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Innovations at NJIT
January 10, 2017
A groundbreaking new optical device, developed at NJIT’s Big Bear Solar Observatory (BBSO) to correct images of the Sun distorted by multiple layers of atmospheric turbulence, is providing... read more!
Innovations at NJIT
October 11, 2016
Solar physicists have long viewed the rotation of sunspots as a primary generator of solar flares – the sudden, powerful blasts of electromagnetic radiation and charged particles that burst... read more!
Student Profile
October 5, 2016
Viacheslav Sadykov, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Physics, has come a long way to pursue research with the potential to advance our understanding of solar flares — immensely... read more!
Scene & Heard
May 10, 2016
Astronomers across the globe took to their telescopes Monday to observe a rare planetary event known as the Transit of Mercury, in which the planet – seen as a tiny, dark disk – crept... read more!
Innovations at NJIT
April 18, 2016
Scientists at NJIT’s Big Bear Solar Observatory (BBSO) have captured unprecedented images of a recent solar flare, including bright flare ribbons seen crossing a sunspot followed by... read more!
Innovations at NJIT
May 1, 2015
Scientists at NJIT's Big Bear Solar Observatory (BBS)) have captured the first high-resolution images of magnetic fields and plasma flows originating deep below the Sun's surface, tracing the... read more!
Scene & Heard
July 16, 2014
NJIT’s leadership in the study of the Sun will bring scientists from across the nation to campus in August for a three-day session of the National Science Foundation’s EarthCube... read more!
Scene & Heard
June 9, 2014
Four NJIT researchers presented intriguing recent discoveries about solar flares and sunspots at a press conference that was part of the 224th meeting of the American Astronomical Society (AAS)... read more!