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Huge solar flare spotted last month (Video)

NASA's Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph, also known as IRIS, witnessed a huge, solar flare -- the biggest since its was launched last summer.

Monday - 02/24/2014, 05:44pm EST

Tags: solar, IRIS

Fiery sun explosion caught on tape (VIDEO)

An incredible solar explosion erupted from the sun this week.

Tuesday - 04/17/2012, 08:24am EDT

Tags: Sun, SPACE.com, CNN, NASA

Northern lights could send us back to the Stone Age

The stunning aurora borealis soon may not be restricted to only northern lights. However, that would also signal the effective downfall of all humanity as it zaps out power grids worldwide and crucial communication and satellite networks.

Tuesday - 03/06/2012, 10:29am EST

Tags: northern lights, aurora borealis,