From August 2017

New UKSP Nugget #82

82. Propagation of information within coronal mass ejections
by Matthew Owens (Reading)

Communication by Alfven waves sets a basic limit to the coherence of propagating CMEs.

http://www.uksolphys.org/?p=13322

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UKSP Nuggets are published on a monthly basis highlighting solar physics research led from the UK.… continue to the full article

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RHESSI Science Nugget No. 305

“Electric Current Neutralization and Solar Eruption in Active Regions”, by Yang LIU. Active current systems in the solar corona don’t have return currents.

See
http://sprg.ssl.berkeley.edu/~tohban/wiki/index.php/RHESSI_Science_Nuggets

listing the current series, 2008-present, and

http://sprg.ssl.berkeley.edu/~tohban/nuggets/

for the original series, 2005-2008.

We publish these at roughly two-weekly intervals and welcome contributions,
which should be related, at least loosely, to RHESSI science.… continue to the full article

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Solar Orbiter: Synergy Between Observations and Theory – Abstract Submission Open

RAS Specialist Discussion Meeting

“Solar Orbiter: Synergy Between Observations and Theory”

Friday 10th November 2017

10.30am-3.30pm

Dear Colleagues,
The Royal Astronomical Society will host a Specialist Discussion Meeting on November 10th 2017 on, “Solar Orbiter: Synergy between Observations and Theory”.

Information regarding the scope of the meeting, abstract submission and the science programme can be found at,

http://www-solar.mcs.st-andrews.ac.uk/~duncan/RAS_SO/RAS.html

Please note that the closing date for abstract submission is 7th October 2017.… continue to the full article

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JOB OPENING: Six (6) Postdoctoral and PhD Student Positions in Space Physics Group at the Department of Physics, University of Helsinki, Finland

The Space Physics Group at the Department of Physics (http://blogs.helsinki.fi/spacephysics/) is a leading European space physics group specialised both in observations and modelling of space plasmas. For example, we develop the novel global hybrid-Vlasov simulation Vlasiator and have a strong focus on solar eruptions.… continue to the full article

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Nuclear Security Science Network (NuSec) Technical Workshop

Algorithms for Autonomous Decision Making in Nuclear Security
Nuclear Security Science Network (NuSec) Technical Workshop
Monday 18 September 2017
Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Road, London NW1 2BE

The scope of this NuSec technical workshop includes Algorithms for Automated Decision Making, the Interpretation and Analysis of Complex Multiple Data Streams, and the Practical Implementation of Decision Making Systems in the Context of Border Protection and Other Scenarios.… continue to the full article

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