Coronal mass ejection

Solar storms can drain Earth’s electrical charge - See video

Solar storms can drain Earth’s electrical charge - See video

Now, a new research on solar storms finds they also can do the exact opposite - cause regions that are nearly depleted of electrically charged particles.

 

Apr 12, 2017, 14:15 PM IST

`Tsunami Wave` still being experienced by NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft

 Scientists have revealed that the "tsunami wave" that NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft began experiencing earlier this year is still propagating outward.

Dec 16, 2014, 23:37 PM IST

2012`s `Solar flare` could have pushed Earth into dark age

NASA has recently revealed that Earth nearly missed a solar flare, or Coronal Mass Ejection (CME) that might have plunged the planet towards a global catastrophe on July 23, 2012.

Jul 26, 2014, 12:32 PM IST

NASA captures `mid-level` solar flare

NASA has captured mid-level solar flares at its Solar Dynamics Observatory.

Jul 09, 2014, 14:35 PM IST

NASA`s STEREO captures fastest coronal mass ejection

Researchers have published a paper that uncovers the origin and cause of an extreme space weather event that occurred on July 22, 2012, at the sun and generated the fastest solar wind speed ever recorded directly by a solar wind instrument.

Mar 19, 2014, 11:03 AM IST

2012`s solar storm highlights need for policymakers to prep up for future

A researcher has said that a massive ejection of material from the Sun initially traveling at over 7 million miles per hour that narrowly missed Earth in 2012.

Dec 10, 2013, 15:48 PM IST

Comet ISON to zip past Sun at 1.3 mn km/h on Thanksgiving

Astronomers and amateur sky-gazers are waiting with bated breaths as the Comet ISON hurtles towards the Sun for a close encounter on Thanksgiving.

Nov 25, 2013, 16:05 PM IST

Watch: Sun emitting its latest powerful solar flare

A powerful solar flare was emitted from the sun early Tuesday, the US scientists said.

Nov 20, 2013, 18:36 PM IST

Solar storm 2013 heading towards Earth – any danger?

A solar storm that erupted from the sun on Tuesday is blasting billions of charged particles towards Earth at a mind-boggling speed of 3.3 million kilometre per hour.

Aug 22, 2013, 14:05 PM IST

Sun fires solar storm directly toward Earth

The sun erupted with an Earth-directed coronal mass ejection or CME on Tuesday.

Aug 21, 2013, 15:27 PM IST

Earth-directed CME to pass by Messenger and Juno spacecrafts

The sun erupted with an Earth-directed coronal mass ejection on July 16, 2013.

Jul 17, 2013, 10:12 AM IST

Rare speedy tsunami seen on Sun`s surface

In what can be called as an amazing phenomenon, a speedy Tsunami has been observed on the Sun’s surface.

Jul 12, 2013, 10:24 AM IST

Sun ejects Earth-directed CME

CMEs are a solar phenomenon that can send billions of tons of particles into space that can reach Earth one to three days later.

Jul 11, 2013, 10:58 AM IST

Sun ejects CME directed towards Mercury and Venus

The sun erupted with a coronal mass ejection or CME on July 1, which soared off in the direction of Mercury and Venus.

Jul 03, 2013, 12:14 PM IST

Sun emits Earth-directed CME on eve of summer solstice

The sun erupted with an Earth-directed coronal mass ejection or CME on June 20 at 11:24 pm.

Jun 22, 2013, 13:13 PM IST

Coronal mass ejection collisions can be super-elastic

A study has confirmed that collisions of coronal mass ejections (CMEs), emissions of magnetized ionized gas from the Sun, can be super-elastic.

May 22, 2013, 11:59 AM IST

Sun unleashes earth-directed solar particles into space

At 5:24 am EDT on May 17, the sun erupted with an Earth-directed coronal mass ejection that can send billions of tons of solar particles into space that can reach Earth one to three days later and affect electronic systems.

May 18, 2013, 19:32 PM IST

Sun erupted with three X-class flares in 24 hours

NASA`s Solar Dynamics Observatory captured images of three X-class flares that the sun emitted in under 24 hours on May 12-13, 2013.

May 15, 2013, 15:30 PM IST

NASA satellite captures spectacular eruption on Sun

NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory satellite has captured video images of a massive explosion that erupted Wednesday from the edge of the sun.

May 02, 2013, 15:52 PM IST

April solar flare may create disruptions in communications

The Sun emitted a mid-level flare on the morning of April 11, 2013, it has been revealed.

Apr 12, 2013, 12:14 PM IST