At the Solar Physics Division’s members meeting on Tuesday evening, chair David Alexander (Rice Univ.) presented the SPD Popular Writing Award to Daniel Baker (Univ. of Colorado), who, with his coauthor James L. Green (NASA Headquarters), published “The Perfect Solar Superstorm” in Sky & Telescope’s February 2011 issue. The article explores the potential hazards of solar storms to modern technology. AAS photo © 2012 Joson Images.
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