Latest Coronal mass ejection Stories
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.
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.
On October 25, 2006 a Delta II rocket launched from Cape Canaveral carrying two nearly identical spacecraft.
NOAA is now using a sophisticated forecast model that substantially improves predictions of space weather impacts on Earth.
NASA will begin development and testing of two science instruments, in cooperation with the European Space Agency (ESA), to be placed on ESA's newly selected Solar Orbiter mission.
NASA's Solar And HelioSpheric Observatory (SOHO) recently witnessed a sungrazing comet being eaten up by a coronal mass ejection (CME).
One hundred and fifty two years ago, a man in England named Richard Carrington discovered solar flares.
A third and fourth flare have erupted from sunspot 1283.
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