Tag: astrophysics

Partial Solar Eclipse Lights Up The US East Coast Sky Sunday

A rare solar eclipse was seen by millions at sunrise on Sunday morning. The display was seen on across the east coast of the United States as far west as eastern Ohio, and as far south as Florida. A total eclipse of the sun was visible to those in central Africa. USA Today

Coronal Mass Injection Find Could See ‘Textbooks Rewritten’

NASA says it has made a discovery which will require “rewriting textbooks” after it found the two rings of charged particles surrounding the Earth – called Van Allen belts – were reconfigured by a coronal mass injection. Not only are the belts now believed to be more malleable, the mass injection revealed for the first…