Remember all those movies from the turn of the millennium where a giant comet or asteroid plummets toward Earth and threatens to destroy life as we know it? Well, that's exactly what happened on the sun over the weekend -- without the attendant chaos or loss of life, of course. In fact, it was kind of like throwing a golf ball into a bucket of water: splorsh! And that was it. The coolest part, though, is that we have moving pictures of the event.
Interestingly, the "splash" you see apparently... READ ON