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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.
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.
Observers say that the Sun has unleashed its strongest flare in four years.
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 Earthâ€™s atmosphere.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA will score big on super SUN-day at 11 a.m. EST, Sunday, Feb.
Scientists are determining the properties of materials inside the sun in order to prevent solar damage to high tech systems.
2011 could bring more space weather as the Sun pulls out of a trough of low activity and heads into a long-awaited and possibly destructive period of turbulence.
On August 1, 2010, an entire hemisphere of the sun erupted.
PALO ALTO, Calif., Dec.
Our Sun can be a menace when it sends out powerful solar blasts of radiation towards the Earth.
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