Watch “NASA Hangout: All Eyes on the Sun” on YouTube

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On March 29, 2014, an X-class flare burst off the right side of the sun . . . and NASA was watching.

Coordinating their observations, five NASA observatories and one ground-based telescope were able to see things in the flare they’d never seen before.  Numerous other NASA spacecraft provided additional data about what was happening on the sun during the event and what the effects were at Earth.

Join us [already transmitted] as researchers describe how multiple missions worked together to explore the sun’s surface and atmosphere, layer by layer, providing unprecedented images of the onset of a solar flare.  

In addition to the colorful pictures of the sun that NASA will share, participants will explain how such research can help scientists better understand what sets off these large explosions on the sun. Perhaps, someday scientists may be able to predict their onset, forewarning of the radio blackouts they…

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FT: ‘No one trusts Washington on climate change’

Watts Up With That?

The 841-page National Climate Assessment released by the US government last week has been described as “sobering”, but Americans do not appear sobered.

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Story submitted by Eric Worrall

The Financial Times, a major international business newspaper, the main competitor to the Wall Street Journal, has just published an article, highlighting the insignificance of the impact Obama’s National Climate Assessment has had, on American public opinion.

According to the FT,

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