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How ‘Space Weather’ Affects Planes And Power Grids

Solar explosions earlier this week sent X-rays and charged particles screaming towards the Earth.

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Sun Activity

The sun has been in a relatively quiet period in recent years -- but astronomers say that's going to change soon.

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Recent films such as Coraline have wowed audiences with their visual effects. We'll talk with movie industry experts about the science and technology that lies behind animation, 3D images, and other visual tricks of the silver screen.

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