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Plasma Plume Keeps Earth Safe From Solar Storms
NASA Set To Launch New Solar Satellite IRIS [Updated]
IRIS is designed to unravel one of the sun's best-kept secrets.
NASA Captures Rare, Beautiful Solar Rain [Video]
An eruption in July created a giant fountain of plasma many times the size of Earth.
Mars Rover Curiosity, on its Way to the Red Planet, Finds Out What a Solar Storm Feels Like
Radiation data gathered by the rover's instruments could inform future manned spacecraft designs
A Massive Solar Eruption, the Strongest in 7 Years, Has Earth Bracing for a Radiation Storm
There was a time when one rarely had to worry about incoming doom born of outer space, but that time...
The Sunspots That Kicked Off This Week’s Solar Storm May be Just Warming Up
That gigantic solar flare that lashed out toward Earth on Saturday is “the geomagnetic storm that just won’t go away,”...
Are We Prepared for a Catastrophic Solar Storm?
A solar disaster isn't a question of if, but when--and it looks like soon
How We’re Still Trying to Shed Light on Persistent Solar Mysteries
After staring at the sun for hundreds of millennia, humans still have burning questions about it
NASA’s STEREO Mission is Now Beaming Back the World’s First 3-D View of the Sun
We may spend out days basking it its life-enabling glow, but there’s a lot we don’t know about our sun...
Video: SDO Observatory Captures Another Beautiful, Gigantic Solar Storm
Last month’s solar storm was pretty stellar, but the massive flare that erupted from the sun yesterday put it to...