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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…

12 months 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…

6 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…

7 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…

8 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:…

9 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…

9 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,…

9 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…

9 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…

10 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…

12 years ago