Researchers believe solar flares could help detect life

Scientists around the world are searching for exoplanets in the universe in an attempt to find life beyond Earth. It was once thought that distant stars with frequent solar flares could mean orbiting planets devoid of life. A new study has found that intense stellar flare activity may not prevent life on exoplanets. Strong beacon […]

Solar Flares Can Interfere With GPS and Other Networks

NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory has captured a massive flare erupting from the Sun, an eruption of 10 million degrees Fahrenheit that was powerful enough to interfere with GPS and many others. Launching from the SlashGear page, SDO, which was launched in 2010, continues to monitor the Sun with a trio of instruments, track its energy […]