solar storm

According to some calculations, there's a 16 percent chance that a significant CME will hit the earth dead center in the next decade. You might want to tell your power company to think about hurrying up with that surge protector and shunt.
While the solar storm headed our way may affect power lines, radio transmissions, communication systems and satellites to
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When aimed directly at Earth, X-class solar flares can endanger astronauts in space, as well as interfere with communications
The interaction of three huge ejections of particles and magnetic field from the Sun was behind a massive solar storm in
“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
The arrival of several other recent CMEs is imminent, however, so skywatchers at high latitudes should keep an eye out. The
Editor's note: If you snap an amazing picture of the northern lights or any other night sky sight that you'd like to share
The most powerful solar flare of the year erupted from the sun today (April 11) sparking a temporary radio blackout on Earth, NASA officials say.
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A mysterious burst of charged particles from space hit Earth at some point from 774 to 775 C.E. Scientists know this thanks
NASA recently spent several million dollars on a telescope project that may help scientists better understand CMEs and other
But solar storms similar to Sunday's eruption can produce supercharged northern and southern lights at the Earth's poles
This composite image shows the sun's active region AR1654 (marked) compared to the sizes of the Earth and Jupiter. Image
Human history does indeed seem to show rhythmic patterns of rise and fall, widespread excitability and widespread calm. The problem is in the specifics, the details, the charts and graphs.
Friday's solar eruption does not appear to be aimed at Earth, so will likely have little effect on our planet. But that was
On Aug. 31, a massive filament of super-heated plasma exploding out from the sun and into outer space was captured in photos
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The light bulb-shaped CME seen by the SOHO spacecraft has a bright core, surrounded by a very thin, wispy outer edge. It's
PP: One thing to remember is we’ve had the sun around for a long time. The difference now is we are a technological society