geomagnetic storm

What Was the Carrington Event?

In 1859, the Sun gave off the most powerful solar flare on record. A blast of radiation and particles so…

5 years ago

Incoming! CME On Its Way Toward Earth

As you read this, a huge cloud of charged solar particles is speeding toward our planet, a coronal mass ejection…

9 years ago

Huge Coronal Hole Is Sending Solar Wind Our Way

[/caption] An enormous triangular hole in the Sun's corona was captured earlier today by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory, seen above…

10 years ago