Solar Storms—The Perils of Life with a Star
Lecture no. 22 from the course: The Life and Death of Stars
Taught by Professor Keivan G. Stassun | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
The sun and stars produce more than just light and heat. Their periodic blasts of charged particles constitute space weather. Examine this phenomenon—from beautiful aurorae to damaging bursts of high-energy particles that disrupt electronics, the climate, and even life.