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Solar Storms (2012)

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  • Stanford pair helping predict solar storms

    Life as a forecaster is not easy. Just ask National Weather Service forecasters who misjudged how a recent winter storm would impact the Big Apple.
  • SpaceX blasts satellite into orbit

    SpaceX blasts satellite into orbit
    Entrepreneur Elon Musk's aerospace firm SpaceX blasted a government weather satellite into orbit Wednesday, but the company called off its much-anticipated attempt at landing its booster rocket on an ocean barge. The Falcon 9 rocket carried a...

    SpaceX launches satellite from Cape Canaveral

    SpaceX launches satellite from Cape Canaveral
    KENNEDY SPACE CENTER — SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket blasted off Wednesday into a clear sky colored by a setting sun, sending a satellite into space to monitor solar storms that can wreak havoc on Earth's power and communication systems. The 6:03 p.m....

    Satellite to better predict solar storms

    Satellite to better predict solar storms
    Hurricanes, tornadoes and thunderstorms aren't the only systems that cause trouble. Solar storms, or major flare-ups on the surface of the sun, can blast the Earth with magnetic energy and disrupt everything from telecommunications to GPS systems....

    Solar observatory in Big Bear grapples with prospect of being eclipsed

    Solar observatory in Big Bear grapples with prospect of being eclipsed
    Motors whirred as a gleaming white dome slowly opened, allowing one of the premier solar telescopes in the world to track the magnetic fields and exploding flares of the sun. In a few hours, computers would translate that data into detailed video and...