"It's hard to isolate cause and effect – we have to take nature on its own terms." an interview with Mary Hudson and William Lotko

Mary Hudson and Bill Lotko are both professors at Dartmouth University and researchers at the National Center for Atmospheric Research. Both study space physics, with Mary focusing on Van Allen radiation belts, and Bill looking at interactions between the magnetosphere...

"A magnetic storm…can damage many electrical systems on Earth like communications and power grids." an interview with Walter Gonzalez

This Sao Paolo, Brazil based senior space research scientist is best known for explaining geomagnetic storms. In 2017, he received an AGU prize for “cutting-edge work” on space weather and processes. He remembers being a UC Berkeley graduate student in...

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January 24, 2019
"Technology continues to expand so quickly & change so dramatically, we don't actually know the true impacts.” an interview with Alex Young

Alex Young has a great finger on the weather. But the Associate Director for Science in the Heliophysics Science Division at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center’s attention is focused far higher than any storm cloud. He studies space weather and...