UNIVERSE – the Solar System: Cosmic Weather

Discovery Space: Cosmic Weather The sun is not merely a source of light and heat to its surrounding environment. Solar radiation is a factor that influences many cosmic and terrestrial phenomena, some of which can be harmful. The planetary system is surrounded by the sun’s magnetic field and by solar radiation. The latter includes mainly … Read more

Universe: the solar system

Discovery Space: The Solar System The Earth and many other celestial bodies orbit the sun like a merry-go-round. These celestial objects each differ in the nature of their orbits, from the close circling of the planets to the elongated paths of more distant comets. Disks of Dust and Planets In certain parts of the universe, … Read more