As of 7 August, NASA is blocking external access to ftp servers within NASA. This includes sohoftp, which is the distribution site for SolarSoft updates. A new procedure has been developed to install and update SolarSoft using the external applications cURL and wget. The web page below explains how to prepare your local SolarSoft installation to use this new method for Windows, Linux and Mac operating systems.… continue to the full article
If you are interested in getting involved in STFC’s public engagement programme this might be of interest to you , it offers a fabulous opportunity to help shape our programme , get involved in initiatives and most of all, hear from you so we can make sure what we do is what people want.… continue to the full article
I have recently moved to Northumbria University, where I will be resuming my position as STFC Ernest Rutherford Fellow followed by a Senior Lectureship. Please find my new contact details below:
Department of Mathematics, Physics and Electrical Engineering
Newcastle upon Tyne
United Kingdom… continue to the full article
We would like to announce the publication, by Springer, of “Topics in Magnetohydrodynamic Topology, Reconnection and Stability Theory” (eds MacTaggart and Hillier).
This book is based on lectures from a summer school held at the International Centre for Mechanical Sciences (CISM) in 2018.… continue to the full article
A new book is available: Roberts, B. (2019). MHD Waves in the Solar Atmosphere. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Published 18 July 2019.… continue to the full article
Since our call for notices about the ESA Voyager white papers, we have had three separate UKSP-related projects highlighted to us.
The topics of the white papers cover:
- Direct measurements of the magnetic field of the solar corona at high temporal/spatial/spectral resolution
- Ice Giant Systems Science
- HiRISE – High Resolution Imaging and Spectroscopy Explorer
All seats on the UKSP Council are due for election.
The UKSP Council comprises the Chairperson, the Deputy Chairperson, and seven ordinary members, all of whom must be members of the UKSP community. There may be no more than two representatives of the same institution on Council at any time.… continue to the full article
The SunPy Project is conducting a survey about software use in solar physics at https://sunpy.org/survey
This short, 12-question anonymous survey will help us understand how to develop better tools and resources for the community. We would really appreciate it if you could take a few minutes to fill it out!… continue to the full article
The Royal Astronomical Society presents several awards, medals and prizes as part of its remit to support and encourage scientists working in the fields of astronomy and geophysics. Some are aimed at young scientists, while others recognise many years of dedicated service to our sciences.… continue to the full article
The Institute of Physics, STFC and RAS are passionate about helping you explore and develop your career to ensure you reach your full potential. Therefore, we are hosting a careers event for physics and astronomy PhDs and postdocs, on Wednesday 31 July 2019, Glasgow 10.30 – 15.15, and invite you to attend.… continue to the full article