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Mashable
Solar storm may supercharge aurorasWhat's This?Aurora above Bamburgh lighthouse in Northumberland on Aug. 27, 2015
Solar storm may supercharge auroras
Mashable / Posted 2 days ago
What's This?Aurora above Bamburgh lighthouse in Northumberland on Aug. 27, 2015. Image: Owen Humphreys/Associated Press Auroras could be super-charged tonight for people as far south as Iowa as a solar storm batters Earth's magnetic field. The... Read more
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Washington Post
The sun’s current configuration has led to big solar eruptions in the pastThere’s a really interesting situation shaping up on our star this week. Given
The sun’s current configuration has led to big solar eruptions in the past
Washington Post / Posted 3 days ago
There’s a really interesting situation shaping up on our star this week. Given all the tropical storms spinning around the world, it’s not surprising this might slip under the radar. But it turns out this solar configuration has delivered some strong... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Supercool images from NASA’s supercomputerOur Nearest Star: The Enigmatic Sun Coronal mass ejection observed by NASA's So
Supercool images from NASA’s supercomputer
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
Our Nearest Star: The Enigmatic Sun Coronal mass ejection observed by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO), in extreme ultraviolet radiation emitted by ionized helium atoms heated to 80,000 Kelvin. The eruption is caused by a magnetic field that... Read more
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ARRL Amateur Radio News
The K7RA Solar UpdateSolar activity declined over the past reporting week, August 13-19. Average dai
The K7RA Solar Update
ARRL Amateur Radio News / Posted 8 days ago
Solar activity declined over the past reporting week, August 13-19. Average daily sunspot numbers went from 82.3 during the previous seven days, to 37.4 in the most recent period. Average daily solar flux also declined over the same two weeks, from... Read more
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Daily Mail
Is the Earth about to be hit by a SUPERFLARE? Scientists calculate when next massive solar outburst is due Superflares are
Is the Earth about to be hit by a SUPERFLARE?
Daily Mail / Posted 15 days ago
Scientists calculate when next massive solar outburst is due Superflares are huge bursts of radiation and particles from the sun Scientists studied 84 sun-like stars, observing 29 solar superflares... Read more
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PhysOrg
Scientists provide new tools for predicting arrival, impact of solar stormsA coronal mass ejection captured by the sun-orbiting Solar & Heliospheric Obser
Scientists provide new tools for predicting arrival, impact of solar storms
PhysOrg / Posted 18 days ago
A coronal mass ejection captured by the sun-orbiting Solar & Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) in February 2007. SOHO is an international collaboration between the European Space Agency and NASA to study the sun from its deep core to the outer corona... Read more
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Forbes
The Science of How DSCOVR Caught the Moon Photobombing EarthYep, it even made me say “Wow.” NASA released animated images from the Deep Spa
The Science of How DSCOVR Caught the Moon Photobombing Earth
Forbes / Posted 24 days ago
Yep, it even made me say “Wow.” NASA released animated images from the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) satellite showing the “ultimate cosmic photobomb.” The moon passes in front of the Earth. This will be a trending story on traditional and... Read more
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Daily Mail
Investigation is launched into the effects of cosmic rays on planesFears for airline passengers as an 'urgent' investigation is launched into the
Investigation is launched into the effects of cosmic rays on planes
Daily Mail / Posted 28 days ago
Fears for airline passengers as an 'urgent' investigation is launched into the effects of cosmic rays from the sun on planes Air Public Health England to access health risks of increased solar radiation Air passengers could be vulnerable during... Read more
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FOX 9 News Twin Cities
CROWDED SKIES: 3 celestial events Friday night will be a sky watcher’s delightOnce in a Blue Moon the heavens will be on celestial overload, and this Friday
CROWDED SKIES: 3 celestial events Friday night will be a sky watcher’s delight
FOX 9 News Twin Cities / Posted 28 days ago
Once in a Blue Moon the heavens will be on celestial overload, and this Friday night will be one of those nights. The heavens have opened up for us before with meteor showers and lunar eclipses. However, getting the celestial Gods to cooperate with... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Super-Intense Auroras Discovered On Strange Alien WorldThe auroras were detected not on an exoplanet but on a brown dwarf, one of a cl
Super-Intense Auroras Discovered On Strange Alien World
The Huffington Post / Posted 29 days ago
The auroras were detected not on an exoplanet but on a brown dwarf, one of a class of objects that are too big to be planets but too small to sustain the fusion reactions seen in stars. Astronomers say the alien auroras probably look a lot like the... Read more
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Daily Star
Solar storm could WIPE OUT Earth with just 12 hours noticeREALLY BAD WEATHER: An artist's depiction of what a solar flare hitting earth m
Solar storm could WIPE OUT Earth with just 12 hours notice
Daily Star / Posted 29 days ago
REALLY BAD WEATHER: An artist's depiction of what a solar flare hitting earth might look like The catastrophe could see planes drop from the sky, trains derail, huge fires and mass power blackouts. Meanwhile devices reliant on satellite technology... Read more
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ARRL Amateur Radio News
The K7RA Solar UpdateAt 0132 UTC on July 30 the Australian Space Forecast Center issued a geomagneti
The K7RA Solar Update
ARRL Amateur Radio News / Posted 29 days ago
At 0132 UTC on July 30 the Australian Space Forecast Center issued a geomagnetic disturbance warning, saying a high speed solar wind from a recurring coronal hole is expected to raise geomagnetic activity levels to minor storms on July 31 and August... Read more
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express
Forget asteroids: Solar storm could 'cause apocalypse on Earth with just 12 hours warning' THE UK government has alarmingly admitted it is "woefully underprepared" for
Forget asteroids: Solar storm could 'cause apocalypse on Earth with just 12 hours warning'
express / Posted 30 days ago
THE UK government has alarmingly admitted it is "woefully underprepared" for a major solar storm which could cause plane crashes, train derailments, huge... Read more
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Daily Mail
Magnetic waves could reveal speed of solar wind to protect astronautsClear but with a chance of 2,000,000mph solar winds: Cosmic weather forecasts c
Magnetic waves could reveal speed of solar wind to protect astronauts
Daily Mail / Posted 30 days ago
Clear but with a chance of 2,000,000mph solar winds: Cosmic weather forecasts could make space travel safer for astronauts Astronauts may soon be able to tune into daily forecasts of space weather Scientists discovered magnetic wave activity... Read more
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FOX 7 Austin
UK gov't: Earth will only have 12-hour warning to deal with massive Sun explosion(FOX News) - It sounds like a scene from a disaster movie – mass power failures
UK gov't: Earth will only have 12-hour warning to deal with massive Sun explosion
FOX 7 Austin / Posted 30 days ago
(FOX News) - It sounds like a scene from a disaster movie – mass power failures, plane crashes, satellite disruptions, and train derailments. These are some of the threats modern society would face in the case of a massive solar storm, according to a... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
‘We would only have 12 hours to prepare’12 hours notice for a solar storm? Well, that’s comforting. MASS power outages
‘We would only have 12 hours to prepare’
Daily Telegraph / Posted 30 days ago
12 hours notice for a solar storm? Well, that’s comforting. MASS power outages, satellite disruptions and failure of transport networks are just some of threats humans would face if there was an explosion of the sun. What makes this even worse is... Read more
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Adelaide Now
‘We would only have 12 hours to prepare’MASS power outages, satellite disruptions and failure of transport networks are
‘We would only have 12 hours to prepare’
Adelaide Now / Posted 30 days ago
MASS power outages, satellite disruptions and failure of transport networks are just some of threats humans would face if there was an explosion of the sun. What makes this even worse is we would only have 12 hours warning to prepare for such an... Read more
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