Stunning photos of colossal lightning in massive volcano eruption

You don't need to travel into a brown dwarf star's atmosphere or Saturn's hexagon to see colossal lightning. Just look at these photographs taken by Francisco Negroni of the eruption of the complex volcano Cordón Caulle, in Chile. He told me that, while scary, there was no immediate danger: » 1/15/14 9:40am 1/15/14 9:40am

This Is the Most Astonishing Solar Eruption I've Ever Seen

I don't know if it's the most amazing view of a solar eruption ever recorded, but it probably is. When our friends at NASA Goddard sent us this image of the latest solar eruption today, we just couldn't believe how astonishing and ominous it looked. » 9/05/12 10:48am 9/05/12 10:48am

Here is a processed version of the same image, a "lighten blended…