Data collected by the BepiColombo spacecraft traces the causes of the strange aurora, which course through the planet’s weak magnetosphere.
With each flyby, the BepiColombo mission gets another boost of energy for its eventual orbital insertion around Mercury.
A NASA-funded crowdsourced science project has converted the unheard sounds resonating inside Earth’s magnetic shield into audible tracks, revealing an orchestra of whistles, wooshes, and chirps.
Scientists get up to speed on phenomena ranging from fast moving atmospheric plasmas to a quickening glacial pace on Earth.
Geomagnetic storms could significantly disrupt electrified train operations in the United Kingdom once every few decades, according to a new study.
NOAA’s weather satellites at geosynchronous orbit also measure space weather and a new series of instruments bring improved capabilities for monitoring and science discovery.
The assessment of space weather event forecasts would benefit from more nuanced approaches that take account of event intensities peaking near the thresholds used to identify such events.
Simulations of radiation storm fluxes on real flight paths highlight how severe space weather could expose aircrew and passengers on busy transatlantic routes to significant radiation doses.
Better real-time estimates of thermospheric density are vital to the safe management of satellite traffic in Low Earth orbit, ensuring those satellites continue to deliver critical services.
Researchers turned to crowdsourced science to identify patterns in coronal mass ejections.