NASA's Swift mission discovers mega flares from dwarf star

October 1, 2014 1:05 PM

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NASA's Swift mission discovers mega flares from dwarf star

Washington: NASA's Swift satellite recently 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.

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