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This web site provides teachers, students and the interested public with the latest information about auroral science, and the study of Earth's magnetic field.

The goal of the IMAGE mission's education and public outreach program (POETRY) is to explain how solar storms affect the Earth, and to correct misconceptions about Earth's magnetic field, its radiation belts, and why we have aurora.

Here are some questions that you may have encountered in your textbooks:

What causes aurora? Answer

What is the solar wind? Answer

What is a magnetic field? Answer

What are the Van Allen Belts? Answer

What is space weather? Answer

How does space weather affect us Answer

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