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Dec 14, 2015 11:57 AM ET
It would be the end of the world, as we know it, and we would not feel fine. If we got hit with the business end of a gigantic coronal mass ejection, our power grid could be cooked and we'd literally go dark. Can we do anything about it?
Dec 8, 2015 09:25 AM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
Such an event could wreak havoc on Earth's technology-dependent society.
Dec 9, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell
While monitoring our sun's extreme environment, the veteran Solar and Heliospheric Observatory has seen some weird and sometimes unexpected things.
Dec 4, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Glenn McDonald
DigiTruck project brings education and digital literacy to off-grid locations. Continue reading →
Nov 13, 2015 12:10 PM ET
NASA has released 30 minutes of the most amazing, high-resolution video footage of the sun ever. DNews points out some key events visible on our gassy friend in the sky.
Sep 12, 2015 12:35 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
Sunday's eclipse will be visible to observers throughout South Africa, as well as people in the southern parts of Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Madagascar.
Sep 11, 2015 06:41 AM ET // Renee Morad
With a unique, kirigami-inspired design, these solar panels produce 36 percent more energy than traditional panels.
Aug 21, 2015 11:30 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell
A delicate sunshield unfolded on a test unit of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope.
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