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Why is our sun so quiet all of a sudden?
The sun has gone quiet. Almost too quiet. A few weeks ago it was teeming with sunspots, as you would expect since we are supposed to be in ... NASA This image provided by NASA shows a solar flare just as sunspot 1105 was turning away from Earth in 2010.
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Sun Jul 20, 2014
What is going on with the sun? Scientists confused after no sun...
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Tue Jul 15, 2014
Space weather: Fine, with a chance of solar flares
A mid-level flare erupted on the left side of the sun on July 8, 2014. This image from NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory highlights the high-temperature solar material in a flare, which is typically colorized in teal.
Solar flares light up the sky
From Earth, the sun appears as a constant circle of light, but when viewed in space a brilliant display of motion is revealed.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Climate Change Could Dramatically Increase UV Storms and Radiation
When it comes to radiation, fearsome disasters like Fukushima and Chernobyl capture the headlines.
Experiment Triggers Superhot Plasma Outbursts to Untangle Solar Flare Mystery
The Magnetic Reconnection Experiment at the Princeton Plasma Physics Lab can re-create the plasma eruptions on the sun in miniature.
Bottling the Sun: Laboratory Experiment Mimics Solar Eruptions [Slide Show]
The entire apparatus is placed inside the MRX chamber during the solar eruption experiment.....[ More ] These wire coils carry current that mimics the electrical charge flowing beneath sunspots on the solar surface.
Blast! Sun Pops Off A Moderate Solar Flare. Could Others Follow Soon?
With a watchful NASA spacecraft capturing its moves, the Sun sent off a "mid-level" solar flare on Tuesday that you can watch in the video above.
'Extant' recap: 'Re-Entry' pilot
Astronaut Molly Woods is back on earth with her family after spending 13-months in space on a solo mission.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Nasa Messenger and Stereo measurements open new window into high-energy processes on the sun
A solar flare erupted on the far side of the sun on June 4, 2011, and sent solar neutrons out into space.
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NASA's SDO Spots a Summer Solar Flare
The sun emitted a mid-level solar flare, peaking at 12:20 p.m. EDT on July 8, 2014, and NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory captured images of the event.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Massive Solar X-Ray Eruption Hits Earth, Potentially Disrupts GPS And Airplane, Ship Communications
A massive solar flare flooded the sunlit portion of the planet Tuesday morning with X-rays powerful enough to disrupt GPS navigation, and airplane and maritime communication for several minutes.
Blazing World Record: Strongest UV Rays Measured in South America
A "perfect storm" of ozone-destroying chemicals sent cancer-causing UV-B radiation soaring at the top of a South American volcano in 2003, a new study reports.
Confirmed: Voyager 1 in Interstellar Space
This space wallpaper is an artist's concept depicting NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft entering interstellar space, or the space between stars.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
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Mind-Blowing Image Shows The Sun During An 'Unusual' Solar Eruption
This past January, scientists witnessed a series of strange solar eruptions and, lucky for us, they caught it all in the fantastic image above, which we first saw on Colossal .
How Many Ways Can the Sun Kill You?
The Sun has a Swiss army knife of ways it can do you in, from radiation to solar flares.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
' Sunspots ' and ' solar storms ' are the feature of an ambitious project launched internationally by astrophysicists at Trinity College Dublin.