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20 July 2012, 08:26 AM ET
This time-lapse video created by Brad Goldpaint ( is a visual representation of how the night sky and landscapes co-exist within a world of contradictions.
19 July 2012, 11:01 AM ET
In this space wallpaper, Aurora Australis glows high over Concordia research base on July 18, 2011.
18 July 2012, 06:16 AM ET
NASA astronaut Joe Acaba in space was awestruck by dazzling weekend southern lights on July 14 and 15.
17 July 2012, 09:11 AM ET
Photographer Guy Strong ( ) created this amazing time-lapse of the the aurora borealis over Good Harbor Bay, Michigan in the early morning hours of July 16th, 2012.
16 July 2012, 06:02 PM ET
The northern lights, Jupiter, Venus and the moon put on a dazzling display this past weekend.
16 July 2012, 10:49 AM ET
See spectacular northern lights pictures from July 14-15, 2012, triggered by a huge solar storm.
15 July 2012, 12:17 AM ET
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14 July 2012, 05:00 AM ET
The space weather fallout from a powerful solar flare is pummeling planet Earth.
13 July 2012, 04:23 PM ET
The warning system measures the intensity of charged particles from solar eruptions.
13 July 2012, 12:11 PM ET
NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory has provided multiple up close views in different wavelengths of the X1.4-class flare of July 12th, 2012. A geomagnetic storm and aurora sightings over a larger area on Earth are possible on July 14th.
13 July 2012, 11:05 AM ET
Thursday's powerful solar eruption could bring spectacular auroras to the continental United States.
12 July 2012, 04:45 PM ET
See spectacular northern lights pictures from July 2012 sent in to
12 July 2012, 02:43 PM ET
A huge Earth-facing sunspot - Active Region 1520 - unleased an X1.4-class solar flare on July 12, 2012. A coronal mass ejection could be speeding towards Earth to cause geomagnetic havoc.
12 July 2012, 02:21 PM ET
The huge solar flare marked the second X-class sun storm in a week.
10 July 2012, 11:05 AM ET
Sprites are ultra-fast bursts of electricity extending to the edge of space.
09 July 2012, 04:00 PM ET
The odd clapping noise is generated just 230 feet or so Earth's surface, researchers say.
09 July 2012, 02:35 PM ET
Energetic particles that cause the Aurora Borealis "northern lights" may also be responsible for an odd clapping sound heard by some observers.
06 July 2012, 10:23 PM ET
Threatening for days to unleash the most powerful class of solar flare, sunspot AR1515 erupted with an X-1.1 flare on July 6th, 2012. Captured by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory.
06 July 2012, 08:41 PM ET
The giant sunspot AR1515 unleashed a powerful X1.1 solar flare, the strongest for the summer season.
05 July 2012, 04:42 PM ET
The sun unleashed a powerful M5.6-class solar flare from sunspot AR1515 on July 4, 2012, just in time for the Fourth of July celebrations marking the U.S. Independence Day holiday.
05 July 2012, 04:36 PM ET
See images solar flares erupting from sunspot AR1515 in July 2012.
05 July 2012, 04:31 PM ET
The flare came from an active sunspot region that has now spewed 12 solar flares since July 3.
04 July 2012, 10:50 AM ET
Seeing spots on the sun has a long history. Check out some great sunspot photos.
04 July 2012, 09:07 AM ET
The sun is firing off some fireworks of its own on the Fourth of July.
02 July 2012, 05:31 PM ET
The sun let loose with a M5.6-class solar flare on July 2.
02 July 2012, 11:32 AM ET
Sunspot AR1515 unleashed an M5.6 flare on July 2nd, 2012. The resulting coronal mass ejection (CME) may cause geomagnetic storms on Earth in coming days.
29 June 2012, 01:49 PM ET
A strong flare erupted from sunspot AR1513 on June 29th, 2012 and the Solar Dynamics Observatory was on hand to record it with its ultraviolet camera. This time-lapse is looped and slowed for a close-up view.
28 June 2012, 10:11 AM ET
The astronomers used the Hubble Space Telescope to study the planet's atmosphere.
28 June 2012, 08:56 AM ET
The Hubble Space Telescope has seen a burst of evaporation in the upper atmosphere of exoplanet HD 189733b following a intense flare from its parent star - leading scientists to believe that the extreme x-ray radiation from the flare is the culprit.
27 June 2012, 01:01 PM ET
The sun's super-tornadoes are thousands of miles across and may super-heat the star's atmosphere.
26 June 2012, 04:02 PM ET
Solar storms can wreak havoc on power grids and communications infrastructure.
22 June 2012, 10:07 AM ET
See photos from astrophotographers of great aurora scenes from June 2012.
22 June 2012, 07:00 AM ET
The video incorporates thousands of images of auroras over northern Sweden.
21 June 2012, 07:00 AM ET
The solar prominence was seen on June 18 by the Solar Dynamics Observatory.
20 June 2012, 05:16 PM ET
The Slooh Space Camera will air a special show to celebrate the new season.
19 June 2012, 01:56 PM ET
Chad Blakley spent 2000 hours over the last three years photographing auroras in Abisko National Park in Sweden. Editor Thomas Malkowicz compiled time-lapses of thousands of still images to create this truly epic video for