NASA satellites measure increase of Sun's energy absorbed in the Arctic
NASA satellite instruments have observed a marked increase in solar radiation absorbed in the Arctic since the year 2000 - a trend that aligns with the steady decrease in Arctic sea ice during the same period.
Physicist presents new observational solar weather model
Scientists now have an observational framework to help predict solar weather and how it will affect Earth.
Sun emits mid-level flare on Dec. 4, 2014
On Dec. 4, 2014, the sun emitted a mid-level solar flare, peaking at 1:25 p.m. EST.
NASA's sun watching observatory sees mid-level solar flare on Dec. 16, 2014
The sun emitted a mid-level solar flare, peaking at 11:50 p.m. EST on Dec. 16, 2014. NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory, which watches the sun constantly, captured an image of the event. Solar flares are powerful ...
SDO captures images of two mid-level flares
The sun emitted a mid-level flare on Dec. 18, 2014, at 4:58 p.m. EST. NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory, which watches the sun constantly, captured an image of the event. Solar flares are powerful bursts ...
Holiday lights on the Sun: SDO imagery of a significant solar flare
The sun emitted a significant solar flare, peaking at 7:28 p.m. EST on Dec. 19, 2014.