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04

Jan


 Sun’s 2013 solar storm peak expected to hit century low 



NASA uses three different satellites to track solar activity coming our way.
NASA uses three different satellites to track solar activity coming our way.

30

Apr

NASA scientists shed light on solar stormsAs the 11-year solar cycle ramps up toward next year’s expected peak, a new NASA video offers answers to common questions about space weather.

NASA scientists shed light on solar storms
As the 11-year solar cycle ramps up toward next year’s expected peak, a new NASA video offers answers to common questions about space weather.

28

Feb

Sun unleashes 5 solar eruptions in 2 daysScientists monitor solar eruptions because they can disrupt satellites and causes communication interference.

Sun unleashes 5 solar eruptions in 2 days
Scientists monitor solar eruptions because they can disrupt satellites and causes communication interference.

01

Feb

Sun storms may keep space tidy by sweeping away junkEnergy from the Sun puffs up Earth’s atmosphere helping to draw space debris fall toward Earth burning up on the way.

Sun storms may keep space tidy by sweeping away junk
Energy from the Sun puffs up Earth’s atmosphere helping to draw space debris fall toward Earth burning up on the way.

12

Aug

Riots, wild markets: Did space storms drive us mad?Some academics claim that solar storms can affect humans, altering moods and leading people into negative behavior through effects on their biochemistry.

Riots, wild markets: Did space storms drive us mad?
Some academics claim that solar storms can affect humans, altering moods and leading people into negative behavior through effects on their biochemistry.