Mysteries of the Sun
by Ginger Butcher
Publisher: NASA 2011
Number of pages: 20
This unique NASA resource introduces Heliophysics: the study of the Sun's influence throughout the solar system and, in particular, its connection to the Earth and the Earth's extended space environment. Learn about topics such as Space Weather, Solar Variability, the Heliosphere, Earth's Magnetosphere, and the Earth's Upper Atmosphere.
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by Alexander G. Kosovichev - arXiv
Helioseismology studies the structure and dynamics of the Sun's interior by observing oscillations on the surface. The basic principles, recent advances and perspectives of global and local helioseismology are reviewed in this text.
by Sami Solanki, Bernd Inhester, Manfred Schussler - arXiv
Here we describe the magnetic field from the convection zone, where it is built up by the solar dynamo, to the solar surface, where it manifests itself in the form of sunspots and faculae, and beyond into the solar atmosphere and heliosphere.
by James Schombert - University of Oregon
The purpose of this course is to educate you on the basic science behind our exploration of the Solar System so you may make informed choices as future/current voters on issues of our environment and the future of science in this country.
by Calvin J. Hamilton
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