Video: Astounding Moments of 2011

Skydiving military dogs, giant solar flares, and a surfer riding down the face of a 90-foot wave: These are just a few of the most astounding moments of 2011.

Video produced by Allison Louie-Garcia, Jennie Josephson, and Mary Haynes. Post-production by Rob Page and John Adams. Graphics by Howard Kim and Todd Tanner for Yahoo! Studios.