Eruption

A stream of solar wind flowing from this minor coronal hole should reach Earth on July 9-10. (Credit: SDO/AIA)

Massive Solar X-Ray Eruption Hits Earth, Potentially Disrupts GPS And Airplane, Ship Communications

A massive solar flare flooded the sunlit portion of the planet Tuesday morning with X-rays powerful enough to disrupt GPS navigation, and airplane and maritime communication for several minutes.

07/08/2014

Lassen Peak Eruption

Lassen Peak Began Years Of Eruptions 100 Years Ago, Building To Massive Blasts And A National Park

It quietly built up magma for 27,000 years before beginning years-long series of eruptions on May 30th, 1914 and today the national park around Lassen Peak remains a closely observed volcanic hot spot.

05/29/2014

San Francisco International Airport. (CBS)

SFO Monitoring Iceland Volcano For Possible Flight Delays

So far, volcanic ash from an eruption in Iceland over the weekend has yet to interfere with European flights to and from San Francisco International Airport.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/23/2011

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