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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 May. 30, 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 Jul. 17, 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 May. 13, 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 May. 8, 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 Sep. 5, 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 Aug. 18, 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 Jul. 22, 2013

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Solar storm packs a weak punch so far

NOAA says the orientation of the embedded magnetic field from the solar blast makes for a weaker-than-forecast storm, but the storm will continue through tomorrow.

By Mar. 8, 2012

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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 Sep. 24, 2008