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Just How Bad are Superflares to a Planet’s Habitability?

Star's can be full of surprises; some of them nasty. While our own Sun appears pretty placid, science has shown…

2 years ago

Our Universe is Dying

Brace yourselves: winter is coming. And by winter I mean the slow heat-death of the Universe, and by brace yourselves I…

7 years ago

Moonlight Is a Many-Splendored Thing

"By the Light of the Silvery Moon" goes the song. But the color and appearance of the Moon depends upon the particular set…

8 years ago

Comet ISON Goes Green

As NASA and the European Space Agency prepare  their remote photojournalists - Mars Express, Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter and the Curiosity…

9 years ago

Take a Rollercoaster Ride Around Venus

If you've ever wanted to see what it's like to buzz Venus like only a spacecraft can, here's your chance:…

10 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…

10 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,…

10 years ago

Dark Figures Do An Eerie Dance On The Sun

NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory captured this video on March 27 - 28 of two large areas of "dark" plasma on…

11 years ago

GALEX Mission Comes to an End

[/caption] A mission which helped map the ultraviolet sky and worked to confirm the nature of dark energy is coming…

11 years ago

Radiation from the Sun

[/caption]Radiation from the Sun, which is more popularly known as sunlight, is a mixture of electromagnetic waves ranging from infrared…

13 years ago