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Mail Online
2 days ago
OMG science

NASA tracks dark plasma eruption on the sun that may trigger blackouts

The sun has emitted a 'cold' solar flare with potential for Earth impacts. [ more ]
Mail Online
1 month ago
OMG science

US suffers radio blackouts after powerful solar storm hits Earth

Radio blackouts reported in the US after a powerful solar event with potential impacts on GPS, radar, and satellite communications. [ more ]
Mail Online
1 month ago
OMG science

Earth poised for another major solar storm this WEEK

Possible solar storm this week may trigger radio blackouts and northern lights. [ more ]
time.com
2 months ago
OMG science

Sun Shoots Out Biggest Solar Flare in Nearly a Decade, but Earth Should Be Safe

The sun produced its biggest flare in nearly a decade, part of the 11-year solar cycle nearing its peak, fortunately not posing a threat to Earth this time. [ more ]
Mail Online
2 months ago
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Radiation storm to hit Earth THIS WEEK, here's what you need to know

Be prepared for potential solar radiation storms affecting communication systems and power grids. [ more ]
www.amny.com
2 months ago
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Huge solar storm doesn't disrupt power or communications but creates quite a light show (outside of NYC) | amNewYork

An unusually strong solar storm produced stunning Northern Lights in the Northern Hemisphere, with no disruptions reported. [ more ]
Mail Online
2 days ago
OMG science

NASA tracks dark plasma eruption on the sun that may trigger blackouts

The sun has emitted a 'cold' solar flare with potential for Earth impacts. [ more ]
Mail Online
1 month ago
OMG science

US suffers radio blackouts after powerful solar storm hits Earth

Radio blackouts reported in the US after a powerful solar event with potential impacts on GPS, radar, and satellite communications. [ more ]
Mail Online
1 month ago
OMG science

Earth poised for another major solar storm this WEEK

Possible solar storm this week may trigger radio blackouts and northern lights. [ more ]
time.com
2 months ago
OMG science

Sun Shoots Out Biggest Solar Flare in Nearly a Decade, but Earth Should Be Safe

The sun produced its biggest flare in nearly a decade, part of the 11-year solar cycle nearing its peak, fortunately not posing a threat to Earth this time. [ more ]
Mail Online
2 months ago
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Radiation storm to hit Earth THIS WEEK, here's what you need to know

Be prepared for potential solar radiation storms affecting communication systems and power grids. [ more ]
www.amny.com
2 months ago
OMG science

Huge solar storm doesn't disrupt power or communications but creates quite a light show (outside of NYC) | amNewYork

An unusually strong solar storm produced stunning Northern Lights in the Northern Hemisphere, with no disruptions reported. [ more ]
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#auroras
www.npr.org
1 month ago
OMG science

Are auroras coming back?

The region responsible for stunning auroras has rotated back, but conditions for seeing northern lights in the U.S. are unclear. [ more ]
www.scientificamerican.com
1 month ago
OMG science

Heliophysics Protected Us from the Great Solar Storm of 2024

We managed to weather the strongest geomagnetic storm in over two decades relatively well due to preparedness and monitoring efforts. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
OMG science

Southern lights ignite the sky in geomagnetic glory in pictures

The most powerful solar storm in over two decades caused stunning auroras in the Southern Hemisphere. [ more ]
WIRED
2 months ago
OMG science

The Northern Lights Could Be Visible Across the US Thanks to a Rare Solar Storm

Solar storm from three CMEs could bring stunning auroras across the US [ more ]
Inverse
2 months ago
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The Sun Is Experiencing a 'Potentially Historic' Eruption - With Possible Serious Consequences for Earth

Charged particles from the Sun may cause geomagnetic storm with potential disruptions and auroras on Earth. [ more ]
www.scientificamerican.com
2 months ago
OMG science

Giant Sunspot Cluster Could Pelt Earth with a Cannibal Coronal Mass Ejection

A giant sunspot cluster similar to the one causing the 1859 Carrington Event may trigger a cannibal coronal mass ejection but is unlikely to cause major problems. [ more ]
www.npr.org
1 month ago
OMG science

Are auroras coming back?

The region responsible for stunning auroras has rotated back, but conditions for seeing northern lights in the U.S. are unclear. [ more ]
www.scientificamerican.com
1 month ago
OMG science

Heliophysics Protected Us from the Great Solar Storm of 2024

We managed to weather the strongest geomagnetic storm in over two decades relatively well due to preparedness and monitoring efforts. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
OMG science

Southern lights ignite the sky in geomagnetic glory in pictures

The most powerful solar storm in over two decades caused stunning auroras in the Southern Hemisphere. [ more ]
WIRED
2 months ago
OMG science

The Northern Lights Could Be Visible Across the US Thanks to a Rare Solar Storm

Solar storm from three CMEs could bring stunning auroras across the US [ more ]
Inverse
2 months ago
OMG science

The Sun Is Experiencing a 'Potentially Historic' Eruption - With Possible Serious Consequences for Earth

Charged particles from the Sun may cause geomagnetic storm with potential disruptions and auroras on Earth. [ more ]
www.scientificamerican.com
2 months ago
OMG science

Giant Sunspot Cluster Could Pelt Earth with a Cannibal Coronal Mass Ejection

A giant sunspot cluster similar to the one causing the 1859 Carrington Event may trigger a cannibal coronal mass ejection but is unlikely to cause major problems. [ more ]
moreauroras
#geomagnetic-storm
Sacramento Bee
1 month ago
OMG science

Could Northern California see northern lights again? Here's what the latest forecast says

California could witness northern lights on Friday due to a rare aurora borealis event caused by a geomagnetic storm. [ more ]
Mail Online
1 month ago
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NOAA warns solar storm could hit Earth TODAY, may disrupt power grids

A powerful solar storm is expected today, potentially causing power grid fluctuations and disrupting communication worldwide. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
2 months ago
OMG science

When will the Northern Lights be visible again? Space forecasters have their say

The pink and green strobes of the northern lights could return to UK skies soon due to increased solar activity. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
2 months ago
Science

Will you be able to see the Northern Lights tonight in the UK?

The Northern Lights, also known as the Aurora Borealis, may be visible in the UK due to a geomagnetic storm, Met Office forecasts, and sunspot activities. [ more ]
Nature
2 months ago
OMG science

Dazzling auroras are just a warm-up as more solar storms are likely, scientists say

Solar storm saturates social media with stunning aurora photos. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
2 months ago
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Awe and alarm as extreme' solar storm hits Earth

The most powerful solar storm in over 20 years is causing disruptions to power grids and communications, with further effects expected. [ more ]
Sacramento Bee
1 month ago
OMG science

Could Northern California see northern lights again? Here's what the latest forecast says

California could witness northern lights on Friday due to a rare aurora borealis event caused by a geomagnetic storm. [ more ]
Mail Online
1 month ago
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NOAA warns solar storm could hit Earth TODAY, may disrupt power grids

A powerful solar storm is expected today, potentially causing power grid fluctuations and disrupting communication worldwide. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
2 months ago
OMG science

When will the Northern Lights be visible again? Space forecasters have their say

The pink and green strobes of the northern lights could return to UK skies soon due to increased solar activity. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
2 months ago
Science

Will you be able to see the Northern Lights tonight in the UK?

The Northern Lights, also known as the Aurora Borealis, may be visible in the UK due to a geomagnetic storm, Met Office forecasts, and sunspot activities. [ more ]
Nature
2 months ago
OMG science

Dazzling auroras are just a warm-up as more solar storms are likely, scientists say

Solar storm saturates social media with stunning aurora photos. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
2 months ago
OMG science

Awe and alarm as extreme' solar storm hits Earth

The most powerful solar storm in over 20 years is causing disruptions to power grids and communications, with further effects expected. [ more ]
moregeomagnetic-storm
#sunspot-cluster
www.scientificamerican.com
1 month ago
OMG science

It's Back! The Giant Sunspot Cluster That Caused Stunning Auroras Is Facing Earth Again

Earth may experience stormy space weather due to the reappearing massive sunspot cluster AR3697, known for powerful solar flares. [ more ]
www.scientificamerican.com
2 months ago
OMG science

Sun Erupts with Largest Flare of This Solar Cycle, but Auroras Unlikely to Follow

A massive solar flare from sunspot cluster AR3664, the largest of the current cycle, occurred on May 14. [ more ]
www.scientificamerican.com
1 month ago
OMG science

It's Back! The Giant Sunspot Cluster That Caused Stunning Auroras Is Facing Earth Again

Earth may experience stormy space weather due to the reappearing massive sunspot cluster AR3697, known for powerful solar flares. [ more ]
www.scientificamerican.com
2 months ago
OMG science

Sun Erupts with Largest Flare of This Solar Cycle, but Auroras Unlikely to Follow

A massive solar flare from sunspot cluster AR3664, the largest of the current cycle, occurred on May 14. [ more ]
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#solar-wind
Inverse
1 month ago
OMG science

This Solar Probe Just Helped To Trace The Origins Of Space Weather

Surface features on the Sun, such as sunspots and coronal holes, produce different types of solar wind affecting the Solar System. [ more ]
WIRED
2 months ago
OMG science

What's Up With These Crazy Northern Lights?

Solar wind causes visible aurora borealis further south. Solar storms peak every 11 years, impacting space weather and Earth. [ more ]
www.scientificamerican.com
3 months ago
OMG science

Solar Eclipse Experiment Will Fly a Kite to Avoid Cloudy Skies

The Solar Wind Sherpas team travels worldwide to observe total solar eclipses, facing challenges like clouds obstructing their view.
The team plans to use a kite loaded with instruments to view the sun's corona during the upcoming solar eclipse in North America. [ more ]
Inverse
1 month ago
OMG science

This Solar Probe Just Helped To Trace The Origins Of Space Weather

Surface features on the Sun, such as sunspots and coronal holes, produce different types of solar wind affecting the Solar System. [ more ]
WIRED
2 months ago
OMG science

What's Up With These Crazy Northern Lights?

Solar wind causes visible aurora borealis further south. Solar storms peak every 11 years, impacting space weather and Earth. [ more ]
www.scientificamerican.com
3 months ago
OMG science

Solar Eclipse Experiment Will Fly a Kite to Avoid Cloudy Skies

The Solar Wind Sherpas team travels worldwide to observe total solar eclipses, facing challenges like clouds obstructing their view.
The team plans to use a kite loaded with instruments to view the sun's corona during the upcoming solar eclipse in North America. [ more ]
moresolar-wind
Engadget
2 months ago
OMG science

New research places the sun's magnetic field close to the surface, upending decades of theories

The sun's magnetic field originates closer to the surface than previously thought, impacting solar phenomenon. [ more ]
#solar-storms
Kqed
2 months ago
OMG science

How Solar Storms That Bring Northern Lights Can Also Cause Tech Chaos | KQED

Space weather events like solar storms can pose significant risks to national security and critical infrastructure, emphasizing the importance of improved prediction and mitigation efforts. [ more ]
Fast Company
2 months ago
OMG science

If you missed the northern lights, solar storms will give you another chance

Solar storms have impacts beyond visual auroras, affecting power grids, satellites, GPS, and radio communications. [ more ]
Mail Online
2 months ago
OMG science

Scientist warns more powerful solar eruptions to hit Earth in 2025

Earth survived a strong solar storm last weekend, but experts warn more severe storms may occur until 2025 as the sun approaches its 'solar maximum'. [ more ]
www.scientificamerican.com
2 months ago
OMG science

The Strongest Solar Storm in 20 Years Was Mostly Harmless, but We May Not Be So Lucky Next Time

Preparedness and planning for solar storms can mitigate potential catastrophic impacts on technology and infrastructure. [ more ]
Theregister
2 months ago
OMG science

Earth set to be hit by G4 solar flare storms

The US National Weather Service issued a warning about a G4 solar storm hitting Earth, potentially causing geomagnetic disturbances and impacting electronic infrastructure. [ more ]
Mail Online
2 months ago
OMG science

Tonight's geomagnetic storm could disrupt GPSs and cell phones

Solar storm could disrupt public transport, airlines, and satellites, similar to the 1859 geo-storm impacting technology and navigation systems. [ more ]
Kqed
2 months ago
OMG science

How Solar Storms That Bring Northern Lights Can Also Cause Tech Chaos | KQED

Space weather events like solar storms can pose significant risks to national security and critical infrastructure, emphasizing the importance of improved prediction and mitigation efforts. [ more ]
Fast Company
2 months ago
OMG science

If you missed the northern lights, solar storms will give you another chance

Solar storms have impacts beyond visual auroras, affecting power grids, satellites, GPS, and radio communications. [ more ]
Mail Online
2 months ago
OMG science

Scientist warns more powerful solar eruptions to hit Earth in 2025

Earth survived a strong solar storm last weekend, but experts warn more severe storms may occur until 2025 as the sun approaches its 'solar maximum'. [ more ]
www.scientificamerican.com
2 months ago
OMG science

The Strongest Solar Storm in 20 Years Was Mostly Harmless, but We May Not Be So Lucky Next Time

Preparedness and planning for solar storms can mitigate potential catastrophic impacts on technology and infrastructure. [ more ]
Theregister
2 months ago
OMG science

Earth set to be hit by G4 solar flare storms

The US National Weather Service issued a warning about a G4 solar storm hitting Earth, potentially causing geomagnetic disturbances and impacting electronic infrastructure. [ more ]
Mail Online
2 months ago
OMG science

Tonight's geomagnetic storm could disrupt GPSs and cell phones

Solar storm could disrupt public transport, airlines, and satellites, similar to the 1859 geo-storm impacting technology and navigation systems. [ more ]
moresolar-storms
#northern-lights
www.bournemouthecho.co.uk
2 months ago
Science

Northern Lights to be visiblein the UKin a matter of days

Northern Lights could be visible in the UK again soon due to increased solar activity. [ more ]
Secret NYC
2 months ago
OMG science

The Northern Lights May Be Visible In NY This Weekend

The Northern Lights may be visible in New York this weekend due to a large Coronal Mass Ejection hitting the earth's atmosphere, creating rare opportunities for viewing. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
2 months ago
OMG science

Solar storm puts on brilliant light show across the globe, but no serious problems reported

A powerful solar storm caused minor disruptions but mainly provided a spectacular Northern Lights display around the world. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
OMG science

Get Ready for a Solar Storm to (Maybe) Light Up the Sky

A severe solar storm is approaching Earth, potentially causing disruptions in electrical systems, communication, and navigation, while also offering the chance to view northern lights in unusual locations. [ more ]
www.bournemouthecho.co.uk
2 months ago
Science

Northern Lights to be visiblein the UKin a matter of days

Northern Lights could be visible in the UK again soon due to increased solar activity. [ more ]
Secret NYC
2 months ago
OMG science

The Northern Lights May Be Visible In NY This Weekend

The Northern Lights may be visible in New York this weekend due to a large Coronal Mass Ejection hitting the earth's atmosphere, creating rare opportunities for viewing. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
2 months ago
OMG science

Solar storm puts on brilliant light show across the globe, but no serious problems reported

A powerful solar storm caused minor disruptions but mainly provided a spectacular Northern Lights display around the world. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
OMG science

Get Ready for a Solar Storm to (Maybe) Light Up the Sky

A severe solar storm is approaching Earth, potentially causing disruptions in electrical systems, communication, and navigation, while also offering the chance to view northern lights in unusual locations. [ more ]
morenorthern-lights
#solar-flare
www.dailymail.co.uk
2 months ago
OMG science

Watch moment Sun launched its strongest solar flare in half a DECADE

The Sun has emitted the largest solar flare in half a decade, causing potential disruptions to radios and GPS satellites globally. [ more ]
Mail Online
2 months ago
OMG science

US suffers radio blackouts after being hit by ANOTHER solar storm

The sun unleashed a powerful solar flare, causing disruptions and blackouts in the US. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
7 months ago
OMG science

Nasa images show amazing' solar flare that caused radio interference on Earth

NASA has released images of a powerful solar flare, the most intense in six years, that caused radio interference on Earth.
The flare, known as a coronal mass ejection (CME), had the potential to affect radio communications, power grids, navigation signals, and spacecraft. [ more ]
Axios
7 months ago
OMG science

Sun's strongest solar flare in years knocks out radio frequencies

The Sun unleashed a monster solar flare of high-energy radiation, one of the largest ever recorded
Solar flares can cause disruptions to communication systems, power grids, navigation signals, and spacecraft [ more ]
www.dailymail.co.uk
2 months ago
OMG science

Watch moment Sun launched its strongest solar flare in half a DECADE

The Sun has emitted the largest solar flare in half a decade, causing potential disruptions to radios and GPS satellites globally. [ more ]
Mail Online
2 months ago
OMG science

US suffers radio blackouts after being hit by ANOTHER solar storm

The sun unleashed a powerful solar flare, causing disruptions and blackouts in the US. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
7 months ago
OMG science

Nasa images show amazing' solar flare that caused radio interference on Earth

NASA has released images of a powerful solar flare, the most intense in six years, that caused radio interference on Earth.
The flare, known as a coronal mass ejection (CME), had the potential to affect radio communications, power grids, navigation signals, and spacecraft. [ more ]
Axios
7 months ago
OMG science

Sun's strongest solar flare in years knocks out radio frequencies

The Sun unleashed a monster solar flare of high-energy radiation, one of the largest ever recorded
Solar flares can cause disruptions to communication systems, power grids, navigation signals, and spacecraft [ more ]
moresolar-flare
#solar-flares
Mail Online
4 months ago
OMG science

Huge sunspot is pointing 'almost directly' at Earth

Sunspots release charged particles towards Earth
Solar flares from sunspots can affect power grids and spacecraft [ more ]
Mail Online
5 months ago
OMG science

The Sun erupts with its most powerful solar flare in 7 YEARS

Solar flares are powerful bursts of high-energy radiation from the sun that can impact Earth's technology and infrastructure.
The X6.3 solar flare, the largest in years, can trigger radio blackouts and long-lasting radiation storms on Earth. [ more ]
Mail Online
6 months ago
OMG science

Earth is set for TWO solar storms that could cause radio blackouts

The sun released two flares since Sunday and both are set to impact Earth
A physicist told DailyMail.com that there is a 75% chance of radio blackouts
The expert is predicting the disturbances will be felt south of the equator [ more ]
Mail Online
4 months ago
OMG science

Huge sunspot is pointing 'almost directly' at Earth

Sunspots release charged particles towards Earth
Solar flares from sunspots can affect power grids and spacecraft [ more ]
Mail Online
5 months ago
OMG science

The Sun erupts with its most powerful solar flare in 7 YEARS

Solar flares are powerful bursts of high-energy radiation from the sun that can impact Earth's technology and infrastructure.
The X6.3 solar flare, the largest in years, can trigger radio blackouts and long-lasting radiation storms on Earth. [ more ]
Mail Online
6 months ago
OMG science

Earth is set for TWO solar storms that could cause radio blackouts

The sun released two flares since Sunday and both are set to impact Earth
A physicist told DailyMail.com that there is a 75% chance of radio blackouts
The expert is predicting the disturbances will be felt south of the equator [ more ]
moresolar-flares
Mail Online
6 months ago
OMG science

Two explosions from the sun set to impact Earth from TODAY

Earth is under a solar storm warning this week after the sun unleashed two powerful streams of energized particles directly at our planet.
The solar storms have a 60 percent chance of causing radio blackouts and disruptions to satellites and power grids on Earth. [ more ]
Nature
1 month ago
Science

Space weather can affect our daily lives - we need a better warning system

Categorizing space weather on a scale of one to five limits classification of superstorms. [ more ]
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