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Classifying solar eruptions

(PhysOrg.com) -- Solar flares are giant explosions on the sun that send energy, light and high speed particles into space. These flares are often associated with solar magnetic storms known as coronal mass ejections (CMEs). ...

dateJan 26, 2012 in Space Exploration
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Hurricane Earl: The astronaut view

(PhysOrg.com) -- The relatively placid view from the International Space Station belied the potent forces at work in Hurricane Earl as it hovered northeast of Puerto Rico on Aug. 30, 2010. With maximum sustained winds of ...

dateApr 20, 2011 in Space Exploration
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