What is Space Weather?
The Sun has the Earth in a literally and figurative grip. A tenuous
space plasma forms the physical connection between the Sun and the
Earth. The Sun embraces the Earth with its magnetic arms influencing
our technological systems and our atmosphere. The science that tries
to understand the influence of the Sun upon our planet is the space
science. We watch the Sun by all means, from earth, from space.
Through space weather predictions, we try to be one step ahead of the
More information is found on the website of the BIRA-IASB,
the SIDC or the European Space Weather portal.