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2011-07-15 08:10:00

Those who study the sun face an unavoidable hurdle in their research – their observations must be done from afar. Relying on images and data collected from 90 million miles away, however, makes it tough to measure the invisible magnetic fields sweeping around the sun.

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2011-07-12 10:30:00

On June 7, 2011, Earth-orbiting satellites detected a flash of X-rays coming from the western edge of the solar disk.

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2011-06-08 06:00:00

A NASA space observatory witnessed an unusual solar flare on Tuesday that could cause interference to satellites, communications and power on Earth in the next few days, officials warn.

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2011-04-20 10:09:54

Researchers at the University of Central Lancashire studied the largest solar flare recorded in nearly five years.

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2011-04-19 08:30:32

The largest disturbances to the Earth's geomagnetic environment occur when it is buffeted by solar material hurled in our direction by explosive changes in the Sun's atmosphere.

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2011-04-15 09:05:00

If you've ever stood in front of a hot stove, watching a pot of water and waiting impatiently for it to boil, you know what it feels like to be a solar physicist.

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2011-02-18 05:55:00

A surge of charged plasma particles from a massive solar eruption has brushed off the Earth's northern pole, producing auroras and disrupting some radio communications, according to NASA scientists.

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2011-02-16 13:20:00

Observers say that the Sun has unleashed its strongest flare in four years.

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2011-02-05 08:29:58

Physicists studying new images of clouds of material exploding from the Sun have spotted instabilities forming in that exploding cloud that are similar to those seen in clouds in Earth’s atmosphere.

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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fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
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