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Major solar storm alert: Third CME this week to hit Earth on May 10-11, possibly affecting satellite communications, GPS and power grids

The Sun has spewed out six X-class flares in the past week, the last three whoppers clocking in at …

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Human activities are changing Earth's spin so much that it might affect how we keep time

Human-driven climate change is causing Earth's poles to lose so much ice it's changing the planet's…

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NASA is putting an 'artificial star' in orbit around Earth

NASA plans to launch a mini satellite into Earth's orbit that could revolutionize astronomy as we k…

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I saw the northern lights during the historic solar storm. I was surprised by how misleading the photos are.

The northern lights can appear in the sky above places like San Francisco or New York. They're beau…

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How I took the 'best' photo of the 2017 American solar eclipse — and what I'm doing differently this year

The photographer who snapped the 'best' photo of the 2017 American solar eclipse shares how he got …

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Monday's solar eclipse had nothing to do with the earthquake that rocked the East Coast today

A 4.8 magnitude earthquake rattled NYC, NJ, and even Pennsylvania just days before the 2024 total s…

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OPINION: As India seeks $293 billion for renewable energy transition, how can we get more bang out of each green buck?

​India needs to see USD 293 billion of investment made between 2023 and 2030 to meet our ambitious …

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Barack Obama says Jeff Bezos should worry about Earth before space. But Bezos says going to space is how you save Earth.

Barack Obama argues billionaires should focus on solving humanity's problems on Earth, while Jeff B…

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A cluster of sunspots 15 times bigger than Earth could send a solar storm our way as early as Saturday

The cluster of sunspots could send solar weather our way as early as Saturday, though it's difficul…

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Why did a NASA spacecraft suddenly start talking gibberish after more than 45 years of operation? What fixed it?

Voyager 1 mysteriously stopped sending decipherable science and engineering data back to Earth on N…

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A National Geographic photographer gave me advice on photographing the total solar eclipse. Here's how my photos turned out.

A seasoned eclipse photographer gave me his advice on how to photograph the total solar eclipse. He…

Ellyn Lapointe   


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A NASA probe flew straight through an explosion from the sun, and found a key clue to how solar storms form

Insight into coronal mass ejections provided by a NASA probe could help better predict solar explos…

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From arid to green: What world can glean from Vijayapura's learnings this Earth Day

In less than 10 years, nature lovers have a lot going for them in Vijayapura. The district is now h…

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7 times a total solar eclipse revolutionized science

A total solar eclipse made Einstein and his theory of relativity world famous. That's not the only …

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John Deere dealership says a solar storm left GPS tracking on farmers' tractors 'extremely compromised'

The severe geomagnetic storm that hit over the weekend scrambled some GPS-powered farm equipment, a…

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Mercury's shrinking history revealed through surface craters: insights from the planet's shriveling past

While missions to explore the moon's surface are numerous, the same cannot be said for Mercury. How…

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Wild animals and pets may start behaving strangely during today's solar eclipse

Animals like giraffes and dogs might show signs of anxiety, while others like tortoises might start…

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Sun smacks Earth with 2 powerful, back-to-back X-class solar flares, knocking out radio signals across the US

The sun flashed back-to-back powerful X-class solar flares at the Earth. X-class flares are the mos…

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ISRO’s Solar Mission launch on Sept 2 – Here is how you can register to watch it from Sriharikota

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), which recently made history by becoming the first co…