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NASA’s Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatory Sees An Earth Directed Coronal Mass Ejection
2013-08-20 12:53:40

On August 20, 2013 at 4:24 am EDT, the sun erupted with an Earth-directed coronal mass ejection or CME, a solar phenomenon which can send billions of tons of particles into space that can reach Earth one to three days later.

Solar Flip Soon
2013-08-06 13:41:02

Solar experts are anticipating a major event to happen within the next three or four months - the sun is going to flip.

GOES-R Satellite Magnetometer Boom Deployment Test Successful
2013-07-30 10:33:57

The GOES-R Magnetometer Engineering Development Unit made an important development in the construction of the spacecraft recently after completing a successful boom deployment test at an ATK facility in Goleta, Calif.

Coronal Mass Ejection Witnessed By NASA's STEREO
2013-07-23 08:59:36

On July 22, 2013, at 2:24 a.m. EDT, the sun erupted with a coronal mass ejection or CME, a solar phenomenon that can send billions of tons of solar particles into space that can affect electronic systems in satellites.

SOHO Video Shows Eruptions On Sun
2013-07-22 18:13:12

A new video posted by the European Space Agency (ESA) shows two solar eruptions taking place side-by-side.

Large Coronal Hole Near the Sun's North Pole
2013-07-22 08:58:30

The European Space Agency/NASA Solar and Heliospheric Observatory, or SOHO, captured this image of a gigantic coronal hole hovering over the sun's north pole on July 18, 2013, at 9:06 a.m. EDT.

2013-07-11 16:18:48

On July 9, 2013, at 11:09 a.m. EDT, the sun erupted with an Earth-directed coronal mass ejection or CME, a solar phenomenon that can send billions of tons of particles into space that can reach Earth one to three days later.

Solar Tsunami Measures Sun Magnetic Field
2013-07-11 12:19:51

A solar tsunami has provided scientists with the first accurate estimates of the Sun's magnetic field.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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