Once upon a time in a thunderstorm

IMAGE: Upper climatic phenomena powered by thunderstorms, consisting of terrestrial Gamma Ray Flashes and Short-term Luminescent Emissions (TLEs), electrical discharges that consist of blue glances at the top of... Read more »

UNH Researchers find space radiation is increasingly more hazardous

DURHAM, N.H. – It may seem like something from a science fiction plot – astronauts taking a trip into deep space being bombarded by cosmic rays – however radiation... Read more »

Three NASA satellites recreate solar eruption in 3-D

The more solar observatories, the merrier: Researchers have actually established brand-new designs to see how shocks connected with coronal mass ejections, or CMEs, propagate from the Sun– an effort... Read more »

Sounding rocket mission will trace auroral winds

IMAGE: Aurora as seen from Talkeetna, Alaska, on Nov. 3,2015 view more¬† Credit: Copyright Dora Miller From the ground, the dance of the northern lights, or aurora borealis, can... Read more »

SwRI’s Burch elected to S.A. Aviation and Aerospace Hall of Fame

SAN ANTONIO — Feb. 28, 2018 –Dr. James L. Burch, vice president of the Space Science and Engineering Division at Southwest Research Institute, is one of four honorees being... Read more »