sun http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Stunning Video: 3 Years Of The Sun In 3 Minutes http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/stunning-video-3-years-sun-3-minutes <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=piuKlpJmjfg</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=piuKlpJmjfg</p> Wed, 24 Apr 2013 15:11:24 +0000 Mark Memmott 25730 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Stunning Video: 3 Years Of The Sun In 3 Minutes Wow! NASA video shows 'mind-bogglingly gorgeous' solar eruption http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/wow-nasa-video-shows-mind-bogglingly-gorgeous-solar-eruption Before we run through the news of the day, let's pause for something spectactular: <a href="http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/videogallery/index.html?media_id=151653121" target="_blank">a new video</a> from NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory. It shows a "massive filament" eruption on the sun that occurred last Friday. <a href="http://www.theregister.co.uk/2012/09/05/solar_filament_video/" target="_blank">As Britain's The Register says</a>, it is "mind-bogglingly gorgeous."<p>The eruption apparently stretched out a "half million miles into space," The Register adds. Wed, 05 Sep 2012 15:54:32 +0000 Mark Memmott 4495 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Wow! NASA video shows 'mind-bogglingly gorgeous' solar eruption