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Solar Storms (2012)

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  • Solar storm lights up night sky in Chicago area

    Solar storm lights up night sky in Chicago area
    A powerful solar storm lit up the night sky around Chicago with flashes of red and green typically confined to areas near the North and South Poles.
  • Severe solar storm surprises scientists, wows skywatchers with colorful aurorae

    Severe solar storm surprises scientists, wows skywatchers with colorful aurorae
    Two bursts of charged matter that spewed from the sun’s surface Sunday were forecast to sideswipe the Earth with minor solar winds late Tuesday night. Instead, they arrived in the morning as a severe solar storm that created dramatic shows of the...

    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....

    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...