Professor Gregory “X-Ray” Howes, Professor X-Ray for short, is a professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Iowa. He is an expert in theoretical space plasma physics and runs a research group that studies turbulence in the solar wind, with support from NASA, the National Science Foundation, and the Department of Energy.

Partly Cloudy with a Slight Chance of X-Rays: Space Weather Explained aims to teach the general public about Space Weather—what it is, how it works, and how severe solar storms can impact the technology that pervades our daily lives.



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