NOVA The Threat to Earth
NOVA Labs: What would happen if a solar storm overwhelmed Earth's natural defenses? Details
Episode: The Threat to Earth
NOVA Labs: What would happen if a solar storm overwhelmed Earth's natural defenses?
Premiere Date: 04/10/2012
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: NR
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Introducing NOVA's Sun Lab
Learn about solar science and do your own research using images from NASA telescopes.
Solar Wind and Storms
NOVA Labs: Bursts of plasma released by the Sun create “space weather” around our planet.
Earth's Magnetic Shield
NOVA Labs: What protects Earth from the solar wind and storms?
How Can I Study the Sun?
NOVA Labs: Learn how to use the Helioviewer, a tool at the heart of NOVA’s Sun Lab.