The connection between space and Earth weather

As a part of my doctoral degree I will learn more about what happens 90 kilometers over our heads. What happens up there today will influence the weather and climate here at Earth in the weeks to come. The atmosphere is really more than just air to breath and rain and snow. It warms us […]

The traces of a two million year old supernova

Data from satellites searching for high-energy cosmic particles from space show several puzzling phenomena. This leads us to believe that the Earth is still being affected by a supernova explosion happening two million years ago. Our Milky Way might be a dangerous place to live because of supernova explosions which happen somewhere in the Galaxy […]