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.
NASA has reported that a shockwave from a massive solar flare will hit Earth on Friday, possibly knocking out communications and causing disruptions to satellites.
NASA, in a first-of-a kind agreement, has signed with Los Gatos based Skycorp to allow the group to attempt to contact and possibly command NASA’s International Sun-Earth Explorer-3.
President Barack Obama announced pledges by more than 300 companies and state and local governments to use solar technology during remarks at a Walmart in Mountain View.
558 solar panels were installed on the roof of Davies Symphony Hall, as part of the GoSolarSF incentive that aims to shrink the city’s carbon footprint and conserve energy.
After dazzling sky watchers Monday night, get ready for round two. Set your calendar for October 8th, when the second total lunar eclipse in this “Blood Moon” tetrad occurs, but this one is for super early risers, or serious night owls. The full eclipse will occur at 3:55 a.m. over the San Francisco – San Jose – Oakland area.
Google is expanding its presence in the East Bay as a wind energy company it owns has secured a new lease at the formal naval base in Alameda.
Ford plans to unveil at this month’s International CES (Consumer Electronics Show) a solar-powered concept car.
A plane with the wingspan of a jumbo jet lifted off from Moffett Field Friday morning to attempt a historic cross-country journey using only solar power..
A solar-powered plane that has wowed aviation fans in Europe took to the skies Friday over the Bay Area in a successful test flight.