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Coronal Mass Ejection: Artist's View (Clip)
Date: April 29, 2005
Running Time: 00:00:38

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Mike Wiltberger, magnetospheric physicist at the National Center for Atmospheric Research, narrates this artistís rendering of a coronal mass ejecting from the sun and then impacting the earthís magnetic field. Animation produced by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
Can there really be weather in space? You bet. As steady as it may seem, our sun actually undergoes constant, sometimes violent change. The sun's activity creates a changing set of conditions in space --called space weather --that can and do affect us here on earth.

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Coronal Mass Ejection: Artist's View (Clip)
4/29/2005   
Mike Wiltberger, magnetospheric physicist at the National Center for Atmospheric Research, narra ...