Aurora Borealis Lighting Up Night Sky All Week Due To Severe Solar StormA second strong solar storm this week is predicted to slam Earth Wednesday, causing fluctuations in the power grid and GPS while sparking bright auroras across the world.
Massive Solar Flare Reported, X-Ray Radiation Blacks Out Some Radio Communiction While Solar Storm Also Hits EarthA sunspot erupted this afternoon creating a powerful solar flare bathing earth in electromagnetic radiation, and causing temporary disruptions in some radio communication, according to SpaceWeather.com, while a solar storm continues to rage.
NASA Launching Satellites To Study Magnetic Fields Just As Sun Unleashes Monster FlareNASA is launching a fleet of spacecraft Thursday to investigate the mystery behind a cosmic phenomenon in the Earth's magnetic field just as the sun unleashed its first massive flare of the year.
Like A Giant Solar Shotgun, Biggest Sunspot In Quarter Century Rotating Toward Earth AgainThe biggest sunspot in a quarter century is now rotating toward Earth for the second month in a row, putting all of humanity in its sites for potential releases of radiation.
Massive Solar Flares Continue, Amazing Ultraviolet Image Captured By NASA Solar ObservatoryFrom the surface of the sun, massive solar flares have been exploding out several million miles into space over the past few weeks, with the latest blast coming on November 5th at 1:47 a.m. Pacific time.
X-Class Solar Flare, 4th Major Eruption On The Sun This Week DetectedSomeone sure upset the sun, because it's throwing amazing amounts of radiation out in four solar flares this week, with an X3-class solar flare Friday.
Triple Massive Solar Flares Send Streams Of Radiation Toward Earth, Potentially Disrupting Radios And NavigationA 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.
Strong Solar Storm Heading To Earth; May Cause Disturbances In Satellite, Radio Transmissions A strong solar flare is blasting its way to Earth, but the worst of its power looks like it will barely skim above the planet and not cause many problems.
Not Likely To See Northern Lights From Solar Storm In CaliforniaA 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.