TRANSCONTINENTAL SPACE WEATHER BALLOON EXPERIMENT: Last week,
Spaceweather.com and the students of Earth to Sky Calculus conducted a
unique experiment in atmospheric radiation involving airplanes and
high-altitude balloons launched simultaneously almost 3000 miles apart.
For the next five days, we will be highlighting some of the results.
The news kicks off with some interesting measurements of cosmic
radiation inside a commercial passenger jet. Visit http://spaceweather.com for details.
BLUE MOON: There's a full Moon this week and according to modern
folklore it is a "Blue Moon." Most Blue Moons are gray, as usual, but
sometimes a Blue Moon can really turn blue. Find out more about this
phenomenon in today's edition of http://spaceweather.com