Space Weather

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First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

NASA and NOAA partner in educational website

If you are an educator or a parent, looking for online content and educational games about weather, SciJinks is just for you. SciJinks is a joint NASA and NOAA educational website that puts fun and adventure into learning about Earth science, meteorology ... [Published KOCO 5 - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 3 reports

Solar Storms Strike Earth in One-Two Punch

Two recent solar eruptions hurled writhing ribbons of magnetic field and plasma at the Earth. Luckily, the planet's own magnetic field helped to deflect most of the energy and limit the damage. But scientists say that the arrival of these solar storm ... [Published Spectrum Online - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 5 reports

Second solar storm hits Earth, auroras expected

A second of two major solar storms has hit the Earth, creating ideal conditions for coloural night skies over polar regions, but also creating the risk of disruption to communications and power networks.The Space Prediction Centre of the US National Oceanic ... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 9 reports

Amazing Northern Lights show main result of massive solar storm hitting Earth

WASHINGTON — A solar storm zapped Earth on Friday but caused few, if any, problems. It also allowed more people to see the colourful northern lights. Space Weather Prediction Center forecaster Chris Smith said the storm left the sun on Wednesday and ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 18 reports

Massive 2012 storm just missed us

(CNN) -- "Here comes the sun" indeed, and it was just barely all right.Two years ago, modern infrastructure came very close to a serious disruption. The culprit? One of the largest solar storms in recorded history.Plasma exploding from the surface of ... [Published CNN - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 4 reports

Solar Storm Hits Earth

There could be power grid fluctuations tonight, not to mention some spectacular Northern Lights if you live far north enough, due to a couple of massive solar flares this week. Report via USA Today :The second of two solar storms, in the form of a coronal ... [Published Disinformation - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 3 reports

Solar flares spark anticipation for northern lights

Solar gas particles started hitting the earth’s atmosphere at noon Friday.Whoa. Feel that?Billions of tons of solar gas started bombarding the earth at noon today.There’s little worry that the solar windstorm will disrupt communications or energy grids, ... [Published Portland Press Herald - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 4 reports

Northern Lights could appear over north of England and Scotland tonight - if it's not too cloudy

The Northern Lights, a spectacular display of multi-coloured solar waves, are set to light up the night sky in northern England and Scotland tonight as they stray unusually far south. The Aurora Borealis, as the lights are also known, is expected to be ... [Published The Independent - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 10 reports

Solar storm to produce brilliant aurora

BEIJING, Sept. 12 (Xinhuanet) -- A geomagnetic storm is expected to prompt brilliant northern lights on Friday after the sun has been active this week, according to media reports Thursday.The magnetic canopy of sunspot AR2158 erupted Tuesday, producing ... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 5 reports

Big Solar Storm Heading To Earth

By Clip Syndicate Big storms are brewing. An umbrella won't help, but a flashlight might be handy. These storms are coming from the sun. It's raining down a huge amount of radiation. It could affect power grids, radios and satellites. Experts say the ... [Published IT Business Net - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 14 reports

Double solar storms headed to Earth raise disruption concerns

By CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Sept 11 (Reuters) - A rare double burst of magnetically charged solar storms will hit Earth Thursday night and Friday, raising concerns that GPS signals, radio communications and power transmissions could be disrupted, officials ... [Published Sharenet - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 18 reports

Auroras expected after 2 huge solar flares erupt

Two powerful blasts from the sun are hurtling towards Earth, and may generate beautiful auroras as far south as Pennsylvania tonight and tomorrow night – along with possible power and communications disruptions."A G3 (Strong) Geomagnetic Storm Watch has ... [Published CBC - Sep 11 2014]

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"Positioning these large modules together in such a precise manor is a challenging task" said Tim Gasparrini
...such a precise manor is a challenging task," said Tim Gasparrini, vice president and program manager for GOES-R at Lockheed Martin Space Systems. "Our team spent many hours modeling and analyzing the procedure in our virtual virtually reality lab called the CHIL before tackling the mate in the cleanroom. This was a critical step in the integration of GOES-R and the team did an outstanding job."
...in the progress of the GOES-R Ground Segment program," said Romy Olaisen, vice president, Civil Programs, Harris Government Communications Systems. "With GOES-R, citizens will have much more detailed information about extreme weather, delivered at a speed that gives them more time to protect themselves and their families." Harris is the prime contractor and systems integrator for the GOES-R Ground Segment contract. About Harris Corporation
"GAP itself has the ability to be significantly bigger than the Ralph Lauren business from a revenue point of view" Mr Newman said

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Solar Storms Strike Earth in One-Two Punch [Published Spectrum Online - Sep 15 2014]
Solar Storms Strike Earth in One-Two Punch [Published IEEE Spectrum - Sep 15 2014]
New Data Center Protects Against Solar Storms a... [Published CIO Magazine - Sep 15 2014]
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Solar storm expected to hit Earth [Published IGN Africa - Sep 15 2014]
Aurora Borealis Paints A Beautiful Picture On T... [Published International Business Times Australia - Sep 15 2014]
Aurora Borealis Pictures: 16 Photos of Recent N... [Published Epoch Times - Sep 15 2014]
Northern Lights and Solar Flare Pair Up for Wee... [Published Inquisitr - Sep 15 2014]
Northern Lights dazzles for some in the northea... [Published FOX6Now.com - Sep 14 2014]
Northern lights visible in some parts of Canada... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 14 2014]
Northern Lights UK: Aurora Borealis delights so... [Published The Independent - Sep 14 2014]
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Stormchasers track solar storm across the Twitt... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Sep 13 2014]
Spectacular Aurora Light Up Alaska Skies (Photos) [Published LiveScience.com - Sep 13 2014]
Solar storm puts on colorful show [Published CNN - Sep 13 2014]
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Solar Storms Strike Earth in One-Two Punch [Published IEEE Spectrum - Sep 15 2014]
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> Image: SDO/NASA Two recent solar eruptions hurled writhing ribbons of magnetic field and plasma at the Earth. Luckily, the planet's own magnetic field helped to deflect most of the energy and limit the ...
Amazing Northern Lights show main result of mas... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Sep 13 2014]
WASHINGTON — A solar storm zapped Earth on Friday but caused few, if any, problems. It also allowed more people to see the colourful northern lights. Space Weather Prediction Center forecaster Chris Smith said the storm left the sun on Wednesday and ...
Massive solar storm hitting the Earth [Published FOX Business - Video - Sep 13 2014]
NOAA Space Weather Prediction Center’s Bob Rutledge on the impact of the solar storm hitting the Earth. ...
Solar Storm Nearing Peak Could Cause Vivid Nort... [Published Mashable! - Sep 12 2014]
Thanks to two solar flares that occurred in rapid succession late this week, a widespread and potentially vivid display of the Northern Lights is possible for many parts of the U.S. and Canada. This could include parts of the Mid-Atlantic, Midwest, ...
Geomagnetic Storm Watch In Effect [Published Crooks and Liars - Sep 12 2014]
I completely forgot about this. If you're really paranoid about the effect on your electronics, you can always wrap them in aluminum foil (no, really) or put them in your microwave. (Don't turn it on.) But so far, so good! The second of two solar ...
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