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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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Targus Flare Backpack

A built-in raincoat, plus enough room for a 17-inch laptop, makes the Targus Flare worth a look, if you don't mind looking like you're on your way back to the dorms.

12 October 2007

3.5 stars Editors' rating 12 October 2007

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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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LG Flare LX175 - black (Virgin Mobile)

The Virgin Mobile Flare is a simple, easy-to-use, affordable phone from Virgin Mobile.

9 April 2008

3.5 stars Editors' rating 9 April 2008

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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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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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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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Biggest solar flare of the year knocks out radio transmissions

NASA on alert for more after-effects of geomagnetic storm to satellites and spacecraft.

By 12 April 2013

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CloudFlare security service goes down after router failure

The hour-long outage occurred when the Web security service detected a DDoS attack against one of its customers and tried to defend against it.

By 4 March 2013

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The magnetism of solar flares (pictures)

As magnetic fields on the sun rearrange and realign, sunspots appear in unstable configurations that lead to eruptions of solar flares.

20 Images By 1 March 2013