Solar Superstorms Trailer.
Solar Superstorms excerpt: Solar Plasma Interacting with Earth's Magnetic Field
A turbulent pulse of solar plasma interacts with Earth's magnetic field in one of the largest solar computer models ever produced. Numerical model by Homa Karimabadi, University of California, San Diego. Visualization by Advanced Visualization Lab (D. Cox, R. Patterson, S. Levy, A. Christensen, K. Borkiewicz, J. Carpenter) at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications, University of Illinois.
Solar Superstorms excerpt: Prelude to Carrington Event
The first signs of one of the largest solar storms on record, known as the Carrington Event, become visible in the Colorado Rocky Mountains as day dissolves to night.
Solar Superstorms excerpt: ISS visualization
When auroras crown our atmosphere, they may stretch hundreds of kilometers into space. Imagine being able to see them spread far and wide before you from the International Space Station.