corona

The Photon Sieve Could Revolutionize Optics

Scientists at NASA"s Goddard Space Flight Center are developing the photon sieve, a small, inexpensive device designed to study the…

8 years ago

The Sun

The Sun has always been the center of the Universe for humanity. However, the nature, composition and lifespan of the…

9 years ago

Solar ‘Bombs’ And Mini-Tornadoes Spotted By Sun-Watching Spacecraft

My, the Sun is a violent place. I mean, we knew that already, but there's even more evidence for that…

10 years ago

IRIS Glimpses an Elusive Region of the Sun

An innovative solar observatory is adding a key piece to the puzzle of the enigma that is our Sun. Its…

11 years ago

Watch the Sun Split Apart

Here's your amazing oh-my-gosh-space-is-so-cool video of the day -- a "canyon of fire" forming on the Sun after the liftoff…

11 years ago

Our Gorgeous, Graceful, Gradient Sun

Here's a mesmerizing video from the folks over at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center's visualization studio showing the Sun in…

12 years ago

HI-C Returns Most Detailed Images Ever of the Sun’s Corona

NASA's High Resolution Coronal Imager (Hi-C) mission, launched Wednesday, July 11 from White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico, successfully returned…

12 years ago

NASA To Launch The Finest Mirrors Ever Made

This Wednesday NASA will launch its High Resolution Coronal Imager (HI-C) mission from White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico,…

12 years ago

How Big Was Monday’s CME?

This big! The M1.7-class flare that erupted from active region 1461 on Monday, April 16 let loose an enormous coronal…

12 years ago

Huge Coronal Hole Is Sending Solar Wind Our Way

[/caption] An enormous triangular hole in the Sun's corona was captured earlier today by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory, seen above…

12 years ago