News Archive

Community Matters Survey
May 27, 2013

HAO recently asked its community for input in the form of a two-minute survey. As a National Center serving the solar and space physics community, we need to understand if we are having the desired impact on our community. Input from the community helps us to set our strategic priorities as we move forward.

Phil performing as the Duke of Verona
May 20, 2013

Phil is a Senior Scientist in the High Altitude Observatory (HAO) at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR). His research interests include plasma physics, spectroscopy and spectro-polarimetry.

Synoptic Workshop
May 7, 2013

The High Altitude Observatory recently partnered with the National Solar Observatory to hold a 3-day workshop to discuss and gather community input on science requirements, capabilities and instrumentation for a next-generation synoptic network of solar observing instruments. The workshop, from April 22–24, was attended by 36 participants from six countries.

Aurora Image
May 1, 2013

HAO Scientist Michael Wiltberger attended the AGU Chapman Conference on Fundamental Properties and Processes of Magnetotails in Reykjavik, Iceland, March 10-15, 2013.

NASA Selects GOLD and ICON Missions
April 18, 2013

NASA has selected two new satellite missions to be built as part of the Heliophysics Explorer Program. The projects will provide space observations to study Earth's ionosphere and thermosphere, and will launch in 2017.