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

The Universe and Galaxies: THE SOLAR SYSTEM

Discovery Space: THE SOLAR SYSTEM Advances in space travel have changed the way we have come to see the Earth, its neighboring planets, and the universe as a whole. Thanks to space probes we can now more thoroughly explore our solar system, which is governed by the sun’s energy. The sun forces planets and other … Read more