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Solar Superstorms

26apr7:00 pm8:00 pmSolar SuperstormsPlanetarium Showing

Event Details

Fury is building on the surface of the Sun: high-velocity jets, a fiery tsunami wave 100,000 km high, rising loops of electrified gas. What’s driving these strange phenomena? How will they affect planet Earth? Find the answers as we venture into the seething interior of our star.
Solar Superstorms takes viewers into the tangle of magnetic fields and superhot plasma that vent the Sun’s rage in dramatic flares, violent solar tornadoes, and the largest eruptions in the Solar System: coronal mass ejections.

This showing is recommended fro grades 4-12, college, and general audiences. The subject areas include cosmology, space science, Earth science, solar system, and astronomy.

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Time

(Friday) 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location

Margaret A. Cargill Natural Sciences and Health Building

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