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  • Solar storms could trigger sparks and melt soil on Moon:

    Solar storms could trigger sparks and melt soil on Moon: NASA

    World | January 09, 2017 14:41 IST

    Powerful solar storms can charge up the surface in frigid, permanently shadowed regions near the poles of the Moon and possibly produce "sparks" that vaporise and melt the lunar soil, a new NASA study has found.

  • Solar storms brought life on Earth

    Huge solar storms helped foster life on Earth, says NASA

    Lifestyle | May 24, 2016 11:26 IST

    Washington: Solar storms four billion years ago may have provided the crucial energy needed to warm Earth and seed life despite the Sun's faintness, new research has revealed. Some four billion years ago, the sun

  • solar storm gathers strength biggest since 2004

    Solar Storm Gathers Strength; Biggest Since 2004

    World | March 10, 2012 14:06 IST

    Washington, Mar 10:  A strong space weather storm packed a late punch overnight and ended up being the most significant geomagnetic event since 2004, US experts said on Friday, warning more disruption was coming this

  • solar storm headed towards earth may disrupt power

    Solar Storm Headed Towards Earth May Disrupt Power

    World | March 08, 2012 12:35 IST

    Washington, Mar 8: The largest solar storm in five years is racing toward Earth, threatening to unleash a torrent of charged particles that could disrupt power grids, Global Positioning Systems (GPS) and flights.The sun erupted