Topic: Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics
The private space telescope forms the heart of Project Sentinel, a deep-space mission being unveiled today in Mountain View, Calif., by a nonprofit group of scientists and explorers that advocates better space rock monitoring.
Solar storm forecasters say the particles disgorged in a massive solar flare could strike Earth in a particular way, which would make a currently moderate solar storm more severe.
The solar storm caused by a massive eruption two days ago arrived at Earth Wednesday, but it was only a taste of what scientists say might come – and the world is not prepared.
06/09/2011 08:35 pm
Monday's flyby, the first visit in 33 years, is expected to render new images and data that can shed light on the origins of the solar system.
01/14/2008 12:00 am