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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


Solar storm almost fried Earth's electronics two years ago?

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?

By July 26, 2014


Up close and personal with the surface of the sun

The Big Bear Solar Observatory has captured never-before-seen details on the surface of the sun with some of the most accurate pictures ever snapped.

By August 6, 2013


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 March 1, 2013


Solar activity ramping up to a 2013 peak

We've seen a lot of solar activity in the last few months as the sun nears the active peak in its 11-year cycle.

By November 26, 2012


Nokia Lumia 920 camera vs. HTC Windows Phone 8X vs. iPhone 5

A three-way camera showdown pits two new Windows phones against the iPhone 5's gold standard.

By November 1, 2012


Astronomy: It's not just for nighttime viewing

Crave's Nerdy New Mexico series crawls up to 9,200 feet and gawks at the massive Dunn Solar Telescope in the tiny community of Sunspot.

By April 23, 2012


Buzz Out Loud 647: Oops, DELETED

Deletions happen, people. Would you rather look out for crazy employees and careless ISPs, or just back up and settle down? (Hint: back up.)

By January 25, 2008


Buzz Out Loud 640: One less thing

Steve weirds us out when his Jobs-note ends without "one more thing," but dudes, we totally called the MacBook Air!

By January 15, 2008


Solar storm warning: You have a year to prepare

Federal agency says there'll be a new cycle of solar storms starting in March 2008. It could affect power grids and communications.

By April 27, 2007