Tatyana Podladchikova will tell about the influence of the Sun on people’s lives and how the “mood” of the star is transmitted to our planet.
At the lecture you will learn that although located as far as 150 million kilometers from the Earth, the Sun has a direct impact on our daily lives, it causes severe geomagnetic storms and auroras that disable electronic devices and jeopardize lives of astronauts.
The lecturer will tell about the surprises that the processes occurring on the Sun can bring us, and how space weather forecasts affect our earthly plans.
Skoltech Assistant Professor Tatiana Podladchikova has dedicated her scientific career to exploring the Sun, a G2V-type star, or the “yellow dwarf”, which is indeed a tiny star on the cosmic scale.
is a Candidate of Technical Sciences and winner of the International Alexander Chizhevsky Medal for Space Weather and Space Climate.
In the past, she worked at the RAS Space Research Institute, the Royal Observatory of Belgium, and the Marseille Astrophysics Laboratory. As an Assistant Professor at the Skoltech Space Center, Podladchikova conducts research in the field of solar-terrestrial physics, develops new space weather services as well as interdisciplinary applications.
Registration required. The lecture will be held in Russian.