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…

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…