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Image: Artificial eclipse

The sun experiences both calm and tempestuous periods of activity. At its most active, our star can fling out multiple bursts of particles in a single day in events known as coronal mass ejections, or CMEs. Particles within ...

dateDec 07, 2015 in Space Exploration
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NASA's STEREO-A resumes normal operations

On Nov. 9, 2015, NASA's Solar and Terrestrial Relations Observatory Ahead, or STEREO-A, once again began transmitting data at its full rate. For the previous year, STEREO-A was transmitting only a weak signal—or occasionally ...

dateNov 19, 2015 in Space Exploration
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