Transit of Venus, Sun-Earth Day 2012

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Goddard Space Flight Center

Transit of Venus, Sun-Earth Day 2012

Video Podcasts for 2008-2012

Web Cast Information

Sun-Earth Day Web Cast

During the webcast, scientists Eric Christian, Nicky Fox, Terry Kucera and Sten Odenwald shared discoveries about the sun, while students monitored the sun and prepared their own space weather forecast. Hosted by Troy Cline and Paul Mortfield. - posted March 27, 2009

Top 5 Solar Discoveries

Top Five Solar Discoveries

Join us as we explore the Top Five Solar Discoveries. - posted March 16, 2009

Hinode Vodcast 3

Hinode: 1989 Blackout, a conversation with astronomer Sten Odenwald

NASA Astronomer, Dr. Sten Odenwald explains the blackout of 1989 and its effects. At the end of the video we are treated to a fantastic interview with Troy, the NASA Edge crew, and Dr. Sten Odenwald - posted March 13, 2009

Hinode Vodcast

Hinode: Inside Solar Storms

Astronomers have studied solar flares for the last century but only in the last 50 years have their impacts to radiation and communications technologies become more than just a nuance to just be endured. - posted November 19th, 2008

Solar Dynamics Observatory

Solar Dynamics Observatory

You know you're not supposed to stare at the sun, but who could resist a peek at this? A new NASA spacecraft called the Solar Dynamics Observatory, or SDO, will deliver startling images of the sun with ten times more detail than HDTV. - posted November 17th, 2008

Earth's Poles as Analogs to Other Icy Worlds

Earth's Poles as Analogs to Other Icy Worlds

Learn why our poles are so important to study when it comes to exploring other planets.

Heliophysics Below Zero

Heliophysics Below Zero

Learn more about auroras on other planets in our solar system. Join us for a beautiful Polar Sunrise; then experience a trip through the tundra as we search for aurora!

Opening Eyes to Sun-Earth Connections
Opening Eyes to Sun-Earth Connections

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NASA Fact

Magnetic fields and electric fields are aspects of a more basic field in nature called the electromagnetic field.