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Spotted: Solar flare more than seven times the size of Earth

IRIS is NASA's newest toy for studying the sun. It just observed its first solar eruption, and it was a doozy.

By 31 May 2014

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Massive solar eruption to shoot past Earth

An enormous coronal mass ejection has sent particles into space that are due to pass the Earth in the next three days.

By 18 July 2013

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The sun erupts in the biggest flares of 2013

The sun is getting seriously busy, erupting in its first X-class solar flares — the most powerful flares it can emit.

By 14 May 2013

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Solar storm almost fried Earth's electronics two years ago?

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?

By 27 July 2014

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Watch a solar flare captured by an entire satellite fleet

On 1 May, an enormous plasma flare erupted on the sun — and was captured by NASA's fleet of Heliophysics satellites.

By 9 May 2013

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Solar flare could swallow the Earth

NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) has captured a gorgeous image of a massive eruption that could engulf the Earth several times over.

By 6 September 2012

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At NASA, first steps toward space weather prediction

New observations from the agency's STEREO spacecraft have provided researchers with a first-ever view, end-to-end and in three dimensions, of the impact of a solar storm on Earth.

By 19 August 2011

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Sun's giant coronal mass ejection captured on film

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.

By 23 July 2013

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Chicago Mercantile Exchange joins the Linux Foundation

Chicago Mercantile Exchange has long derived benefits from Linux, and now it's giving back.

By 25 September 2008