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The sun emitted a mid-level solar flare, beginning at 11:57 p.m. EST on Feb. 3, 2014, and peaking at midnight EST. NASA released images of the flare as captured by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory.
Several scientists from NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. and NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies, N.Y. received awards from the American Meteorological Society (AMS), American Geophysical Union (AGU) and American Astronomical Society (AAS).
Orbital Sciences Corp. elected to scrub that day's launch attempt of an Antares rocket from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility, Wallops Island, Va., due to unusually high levels of space radiation – an example of the ways in which space weather can affect human technology.
The sun emitted a significant solar flare peaking at 1:32 p.m. EST on Jan.7, 2014.
The sun emitted a mid-level solar flare, peaking at 5:13 a.m. EST on Jan. 7, 2014. Images of the flare were captured by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory and showed that it came from an active region on the sun that currently sports one of the largest sunspots seen in the last 10 years.
The sun ushered out 2013 and welcomed 2014 with two mid-level flares on Dec. 31, 2013 and Jan. 1, 2014.
The UK’s national weather service has announced plans to begin offering daily space weather forecasts starting next spring. The service will get $7.5 million in funding over the next three years in order to provide a round-the-clock forecasting service.
Oil and gas drilling companies are using the Earth’s magnetic field along with modern technology to reduce the cost and decrease the environmental impact while increasing production.
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