Convection in Oblate Solar-Type Stars

3D simulation image
Wednesday, July 13, 2016

We present the first global 3D simulations of thermal convection in the oblate envelopes of rapidly-rotating solar-type stars.

A Tale of Two Emergences

Evolution figure
Wednesday, July 13, 2016

In June 2013, the two scientific instruments onboard the second Sunrise mission witnessed, in detail, a small-scale magnetic flux emergence event as part of the birth of an active region.

Anna Malanushenko

Anna Malanushenko is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the High Altitude Observatory and the Advanced Study Program for the National Center for Atmospheric Research. Her primary research interests are in Solar Transients and Space Weather.

Javier Trujillo Bueno

Javier Trujillo Bueno is an affiliate scientist at HAO/NCAR. He has a doctorate in Physics from the University of Göttingen (Germany) and is a Research Professor of the Spanish Higher Council for Scientific Research (CSIC), destined to the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC).

Silvano Fineschi

Silvano Fineschi is an affiliate scientist in the High Altitude Observatory for the National Center for Atmospheric Research. He is currently a scientist at the Observatory of Turin.

Ricky Egeland

Ricky is a Project Scientist I in the High Altitude Observatory at NCAR. His primary research interests are to study the magnetic cycles of sun-like stars.

Paul Bryans

Paul is a Project Scientist in the High Altitude Observatory at NCAR. He received his PhD on the spectral emission of non-Maxwellian plasmas from the University of Strathclyde in the UK in 2005.

Data-Optimized Coronal Field Model (DOCFM)

DOCFM is an NCAR/CfA collaboration that is funded by AFOSR to model the global coronal magnetic field using magnetometric and other observations, with the goal of improving space weather forecasts of magnetic orientation within c

Tim Brown receives the James Craig Watson Metal

Tim Brown with STARE telescope

Former HAO Senior Scientist Tim Brown has received a prestigious award from the National Academy of Sciences for landmark research that he conducted while at NCAR in the 1990s and early 2000s.

Mausumi Dikpati promoted to Senior Scientist

Mausumi Dikpati

Congratulations to Mausumi Dikpati for her recent promotion to Senior Scientist. Mausumi received her PhD in physics from the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore.


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