Wednesday, July 12, 2017

NSF/NASA/NCAR press conference: What will scientists learn from the August 21 total solar eclipse?

07/12/2017 10:00 AM EDT

NSF, NASA, and NCAR scientists will talk about research on the August, 2017 solar eclipse.

The total solar eclipse next month is the first to cross the U.S. from coast to coast in nearly a century, giving scientists a unique opportunity to observe the sun's corona with an array of technologies and methodologies.

Findings from these eclipse experiments will advance our knowledge of the sun's complex and mysterious magnetic field as well as its effect on Earth's atmosphere.

The National Science Foundation (NSF)-supported National Center for Atmospheric Research ...

More at https://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=242466&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click


This is an NSF News item.

Save


This email was sent using GovDelivery Communications Cloud on behalf of: National Science Foundation Update · 4201 Wilson Boulevard · Arlington, VA 22230 · 703-292-5111 GovDelivery logo