The surface of the sun has been surprisingly calm of late -- with fewer sunspots than anytime in in the last century -- prompting scientists to wonder just what it might mean here on Earth.
Take a look back at the famous Halloween Storms of 2003 and see how we're getting off easy this Halloween. So far. Continue reading →
Every 11 years or so, the sun does something quite profound -- its magnetic field completely swaps polarity. That time has come. Continue reading →
The sun has erupted with another X-class solar flare, adding a fourth huge solar explosion to the 48-hour tally. Continue reading →
The sun didn't unleash one record-setting solar flare of 2013, it unleashed a hat-trick of awesome eruptions... all within 24 hours! Continue reading →
In the early hours of this morning, the sun exploded to life with an X1.7 flare -- the biggest of the year, so far. Continue reading →