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Sun Eruption

Long Solar Flare Sends Speedy Particles Our Way

Posted 02.11.2013 | Science

By: Tariq Malik Published: 02/10/2013 02:40 AM EST on SPACE.com A long-lasting solar flare erupted from the sun early Saturday (Feb. 9), trigger...

Huge Solar Blast May Boost Northern Lights This Week

Posted 01.15.2013 | Science

By: Space.com, staff Published: 01/14/2013 05:09 PM EST on SPACE.com A huge sun eruption on Sunday (Jan. 13) unleashed a wave of solar plasma ai...

Growing Sunspot Unleashes Strong Solar Flare

Posted 01.12.2013 | Science

By: SPACE.com Staff Published: 01/11/2013 06:02 PM EST on SPACE.com The surface of the sun erupted in a solar flare early today (Jan. 11), unleash...

WATCH: Sun Greets New Year With Dazzling Eruption

Posted 01.23.2014 | Science

By: SPACE.com Staff Published: 01/02/2013 08:12 AM EST on SPACE.com As people around the world  rang in the New Year to celebrate Earth's lates...

WATCH: Sun Unleashes Vast Plumes Of Super-Hot Plasma

Posted 11.18.2012 | Science

By: Tariq Malik Published: 11/17/2012 09:44 AM EST on SPACE.com The sun unleashed a monster eruption of super-hot plasma Friday (Nov. 16) in bac...

Sun Unleashes Bigger-Than-Earth Solar Prominence

Posted 10.22.2012 | Science

By: SPACE.com Staff Published: 10/19/2012 06:31 PM EDT on SPACE.com A giant wave of super-hot solar plasma larger than the Earth erupted from th...

Mysterious 'Cavities' May Shed Light On Solar Eruptions

Posted 09.21.2012 | Science

By: SPACE.com Staff Published: 09/21/2012 07:31 AM EDT on SPACE.com Scientists seeking to better understand and predict massive solar eruptions ...

WATCH: Massive Solar Eruption Rocks The Sun

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

During a press conference at the American Geophysical Union meeting in San Francisco, Karel Schrijver and Alan Title presented groundbreaking data fro...

Solar ERUPTION: Powerful Sun Activity Captured By NASA Spacecraft (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

NASA's STEREO spacecraft has captured spectacular images of a solar eruption, the largest solar prominence in 15 years. The activity was caught on ca...