Weekend Solar Storm May Create Auroras As Far South As Vancouver and NYC
The Sun is getting grumpy again after years of relative peace.
Why Solar Storms Could Be Killing Whales and Dolphins
Solar storms mess with the Earth’s magnetic fields, which could hurt some animals' sense of navigation.
How a Solar Storm Almost Caused World War III
The Key to Life on Earth May Have Been Projectile Sun Barf
These solar storms can inform the search for alien life.
See Jupiter’s Northern Lights at the Height of a Solar Storm
Exploring the relationship between planets’ magnetospheres and solar winds could ultimately help identify habitable exoplanets.
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How Scared Should I Be of Solar Storms?
The more we rely on technology, the more vulnerable we are to the sun's unpredictable wrath.
This Satellite Has Been Staring at the Sun for 20 Years
And it's still warning us about Earth-bound coronal mass ejections.
The Small Agency Trying to Prevent Catastrophic Solar Storms
FOIA'ed documents reveal the US Geological Survey fighting for a budget increase.
NASA Releases a Year's Worth of Data About the Habitability of Mars
MAVEN gathers data on Mars's atmosphere that could reveal more habitable times on the Red Planet.
New Tool Can Predict Solar Storms a Day in Advance Instead of an Hour
“The new technique takes a closer look at where mass ejections originate from on the sun.”
The Sun Has Seasons, Too
When storm season hits, you’re advised to stay the hell away.
How to Predict Solar Storms
French physicists have discovered the telltale calm before a solar eruption.