2020 - 4:00pm Hotta, Hideyuki HAO Colloquium - Hideyuki Hotta, Chiba University
11/04/2020 - 2:00pm Marshall, Robert HAO Colloquium - Robert Marshall, CU Boulder
11/11/2020 - 2:00pm England, Scott HAO Colloquium - Scott England, Virginia Tech
11/18/2020 - 2:00pm Pham, Kevin HAO Colloquium - Kevin Pham, HAO
12/31/2020 - 8:30am Boulder Solar Day
01/06/2021 - 2:00pm Liemohn, Mike HAO Colloquium - Mike Liemohn, University of Michigan
01/13/2021 - 2:00pm Emery, Barbara HAO Colloquium - Barbara Emery, HAO