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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 September 11, 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 August 25, 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 May 30, 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 February 26, 2014

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NASA catches sun making freaky jack-o'-lantern face

Even our sun isn't immune from cosplay fever. A recent NASA image captures a perfect storm of magnetic fields that give the sun the look of a carved Halloween pumpkin.

By October 13, 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 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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Vexed in the city: Welcoming new techies with a middle finger salute

The new era of dot-com fortunes spurs plenty of angst aimed at San Francisco's most privileged, but it hasn't stopped tech workers from moving in.

By August 23, 2014

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Talking crowdfunding and the age of geeks with Toad the Wet Sprocket

Crave's Eric Mack sat down for a chat with Glen Phillips, lead singer of Toad the Wet Sprocket, about the band's geek pedigree and Kickstarting a new album after 16 years.

By August 18, 2014

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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 April 11, 2013