Magnetic fields on the surface of the Sun
Credit: G. Scharmer, Institute for Solar Physics, Stockholm
We regularly hear in the news about devastating tropical storms,
severe winters or unusually warm ones. Are they are on the increase
because of global warming? It turns out that insurance companies have
interesting things to say about this.
Henk Spruit of the Max-Planck-Institute for Astrophysics will discuss
these thorny questions, illustrating them with recent images of things
happening on the Sun. He will present the current knowledge about our
central star and how much we understand the processes going on inside
What: Café & Kosmos
When: 14 March 2012, 19:00
Where: Vereinsheim, Occamstr. 8, 80802 München (U3/U6 Münchner Freiheit)
Please note that the event will be conducted in German.