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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 Feb. 28, 2013

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'Monster sunspot' could bring solar flares

Giant sunspots took a turn toward Earth this weekend and sent clouds of particles towards Earth, which aren't expected to disrupt communications but could bring auroras to northern altitudes.

By May. 9, 2012

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New iPhone 5 case offers to fix purple flares

An iPhone case maker has come up with a new design that offers to keep stray light from creating purple halos in photos and videos.

By Oct. 10, 2012

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Solar flares now classified as 'major threat' to hi tech UK

The UK Cabinet Office says solar flares are one of the top threats to normal life, rating them alongside the likes of terrorism and floods.

By Mar. 18, 2012

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Videos show giant solar flares, ensuing aurora borealis

The largest solar radiation storm since 2005 is causing stunning auroras throughout the North and South Poles.

By Jan. 23, 2012

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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 Feb. 26, 2014

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What's up with the sun? Plenty

Space cameras are sending back amazing pictures of solar storms whose intensity is expected to pick up in coming months.

By Mar. 1, 2013

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Dazzling aurora borealis could reach the lower 48 this week

Thanks to a massive solar flare, sky-watchers may be able to indulge in an array of colorful northern lights forecasted to appear on Thursday and Friday.

By Jan. 8, 2014

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The 404 1,354: Where we use our good eye (podcast)

On today's episode we're talking lens flares, digital motion sickness creeping up, the first 3D-printed room, and more!

By Oct. 1, 2013

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Invisible parts of the sun revealed in NASA video

The Solar Dynamics Observatory has the ability to stare at the sun without going blind, and it captures all kinds of colorful activity in the process.

By Dec. 18, 2013