1. Science bulletin: 'Sun heats Earth!'

    ... , Abdussamatov cited the observations in 1893 made by the English astronomer Walter Maunder, who came ... to the conclusion that, from 1645 to 1715, sunspots had been generally absent, which coincided

  2. Government wakes up to EMP threat

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    ... , 1859, numerous sunspots and solar flares were observed on the sun. This solar storm generated ... at disturbingly fast speeds. Observed by the British astronomer Richard Carrington, the particles made ... may be a prelude to a realization of just how fragile our civilization is. Related story: Sunspots groups pose threat for Earth

  3. Solar flares heading toward Earth

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    ... , spaceweather.com said. A group of sunspots some 100,000km across emerged at the weekend, signaling the possibility of further solar storms.

  4. Today's American Minute

    ... An English astronomer, he became world renowned for the discovery of the planet Uranus. He ... of the heavens, Sir William Herschel stated: "The undevout astronomer must be mad."

  5. Classic, essential reading – all in one place

    ... the famous case but also reveals much more. Chambers' worldview – e.g. "man without mysticism ... or equations. Sowell reveals the general principles behind any kind of economy – capitalist ... of the second types of revolutions, in 1919, when English astronomer Sir Arthur Eddington translated

  6. Amazing video captures magical-looking sun storm

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    ... Saturday (Aug. 4), arcing into space and connecting two huge sunspots. NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory

  7. Profs apply faith to hot issues

    ... astronomer Owen Gingerich. The conference, sponsored by Christian Leadership Ministries, also ... edition of 100-year-old treasure reveals nation's true religious roots

  8. Sun eruptions putting Earth in bull's-eye

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    ... after the British Astronomer Richard Carrington who saw the effects of the solar storm ... cycle. "First, remember what sunspots are tangled knots of magnetism generated by the sun's ... of the sun, sweeping up the magnetic fields of old, dead sunspots," he said. "The 'corpses

  9. New Ice Age 'to begin in 2014'

    ... by the English astronomer Walter Maunder, who came to the conclusion that from 1645 to 1715 sunspots

  10. East Coast fireball lights up the night

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    ... " reveals just how vulnerable Western civilization is to disaster. "If it produced rocks ... shot," Kelly Beatty, an astronomer at the Clay Center Observatory in Brookline, Mass., told the Boston