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.
"Geomagnetic storms can cause some problems for the (power) grid but are typically very manageable," Bill Murtagh, space
A giant solar plasma filament on the sun rising up off the star's surface on June 4, 2014 in this full-disk view from NASA's
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
Baker isn't alone in his concern over the risk posed by solar storms. A 2013 report from the Royal Academy of Engineering
The sun erupted with one of the strongest solar flares it can unleash early Friday (Oct. 25), just days after firing off
According to Spaceweather.com, a website that tracks space weather and skywatching events, the two solar eruptions this week
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.
The solar flare triggered a short-lived radio communications blackout on Earth that registered as an R2 event (on a scale