Tag: solar wind

To this day, we do not have a deep knowledge of the sun, the energy center of life on Earth. There is still no clear answer as to why the solar corona is hotter than the Sun’s surface. That is, the surface of the Sun is cooler than the corona. NASA’s Marshall Grazing Incidence X-ray Spectrometer has been launched to answer these critical questions.

August 14, 2021

Although there have been soft X-ray spectrometer missions in the past, they have not been able to record the energy distribution in the Sun’s corona. At the same time, NASA hopes that MaGIXS will be able to gather crucial information about the heat distribution in the Sun’s corona. This information may help to determine when…

A solar wind at a speed of 400 km / h is reported to have damaged the Earth’s magnetic field.

August 5, 2021

Spaceweather reports that the solar wind has damaged the Earth’s magnetic field. The magnetic field plays a major role in protecting the ozone layer and life on Earth from harmful cosmic rays and radiation. The Earth’s magnetic field is threatened by solar winds of up to 400 kilometers per second. Solar wind is caused by…