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How solar wind breaks through earth`s magnetic field

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.

Will `vintage` sun explorer be saved in nick of time?

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.

NASA`s IBEX reveals cosmic roadmap to galactic magnetic field

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.

22 state discoms fail to achieve RPO targets: Report

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.

Venus behaves like comet during reduced solar wind pressure

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.

Voyager`s space observations challenge scientists’ views of physics

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.

Earth’s magnetosphere allows solar wind to leak into it

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.

Origin of water ice on moon revealed

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.

Electric Moon jolts solar wind causing turbulence

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.

Fiery weather explosions detected on Venus

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.

Solar, wind energy to light up remote Kashmir area

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.

Solar, wind power ‘could become world’s main source of 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.