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Sun-Earth Day 2008: Space Weather Around the World

Sun-Earth Day 2008: Space Weather Around the World


Brought to you by the Sun-Earth Connection Education Forum

Sun-Earth Day Project Lead
Carolyn Ng
Formal Education Coordinator
Elaine Lewis
Informal Education Coordinator
Dr. Isabel Hawkins
Renee Frappier - Center for Science Education Manager
Web Content Manager/Producer
Troy Cline
Web Site Design/Development
Website Maintenance
Bryan Stephenson
Senior Astronomer/Writer
Co-directors of Sun Earth Connection
  • Dr. Isabel Hawkins (U.C. Berkley)
  • Dr. Jim Thieman (Goddard Space Flight Center)
Project Partners
Special Thanks
  • Dr. James Thieman - For making all of this possible
  • Dr. Steele Hill - SOHO, poster design
  • Nathan James - SEC Education Resource Coordinator, SED registration
  • Jeff Simpson - SED registration
  • Lou Mayo - SED Amateur Astronomer Lead - Planetary Scientist / Writer
  • Karen Meyer - SECEF: Forum Manager, evaluation
  • Darlene Park - Outreach Coordinator
  • Igor Ruderman - Programmer Analyst - CSE@SSL
  • Dr. Greg Schultz - Education/Outreach Scientist and Teacher Educator
  • Dr. Fred Espenak - advisor and speaker
  • Ruth Paglierani - elementary education specialist
  • SEC Missions - contributions of printed resources and participation

Space Weather Fact

The most powerful solar flare in the last 500 years occurred on September 2, 1859 and was sighted by two astronomers who happened to be looking at the sun at exactly the right time!

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