11.20.12 - On Nov. 20, 2012, at 7:09 a.m. EST, the sun erupted with a coronal mass ejection.
11.16.12 - The Sun erupted with two prominence eruptions, one after the other over a four-hour period on Nov. 16, 2012, between the hours of 1 and 5 a.m. EST.
11.13.12 - On Nov. 12, 2012, the sun emitted a mid-level solar flare, an M6-class, peaking at 9:04 p.m. EST.
11.09.12 - The sun released an Earth-directed coronal mass ejection at 10:24am EST on Nov. 9, 2012.
10.23.12 - The sun emitted a significant solar flare on Oct. 22, 2012, peaking at 11:17 p.m. EDT.
10.22.12 - Newly named sunspot AR1598 has release an M5 class solar flare. This is the same region that released an M9 flare on Oct. 20, 2012.
10.20.12 - The sun emitted a significant solar flare, an M9, peaking at 2:14 p.m. EDT on Oct. 20, 2012. The associated radio blackout, an R2, has subsided, reports NOAA.
10.08.12 - With two spacecraft on the cusp of interstellar space, NASA's Voyager mission is honored by Popular Mechanics.
10.08.12 - The CME release on Oct. 4, 2012 has generated a G2-level geomagnetic storm on Earth resulting in aurora in upper latitudes.
10.04.12 - NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory captured this minor eruption on the sun on Oct 4, 2012 as it rises and falls with the grace and polished movement of a ballet dancer.
10.01.12 - The CME launched by the sun on Sept. 27 resulted in aurora dipping into the continental U.S. as far south as Maryland and Ohio on Sept. 30, 2012.
09.06.12 - Twice a year, for three weeks near the equinox, SDO moves into its eclipse season -- a time when Earth blocks its view of the sun for a period of time each day
09.05.12 - Thirty-five years ago today, NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft launched on its mission of exploration. JPL hosted a birthday party in its honor.
08.18.12 - An active region, just beginning to rotate into view, released an M5.6 class solar flare last night at 9:01pm EDT.
08.14.12 - The National Research Council's second decadal survey in solar and space physics is scheduled for release at 1pm EDT on August 15, 2012.