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Lisa Waters demonstrating magnetic fields and effects on the sun
September 21, 2018

Educational outreach is an important and rewarding part of an observer’s job at the Mauna Loa Solar Observatory (MLSO) that occupies part of the NOAA Mauna Loa research site located on the flanks of Mauna Loa Mountain at an elevation of 3440 meters in the U.S. state of Hawai’i.

H & K emission cycles for the Sun
September 18, 2018

Life imitates art, sometimes remarkably well... A recent paper has announced the discovery of an exoplanet around the nearby star 40 Eridani, which had previously been identified as the host star of Vulcan, the fictional home world of Star Trek’s cultural icon, Mr. Spock.

Dr. Tanausú del Pino Alemán
July 24, 2018

Dr. Tanausú del Pino Alemán (Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias, Tenerife, Spain) has been awarded the 2018 ESPD Early Career Researcher Prize for his ground breaking contributions in the field of theoretical solar spectropolarimetry.

Dr. Delores J. Knipp
July 24, 2018

As part of their yearly awards and honors program, the American Meteorological Society (AMS) has recognized Dr. Delores J. Knipp as a Fellow. To qualify as a Fellow, one has to make outstanding contributions to the atmospheric or related oceanic or hydrologic sciences or their applications during a substantial period of years.

HiWIND team, Kiruna, Sweden
June 29, 2018

Finally, after repeated postponements due to unfavorable weather conditions, HiWind launched from Esrange Space Center, Kiruna, Sweden, on Sunday, 24 June. The HiWIND team arrived early May 2018. During May, they assembled the gondola and mounted numerous specialized instrumentation in preparation for a June launch.

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