Raise your hand if you’ve ever been personally victimized by the sun! Many Wisconsinites enjoyed the beautiful sunny weather a little too much this weekend and started their week applying […]
Here Comes the Sun: What You Didn’t Know About Daylight Saving T...
The country woke up to a rude awakening Monday morning after Sunday’s spring forward into Daylight Saving Time. In this week’s edition of “To Be Honest,” hosts Sarah Hopefl and […]
Radio Astronomy: An Old, Distant Sun
How do we know what our Sun will look like at the end of its life, in about 5 billion years? Jacqueline and Erika will describe today some recent observations […]
Imaging a Red Giant’s Surface
Jacqueline Goldstein and Erika K. Carlson talk about what our Sun might look like near the end of its life, and how a recent photograph of the surface of an […]
The Sun’s Sibling
This week on Radio Astronomy, Jacqueline Goldstein and Erin Boettcher discuss the birth of stars from stellar nurseries: large, dusty, gaseous clouds in which young stars condense and form.
Recent observations have helped astronomers resolve the 70 year-old “coronal heating problem” in our Sun, and have partially explained the million-degree temperatures present in its upper atmosphere. More information: http://www.astronomy.com/news/2016/11/solar-wave-erupting-from-a-sunspot […]