Solar Storm of 1859: The Carrington Event

The Solar Storm of 1859, also known as the Carrington Event, was a geomagnetic storm of immense power that occurred during September 1-2, 1859. A solar coronal mass ejection (CME) struck Earth’s magnetosphere, producing one the greatest geomagnetic storms ever...

Chinese Solar Farms by 2025

Continuing a trend of historic success and burgeoning space ambitions, China’s state sponsored Science and Technology Daily announced plans to design, construct, and launch a power station into Earth’s orbit that will harness the energy produced by the Sun, initially...