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.
UKSP Nuggets are published on a monthly basis highlighting solar physics research led from the UK.… continue to the full article
RAS Specialist Discussion Meeting
“Wave-based heating in the solar atmosphere”
Friday, 12 January 2018 – 10:30 – 15:30
Royal Astronomical Society Lecture Theatre
The Royal Astronomical Society will host a Specialist Discussion Meeting on January 12th 2018 on “Wave-based heating in the solar atmosphere”.… continue to the full article
Submitted by Jack Ireland on behalf of the SunPy community.
We are pleased to announce the release of SunPy 0.8. This new version brings many major features to SunPy including:
– a coordinates package that facilitates the easy representation of locations on the Sun, and their transformation between different solar and astrophysical coordinate systems.… continue to the full article
Author: Mathew Owens at the University of Reading.
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Coronal mass ejections (CMEs) are huge, episodic eruptions of solar plasma and magnetic field which travel through the solar corona and out into the heliosphere.… continue to the full article
“Electric Current Neutralization and Solar Eruption in Active Regions”, by Yang LIU. Active current systems in the solar corona don’t have return currents.
listing the current series, 2008-present, and
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
The UKSP Council wish to congratulate Professor James McLaughlin on his recent promotion to Professorship at Northumbria. Well done James!… continue to the full article
RAS Specialist Discussion Meeting
“Solar Orbiter: Synergy Between Observations and Theory”
Friday 10th November 2017
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,
Please note that the closing date for abstract submission is 7th October 2017.… continue to the full article
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
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
The Science and Technology Facilities Council periodically conduct reviews of its programme. STFC Science Board has identified a need for a strategic review of the UK need for, and access to, current and potential future solar physics facilities to ensure that the strategic landscape in this research area is well-defined.… continue to the full article