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Nov 17, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell
Where can you catch a light show in the solar system? Here are some of the locations where we have seen auroras.
Oct 29, 2015 01:25 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
As a solar storm warning is issued by the NOAA, there's a possibility of some dramatic space weather next week.
Oct 6, 2015 01:24 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
Yes, that's right, there's a hole in the sun, but it's not a sign of anything scary, it's actually a wonderful insight to some pretty 'cool' solar dynamics.
Sep 21, 2015 10:37 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
In 'The Martian', Mark Watney deals with a lot of dangerous situations -- food and communications being a couple of them. But what if his camp got hit by a solar storm? How could he protect himself?
Aug 19, 2015 08:29 AM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
Even a mild shock wave in the solar wind can suddenly amp up the equatorial electrojet and create localized magnetic storms.
Aug 18, 2015 12:18 PM ET // Jason Major
Finally, we have proof of the moon's 'noble' heritage!
Aug 17, 2015 10:03 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
An astrophotographer spotted a beautifully-formed solar prominence that looks like a giant version of the famous Parisian landmark.
Jul 13, 2015 02:24 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Pluto may be, on average, 40 times further away from the sun than Earth, but that doesn't mean it doesn't experience the sun's outbursts.
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