NASA releases images of X-class solar flare

The sun emitted a significant solar flare, peaking at 1:48 p.m. EDT March 29, 2014, and NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory captured images of the event.

NASA tracks medium-intensity solar flare

On July 28, 2012, our sun emitted a mid-level flare which was subsequently categorized as an M6.2 by NASA scientists.

Huge solar eruption to reach Earth today

The strongest solar radiation storm to hit the Earth since 2005 is set to peak this morning.

Killer flares won't destroy Earth, says NASA

NASA's explained - with some weariness, one imagines - that next year really isn't going to see the release of any massive solar flares which could destroy the Earth.

Massive solar flare hits Earth tonight

The biggest solar flare in four years has blasted out from the sun, and is expected to reach Earth late tonight.

Solar eruption hits Earth today

'Citizen scientists' have discovered that a major solar storm is to hit the Earth today.