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Magnetosphere

Telescope Spies Strange 'Red Arcs' In Sky

Posted 04.02.2013 | Science

By: Charles Q. Choi, OurAmazingPlanet Contributor Published: 04/02/2013 11:45 AM EDT on LiveScience Glowing red arcs invisible to the naked eye ha...

Space Probe Makes Surprising Discovery Near Saturn

Posted 02.26.2013 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 02/26/2013 11:31 AM EST on SPACE.com NASA's Cassini spacecraft has spotted solar particles moving at incredible speeds ne...

Split-Personality Star Baffles Astronomers

Posted 01.25.2013 | Science

By: Elizabeth Howell Published: 01/24/2013 02:11 PM EST on SPACE.com Scientists have discovered a puzzling spinning star that is spontaneously s...

Satellites Spot Leaks In Earth's Protective 'Bubble'

Posted 11.02.2012 | Science

By: Crystal Gammon, OurAmazingPlanet Contributor Published: 11/01/2012 12:06 PM EDT on OurAmazingPlanet Our planet's protective magnetic bubble ma...

NASA Explains Magnetosphere With Dazzling New Video

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 06.21.2012 | Science

The sun sends enormous amounts of energy toward Earth, but why don't coronal mass ejections cause the same type of havoc as they do for Mercury and Ve...

TONIGHT: Solar Storm May Bring Awesome Aurora

Posted 03.08.2012 | Science

By: Denise Chow Published: 03/07/2012 06:16 PM EST on SPACE.com A massive solar storm may spark an intense northern lights display for skywatche...

WATCH: Venus Rocked By Huge Explosions

Posted 03.06.2012 | Science

SPACE.com Staff Date: 06 March 2012 Time: 07:00 AM ET Strange, gigantic explosions fueled by solar energy detonate just above the surface of Ven...

Solar Storm Study Spotlights Risk Of Catastrophe

Posted 03.01.2012 | Science

An aurora borealis may be beautiful, but can there be too much of a good thing? A new study published in the journal Space Weather analyzed the freque...

PHOTOS: Rocket Launched Into Aurora Borealis Makes For Spectacular Photos

Posted 02.21.2012 | Science

By: SPACE.com Staff Published: 02/21/2012 07:17 AM EST on SPACE.com A team of scientists launched a small rocket into an eye-popping northern ligh...

Solar Storm Helps Solve 'Killer Electrons' Mystery

The Huffington Post | Travis Korte | Posted 01.30.2012 | Science

Solar storms like the massive one that's currently hitting Earth don't just give us great aurora imagery. UCLA researchers have published a paper in N...

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
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