As orbit gets more cluttered, it’s more important than ever to fine-tune predictions of collisions between space junk and uncontrolled reentries to Earth.
Tatiana Podladchikova, a space weather expert, talks to VICE about the biggest space storms in history, and how to protect our civilization from the Sun’s bad moods.
Worlds orbiting small red dwarf stars might be less vulnerable to damaging space weather, which could boost the odds that they host life.
Scientists have observed an M-class solar flare, the most powerful in three years. It could herald the beginning of the Sun's active, stormy phase.
New research into gray whale strandings gives us a clue as to how these animals navigate and suggests that solar storms may play a role in their deaths.
“The extreme space weather events of early August 1972 had significant impact on the US Navy, which have not been widely reported.”
They will really make you appreciate the safe planetary harbor provided by Earth's magnetic force field.
Unless you like radiation blasts to the face.
“It’s sad, knowing you’re trying to get the information out, or maybe someone out there is trying to talk back to you."
“Our technology is getting more advanced, so we’re more susceptible to space weather.”
The looming threat of extreme space weather has FEMA preparing for the perfect solar storm, and an unimaginable power grid disaster, FOIA documents reveal.
Praise be to the radio-induced space bubble.