Publish Date: April 17, 2015
Article Source: Science News
Article Link: www.aer.com/news-events/in-the-news/2015/x-rays-offer-early-warning-solar-flares
In new research that improves early warning for solar flares, AER astrophysicist Lisa Winter, Ph.D., and coauthor Karatholuvu Balasubramaniam, solar physicist at the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), determined that “the flood of X-rays preceding a solar flare can be used to determine the flare’s ultimate intensity.”
- Read the full article “X-rays offer early warning for solar flares” in Science News at https://www.sciencenews.org/article/x-rays-offer-early-warning-solar-flares.
- Read the research paper “Using the Maximum X-ray Flux Ratio and X-ray Background to Predict Solar Flare Class” in Space Weather.