Videos

Global Electric Circuit movie

Our electric atmosphere has a lot more to it than lightning and thunderstorms. Learn about Earth's Global Electric Circuit and its connection to Space Weather.

Atmosphere Model Activity - time lapse - equilibrium with day/night, 3 turns
This is a time-lapse video of a hands-on atmosphere model activity.
Atmosphere Model Activity - time lapse - spinup with day/night, 3 turns
This is a time-lapse video of a hands-on atmosphere model activity.
Atmosphere Model Activity - time lapse - spinup with day/night, 3 turns, faster
This is a time-lapse video of a hands-on atmosphere model activity.
Atmosphere Model Activity - time lapse - spinup with continuous daylight
This is a time-lapse video of a hands-on atmosphere model activity.
Magnetic Field Lines Tangle as Sun Rotates movie
This short (13 seconds) animation shows how the Sun's magnetic field becomes tangled over time as the Sun rotates. This tangled magnetic field gives rise to sunspots and sometimes to solar flares and coronal mass ejections (CMEs).