News & Events

News & Events

HAO News

SES-14 communications satellite
January 30, 2018

The NASA Global-scale Observations of the Limb and Disk (GOLD) mission was launched into orbit on January 25, 2018 as a commercially hosted payload on the SES-14 communications satellite. The satellite was launched on an Ariane 5 rocket from the Guiana Space Centre in Kourou, French Guiana. There were anxious moments following lift-off when mission control lost contact with the satellite.

January 23, 2018

The McIntosh Archive project gets double notice: it's the subject of a recent highlight by EOS spotlight, which profiles a feature article for the journal Space Weather by Webb et al. and again it is presented in graphic form, by HAO's Don Kolinski, appearing on the cover of Space Weather—the McIntosh Archive "snake" stackplot of Solar Cycle 23.

Roberto Casini and Philip Judge image
December 14, 2017

Physics World presents an article co-authored by HAO senior scientists, Philip Judge and Roberto Casini, on the challenges for the "budding research scientist" when selecting a meaningful research field and future career.

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.

Table of Events

Date Speaker Title
02/21/2018 - 2:00pm Cherniak, Iurii HAO Colloquium - Iurii Cherniak, UCAR/COSMIC
02/28/2018 - 2:00pm Przybylski, Damien Damien Przybylski, Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research
03/07/2018 - 2:00pm Alvarado-Gómez, Julián David HAO Colloquium - Julián David Alvarado-Gómez, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
03/14/2018 - 2:00pm Aiken, Patrick HAO Colloquium - Patrick Alken, NOAA
03/21/2018 - 2:00pm Cleland, Carol HAO Colloquium - Carol Cleland, CU Boulder
03/28/2018 - 2:00pm Owocki, Stan HAO Colloquium - Stan Owocki, Bartol Research Institute, University of Delaware
04/04/2018 - 2:00pm Daldorff, Lars HAO Colloquium - Lars Daldorff, JHU APL
04/11/2018 - 2:00pm Siddiqui, Tarique HAO Colloquium - Tarique Siddiqui, HAO
04/18/2018 - 2:00pm Elmore, David HAO Colloquium - David Elmore, NSO
04/25/2018 - 2:00pm Toffoletto, Frank HAO Colloquium - Frank Toffoletto, Rice University