Post Profile






Why Has Our Sun Been Freaking Out So Much Lately?

The solar flare as seen by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory on September 10, 2017. (Image. NASA/SDO/Goddard) Since early last week, the Sun has belched out a steady stream of solar flares, including the most powerful burst recorded in the star's current 11-year cycle. It sounds very alarming, but scientists say this is simply what stars do every now and then, and that there's nothing to be concerned about.
read more

share

Related Posts


NASA's SDO captures images of 2 mid-level flares

Academics / General Science : Science Codex

The sun emitted a mid-level flare on Dec. 18, 2014, at 4:58 p.m. EST. NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory, which watches the sun constantly, captured an image of the event. Solar flares are powerful bursts of radiation. Harmful radiat...

NASA's SDO spots a summer solar flare

Academics / General Science : Science Codex

The sun emitted a mid-level solar flare, peaking at 12:20 p.m. EDT on July 8, 2014, and NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory captured images of the event. Solar flares are powerful bursts of radiation. Harmful radiation from a flare ca...

NASA's SDO sees a mid-level solar flare: Nov. 3

Academics / General Science : Science Codex

The sun emitted a mid-level solar flare, peaking at 5:40 p.m. EST on Nov. 3, 2014. NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory, which watches the sun constantly, captured an image of the event. Solar flares are powerful bursts of radiation. H...

NASA's SDO shows images of significant solar flare

Academics / General Science : Science Codex

The sun emitted a significant solar flare, peaking at 7:49 p.m. EST on Feb. 24, 2014. NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory, which keeps a constant watch on the sun, captured images of the event. Solar flares are powerful bursts of radi...

NASA's SDO captures image of mid-level flare

Academics / General Science : Science Codex

The sun emitted a mid-level solar flare, peaking at 4:33 pm EDT on Sept. 4, 2017. NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory, which watches the sun constantly, captured an image of the event. Solar flares are powerful bursts of radiation. Ha...

Comments


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC