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Space radiation can kill astronauts outside of the Earth's magnetic shield. A new study examines how the intense space weather of March 1989 affected Mars.
Will the next solar maximum in 2011 be the smallest in 100 years? A recent study suggests it is possible.
The stronger the wind blows, the bigger the storm, right? Maybe not, according to new space research.
Do the brightest auroras typically occur in the regions where the strongest magnetic perturbations are observed? New research is answering this important question.
Solar wind shock fronts can create intense geomagnetic storms. Researchers discover a new and perplexing feature of the solar wind shocks that arrive at the Earth.
New research examines the dependence of high and polar latitude theta auroras on solar wind parameters.
Researchers examine the cause behind one of the most elusive forms of auroral activity.