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Space hurricane in 2014 'rained electrons' from a plasma cyclone in the upper atmosphere: Study
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Space hurricane in 2014 'rained electrons' from a plasma cyclone in the upper atmosphere: Study

The team modelling the conditions of the space hurricane to pinpoint the cause of the 'plasma ruckus'.

NASA funds five 'concept mission' studies to the Sun; two will be chosen to carry out their missions
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NASA funds five 'concept mission' studies to the Sun; two will be chosen to carry out their missions

The five shortlisted proposals are will each receive $1.25 million from NASA to carry out a nine-month mission concept study.

Massive sunspot is turning towards Earth this can result in major solar flares that can effect electrical systems
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Massive sunspot is turning towards Earth this can result in major solar flares that can effect electrical systems

These sunspots occur on the photosphere region of the sun and can be huge in size - up to 50,000 kilometres in diameter

NSF's Daniel K Inouye Solar Telescope reveals Sun's surface in closest detail
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NSF's Daniel K Inouye Solar Telescope reveals Sun's surface in closest detail

Hot plasma can be seen, rising, cooling off and sinking below the surface in dark lanes, in a process called convection.

ESA to launch solar orbiter on 6 February, will look at the Sun's polar regions
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ESA to launch solar orbiter on 6 February, will look at the Sun's polar regions

The mission's goals are to find how our Sun works, investigate the Sun-Earth connection and help us understand space weather.

NASA successfully launches ICON satellite to study dynamic ionosphere of Earth
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NASA successfully launches ICON satellite to study dynamic ionosphere of Earth

Ths satellite wil last for 2 years and first data from this satellite is expected to come through by November 2019.

NASA's new missions to study the Sun and understand the effects on space weather
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NASA's new missions to study the Sun and understand the effects on space weather

The Sun's particles known as solar wind creates a dynamic system of radiation called space weather.

TIFR-NCRA Pune team's images of the Sun broaden understanding of solar flares
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TIFR-NCRA Pune team's images of the Sun broaden understanding of solar flares

From a million high-contrast images, the team has helped understand flares, space weather better.

Year in review: India’s biggest achievements in the fields of science and medicine
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Year in review: India’s biggest achievements in the fields of science and medicine

India made headlines in fields ranging from nanotechnology to space weather during the year.

Data from past space weather may help avoid future threats to Earth: Research
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Data from past space weather may help avoid future threats to Earth: Research

Space weather can disrupt electronics, aviation and satellite systems and communications.

Indian and British astronomers predict the shape of the Sun's Corona during the August Solar Eclipse
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Indian and British astronomers predict the shape of the Sun's Corona during the August Solar Eclipse

If the prediction comes true, it will mark a major scientific achievement and could facilitate forecasting of space weather in future.

Scientists one step closer to improved space weather forecast
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Scientists one step closer to improved space weather forecast

They hope that eventually, space weather forecasting will become as reliable as today's winter storm warnings.