News Archive

DKIST, northside view
September 23, 2015

In summer of 2015, a team of scientists and engineers from the High Altitude Observatory successfully completed a Critical Design Review (CDR) for the Visible Spectro-Polarimeter (ViSP).

Phil Judge and Paul Bryans
September 18, 2015

On 21 August 2017 a total solar eclipse will pass across the continental United States, from Oregon on the west coast to South Carolina on the east. The eclipse will be a phenomenal experience for the millions of people who see it, but it also offers a unique opportunity to conduct scientific research of the solar atmosphere.

July 17, 2015

NCSA Press Release–Several scientists from HAO at NCAR, including Yuhong Fan, Mark Miesch, Nick Nelson, and Matthias Rempel, contributed to a new documentary "Solar Superstorms."

July 14, 2015

AGU's online Space Weather Journal ran a special "news article" highlighting the Boulder science community anniversaries of several key historical events in solar physics and space weather, including HAO's 75th.

Grant Athay
June 23, 2015

The staff and alumni of the High Altitude Observatory were deeply saddened to hear of R. Grant Athay’s passing on June 10, 2015, in Provo, Utah.

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