Space Weather Vocabulary

  • Released Tuesday, February 26, 2013
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We are all familiar with weather on Earth, but how much do you know about weather in space? Suitable for all ages, this introduction to space weather covers vocabulary like coronal mass ejection (CME), solar wind, and solar flare. It also outlines potential effects of solar storms on our planet.

This video is available in English and Spanish, both with English subtitles.

Todo el mundo está familiarizado con el clima de la Tierra pero, ¿cuánto sabes sobre meteorología espacial? Este video introductorio al clima espacial, apropiado para todas las edades y niveles, explica términos científicos como eyección de masa coronal, viento solar o erupción solar.También provee una descripción general sobre los efectos potenciales que tienen las tormentas solares en nuestro planeta.

El vídeo está disponible en español e inglés, ambas versiones con subtítulos en inglés.


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This page was originally published on Tuesday, February 26, 2013.
This page was last updated on Wednesday, May 3, 2023 at 1:52 PM EDT.


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  • Space Weather Vocabulary (ID: 2013017)
    Friday, January 18, 2013 at 5:00AM
    Produced by - Will Duquette (NASA)