Solar flare

07.24.12
IBM cluster powers Murchison Widefield Array's radio telescope, answers mysteries of the universe faster than ever (video)
07.24.12

IBM cluster powers Murchison Widefield Array's radio telescope, answers mysteries of the universe faster than ever (video)

Radio telescope operators have as much of a problem coping with the avalanche of data as getting t...

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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...

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07.08.12
Alt-week 7.8.2012: Solar flares, trapping dark matter, and life-sized Lego trees
07.08.12

Alt-week 7.8.2012: Solar flares, trapping dark matter, and life-sized Lego trees

Alt-week peels back the covers on some of the more curious sci-tech stories from the last seven day...

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06.18.11
Sun's coronal ejections caused by magnetic ropes, galactic weathermen to predict solar storms?
06.18.11

Sun's coronal ejections caused by magnetic ropes, galactic weathermen to predict solar storms?

Space weather gets nasty when the sun starts shooting plasma into the cosmos, and these solar sto...

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08.03.10
Violent sun throws fit, massive blast of plasma to hit Earth tomorrow
08.03.10

Violent sun throws fit, massive blast of plasma to hit Earth tomorrow

Coronal mass ejections (CMEs) are no laughing matter, but for quite some time now we've been livin...

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02.12.10
Summer-loving NASA engineers launch SDO probe to worship the sun (video)
02.12.10

Summer-loving NASA engineers launch SDO probe to worship the sun (video)

Say all you want about how bad your local forecast is, it's way more accurate than our local solar...

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06.12.06
DS Lite mega-review
06.12.06

DS Lite mega-review

Only those boys over at Arstechnica could post a review so awesome, so comprehensive in its scope, t...

Posted   06.12.06
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