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Learning about Magnetism
November 11, 2016

On November 5, 2016 UCAR/NCAR held its annual Super Science Saturday event at the Mesa Lab in Boulder. Kids of all ages were treated to a variety of interactive exhibits including hands-on activities, Science Wizard shows and demonstrations that illustrated fundamental scientific discovery in a fun and engaging environment.

Katelynn Greer at 2015 AGU meeting
October 20, 2016

Katelynn Greer is currently working as an Assistant Research Physicist at the Space Sciences Laboratory at the University of California- Berkeley, working with Tom Immel and Scott England. She studied at the University of Colorado at Boulder in the department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences where she earned her BS (2007) and MS (2009).

Delores Knipp and Geomagnetic Storms
October 6, 2016

In The Conversation newsletter, scientists Delores Knipp and Brett Carter explore the significance of severe geomagnetic storm events and their impact on communications technology through descriptive historical accounts.

September 27, 2016

If you have visited the High Altitude Observatory, you may recall seeing the Maunder’s original butterfly diagram. The chart resembles three butterflies traveling west. Drawn by Annie S.D. Maunder and E. Walter Maunder, it demonstrated for the first time the movement of sunspot emergence from the poles toward the equator over the sun's 11-year cycle.

Azaymi Litzi Siu Tapia
September 22, 2016

Azaymi Litzi Siu Tapia is a PhD student in Solar Physics at Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research and the University of Gottingen in Germany, since August 2014. She is working with Andreas Lagg and Sami K. Solanki on the physical mechanisms responsible for driving photospheric flows in the penumbra of sunspots.

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