NASA’s Swift mission observes mega flares from nearby red dwarf star

On April 23, NASA’s Swift satellite detected the strongest, hottest, and longest-lasting sequence of stellar flares ever seen from a nearby red dwarf star. The initial blast from this record-setting series of explosions was as much as 10,000 times more powerful than the largest solar flare ever recorded.

from Space & Time News — ScienceDaily http://ift.tt/1CFXrFE

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