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A Super Solar Flare

A look back at the biggest space weather event on record, the Carrington Event.

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1 in 8 Chance of Catastrophic Solar Megastorm by 2020

A good article that looks at the chances and risks of a large space weather event on the scale of the Carrington Event.

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1859's "Great Auroral Storm"—the week the Sun touched the earth

A wonderful description of what happened to telegraph stations during extreme space weather Carrington Event in 1859.

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Falling Into and Hovering Near a Black Hole

Considers an observer hovering just outside the event horizon of a black hole, and the acceleration of gravity experienced. Also looks at an object falling through the event horizon.

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What If the Biggest Solar Storm on Record Happened Today?

A look at what could happen if we had a really big space weather event.

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Venus Transit 2004

This site from the European Southern Observatory has lots of good information on this event.

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Transit of Venus

Lots of information and details of how to observe this rare astronomical event which is going to happen in June 2012

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International Year of Astronomy 2009

Find out about IYA events and activities near you.

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Today in Science History

Pick any day of the year and read all about the historical events for that day.

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Identifying Interesting Particle Physics Events at LEP

A page to appeal to the younger audience, with questions for you to try.

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