Alva Review-Courier -

UNH to develop sensor to improve space weather monitoring


April 19, 2020

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — The University of New Hampshire is going to build a special sensor to improve space weather monitoring and forecasting.

The instrument, called a magnetometer, is part of a group of instruments that will measure how the Earth's magnetic field is impacted by the solar wind, said Roy Torbet, UNH professor of physics. It also will help support the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration monitor and forecast space weather events that can influence the performance of technology, such as electrical power grids, satellite-based communication and GPS navigation systems...

For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.


Reader Comments


Our Family of Publications Includes:

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2020