Post Profile






Massive Sunspots and Solar Flares: The Sun Has Gone Wrong and Scientists Don't Know Why

The sun just produced its biggest solar flare for 12 years—despite supposedly being in one of its quietest phases.
read more

share

Related Posts


Image of the Day: Colossal Solar Flare Erupts from Sunspot (VIDEO)

Academics / Astronomy : The Daily Galaxy

The sun unleashed the third major solar flare in three days, NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory scientists said. The massive solar storm occurred late Sunday at 10:03 p.m. EDT (0203 Oct. 28 GMT). It registered as an X-class solar fla...

Biggest Solar Flares of the Year Erupt From Sun

Technology / Social Media : Mashable: Social Media

A hyperactive sunspot on the surface of the sun has fired off two of the most powerful solar flares of the year in just 24 hours, and promises to unleash more solar storms over the next several days, space weather experts say. The a...

The largest sunspot in decades is facing Earth

Business & Finance / Personal Finance : Newsweek: Career

Scientists have detected the sun's largest sunspot region in more than 20 years — and it's aiming solar flares toward Earth. The solar flares from the sunspot could eventually turn into a solar storm and create a coronal mass ejecti...

Monster Solar Flare Spares Earth, for Now

Technology / Social Media : Mashable: Social Media

The sun fired off a major solar flare late Feb. 24, making it the most powerful sun eruption of the year so far and one of the strongest in recent years The massive X4.9-class solar flare erupted from an active sunspot, called AR199...

Solar Flare Producing Sunspot Forming On The Sun, NASA Images Massive Sunspot

Issues & Causes / Environmentalism : Planetsave

An enormous sunspot, six times larger than the Earth is currently forming on the Sun. NASA researchers predict that the sunspot could begin triggering powerful solar flares in a couple of days. The enormous sunspot has been monitore...

Comments


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC