Solar wind

The disappearing solar wind on Mars

The dramatic and unexpected “disappearance”.

The importance of the Earth’s upper atmosphere in developing large geomagnetic storms

This research may help predict the storms that will have the greatest consequences.

Electrons in Earth’s plasma may be forming water on the Moon

High energy electrons in earth's magnetosphere: A tool for Moonwater formation.

How the solar wind interacts with Mercury’s surface?

New insight into how interactions with the Sun alters the surface and produces Mercury’s very thin atmosphere.

Solar Orbiter found tiny jets could be the source of solar wind

Each jet lasts between 20 and 100 seconds, and expels plasma at around 100 km/s.

Giant swirling waves identified at the edge of Jupiter’s magnetosphere

The waves are an important process for transferring energy and mass from the solar wind.

Parker Solar Probe flies into the fast solar wind and finds its source

It’s like seeing jets of water emanating from a showerhead through the blast of water.

Astronomers observed first radiation belt seen outside our solar system

High-resolution imaging of radio emissions from an ultracool dwarf.

Moon dust could help protect the earth from climate change

Could space dust help protect the earth from climate change?

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe uncovered clues about the origins of the solar wind

This finding is helping scientists better understand the 60-year-old mystery.

Modeling variations observed in soft X-ray signals detected by satellites

Models capture how solar wind charge exchange events are observed.

Researchers find water formed from solar wind in lunar soils

The abundance, distribution and origin of lunar surface water have received a lot of attention recently.

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