Louise Harra

My Research Interests are 
  • The trigger for solar flares and coronal mass ejections
  • The formation of the solar wind
  • The Sun-Earth connection
My BIG Question about Solar & Stellar Physics is 

''What drives the solar wind?''  

 A Solar Fact I Find Fascinating is 

Although our Sun has a huge impact on us and affects things from communications to climate change to getting homing pigeons lost (!), it is still a very average and quite boring star!  

 One Fact About Me is 

I like sailing, cycling, walking (whenever I get a chance!).

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The large X-class flare observed by the Hinode spacecraft during commissioning in December 2006.

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