Solarflares

07.13.12
'Extreme' class solar flare heading toward Earth, hopefully bringing nothing but auroras
07.13.12

'Extreme' class solar flare heading toward Earth, hopefully bringing nothing but auroras

Yesterday, a solar flare set off from the sun, launching a coronal mass ejection (CME) heading tow...

By S. Silbert,   07.13.12
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02.18.10
Keep your eyes on the Sun safely with free 3D Sun app
02.18.10

Keep your eyes on the Sun safely with free 3D Sun app

I really love to find cool, free apps, and I have a good one for you. 3D Sun, developed in collabora...

By Mel Martin,   02.18.10
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02.10.10
Solar flares set to wreak havoc on GPS signals
02.10.10

Solar flares set to wreak havoc on GPS signals

The sun's activity isn't usually a hot topic around these parts, but when it threatens to derail sa...

By Vlad Savov,   02.10.10
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07.13.07
Scientists pinning dropped calls on... solar flares?
07.13.07

Scientists pinning dropped calls on... solar flares?

Dropped calls have admittedly become less of a problem as carriers became more reliable in more loc...

By D. Murph,   07.13.07
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09.28.06
Solar flares to disrupt GPS for several hours in 2011 or 2012
09.28.06

Solar flares to disrupt GPS for several hours in 2011 or 2012

Ok GPS fans, we're prepping you early for what could be a moment of pretty severe inconvenience in t...

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