7 Days Till Echoes: 11 of my favorite, terrifying places in the solar system. #7 Coronal Mass Ejections

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1554504321535{background-color: rgba(0,0,0,0.86) !important;*background-color: rgb(0,0,0) !important;}”]   Coronal Mass Ejections (CME’s for short) are large expulsions of plasma from the Sun’s corona. Sometimes ejecting billions of coronal material in a fixed magnetic field, carrying an embedded magnetic field stronger than the background radiation of the solar wind. These CME’s can sometimes reach our planet in…

8 Days Till Echoes: 11 of my favorite, terrifying places in the solar system. #8 The Great Red Spot

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1554420316966{background-color: rgba(0,0,0,0.84) !important;*background-color: rgb(0,0,0) !important;}”] We’ve already talked about Jupiter’s liquid metal ocean, but even cooler (and a bit scarier) is the Great Red Spot. With wind speeds reaching over 400 miles per hour, and a surface area that could swallow the Earth twice over, the Great Red Spot is one of the largest…

9 Days Till Echoes: 11 of my favorite, terrifying places in the solar system. #9 The Surface of Venus

[vc_row][vc_column css=”.vc_custom_1554327369002{background-color: rgba(0,0,0,0.87) !important;*background-color: rgb(0,0,0) !important;}”][vc_column_text] There is no vision of hell more perfect than that of the surface of Venus. With it’s cracked, rubble strewn orange surface, yellow sky, and blistering average surface temperatures ranging in the high 800’s (Fahrenheit), Venus has a myriad of ways to kill you. Whether it’s its extreme surface…

10 Days Till Echoes: 11 of my favorite, terrifying places in the solar system. #10 Yellowstone Supervolcano

[vc_row][vc_column css=”.vc_custom_1554251888579{background-color: rgba(0,0,0,0.87) !important;*background-color: rgb(0,0,0) !important;}”][vc_column_text] Yellowstone national park is a natural wonder. Anyone that visits will tell you that there are few places on Earth that look quite as stunning as Yellowstone (personally, I think Yosemite is nicer, fight me), but this beautiful park is hiding a dark secret that could decide the fate…

11 Days till Echoes – My Favorite, Terrifying Places in the Solar System! #11 Jupiter’s Hydrogen Sea of Jupiter

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1554160278329{background-color: rgba(0,0,0,0.87) !important;*background-color: rgb(0,0,0) !important;}”] With 11 days to go till Echoes of Olympus Mons comes out, I decided to do a series of 11 mini-blogs about the most terrifying places in our solar system. Each day, I’ll be focusing on a different part of our solar backyard. Today, I’m focusing on the hydrogen…