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General Meeting (Public Welcome)

Speaker: Dr. Jordan Guerra Aguilera, Department of Physics, Villanova University

"Living with a Star:  The Sun-Earth Connection"

Besides providing the light and energy necessary for maintaining life on Earth, the Sun is responsible for many phenomena that affects our daily lives. The (variable) Sun´s energy output (solar wind, explosive events such as flares and coronal mass ejections) is responsible for visually-striking phenomena like the auroras but also (possibly) for that time your GPS got you lost. Understanding and anticipating how these unusual solar conditions can disrupt our day-to-day constitutes the core of what it´s called Space Weather. In this presentation we will discuss the different ways solar activity can impact technology and humans, and what scientist are currently doing to mitigate such effects.

Friday, September 20, 2019, 7:00 PM until 10:00 PM
Radnor Township Municipal Building
301 Iven Avenue
Radnor, PA  19087
Louis S Berman
215-316-8538 (p)
General Meeting
Registration is not Required