IRIS is NASA's newest toy for studying the sun. It just observed its first solar eruption, and it was a doozy.
An enormous coronal mass ejection has sent particles into space that are due to pass the Earth in the next three days.
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?
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.
NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) has captured a gorgeous image of a massive eruption that could engulf the Earth several times over.
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.
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.
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