ASIM in the media

Fri 05 Feb 2021, 10:17


Media page of the Birkeland Centre for Space Science, with links to international stories about ASIM and the research results coming out of the ASIM/ASDC project

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ASIM i Forskerzonen

Mon 19 Apr 2021, 15:31


Artikel på videnskab.dk s forskningsside, Forskerzonen, om ASIM missionen: Gå i Andreas Mogensens fodspor på jagt efter mystiske kæmpelyn

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ESA: How space science is combating climate change

Mon 19 Apr 2021, 15:25


ESA web article on ASIM's link to climate change research

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NASA releases video about LIS and ASIM on ISS

Mon 12 Apr 2021, 09:58


NASA has made a short video about how LIS and ASIM on the ISS work together to study lightning above and below the clouds

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Jets bleus et elfes : des chercheurs découvrent l’origine de mystérieux phénomènes lumineux

Mon 15 Feb 2021, 18:27


Les années lumière avec Sophie-Andrée Blondin: Radio segment from Radio Canada about ASIM, ELVEs and other TLEs. Part of their series 'Light Years' with Sophie-Andrée Blondin. In French.

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Derfor rydder dansk forskning i voldsomme kæmpe-lyn internationale forsider

Mon 15 Feb 2021, 09:54


'Why Danish research sweeps the front pages': A quick video in Danmarks Radio's 'Explainer' series. This video explains why ASIM's findings about TGFs and Blue Jets are so important and ground-breaking.

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Nasa: Blue jet space lightning spotted by scientists from the ISS

Fri 05 Feb 2021, 10:20


BBC Newsround story about the blue jets seen by ASIM

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Elves seen from space

Mon 25 Jan 2021, 13:19


Animation of an artist's impression of lightning in clouds seen from space followed by a blue flash that lasts 10 micro seconds, a blue jet lasting 400 milliseconds and an elve generated by the blue flash that lasts for 30 microseconds. The International Space Station solar panels are shown in the foreground.

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Genesis of blue lightning into the stratosphere detected from the International Space Station

Mon 25 Jan 2021, 13:16


Dark clouds, the smell of rain on a hot sidewalk, the flashes of intense light followed by a loud crackling and then a low, rolling thunder – who doesn’t love a good summer thunderstorm? We’ve all seen one, heard one, or been completely soaked by one. But how much do we really know about this weather phenomenon? As a new Nature paper reports, however, the European Atmosphere-Space Interactions Monitor (ASIM) observatory on the International Space Station is helping scientists find answers.

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Space station detectors found the source of weird ‘blue jet’ lightning

Fri 22 Jan 2021, 15:58


Science News article by Maria Temming: A ‘blue bang’ sparks an unusual type of lightning in the upper atmosphere. Scientists have finally gotten a clear view of the spark that sets off an exotic type of lightning called a blue jet.

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ASIM Nominated amongst top 5 STEM achievements of 2020

Thu 17 Dec 2020, 11:56


The Danish engineering monthly 'Ingeniøren' published its round-up of the year 2020, and nominated in the top five most important achievements of 2020 was ASIM and the ASIM team's explanation of how Terrestrial Gamma Flashes are formed above the world's most powerful thunderstorms. Understanding of the physics and chemistry of thunderstorms is an important part of our understanding of the Earth's atmosphere and climate.

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