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Recalling The 2003 Nightmare Halloween Magnetic Storm
2013-10-30 08:32:39

As Halloween approaches most people are thinking about costume parties, tricks and treats, haunted hayrides and perhaps a rogue werewolf running amok. But for scientists, this October 31 may provide a scare much different than what most kids get when they go Trick-or-Treating this All Hallow's Eve.

Coronal Mass Ejection Unlikely To Reach Earth
2012-07-21 04:31:52

A coronal mass ejection associated with a solar flare emitted early Thursday morning is unlikely to reach Earth, but it could affect one of the two STEREO satellites currently orbiting the sun.

Solar Storm Expected To Reach Earth Saturday Morning
2012-07-14 04:10:29

A solar storm, scheduled to arrive Saturday morning and last through the end of the day on Sunday, is expected to put on a show for sky-gazers but should otherwise have little to no effect, according to scientists.

2012-01-27 08:00:00

The geographical sciences website EurekaMag.com publishes insights into specific subjects of all areas of geographical science.

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.

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.

SDO Spots Largest Sunspots In Years
2011-11-04 11:20:44

NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) spotted one of the largest new sunspots to have appeared on the surface of the sun in years.

Image 1 - Space Weather Prediction Model Improves NOAA’s Forecast Skill
2011-10-21 03:07:21

NOAA is now using a sophisticated forecast model that substantially improves predictions of space weather impacts on Earth.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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