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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!
Scene & Heard
December 1, 2015
On a frigid but sunny day on the deck of NJIT’s Campus Center, with a bank of 160 rooftop solar panels as backdrop, the director of Environment New Jersey delivered an upbeat assessment of... 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
September 3, 2014
Data basic to understanding complex solar processes and their effect on Earth is being gathered by researchers in various fields at an exponential rate. The considerable challenge is to make 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!
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!