Joan Feynman is one of the few women researchers in astrophysics. She is the niece of Nobel laureate Richard Feynman. Joan was the first to express the possibility of solar flares. Estimating how high energy particles can collide on a spacecraft made it easier to design satellites and spacecraft.
The effect of the sun on the earth, polar light is the subject of his study. He discovered the Aurora Borealis in the Northern Hemisphere and the Aurora Australis in the Southern Hemisphere. This light illuminates the night sky.
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