News Archive

1999 total eclipse
August 23, 2016

On August 21, 2017, Paul Bryans and his team of scientists will be ready to aim a spectrometer at the sun during total eclipse in an effort to detect the effect of magnetism on certain wavelengths of infrared light emitted by the corona. His team includes himself, Phil Judge, Brandon Larson, Scott McIntosh, Scott Sewell–of HAO and James Hannigan, Stephen Shertz–of ACOM.

August 22, 2016

Bolaji Segun is a visiting researcher to HAO working with Qian Wu using the TIEGCM community model to study equatorial ionosphere variations caused by geomagnetic activities and stratospheric warming. He received his Ph.D from the prestigious University of Ilorin, Nigeria, in 2012 under the supervision of Prof. J.O. Adeniyi, Prof. I.A. Adimula, and Prof. S.M. Radicella (ICTP, Trieste, Italy).

Jiahao Zhong
August 15, 2016

Jiahao Zhong is a graduate student visitor at HAO since March 2015. He works with Wenbin Wang and Alan Burns. He is currently a Ph.D. student at University of Science and Technology of China working with Jiuhou Lei.

Lisa Upton
August 3, 2016

Lisa is a Visiting Scientist at HAO and also is currently working for Space Systems Research Corporation. In the spring of 2017, Lisa will begin a NSF postdoctoral fellowship at HAO, working as a collaborator with the dynamo group. Lisa's current research goals are aimed at understanding the solar dynamo, solar cycle variability, and the impact on the Sun-Earth environment.

Ron Lull
July 28, 2016

On Wednesday, 27 July, a memorial service was held at the Mesa Lab for Vic Tisone. Vic’s family, friends, and colleagues walked through the breezeway onto the Mesa Lab's generously shaded tree plaza and the blazing-hot summer heat was suddenly forgotten.