Lecture: The Sun’s Active Atmosphere

About this event :

Coronal Mass Ejection NASA/org

The Sun may appear placid at first glance, but a closer look reveals an incredibly active atmosphere. Some of the most spectacular eruptions in our solar system occur there every day.

Some of these eruptions are relatively small, whilst others occur on a truly colossal scale.

In this talk, Dr Peter Wyper  and will explain a bit about these eruptions and show how researchers such as myself use numerical models to understand them better.

When Who Where

  • Date:  Sunday 18th March 2018,
  • Time: 7pm.
  • Speaker: Dr Peter Wyper FRAS.
  • Venue: Will take place at the Cygnus Observatory (WWC Discovery Room).

Our speaker

Our speaker is Dr Peter Wyper FRAS  a is a member of  Durham University’s Magnetohydrodynamics in the Department of Mathematical Sciences (Applied & Computational Mathematics: Magnetohydrodynamics).


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Your host : Martin Kennedy