Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union

Storms From the Sun: The Emerging Science of Space Weather

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Abstract

Storms From the Sun: The Emerging Science of Space Weather expounds on a term that is now familiar to the general public. In the United States, educational programming about space weather routinely appears on the Public Broadcasting System, the Discovery Channel, the Learning Channel, and other networks. Space weather articles appear in the popular press around the world, while AGU members often read about the topic in Eos and Physics Today. Indeed, during recent AGU meetings in San Francisco and Boston, attendees enjoyed free screenings of the IMAX movie “Solar Max,” which received standing ovations from appreciative audiences. However, there have been few documents describing space weather in its full historical, economic, technological, and political context. This book attempts to fill that niche.