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Was Earth’s Climate Affected by Interstellar Clouds?

Scientists scour the Earth and the sky for clues to our planet's climate history. Powerful and sustained volcanic eruptions can…

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The Sun’s Magnetic Field Might Only Be Skin Deep

It's coming back! Sunspot AR3664 gave us an amazing display of northern lights in mid-May and it's now rotating back…

2 weeks ago

That Recent Solar Storm Was Detected Almost Three Kilometers Under the Ocean

On May 10th, 2024, people across North America were treated to a rare celestial event: an aurora visible from the…

3 weeks ago

The Sun Hurls its Most Powerful Flare in a Decades

The Sun has been vying for attention these last couple of weeks. First with the appearance of a fabulous complex…

4 weeks ago

Solar Max is Coming. The Sun Just Released Three X-Class Flares

The Sun is increasing its intensity on schedule, continuing its approach to solar maximum. In just over a 24-hour period…

1 month ago

Solar Orbiter Takes a Mind-Boggling Video of the Sun

You've seen the Sun, but you've never seen the Sun like this. This single frame from a video captured by…

1 month ago

The Solar Eclipse Like We’ve Never Seen it Before

You had to be in the right part of North America to get a great view of the recent solar…

2 months ago

Formation-Flying Spacecraft Could Probe the Solar System for New Physics

It's an exciting time for the fields of astronomy, astrophysics, and cosmology. Thanks to cutting-edge observatories, instruments, and new techniques,…

2 months ago

Here's the Total Solar Eclipse, Seen From Space

On Monday, April 8th, people across North America witnessed a rare celestial event known as a total solar eclipse. This…

2 months ago

WISPR Team Images Turbulence within Solar Transients for the First Time

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe has been in studying the Sun for the last six years. In 2021 it was hit…

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