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Coverage begins in 2006 for the ScienceWriters meeting and 2009 for the AAAS meeting. To see programs for past ScienceWriters meetings, go to the ScienceWriters meeting site.

Parker Space Probe

Scientists hope Parker Solar Probe will help protect Earth from geomagnetic storms

Geomagnetic storms that disrupt the Earth’s magnetic field can seriously disrupt infrastructures like electricity grids and telecommunications. That’s something the Parker Solar Probe, launched toward the sun in August 2018, hopes to mitigate by sending back data enabling scientists to better predict the occurrence of geomagnetic storms.