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NASA's latest planetary discovery offers the exciting possibility that earth-like bodies are orbiting the star dubbed "Kepler 11." If you thought it was quiet in space, you were wrong.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Natural Disasters, Astronomy, Science

Thu Apr 17, 2014

CiteULike

Evidence of Electron Acceleration around the Reconnection X-point in a Solar Flare

Particle acceleration is one of the most significant features that are ubiquitous among space and cosmic plasmas.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Professional Surveyor

Congress Supports GPS-Backup System, Russian Satellites Fail

Resilient Navigation and Timing Foundation announced that just hours after the US House of Representatives passed legislation Tuesday to preserve infrastructure that could support a back-up system for GPS, the Russian GLONASS satellite navigation system unexpectedly went out of service for 11 hours.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, GPS, US News, Natural Disasters, US Politics, Duncan Hunter, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative John Garamendi, Democrat

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Boston.com

Looking up: 20 nature dates to know in 2014

If you follow the changing of the seasons, love looking at a fading sunset, or scan the sky for meteor showers, "supermoons," and eclipses, the new year is filled with dates to keep in mind.

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Related Topix: 9, South Boston (Boston, MA), Science / Technology, NASA, Natural Disasters

News Max

'Graceful' Solar Eruption: Sun Flare Captured by NASA Video

A graceful solar eruption on the sun was captured on video by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory last week.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

SavannahNow

VIDEO: Could a giant sunburst unplug the Earth?

A huge solar flare belched a cloud of charged particles into Earth's path. But other than frying telegraph lines, the electromagnetic collision caused little stir in the world.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, University of Kansas, Science / Technology, Space, Huntsville, AL

LongIsland.com

Stunning Footage of April 2nd Solar Flare Released by NASA

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has released footage of a mid-level solar flare which erupted on April 2, peaking at 10:05 AM EDT.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Science / Technology, NASA, Space

Sun Apr 06, 2014

KKTV

Watch: NASA Releases Video of Solar Flare

Spotty showers are expected across southeastern Colorado throughout the overnight hours.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, El Paso County, CO, Weather

Russia Taday

NASA releases sensational solar flare footage

A spectacular mid-level solar flare was captured by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory, which released stunning footage of the looping whip of fire.

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

Reuters

Stunning images of solar flare

ROUGH CUT EDITORS PLEASE NOTE: MUTE VIDEO NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory captured images of the sun emitting a mid-level solar flare on Wednesday, April 2. Solar flares are powerful bursts of radiation.

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BellaOnline

The Scoop on Dog Poop

The ability of animals to sense and align themselves to the Earth's magnetic field is quite common in migratory animals like birds, whales, insects, and even bacteria; but leave it to dogs to add a new twist.

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Related Topix: Entomology, Science, Natural Disasters

Fri Apr 04, 2014

QST

The K7RA Solar Update

Average daily sunspot numbers declined over the past reporting week from 135.6 to 130.4, compared to the previous seven days.

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National Geographic

Best Space Pictures: Galactic Scars, Glittery Nights, and El Gordo

The sun shows some flare, and the Milky Way splits the night sky in this week's best space pictures.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Natural Disasters, NASA, Illinois

Sys-Con Media

Congress Supports GPS-Backup System, Russian Satellites Fail

On Tuesday afternoon, the first of April, the House passed the 2014 Coast Guard Authorization Act requiring the Department of Homeland Security to halt dismantling and disposal of infrastructure that could be used for a terrestrial system during times and in places where GPS is not available.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, GPS, US News, Natural Disasters, US Politics, Duncan Hunter, Republican, US House of Representatives

Wed Apr 02, 2014

West Australian

Solar flare leaves miners in the dark

Mines across the State were disrupted yesterday after a massive solar flare knocked out signals from Russian global positioning satellites relied on by resource companies for GPS systems.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Science / Technology, GPS, NASA

Examiner.com

April Fools Day NASA announcement: Huge eruption on Sun may affect GPS signals

The sun unleashed one of the most powerful eruptions in recent years earlier this week.

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Silicon Alley Insider

Art Cashin: Be Mindful Of The Solar Flares And Coronal Mass Ejections

Any number of things can go wrong in the world that could ultimately effect what happens in the financial markets.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

QST

Solar Flare Causes March 29 Radio Blackout, Minor Geomagnetic Storm Expected April 2

NOAA's Space Weather Prediction Center has reported that a brief radio blackout "event" occurred on March 29 at 1748 UTC, the result of an "impulsive" or short-lived R3 solar flare.

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Daily Mail

X-class solar flare unleashed by sun over the weekend could create stunning auroras

The most lavish estate in Los Angeles finally finds a buyer! Bel Air socialites' very own Palace of Versailles sells for $102 MILLION after seven years on the market to a 'mystery French billionaire' 'Playboy CEO, 26, stole $7 MILLION of company money to fund luxury lifestyle including splashing $171,000 on a Tiffany engagement ring and $90,000 on ... (more)

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

ComputerWorld

'Significant' solar flare may affect communications, GPS on Wednesday

The sun emitted what NASA is calling a "significant" solar flare on Saturday that could affect communications systems on Earth on Wednesday.

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