Space Weather, Solar Flares & Sun Storms: Latest News
See our amazing collection of stories and features about the increasingly important topic of space weather (aka solar storms).
Reference Discover everything there is to know about the northern lights, including how they form, where they can be seen and what causes their colors.
A sunspot so big it was seen from the surface of Mars last week has now turned to face Earth, bringing an increased chance of unsettled space weather with Earth in the firing line.
Watch the moment a huge plasma plume is hurled out from the sun during a powerful solar flare eruption, causing widespread radio blackouts in the South Pacific.
A photographer recently snapped an incredibly detailed photo of gigantic, ghostly plasma loops towering above the sun's fiery surface after a powerful solar flare exploded from the sun.
Watch the moment astrophotographer Jeff Dai captures Earth's magnetosphere 'ringing like a bell' during a dramatic northern lights display.
A coronal mass ejection from an X-5 class flare that erupted on New Year's Eve, the strongest flare of solar cycle 25, will likely trigger geomagnetic storms when it hits Earth today (Jan. 2).
A new agreement between multiple U.S. government agencies aims to improve space weather forecasts and the government's ability to mitigate the effects of solar storms on critical infrastructure.
The sun unleashed an X2.8 solar flare today (Dec. 14), its most powerful such eruption since September 2017.
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