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“Space Weather”

Feb 2, 2016 04:27 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Some of the greatest cosmic mysteries are closer to home than you may think.
Jan 27, 2016 04:44 PM ET // Jason Major
Although its job is to search for powerful energies emanated by distant cosmic objects, a space observatory recently turned its eye toward Earth and saw our home planet's aurora glowing brightly with powerful X-rays.
Dec 28, 2015 04:44 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
You can say what you like about our nearest star, but as this latest solar eruption proves, it certainly has impeccable timing.
Dec 18, 2015 12:46 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
As the Arctic descends into 24 hour darkness, a strange iridescent phenomena popped up over a Norwegian town.
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?
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