SUN UNLEASHES MOST POWERFUL SOLAR FLARE IN OVER A DECADE

(Last updated Sept. 8) In a stunning burst of light on Sept. 6, the Sun unleashed the strongest solar flare in over a decade. At 12:02 am UT (that’s 5:02 am Pacific) a powerful, X9.3-class solar flare ionized the top of Earth’s atmosphere and caused a strong shortwave blackout over the Sun-facing side of the … Continue reading SUN UNLEASHES MOST POWERFUL SOLAR FLARE IN OVER A DECADE