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A fascinating NASA presentation suggests that in July 2012 Earth was one week away from being struck by a massive solar storm that would have had devastating effects. Can this be?
IRIS is NASA's newest toy for studying the sun. It just observed its first solar eruption, and it was a doozy.
Thanks to a massive solar flare, sky-watchers may be able to indulge in an array of colorful northern lights forecasted to appear on Thursday and Friday.
Stunning media shows a terrifyingly large ejection of electronic-disrupting particles leaving the sun at impossible speeds. Where's it going? We've got the answer.
An enormous coronal mass ejection has sent particles into space that are due to pass the Earth in the next three days.
The sun is getting seriously busy, erupting in its first X-class solar flares — the most powerful flares it can emit.
On 1 May, an enormous plasma flare erupted on the sun — and was captured by NASA's fleet of Heliophysics satellites.
Footage captured during a solar flare shows a loop of molten plasma raining down like some sort of fiery wrath.
NASA has released a video of August's solar flare in 1080p high definition.
NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) has captured a gorgeous image of a massive eruption that could engulf the Earth several times over.