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DNA: Today in History, September 02

Know the historical facts happened on September 02.

NASA confirms '6 days of total darkness in December 2014' is fake story

NASA confirms '6 days of total darkness in December 2014' is fake story

NASA has denied claims of an article circulating online that it confirmed a total blackout of earth for six days in December due to a solar storm.

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.

Solar storm could have plunged world into darkness in 2012

Earth had a near miss with a solar flare from the most powerful storm on the Sun in over 150 years that could have caused widespread power blackouts, scientists say.

`Solar storms behave like supernovae`

Researchers have explained for the first time the details of how solar storms behave as they fall back onto the Sun`s surface.

Northern Lights to illuminate sky in the US

Even as the people in the US is shivering through frigid temperatures, here`s some good news that might help take their mind off from the biting-cold wind as they will have the chance of seeing the shimmering Northern Lights Thursday.

Solar storms get a new tracker, in Britain

Imagine days without your favourite TV soap, chilly evenings with room heaters or romantic nights without WhatsApp.

New space weather model to improve solar storm warning system

A University of Michigan space weather model has been chosen to predict magnetic disturbances due to space weather.

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.

Flip in Sun`s polarity to cause solar storms

Scientists have revealed that the magnetic field of the Sun is expected to reverse polarity within the next three weeks, which could have a huge effect on our solar system.

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.

Solar `superstorm` expected to hit Earth soon

An extreme solar storm will hit the Earth at some time in the near future, a team of engineers have warned.

New radio telescope to warn of solar storms beforehand

A newly-unveiled radio telescope will give the world a dramatically improved view of the Sun and provide early warning to prevent damage to communication satellites, electric power grids and GPS navigation systems.

Massive solar storm hits Earth

A monster solar storm of charged
particles that erupted two days ago hit the Earth.

UK scientists to help satellites dodge sun storms

British scientists have developed a system to help protect navigation and communications satellites from potentially devastating solar storms, they said on Friday.

Solar storm sparks dazzling northern lights

A storm from the broiling sun turned the chilly northernmost skies of Earth into an ever-changing and awe-provoking art show of northern lights on Tuesday.

Strongest solar storm since 2005 hitting Earth

Space weather officials say the strongest solar storm in more than six years is bombarding Earth with radiation with more to come.

NASA craft shows Earth swallowed by solar storm

A NASA spacecraft has watched a solar storm engulf our planet for the first time.

Massive solar storm to hit Earth in 2012

Astronomers are predicting that a massive solar storm is to hit Earth in 2012.