scorecard

You Searched For "solar flare effects" and got 20 results


Sort By:


Business Insider Latest Story Image
2 mins read

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 …

Business Insider Latest Story Image
3 mins read

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…

Marianne Guenot   


Business Insider Latest Story Image
2 mins read

Powerful solar flare that erupted from a sunspot three times the size of the Earth caused widespread radio blackouts

The solar flare was not facing Earth when it exploded, but its radiation still messed with our radi…

Marianne Guenot   


Business Insider Latest Story Image
4 mins read

Earth's satellites, power grids and planes may have more time to prepare against the threat of solar flares

A big step in tracking down the source of a natural threat to satellites, astronauts, power grids a…

Business Insider Latest Story Image
3 mins read

Powerful solar flares have been causing radio blackouts on Earth here's a time-lapse video of 4 years of intense storms on the sun

The sun is getting more active, with scientists seeing more solar flares, coronal mass ejections, a…

Marianne Guenot   


Business Insider Latest Story Image
6 mins read

After the moon, a journey to the sun with Aditya-L1

India's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle-C57 (PSLV-C57) lifted off with the country's Aditya-L1 space…

Business Insider Latest Story Image
3 mins read

The biggest solar flare since 2017 spotted by NASA — and there could be more to come as the Sun wakes up

The solar flare in question occurred on May 29 at around 3:24 EST (12:54 pm IST). it was an M-cl…

Business Insider Latest Story Image
2 mins read

Solar flare sparks radio blackout in parts of Asia and Australia

According to the US Space Weather Prediction Center (SWPC), the solar flare peaked late on April 17…

Business Insider Latest Story Image
1 min read

A solar eruption headed straight for Earth is eating up stray energy and could trigger a strong geomagnetic storm by Friday

A possible geomagnetic storm could make auroras visible in parts of the northern US, farther south …

Grace Eliza Goodwin,Marianne Guenot   


Business Insider Latest Story Image
2 mins read

'Great' super solar storms strong enough to cause blackouts flare up every 25 years

According to the study, ‘great’ superstorms don’t last more than a few days. But their effect on…

Business Insider Latest Story Image
5 mins read

A spacecraft rocketing around the sun just beamed back the closest images ever taken of our star

The Solar Orbiter discovered little explosions happening all across the solar surface. They could c…

Morgan McFall-Johnsen   


Business Insider Latest Story Image
5 mins read

A once-in-century solar storm could fry power grids and knock out satellites. Here's why scientists worry it could happen soon.

Powerful solar storms that can knock out power grids are extremely rare. But these are more likely …

Marianne Guenot   


Business Insider Latest Story Image
3 mins read

NASA videos reveal explosive events on the sun: a polar vortex of plasma, an X flare, and an eruption from the north pole

NASA first caught a strange polar vortex on the solar north pole. A big eruption and flare followed…

Morgan McFall-Johnsen   


Business Insider Latest Story Image
5 mins read

A powerful solar storm is due to hit Earth on Wednesday, sparking beautiful auroras. Here's how to see them.

A coronal mass ejection that was released from the sun on May 7 is due to hit the Earth May 10. NAS…

Marianne Guenot   


Business Insider Latest Story Image
3 mins read

I've studied the sun for 23 years. Here's what happened during the last solar maximum and what to expect from this one.

The next solar maximum is predicted to begin in 2025 and is expected to raise some risks for Earth …

Crystal Raypole   


Business Insider Latest Story Image
2 mins read

A 'hole' 30 times Earth's size has spread across the sun, blasting solar winds that'll hit our planet by end of this week

A giant coronal hole, spotted Monday, is releasing rapid solar winds expected to reach Earth on Mar…

Rebecca Cohen,Jessica Orwig,Morgan McFall-Johnsen   


Business Insider Latest Story Image
1 min read

ART CASHIN: Be Mindful Of The Solar Flares And Coronal Mass Ejections

The same sources caution about some, hopefully minor, disruptions today, as a result of multiple re…

Sam Ro   


Business Insider Latest Story Image
4 mins read

215 gray whales got stranded on North American shores last year. Scientists think some of them were blinded during solar storms.

The Asian gray whale population consists of just 200 whales (or fewer) and is listed as endangered.…

Aylin Woodward   


Business Insider Latest Story Image
5 mins read

A big solar storm could wreak havoc on GPS and everything else on your phone

Space forecasters usually get between 17 and 36 hours of warning that a cloud of these dangerous pa…

Hilary Brueck   


Business Insider Latest Story Image
4 mins read

This $10 natural deodorant doesn't look like deodorant at all, and it's more effective than other traditional formulas I've tried

Subscribe to our newsletter. Find all the best offers at our Coupons page. Disclosure: This p…

Lulu Chang