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Category: Space & Astronomy | Posted on 6-21-2009 | 0 comments
For some time now astronomers have tried to determine the cause for the recent lack of sunspot activity in what is deemed to be a century-class solar minimum, n...
Category: Space & Astronomy | Posted on 4-6-2009 | 4 comments
The Sun has been going through a quiet spell recently, with fewer sunspots than in almost one hundred years.
Category: Space & Astronomy | Posted on 9-4-2008 | 12 comments
The sun has reached a milestone not seen for nearly 100 years: an entire month has passed without a single visible sunspot being noted.
Category: Modern Mysteries | Posted on 7-16-2008 | 53 comments
Marie D. Jones: The world is abuzz with talk of the year 2012; however, not everyone is looking forward to the year with the same outlook or expectations.
Category: Space & Astronomy | Posted on 4-5-2008 | 15 comments
Every 11 years or so, the sun gets a little pissy.
Category: Space & Astronomy | Posted on 1-6-2008 | 1 comment
A new solar cycle is under way. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Friday that the first sunspot of a new 11-year cycle has appeared in t...
Category: Space & Astronomy | Posted on 11-12-2006 | 5 comments
As NASA lays plans for travel to the moon and Mars, the agency is exploring propulsion systems, crew modules, and habitat structures.
Category: Natural World | Posted on 5-16-2005 | 5 comments
Surges of solar activity may cause whales to run aground, possibly by disrupting the creatures' internal compasses, according to German scientists.
Category: Space & Astronomy | Posted on 1-18-2005 | 0 comments
The predicted solar flares over sunspot 720 did occur late yesterday.
Category: Archived News | Posted on 7-29-2004 | 3 comments
At 20 times the size of Earth, the largest sunspot observed since the fall solar storm onslaught is now pointed directly at Earth.