One of the biggest Solar Flares of this century has affected Earth

September 7th, 2017|

Actually, it spat out two X-class solar flares, on the morning of 6 September EDT. These are the biggest class of solar flare there is, and the largest explosions in our solar system, with loops of plasma tens of times the size of the Earth.
Solar flares are giant explosions on the surface of the sun that occur […]

Slow motion gif of water being poured into a pot of hot grease

December 29th, 2014|

What if we could do the ice bucket challenge AND light ourselves on fire at the same time?