The Sun Just Had a 79,000 Mile Explosion

You might have had a peaceful day here, but up above, some serious solar violence just went down: an ejection of scorching plasma just erupted from the Sun. Enough to burn its away across ten Earths. » 4/17/12 5:42pm 4/17/12 5:42pm

A Raging Solar Storm Is Hitting the Earth Right Now

The largest solar storm since 2005 is now in progress, causing fluctuations on the power grid and disruptions to the Global Positioning System. The ongoing strong proton storm is in full fury. And it's getting stronger; a Coronal Mass Ejection (CME) impact also impacting us, traveling at 1,400 miles per second. » 1/23/12 8:42pm 1/23/12 8:42pm

Spectacular Coronal Mass Ejection Hitting Earth Tonight at 3.1 Million…

Put on your tinfoil hats, because the Sun just had an indigestion. According to NASA, this "spectacular coronal mass ejection should deliver a glancing blow to Earth's magnetic field during the late hours of June 8th or June 9th." » 6/08/11 6:17pm 6/08/11 6:17pm