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Solar Flare

This 19 August, 2004 NASA Solar and Heliospheric Administration (SOHO) image shows a solar flare(R) erupting from giant sunspot 649. The powerful explosion hurled a coronal mass ejection(CME) into space, but it was directed toward Earth. (Photo Credit: HO/AFP/Getty Images)

Pitt Professor Explains Importance Of 2012 Solar Flare Close Call

Could a solar flare knock out our access to the technology we use everyday? A local professor explains the chances and circumstances.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/28/2014

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Possible Aurora Could Light Up The Pittsburgh Sky

Sky watchers might have the chance to view quite a show tonight, courtesy of a solar flare that happened days ago.

04/13/2013

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