Latest Coronal mass ejection Stories
After years of relative somnolence, the sun is beginning to stir.
A solar flare from Sunday collided with Earth on Tuesday, becoming the largest solar radiation storm since October 2003.
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.
A subset of data that helps map out the sun's magnetic fields was recently released from the Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO).
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.
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.
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