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2011-02-04 11:10:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA will score big on super SUN-day at 11 a.m. EST, Sunday, Feb.

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2010-12-07 14:25:00

Our Sun can be a menace when it sends out powerful solar blasts of radiation towards the Earth.

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2010-12-01 14:19:55

On December 2, 1995, the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory or SOHO was launched into space from Cape Canaveral aboard an Atlas IIAS rocket.

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2010-11-08 08:50:00

The Sun sporadically expels trillions of tons of million-degree hydrogen gas in explosions called coronal mass ejections (CMEs).

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2010-09-30 06:50:00

NASA has chosen the Naval Research Laboratory's Wide-field Imager to be part of the Solar Probe Plus mission slated for launch no later than 2018.

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2010-09-23 07:45:00

Scientists from Boston University’s Center for Space Physics reported today that NASA satellites designed to view the escaping atmosphere of the Sun have also recorded evidence of gas escaping from the planet Mercury.

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2010-09-22 09:35:00

Solar storms don't always travel in a straight line -- but once they start heading in our direction, they can accelerate rapidly, gathering steam for a harder hit on Earth's magnetic field.

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2010-07-14 12:20:00

Scientists now say that a massive eruption from the sun in April might have caused the Galaxy 15 satellite to become a "zombie."

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2010-06-05 07:10:00

Earth and space are about to come into contact in a way that's new to human history.


Word of the Day
dwale
  • The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
  • A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
  • To mutter deliriously.
The word 'dwale' comes from an Old English word meaning 'error, doubt, delusion.'
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