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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!
Scene & Heard
April 5, 2016
The specter of a geomagnetic solar storm with the ferocity to disrupt communications satellites, knock out GPS systems, shut down air travel and quench lights, computers and telephones in... read more!
Innovations at NJIT
February 1, 2016
NJIT research instruments housed on two spacecraft currently in orbit in the Earth’s magnetosphere will continue their exploration of the Van Allen radiation belts – bands of highly... read more!
Scene & Heard
October 2, 2015
Haimin Wang, a distinguished professor of physics and leading authority on space weather, was awarded the Excellence in Research Prize and Medal by the NJIT Board of Overseers in a ceremony on... read more!
Scene & Heard
August 14, 2015
Solar flare experts from around the world gathered at NJIT this week to share the latest research on the sudden, powerful blasts of electromagnetic radiation and charged particles that burst into... 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!
Faculty Profile
March 26, 2014
An NJIT physicist is a collaborator in the discovery of a new structure in Earth’s inner radiation belt -- a zebra-striped structure of highly energized electrons that could endanger humans... read more!
Innovations at NJIT
March 14, 2014
For scientists seeking to plumb the mysteries of space weather, there is no better laboratory on Earth than Antarctica, where Earth’s magnetic field lines funnel solar radiation into the... read more!