comets, asteroids, and the solar wind

4 July 2014
Electromagnetism

Comet Pan-STARRS is still out there. It flared up in May and has since gone rather quiet – see latest update http://phys.org/print323672928.html … so we have something else in August, when it is due to go round the Sun, that might prove interesting from an EU point of view. Mind you, Thunderbolts are getting excited already as they have posted us details of a new model developed by NASA with a view in mind of protecting astronauts – visiting asteroids. The link is at www.nasa.gov/content/goddard/new-nasa-model-gives-glimpse-into-the-invis…

 

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