Thursday, September 18, 2014

Surprising Dip in Stratospheric Radiation during Solar Storm

Source - Space Weather News for Sept. 17, 2014:

RADIATION DIPS DURING SOLAR STORM: On Sept. 12th, student scientists in Califonornia launched a weather balloon to the stratosphere during the most intense solar storm of the year. They expected to measure an increase in energetic radiation.  Instead they measured a sharp drop. 

Their counterintuitive data and the interesting explanation for it are featured on today's edition of

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