Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Check Out the Flares

Monica Bobra of Stanford University and Chau Dang of Scientific American published a blog article about flares seen by SDO.
You can see where the flares happened and look at the details of each flare.

One of our goals with SDO is to be able to predict all kinds of solar activity. It's not as easy as you think. Monica Bobra is developing ways to predict when flares will occur. The blog article talks about using machine learning methods for these predictions.

Check it out!