NASA has a new tool in the battle against massive sun storms.
See how solar flares, sun storms and huge eruptions from the sun work in this SPACE.com infographic.
A star nursery shines, a sun storm erupts, a Mars orbiter spies its cousin, and more in the week's best space pictures.
... lines and causing wide-spread blackouts. These sun storms can interfere with communications between ground controllers ... near Earth's poles. Radio noise from the storm also can disrupt cell phone service. Space ...
The active sun extends loops of particles, chaos reigns in the Milky Way's middle, tropical storm Ida gets spotted from above, and more in the week's best space pictures.
NASA plans to launch a new spacecraft, the Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO), to take the most detailed observations ever of the sun and its complex weather.
NASA says intense sun storms have the ability to knock out our power and cell phone signals. Whit Johnson reports.
The sun may be about to put on a colorful light show.
The sun unleashed a huge solar flare and eruption Sept. 8, but the sun storm is not aimed at Earth.
When storms of charged particles rage on the sun, they don't always travel in a straight line, a new study finds.
... aurora may be visible for several nights as Sun storm brewsStargazers in Britain may witness the extraordinary lightshow ... opportunity to see the celestial spectacle follows a storm on the Sun that has produced the most powerful solar flare ...
When powerful sun storms set off dazzling auroras in March, photographer Torje Sorgjerd was ready.
A sun storm has shot perhaps the largest amount of particles into space ever recorded, scientists say.
Skywatchers at high northern latitudes may see some supercharged auroras, NASA says.
With the sun nearing the high point in its 11-year activity cycle, grid operators are seeking to protect a vulnerable power-delivery system.