Northern Lights

An active region on the sun erupted with a mid-level flare, an M8.7 class, on Oct. 21, 2014, as seen in the bright light of this image captured by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory. This image shows extreme ultraviolet light that highlights the hot solar material in the sun's atmosphere. Image Credit: NASA/SDO

Triple Massive Solar Flares Send Streams Of Radiation Toward Earth, Potentially Disrupting Radios And Navigation

A series of three massive solar flares over the past week has bathed Earth in higher than normal amounts of radiation, with the potential to temporarily black out radio communication and navigational equipment if the sun was hitting that part of the planet.

10/22/2014

Photo Credit: Mike and Anne Howard

A Couple’s 675-Day Honeymoon Across The World

Mike and Anne Howard share their thoughts on their 675-day honeymoon, traveling to six continents and 33 countries across the world.

03/11/2014

Portland, Maine

Best Places In America For A White Christmas

Holiday travelers dreaming of a White Christmas in America can find joy in knowing they can hear sleigh bells in the snow by visiting places in New England and the Great Lakes region such as Concord, New Hampshire, Madison, Wisconsin and Stowe, Vermont.

12/03/2013

A solar flare is seen erupting from the sun. (Photograph by: NOAA/National Weather Service's Space Weather Prediction Center, Getty Images)

Not Likely To See Northern Lights From Solar Storm In California

A storm from the sun turned the northernmost skies of Earth into a show of northern lights. That said, those looking for a light show Tuesday night here in the Bay Area might not be in for such a treat.

01/24/2012

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