The malfunction was detected as scientists prepared for the late-night launch rocket launches, which were scheduled to blast off within about five minutes of one another at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on Wallops Island, Va.
Unearthed in 1987, Aragosaurus ischiaticus, roamed what is now Spain some 130 million years ago. Using fossilized pollen, paleontologists have calculated that it lived about 15 million years later than previously thought.
Solar flares are ten million times more powerful than a volcanic explosion on earth. They increase in frequency during the solar maximum phase of the sun's 11-year cycle. This cycle is expected to peak in 2013.