Active sun unleashes massive solar flare
December 22, 2014, 11 a.m. by Tariq Malik, SPACE.com
The X-class solar flare sparked a high-frequency radio blackout over Australia and the South Pacific.
Giant sun storm of 2012 shown in fiery detail
December 15, 2014, 11:02 a.m. by Kelly Dickerson, SPACE.com
This 'perfect storm of plasma' was captured using data from different sources, including the Solar Dynamics Observatory and the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory.
9 interesting noises from NASA's SoundCloud stream
October 28, 2014, 9:36 a.m. by Russell McLendon
NASA just released half a century of astronomical audio on its new SoundCloud account. Here are some highlights.
Intense solar eruption captured by NASA
September 4, 2014, 9:37 a.m. by Megan Gannon, SPACE.com
The filament of dark plasma looked like a long shadow on the sun that stretched some 372,823 miles, more than three times the diameter of Jupiter.
2 new time-lapse videos reveal wild auroras from orbit
August 29, 2014, 2:28 p.m. by Russell McLendon
With views like this, it's a wonder astronauts on the International Space Station get any work done.
Spectacular solar flare erupts from the sun
August 27, 2014, 9:29 a.m. by Tariq Malik, SPACE.com
The M-class flare on Sunday didn't erupt in the direction of Earth, but if it had, it could've amplified the planet's northern lights displays.
Solar 'mini-max' erupts as sun finally hits its peak
June 23, 2014, 12:57 p.m. by Elizabeth Howell, SPACE.com
The current solar cycle is expected to end in 2015, but scientists think it'll go out with a bang with strong flares and plenty of auroras.
Sun erupts with third huge solar flare in two days
June 12, 2014, 10:02 a.m. by Miriam Kramer, SPACE.com
The June 11 solar tempest did cause a brief radio blackout on Earth, but no other serious communication issues as a result of the flare.
Sun unleashes 2 major solar flares back-to-back
June 11, 2014, 9:24 a.m. by Miriam Kramer, LiveScience
The two flares bring the total number of documented X-flares unleashed by the sun in 2014 to seven.
Powerful solar flare sheds light on sun eruption theories
May 21, 2014, 12:33 p.m. by Nola Taylor Redd, SPACE.com
Scientists are studying how the sun's magnetic field can possibly cause and influence solar flares.
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