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Solar Filament

The Sun Is Trying To Tell Us Something

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 06.01.2015 | Science

"Keep right" signs aren't just all over U.S. roads. One "sign" appeared at least briefly at the center of the solar system last week. The formation...

Sun Fires Off Vast 'Filament' In Spectacular New Video

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 05.07.2015 | Science

WOW! The sun fired off a colossal filament on April 28-29, and the sun-watching Solar & Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) spacecraft was able to catch t...

Massive Filament Snakes Across Sun's Surface

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 02.12.2015 | Science

Why so sad, sun? NASA's Solar Dynamics (SDO) spacecraft has spotted the sun looking like a frowny face, thanks to a massive, dark line snaking across ...

WATCH: Our Planet Looks Tiny Next To This

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 10.07.2014 | Science

Something described as a "filament" sounds like such a tiny thing. But check out this ginormous solar filament NASA spotted on Sept. 30, courtesy o...

WATCH: Massive 'Fuse' Sparks Solar Eruption

Space.com | Tariq Malik | Posted 06.07.2014 | Science

A massive formation on the sun made of super-hot magnetic plasma erupted this week in an explosive solar storm captured on video by NASA spacecraft. ...

Look: Awesome NASA Photo Compares Massive Fiery Filament With Earth's Circumference

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 09.12.2012 | Science

On Aug. 31, a massive filament of super-heated plasma exploding out from the sun and into outer space was captured in photos and film collected by NAS...

PHOTOS: Enormous Solar Eruption Seen Up Close

Posted 09.07.2012 | Science

By: SPACE.com Staff Published: 09/07/2012 10:09 AM EDT on SPACE.com NASA spacecraft watching the sun have captured jaw-dropping pictures and vid...

Massive Plasma Blasts Caught On Video

Posted 11.25.2011 | Technology

Huge plasma blasts appear to explode off the sun's surface in a video released by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO). The SDO is part of a missio...