Solar Flares

A solar flare is an intense localized eruption of electromagnetic radiation in the Sun's atmosphere.

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NASA’s Hi-C Rocket Experiment Captures Never-Before-Seen View of Solar Flares

Rapid-Fire Solar Flares Unleashed: NASA Witnesses 82 Intense Flares This Week [Video]

Hi-C Rocket Experiment Achieves Never-Before-Seen Look at Solar Flares

Watch 4 solar flares erupt from the sun at nearly the same time in extremely rare event (video)

Fast-growing sunspot could hurl out M-class solar flares directed at Earth, reveals NASA

Enormous 'sunspot archipelago' 15 times wider than Earth could soon bombard us with solar flares

Fast radio bursts from distant neutron stars resemble earthquakes rather than solar flares

Solar Flares in a Lab? Caltech’s Miniature Marvels Unlock Cosmic Secrets

Detect Solar Flares and Gamma-Ray Bursts for Less Than $100 - Monitor space weather by tuning into signals sent to submarines

Watch this giant sunspot erupt in barrage of powerful solar flares as it turns to face Earth (video)

Research by 1000 students hints that it's not the solar flares what superheats the sun's corona - from The Astrophysical Journal

UAH space science faculty advances modelling of energetic neutral atoms to better understand solar flares and coronal mass ejections

Solar Flares Could Have Helped Life Get Started on Earth

From Solar Flares to Sahara Skies: RHESSI’s Fiery Return to Earth

Lab-grown solar flares reveal secrets of the sun's coronal loops

Physicists Have Successfully Generated Tiny Solar Flares In The Lab

Solar flares made in the lab could teach us about the real thing

Sunquakes may be caused by weird beams of electrons from solar flares

A spaceflight disaster was narrowly avoided in 1972. A series of intense solar flares exploded in August, just months before the launch of Apollo 17. Any astronauts on the moon at that time would have died from radiation. As NASA's new lunar missions progress, the threat of radiation still looms.

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