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  1. Is Magnetic Topology Important for Heating the Solar Atmosphere?Read the original story

    Yesterday | CiteULike

    ... role in allowing large energies to build up and then, subsequently, be explosively released in the form of a solar flare. Additionally, knowledge of the intricate boundaries of open-field regions (which the magnetic skeleton provides) could be very ...

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  2. Using a sounding rocket to help calibrate NASA's SDORead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Space News From SpaceDaily.Com

    ... "We also study irradiance to better understand what types of energy the sun sends out during an eruption like a solar flare," said Woods. "We have used EVE to better categorize the phases of flares - - one of the discoveries is that there are peaks ...

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  3. Solar flare ignites aurora borealisRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2012 | Times-Herald

    A massive solar flare from the sun has sent a cloud of material toward the Earth and other planets.Dr. Jean-Pierre St-Maurice, professor and Canadian Research Chair with the University of Regina, explained that this solar flare is not an unusual event. "Sunspots, which are dark spots on the sun, show up in large numbers every 11 years, and we're approaching now a peak of that cycle," said St-Maurice.

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  4. That's a REAL twisted firestarter: Nasa reveals huge coronal loops ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Daily Mail

    It shows vast coronal loops of material attempting break free, as well as the magnetic battles on the surface that cause them to twist in bizarre shapes. The image reveals vast coronal loops of material attempting break free from the sun, as well as the magnetic battles on the surface that cause it to twist and turn.

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  5. Could HAARP or CERN cause odd sky noises? Part 3 of 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Examiner.com

    ... is moving all of its communications equipment there and some believe it is due to an impending disastrous solar flare. In an article on Strange Dimensions it notes: "Mathematical physicists Irina Aref'eva and Igor Volovich suggested that the LHC ...

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  6. Is It a UFO? Sun Halo Sparks Fear, Jokes in MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Criminal Report Daily

    ... us that it hasn't quite finished with the current solar maximum (of solar cycle 24), unleashing a powerful X4.9 solar flare -- the biggest of 2014. An armada of space telescopes witnessed the event, including NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory that ...

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  7. Wild 'space weather' may threaten chances for alien lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Mashable

    ... should experience an extremely high rate of CMEs. Incidents such as the Carrington event , a powerful 1859 solar flare that resulted in a brilliant aurora and disrupted telegraph activity, could occur daily on these planets. To study CMEs ejected by ...

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  8. NOAA's GOES-R satellite begins environmental testingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Science, Industry and Business

    ... time, improve aviation flight route planning, provide data for long-term climate variability studies, improve solar flare warnings for communications and navigation disruptions, and enhance space weather monitoring. The program is a collaborative ...

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  9. Wild Weather of Distant Stars May Affect Chances for Alien LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Space.com

    ... should experience an extremely high rate of CMEs. Incidents such as the Carrington event , a powerful 1859 solar flare that resulted in a brilliant aurora and disrupted telegraph activity, could occur daily on these planets. To study CMEs ejected by ...

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  10. How Bad Can Solar Storms Get?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Universe Today

    ... than 100 billion nuclear explosions. In this image, the Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) captured an X1.2 class solar flare, peaking on May 15, 2013. Credit: NASA/SDO Then it's just a quick 8 minute trip to your house, where the radiation hits us ...

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  11. Solar flare May 17, 2015Read the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | Astronomy

    Date: 5/17/2015 Place: Carlsbad, CA Large flair on Sunday's Sun Coronado Solarmax 60 with Televue 2.5x Powermate PointGrey Chameleon Camera Losmandy GM9 Mount FireCapture, AutoStakkerts 2, RegisStax 6, PS CC 2014 Image is made up of two layers, one for the surface and one for the proms.

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  12. The sun could blast Earth with a solar 'superflare' 1,000 times larger than mankind has ever seenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | NewsTarget.com

    Recent studies of other stars have revealed that our sun is capable of blasting the Earth with a solar flare that is far more powerful than anything that has been seen since humans started tracking "solar weather" in the 1970s, warned Kyoto University astrophysicist Kazunari Shibata at the recent Space Weather Workshop in Boulder, Colorado. The workshop was sponsored by NASA, the National Science Foundation and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration .

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  13. Buckeye Lawn and Garden LineRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | WKRC-AM Cincinnati

    ... (Twilight), to deep blue-violet (Midnight), to a buttercup-yellow that fades to apricot, then to plum (Solar Flare). False indigo grows to around 3 - 4' tall and as wide with a rounded shrubby habit. It tolerates full sun to part shade; too much ...

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  14. 13 awe-inspiring NASA photos of spaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Digital Trends

    ... protons into space, and have been known to affect satellites and pose major risk to astronauts. This particular solar flare was captured by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory on December 16, 2014. It's ironic that something so violent and dangerous ...

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  15. The K7RA Solar UpdateRead the original story

    Friday May 15 | QST

    ... Hood, NW7US, sent a report and a link to a video of the X2.7 flare on May 5. Tomas wrote, "An impulsive, major solar flare reaching X2.7 erupted at 2205 UTC (5:05 PM CDT) and ended at 2215 UTC, peaking at 2211 UTC. This is the most intense flare so ...

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  16. Watch a Mysterious Lake Disappear Down a HoleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | National Geographic

    ... ed because some commenters say that refers to a different Lost Lake. Chile's Calbuco volcano blows its top and a solar flare bursts from the sun in this week's most intriguing views from space.

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  17. Giant sunspot pointed at Earth; Solar wind sparking high-latitude auroraRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | The Washington Post

    A large, previously active sunspot has rotated toward Earth over the past week, elevating our solar flare and geomagnetic storm chances in an otherwise quite period of space weather. Sunspot AR2339 is the largest sunspot on the Earth-visible side, and has been been grumbling out some low-level, C-class flare activity with minor radio impacts over the past couple of days.

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  18. EMP Survival: 9 Ways to Prepare for an Electro-Magnetic PulseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Outdoor Life

    ... potentially even the electrical power grid. An EMP can occur naturally, such as the pulse from a massive solar flare, but EMPs are also created by technological devices, typically nuclear weapons. The most frightening scenario is the detonation of ...

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  19. Best Space Stories of the Week - May 10, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | SPACE.com

    ... that caused temporary radio blackouts throughout the Pacific region. [Full Story: Sun Unleashes Most Powerful Solar Flare of 2015 (Video) ] Interesting news out of NASA's Johnson Space Center this week: A group of researchers has reportedly tested ...

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  20. NASA observes 'significant solar flare' on the sun that thankfully missed EarthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | NorCalBlogs

    NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory, which watches the sun constantly, captured these images of a significant solar flare - as seen in the bright flash on the left - peaking at 6:11 p.m. EDT on May 5, 2015. Each image shows a different wavelength of extreme ultraviolet light that highlights a different temperature of material on the sun.

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