What Caused the Superbowl Blackout on Feb 3, 2013

The real cause of the unexplained reason for the Blackout during the Superbowl Sunday on Feb 3, 2013, wasn’t the electrical company negligence, but a filament eruption with CME blast on the Sun’s Corona on January 31, 2013.  The CME arrived at the Earth’s magnetosphere on February 3, 2o13, which happened to be Superbowl Sunday. […]

Comet Grazing the Sun

In December 2011, comet Lovejoy dove through the sun’s corona.  NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) captured images offering scientists a unique opportunity to observe the phenomenon. Comet tails have ionized gases which are affected by the sun’s magnetic field, and a comet’s encounter with the sun is a treat for heliophysicits to continue their study of […]

Video: Solar Flares and Our Sun in Full Magnificence

As the sun enters the peak of its solar maxima phase in 2013, watch for solar flare news and solar storm warnings on the news online at Solar Wachers, at NOAA, and at other space weather and solar news related websites. Solar flares can produce strong solar magnetic storms which can affect the electrical power […]