solar flare

Astrophoto: The Sun as a Work of Art

Here's a solar flare with a little flair added! Astrophotographer Rick Ellis from Toronto, Canada created this "artsy" Sun by…

7 years ago

Kapow! Moderate Solar Flare Erupts From The Sun, But Likely Won’t Affect Earth

While this solar peak has been weaker than usual, from time to time we get a moderate punch from the…

7 years ago

Blast! Sun Pops Off A Moderate Solar Flare. Could Others Follow Soon?

With a watchful NASA spacecraft capturing its moves, the Sun sent off a "mid-level" solar flare on Tuesday (July 8)…

7 years ago

Ain’t Misbehavin’ – Turbulence, Solar Flares and Magnetism

What's more fun than something that misbehaves? When it comes to solar dynamics, we know a lot, but there are…

8 years ago

Still Concerned About 2012?

Don't be. Don Yeomans, senior research scientist at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, CA, was kind enough to address…

10 years ago

Can Solar Flares Hurt Astronauts?

[/caption] Solar flares, coronal mass ejections, high-energy photons, cosmic rays... space is full of various forms of radiation that a…

10 years ago

Aurora Alert! Sun Sends CME in Earth’s Direction

As seen here by the Solar Dynamics Observatory, a long duration M3-class flare began erupting on the Sun from sunspot…

10 years ago