Watch a Solar Wave Burst Out of the Sun

Blast thankfully wasn't pointed at Earth

By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff

Posted May 2, 2013 2:19 PM CDT

(Newser) – NASA has released a seriously cool video of a massive solar wave—what the cool kids call a "coronal mass ejection"—that its Solar Dynamics Observatory captured over a 2.5-hour stretch yesterday. While these kinds of sun storms have been known to... More »

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