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The Fly-Away

I happened upon a recent article on Drones. Newer models will automatically return home when they have just 10% of battery power remaining, but there was a quote that caught my eye and fired my imagination… 268 more words


A Prominence on the Sun - Alan Friedman

This eerie landscape of incandescent plasma suspended in looping and twisted magnetic fields stretched toward the Sun’s eastern horizon on September 16. Captured through a backyard telescope and narrowband filter in light from ionized hydrogen, the scene finds bright plages near dark sunspots and a gigantic prominence lofted above the solar limb. 65 more words


SoLAR Flare learning analytics networking event

I am one of the chairs of this learning analytics networking event that takes place next week.

Sign up here to attend the event at The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK, in person… 12 more words


Intense Solar Flare Unleashed from Unruly Sunspot

A strong solar flare took out low-frequency radio communications over South America and the Atlantic Ocean on Monday (Sept. 28), and the unstable sunspot is likely to erupt again. 145 more words

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Solar Activtity

Our past president Michael Bradley (who took the photo above) reports:

“For anyone with access to a Solar telescope, now is a good time to take a look at some very nice sunspots. 92 more words


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A Perfect Solar Storm

As the ambrosia moon hung half full, low in the midnight sky, she shot straight up with her fist clenched. Waving it in the air she screamed, “At least — let me see the Aurora!” Then turned, flopped upon the bed, and planted her face firmly in the pillow, she muffled half heartedly, “Mercury retrograde, be gone.” 192 more words