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WASHINGTON: Scientists have finally decoded why the Sun's million-degree corona or outermost atmosphere is so much hotter than its surface, ...

REALITY: Solar flares can release electromagnetic radiation that's strong enough to disrupt electric power grids

Aurora Thursday night in Fairbanks, Alaska (Joseph N. Hall)

It has grown to over six Earth diameters across but its full extent is hard to judge since the spot lies on a sphere not a flat disk." Read more.

A mid-level solar flare seen as a bright flash of light on the left side of the sun captured by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory.

This photo shows the sun's coronal holes in an x-ray image. The outer

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IN SPACE - NOVEMBER 18: In this handout photo provided by NASA, a Solar

Sunspot region responsible for recent solar storm activity (NASA)

NASA: Sun unleashes sizable solar flare. USA Today - October 23, 2012 "A sizable solar flare on Monday caused brief radio blackouts but doesn't appear to ...

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Last night, as Commander Hadfield and the Expedition 35 crew were returning to Earth in their Soyuz spacecraft, the Sun unleashed yet another X-class flare ...

"NASA releases close-up of images of last summer's solar flare eruption and dazzling magnetic display known as coronal rain.

A solar storm is forecast to hit Earth today after the sun unleashed a powerful solar

These image obtained from NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory show the three X-class flares that

In 1989 a solar storm affected the Salem Pressurized Water Reactor, PWR in New Jersey. The 1,160 MWe Salem-1 nuclear power plant is located on an artificial ...


Aurora viewed in Payson, Arizona (/SpaceWeather.com)

Anatomy of the Sun -- one of the illustrations from the Mysteries of the Sun book. Credit: NASA/Jenny Mottar

This flare was very powerful, and blasted out a wave of particles that's expected to hit Earth sometime tonight after midnight EST (the exact time is ...

M4.7 Class Solar Flare

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Researchers have built the single largest dataset of employment laws – spanning more than 100 countries across much of post-war history – to look at how ...

Donald Trump arrives at RNC headquarters for a meeting with Paul Ryan in July. The two have not posed for any photographs together this year.

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The storm will continue overnight, causing huge aurora in the areas shown in red and

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Katherine Arcement rounded up all the post-election front pages in The Washington Post going back to 1880. Here's yesterday's final edition, but click here ...

17 April 2012 - A movie was added showing the spectacular explosion (M1- flare) that took place yesterday at the Sun's east limb.

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The Sun unleashed a huge solar flare Tuesday, but everything's okay

Here's an excerpt and caption from a pictorial review at The Washington Post: "Almost 5 million acres have burned, and scientists say the blazes ...

... a Democratic activist, watches returns come in on websites at a watch party Tuesday night in Jackson, Miss. (Linda Davidson/The Washington Post)


These g-modes reveal that the solar core is rotating about four times faster than the ...

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Donald Trump at a campaign rally in Naples, Florida, October 23, 2016.

Dramatic flare: hot gas erupts 62,000 miles high during a July 2000 solar storm. (Photo: NASA)

A member of the NYPD's counterterrorism unit stands guard near the Brooklyn Bridge in New York City, July 4, 2016. Greg Kahn

GOES-17 captures a C2-class solar flare on May 28, 2018 across different spectral bands

Top: Share of assets held by the top 1% of US population dramatically increased

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The giant Hubble Space Telescope is seen as it is suspended in space following the deployment

May 12, 2013 X1.7 class solar flare. Credit: NASA/SDO/AIA


Sunspot 1089 as seen from SDO:

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Flaring Up Image courtesy SDO/NASA Though many times the size of Earth, this solar eruption—captured in extreme ultraviolet wavelengths on October 4 by ...

Image of Comet McNaught caught by one of the instruments on the STEREO spacecraft.

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Figure 10: Image of the solar corona acquired with LASCO's C2 coronagraph on Oct. 26, 2013 (image credit: ESA, NASA)

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Figure 17: This snowstorm-like scene is the result of a most powerful solar flare swamping the Sun-watching SOHO satellite. The scene was observed on ...

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The huge X1.6-class solar flare is seen erupting from the sun in this three-wavelength composite image captured by NASA's Solar Dynamics Obervatory on Sept.

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One day in the fall of 2011, Neil Sheeley, a solar scientist at the Naval Research Laboratory in Washington, D.C., did what he always does – look through ...

3of5A natural gas flare is visible near storage tanks in Reeves County. New pipelines could unleash a flood of crude in Gulf Coast markets.

Forget the stalemate over immigration and spending. Right now, Republicans are most worried about President Donald Trump's trade policy.

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Magnetic cracks are caused by south-pointing magnetic fields ("BsubZ") in the solar wind, which partially cancel ...

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SOHO satellite image of the double CME on Aug. 22

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It is perhaps fitting that President Donald Trump's salvo of tariffs on solar-power equipment was unleashed in a press release dropped late on Monday and ...