News Archive

Jack Eddy with gray hair, smiling
June 6, 2022

Sun, Earth, Planet, Space, Atmosphere and Ocean–As our planet becomes one among many thousands of known worlds, our needs to understand how Earth’s space and climate react to our variable star grow in urgency.

Center for Geospace Storms: Transforming the understanding and predictability of space weather. Image: APL
April 22, 2022

NCAR is a leading partner in the development of a model simulation that will transform scientists’ ability to model the impacts of space weather storms, which can disrupt radio communications, damage satellites, endanger astronauts, and down electrical grids.

A giant solar flare erupting from the sun
March 31, 2022

Join us for two excellent opportunities to broaden and deepen your understanding of Space Weather and Heliophysics, and to connect with the broader space physics community—the Boulder Space Weather Summer School and the Heliophysics Summer School.

UCoMP on MLSO spar
February 18, 2022

The Upgraded Coronal Multi-Channel Polarimeter (UCoMP) coronagraph was deployed to Mauna Loa Solar Observatory in 2021. UCoMP observes the solar corona from 1.03 to 2 solar radii over a wide range of wavelengths, allowing scientists to explore the magnetic structure of the Sun’s corona over a wide range of plasma temperatures.

Large red letters spelling "ICON," smaller blue letters below "Ionospheric Connection Explorer"
November 30, 2021

On November 29, 2021, NASA announced a new paper where "scientists presented the first direct measurements" from the ICON mission whose purpose is to observe a very complex geospace system. The missions goal is to understand the clash between Earth's atmosphere and the space environment transpiring in the ionosphere.