sun storm

The interaction of three huge ejections of particles and magnetic field from the Sun was behind a massive solar storm in
The sun erupted with one of the strongest solar flares it can unleash early Friday (Oct. 25), just days after firing off
According to, 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
"It will be perhaps comparable to the Icelandic volcano eruption [in 2010], or something similar, where there will be severe
The sun is entering a peak time for magnetic activity. As a result, Time reported, "its surface becomes blotchy with sunspots
Just to put that comparison into context, the Sun's diameter, according to National Geographic, is about 864,000 miles across
This image shows a close-up of the huge solar prominence of Aug. 31, 2012, is clear in this full-disk image of the sun by
The Aug. 4 outburst also propelled an enormous CME into space. CMEs that hit Earth directly can wreak havoc, temporarily