This Week in Space

May 26th 2023

This Week in Space 63

The Angry Sun With Dr. C. Alex Young

Hosted by Rod Pyle, Tariq Malik

The Sun Is Heating Up, Solar Cycle 25

New episodes posted every Friday.
Guests: C. Alex Young
Category: News

The sun brings light and heat to Earth, but it can also blast our planet with stormy weather, flares, and massive coronal mass ejections that can impact our power grids, satellites, and even endanger astronauts in space and, eventually, back on the moon. And it's heating up as the sun approaches Solar Maximum of its latest Solar Cycle 25. NASA solar astrophysicist Dr. C. Alex Young of the Helioscience Division of the Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland joins us to dish on the latest from the sun and what it means for us on Earth.        

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