A geomagnetic storm is bringing the dazzling northern lights to the United States and Canada this week. Here's how you can get a good glimpse of the natural light show.
Earth/Environment May 15, 2019
NASA probes were able to detect magnetic explosions that influence space weather. The new discovery may pave the way for better understanding of space weather and prevention of unwanted events.
Space May 13, 2016
In the wake of a solar storm that blasted on Dec. 28, a coronal mass ejection may hit the Earth on or before New Year's Eve. The CME may cause the beautiful aurora borealis to appear in some parts of the night sky.
Space December 31, 2015
Astronomers in Spain compared previous solar storm incidents and found that solar storms can evade most detection systems. Researchers have thus suggested an efficient system to measure geomagnetic perturbations.
Space October 20, 2015
A new image of a massive coronal hole was captured by NASA using its orbital Solar Dynamics Observatory. It is believed that this solar phenomenon is what has been causing the formation of auroras over the Earth for the past several nights.
Space October 18, 2015
Scientists probe the secrets of the solar winds that can batter Earth's magnetic field. The winds can cause geomagnetic storms that can knock out satellites, power grids, cell phone networks.
Space October 29, 2014
Two solar eruptions are sending charged material racing toward the Earth. What does that mean for people on the planet and satellites in space?
Space September 12, 2014
A coronal mass ejection from the sun is heading to the Earth and will arrive on Friday the 13th. The eruption occurred during the production of a trio of solar flares.
Space June 13, 2014
Solar winds slamming into earth's atmosphere linked to lightning and thunderstorms, study finds. Finding could help in weather forecasting.
Space May 16, 2014
A powerful solar flare struck the Earth on 29 March and three more are on the way. Here's what happened and what you can expect from the coming space storm.
Space April 1, 2014