Space

The New Space Weather Mission

The universe gets a little weirder, and more dangerous, every time we study it. Understanding space weather, which can mess with our communications systems, will take strategic planning to monitor.

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Sources:
Sources:

http://www.nature.com/news/space-weather-forecast-to-improve-with-european-satellite-1.21305
http://www.space.com/30302-lagrange-points.html
http://www.space.com/35374-dead-galaxies-killed-by-gas-stripping.html
http://astronomy.swin.edu.au/cosmos/R/ram+pressure+stripping
https://academic.oup.com/mnras/article/466/2/1275/2556147/Cold-gas-stripping-in-satellite-galaxies-from

Images:
Artist’s impression of ram pressure stripping (Credit: ICRAR/NASA/ESA/Hubble Heritage Team) – http://www.space.com/35374-dead-galaxies-killed-by-gas-stripping.html
Galaxy cluster (Credit: NASA/ESA/Hubble Heritage Team, public domain) – https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Abell_S740.jpg

CME (Credit: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center) – https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Coronal_mass_ejection_(CME)_May_2013.jpg
For reference: Earth-Sun Lagrange points – https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Lagrange_points_simple.svg

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