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2011-01-10 14:14:01

NJIT Distinguished Professor Philip R Goode and the research team at Big Bear Solar Observatory (BBSO) have reported new insights into the small-scale dynamics of the Sun's photosphere.

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2010-08-25 09:20:00

NJIT Distinguished Professor Philip R Goode and the Big Bear Solar Observatory (BBSO) team have achieved "first light" using a deformable mirror in what is called adaptive optics at Big Bear Solar Observatory (BBSO).

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2006-12-15 13:50:00

A solar outburst, which can play havoc with global positioning systems and cell phone reception, bombarded Earth December 6th with a record amount of radio noise.

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2006-02-11 12:45:47

The planet Venus is best known for the thick layers of clouds that veil its surface from view by telescopes on Earth. But the veil has holes, and a New Mexico State University scientist plans on using a solar telescope to peer through them to study the weather on Venus.

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2005-01-08 10:52:38

The summit of a Maui volcano whose Hawaiian name means "House of the Sun" has been recommended as the site for one of the world's biggest and most advanced solar telescopes.


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bawbee
  • A coin originally worth six pennies Scots, and later three; held equivalent to an English halfpenny.
  • (in plural) Money; cash.
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