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Sun Delivered Curveball Of Powerful Radiation At Earth
2012-02-02 04:32:26

A potent follow-up solar flare, which occurred Friday (Jan. 27, 2012), just days after the Sun launched the biggest coronal mass ejection (CME) seen in nearly a decade, delivered a powerful radiation punch to Earth's magnetic field despite the fact that it was aimed away from our planet.

NASA Captures Another Massive Solar Flare On January 27: Video
2012-01-30 10:35:37

The sun unleashed an X1.8 class flare that began at 1:12 PM ET on January 27, 2012 and peaked at 1:37. The flare immediately caused a strong radio blackout at low-latitudes, which was rated an R3 on NOAA's scale from R1-5.

2012-01-27 08:00:00

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2012-01-27 16:05:53

After years of relative somnolence, the sun is beginning to stir.

Solar Flare Collides With Earth Causing Disruptions
2012-01-25 10:51:51

A solar flare from Sunday collided with Earth on Tuesday, becoming the largest solar radiation storm since October 2003.

Worst Solar Storm Since 2005 To Hit Earth Tuesday
2012-01-23 16:15:09

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency's Space Weather Prediction Center issued a geomagnetic storm watch as experts predicted that the biggest solar storm since 2005 is expected to hit Earth Tuesday morning.

SDO Helps Measure Magnetic Fields On The Sun's Surface
2012-01-19 13:34:38

A subset of data that helps map out the sun's magnetic fields was recently released from the Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO).

December 25 Solar Storm Could Knock Out Radio Signals
2011-12-29 04:49:43

Scientists have warned of a major solar storm hitting the Earth that could possibly knock out radio signals. Experts expect radio blackouts for a few days after the radiation from the coronal mass ejection (CME) hits our planet.

Image 1 - Moon 'Sandblasted' By Solar Storms
2011-12-07 04:25:36

Solar storms and associated Coronal Mass Ejections (CMEs) can significantly erode the lunar surface according to a new set of computer simulations by NASA scientists.

NASA: Killer Solar Flares A Physical Impossibility
2011-11-11 11:09:25

Given a legitimate need to protect Earth from the most intense forms of space weather – great bursts of electromagnetic energy and particles that can sometimes stream from the sun – some people worry that a gigantic "killer solar flare" could hurl enough energy to destroy Earth.


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