• Solar storm to hit Earth today could make auroras brighter

    7 days ago - By SlashGear

    The distances in space are hard to wrap our brains around. Last Sunday NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory Satellite captured a massive solar flare on the surface of the sun at 8:25 p.m. EST. That large solar flare released a coronal mass ejection or CME and is only going to hit the Earth today. A CME is an explosion of magnetic...
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  • A Solar Storm Is Approaching Earth

    A Solar Storm Is Approaching Earth

    7 days ago - By Space

    A moderate solar flare early this week has generated charged particles that will light up the atmosphere - and could impact power grids and satellites - as early as Thursday.
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