Space Weather

The Tonga Eruption Reached Space!

What a massive volcanic eruption looks like from space. The GOES-17 satellite captured images of an umbrella cloud generated by…

3 months ago

A Sun-Like Star Just Blasted out a Flare That Would be Devastating if it Happened Here

A Sun-like star over 100 light-years away experienced a massive flare and ejection that would be devastating if it happened…

8 months ago

What Would Raindrops be Like on Other Worlds?

Precipitation is much more widespread throughout that solar system than commonly assumed.  Obviously it rains water on Earth.  But it…

1 year ago

ESA is Considering a Mission to Give Advanced Warnings of Solar Storms

The Sun is not exactly placid, though it appears pretty peaceful in the quick glances we can steal with our…

2 years ago