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Solar Flares: Terrifying, Fascinating, or Both?

Check out this animated gif released by NASA earlier this week. Just a few days ago, the Solar Dynamics Observatory …

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Sun Triggers Radio Blackout with First X-Class Flare

The Sun triggered a radio blackout with the first X-class solar flare of 2015 on Wednesday, March 11th at 12:22pm ET. A solar flare is a sudden flash of brightness on the Sun’s surface. Solar flares are classified as A,…

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Sun Triggers Radio Blackout with First X-Class Flare

The Sun triggered a radio blackout with the first X-class solar flare of 2015 on Wednesday, March 11th at 12:22pm ET. A solar flare is a sudden flash of brightness on the Sun’s surface. Solar flares are classified as A,…

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Solar Flares

Learning about solar flares in class has been one of the most interesting things to me.  I think it is amazing how unpredictable they are and how they can affect of Earth.  It is fascinating to me to think about how a solar flare can wipe out our electronic systems.  Our book explains that the […] Continue reading

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