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Solar Storms—The Perils of Life with a Star

Lecture no. 22 from the course: The Life and Death of Stars

Solar Storms—The Perils of Life with a Star

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.

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