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Sun-Earth Day 2008: Space Weather Around the World

Sun-Earth Day 2008: Space Weather Around the World

POLAR GATEWAYS PODCAST GALLERY

This is one of the many beautiful auroral displays as witnessed by participants of the Polar Gateways Arctic Circle Sunrise conference in Barrow, Alaska.

This is one of the many beautiful auroral displays as witnessed by participants of the Polar Gateways Arctic Circle Sunrise conference in Barrow, Alaska. Photo Credit - Jay Friedlander

Space Weather Fact

A major solar 'superstorm' such as the one in 1859 could cost $30 billion a day to the US electrical power grid, and up to $70 billion to the satellite industry.

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