Last Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014, 15:52
A wind of charged particles blows outwards from the sun, carrying a magnetic field with it and sometimes this solar wind can break through the earth`s magnetic field.
Last Updated: Friday, May 23, 2014, 20:32
A “vintage” sun explorer satellite launched in 1978 by NASA to monitor the solar wind is going to fly past earth by mid-June next month.
Last Updated: Saturday, February 15, 2014, 18:08
NASA `s Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX) has helped paint picture of the magnetic system beyond the solar wind.
Last Updated: Monday, April 22, 2013, 18:56
As many as 22 state discoms failed to achieve the target of securing power from renewable energy sources like wind and solar in 2012, says a report.
Last Updated: Tuesday, January 29, 2013, 19:26
European Space Agency`s Venus Express has made unique observations of Venus during a period of reduced solar wind pressure, that the planet`s ionosphere balloons out like a comet`s tail on its nightside.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 30, 2012, 19:44
A new study has analysed the magnetic field fluctuations and cosmic ray intensity observed by Voyager 1 in heliosheath, the bubble created by charged particles flowing outward from the Sun.
Last Updated: Thursday, October 25, 2012, 14:11
Data from European Space Agency’s Cluster mission has revealed that it is easier for the solar wind to penetrate Earth’s magnetic environment, the magnetosphere.
Last Updated: Monday, October 15, 2012, 13:09
A team of researchers has concluded that the most likely source of the water locked inside soils on the moon’s surface is the constant stream of charged particles from the sun known as the solar wind.
Last Updated: Thursday, May 31, 2012, 21:22
A powerful combination of spacecraft and computer simulations has revealed that the Moon have a far-reaching, invisible influence on the Sun, or more specifically, the solar wind.
Last Updated: Tuesday, March 06, 2012, 14:27
Researchers have observed a type of space weather outburst on Venus, which are quite common on Earth.
Last Updated: Monday, December 26, 2011, 17:27
Some remote and inaccessible border areas in Jammu and Kashmir will soon get electrified through solar and wind energy.
Last Updated: Wednesday, August 25, 2010, 14:07
Wind and solar power could become the world’s main sources of energy, a Nobel-prize winning scientist suggests.
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