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One week, one giant sunspot, six massive solar flares

In the space of a week, the largest sunspot seen in 24 years has erupted in six massive flares, five of which were categorised X-class.

7 Images By 27 October 2014

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Massive solar flare erupts towards Earth

An X-class solar flare -- the biggest class of solar flare -- has erupted from the sun straight towards Earth, and geomagnetic storms are on the way.

By 12 September 2014

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August solar flares in pictures

August 24 and 25 saw a surge in solar activity, with NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory capturing a series of stunning photos of three coronal mass ejections.

5 Images By 26 August 2014

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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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NASA captures footage of enormous solar flare

A new video shows a burst of light leaping off the sun that is so massive the space agency gives it an X-class rating, which denotes the most intense of all flares.

By 27 February 2014

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Gymkhana: The XCAR team learn to get their Ken Block on

Gymkhana is the art of getting round a complicated track efficiently, quickly and with a little flare. Can the XCAR boys learn enough in a day to tackle a full track in a competitive time? CAT Driver Training thinks they can and tried to teach XCAR.

By 10 October 2014

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Apple shows off third-party editing apps on the new iPad Air 2

Apple used newly developed photo- and video-editing software to help showcase the power of the new iPad Air 2's A8X chip.

By 17 October 2014

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NASA spots million-mile-long filament across the sun

A cloud of solar material stretching across the sun has caught NASA's attention, and it's a wonder to behold.

By 4 October 2014

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Canon reveals details for future telephoto lens line

A new 400mm supertele is just the beginning. Canon also says it plans a replacement for its 100-400mm zoom and new compact models using diffractive optics.

By 16 September 2014

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Crave Ep. 174: Portraits made from cancer cells, bacteria

Microscopic artwork shows off the beauty of bacteria and living cells using media such as cancer ​for​ artistic expression. And it'​s kind of​ gross,​ too.

By 13 September 2014