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The sun has lost its spots, and researchers don’t know why

GREENBELT, MD – It’s not easy to get spots out, but apparently, spot removal is not a problem in space. The people who spend their time watching the skies say something strange has happened on the sun. At a time …

Why Superstitious People Should Stay Home Friday

Friday the 13th Sees Full Moon and Possible Solar Flare Shockwave

Althouse: The coronal mass ejection is coming.

The coronal mass ejection is coming. … This one isn't a killer of civilization, but a super sized Carrington Event would lead to mass starvation and collapse of the world economy and arguably life as we know it. 6/12/14, 10:15…

Nasa Captures Sun's Dramatic Solar Flares

The sun put on a dramatic light show display, with a sunspot emitting two bright solar flares in quick succession. The flares were powerful enough to temporarily interfere with radio communications in Europe. A solar flare is defined as a sudden, rapid and intense variation in brightness. It occurs when magnetic energy that has built up in the solar atmosphere is suddenly released.

Stunning, 'Graceful' Solar Flare Revealed In New NASA Video …

The power of the sun is on full display in a new video from NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory showing a magnificent M-class solar flare. M-class flares are 10 times less powerful than X-class flares, the most powerful solar…

Stunning, 'Graceful' Solar Flare Revealed In New NASA Video – Blogs

The power of the sun is on full display in a new video from NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory showing a magnificent M-class solar flare. M-class flares are 10 times less powerful than X-class flares, the most powerful solar…

Solar Flare Captured in Stunning NASA Video

A NASA video released this week features striking footage of a mid-level solar flare recently captured by the space agency's Solar Dynamics Observatory. Solar flares are large bursts of radiation that manifest themselves as a moment of sudden brightness over the sun's surface The video highlights an M-class flare with an intensity level of 6.5 — much stronger than an M1 flare, the weakest of the …

Watch: NASA Releases Video of Solar Flare

NASA has released spectacular video of a solar flare.

Massive Sunspot Rotating Around The Sun For The Third Time

A massive and significantly strong sunspot is currently making its third pass across a “complex region” of the Sun, according to NASA. Sunspots like the one.

Giant sunspot makes third trip across the sun – Phys.org

A giant sunspot appeared on Feb. 25, 2014, for its third trip across the face of the sun. This blend of two images from NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory shows the sunspot in visible light and an X-class flare observable in…


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