Big Picture Science – Seth’s Wine Cellar: Karel Schrijver
by Gary Niederhoff on April 8, 2013
Part 4 of Seth’s Wine Cellar, featuring Karel Schrijver, solar physicist at Lockheed Martin’s Advanced Technology Center, on the battle between solar winds and our continually advancing technology.
There's a new big dipper in the nighttime sky.
No, it's not a cozy constellation, but a distant, non-descript star that behaves like a shipboard semaphore, beaming flashes of light into the cosmic darkness that seem random, but... (read more)