Solar Storms The Threat to Planet Earth /

Activity on the surface of the Sun is ramping up, increasing the risk of massive storms of plasma. And what's more, these storms will continue to happen for a number of years. But what are solar storms, and what do they mean for life on Earth? Is there a way to lessen their impact? This program...

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Corporate Author: BBC Worldwide Ltd., Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm), Films Media Group.
Language: English
Published: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2013], c2012.
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Summary: Activity on the surface of the Sun is ramping up, increasing the risk of massive storms of plasma. And what's more, these storms will continue to happen for a number of years. But what are solar storms, and what do they mean for life on Earth? Is there a way to lessen their impact? This program goes to the Space Weather Prediction Center in Boulder, Colorado, and to the National Solar Observatory to investigate.
Item Description: Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on March 15, 2013.
Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Physical Description: 1 streaming video file (59 min.) : sd., col.
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Audience: 6 & up.
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