Incoming! The Sun Unleashes CME at Earth

Earlier this morning, NASA's SDO witnessed a magnetic eruption on the sun. The Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) also spotted a large coronal mass ejection (CME) blasting in the direction of Earth.

Published On 08/01/2010
5:33 PM EDT
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