solar flares

The flare was directed toward Earth, Space.com reported, and that meant it caused a bit of trouble for earthlings. According
James Wesley, Rawles, a former U.S. Army Intelligence officer and present-day survivalist, is the author of the novels, Expatriates, Founders, Survivors, and Patriots, all of which deal with the possibility of a coming global collapse.
"We used to think major flaring episodes from red dwarfs lasted no more than a day, but Swift detected at least seven powerful
While the solar storm headed our way may affect power lines, radio transmissions, communication systems and satellites to
The Sunday solar flare was captured on video by NASA's powerful Solar Dynamics Observatory and the Solar Helospheric Observatory
Is this something to worry about? Probably not. This kind of behavior might be expected during the sun's solar minimum, its
Recent observations from the largest solar telescope on Earth reveal a never-before-seen look at fine structures on the sun
Scullion and his team also think that clouds of hot plasma reach the corona much the same way Earth's clouds form — through
The solar cycle is expected to start fading in 2015, but it will likely go out with a bang. Historically speaking, there
The latest flares follow a rise in solar activity that has cropped up in recent months. The largest flare of the year so
Although the CME associated with the 2012 event faced Earth, Jaroslav said it "was a weak one, and therefore posed no threat
The March 29, 2014, X-class flare appears as a bright light on the sun, showing light in the 304 Angstrom wavelength. This
The flare followed several smaller coronal mass ejections earlier this month. As Universe Today noted, solar activity has
Early records of sunspots indicate that the sun went through a period of inactivity in the late 17th Century. Very few sunspots
“The speed of this event was as fast or faster than anything that has been seen in the modern space age,” Baker said in the
Fact #4. It's VERY far away. The sun is 93 million miles from Earth. It takes eight minutes and 19 seconds for sunlight to
These waves disrupt satellite and terrestrial communications on earth on a weekly if not daily basis, according to University
"If we can understand how the environment affects these satellites, and we can design to improve the satellites to be more
NASA's Stereo-A is one of a pair of twin space probes that monitor solar weather events. The Stereo spacecraft (short for
The third CME in two days erupted toward Mercury on April 21, 2013. In this image, the sun is blocked so its brightness doesn’t