NASA, Parker Solar Probe, Solar Astronomy
13 Aug , 2018 by Matt Williams
The Parker Solar Probe, which will spend the next seven years getting closer to the Sun than any previous mission, recently launched from Cape Canaveral.
Astronomy, Solar Astronomy
23 Jul , 2018 by Matt Williams
Using advanced adaptive optics, the ESO’s Very Large Telescope was able to capture pictures of Neptune, star clusters and other objects with even greater clarity than Hubble
Aurora, Solar Astronomy, sun
28 Mar , 2018 by Evan Gough
Scientists are getting better at predicting colorful auroras here on Earth by closely watching the behavior of the Sun.
Astronomy, Aurora, Missions, NASA, News, Solar Astronomy, sun
25 Mar , 2018 by Bob King
Join NASA’s most daring mission to the Sun by sending your name along for the ride on the Parker Solar Probe that’s set to launch this summer.
Astronomy, Solar Astronomy, sun
26 Feb , 2018 by Evan Gough
SOHO is celebrating a huge milestone, and one it was never intended to meet: it has now observed one complete, 22-year cycle in the life of the Sun.
11 Sep , 2017 by Matt Williams
The largest solar flare in twelve years was recently witnessed by a team of UK scientists, and could teach us a great deal about predicting space weather
Aurora, Solar Astronomy
6 Sep , 2017 by Fraser Cain
NASA just observed two powerful flares emitted off the Sun. Now’s your chance to see some auroras, if the full Moon doesn’t wreck the view.
Solar Astronomy, Venus
17 Aug , 2017 by Matt Williams
As part of its Planetary Science Deep Space SmallSat Studies program, NASA has selected a CubeSat mission to study Venus’ atmosphere.
Astronomy, Exoplanets, News, Solar Astronomy, Stars
4 Apr , 2017 by Evan Gough
The TRAPPIST-1 star might flare too frequently and too violently for life to exist on the TRAPPIST planets.
News, Solar Astronomy, sun
30 Mar , 2017 by Matt Williams
The Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory and Draper are helping NASA to develop the Solar Probe Plus, the first spacecraft that will “touch”the face of the Sun.
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