A giant Solar Eruption the size of 20 Earths, on Dec. 31, 2012. The length of the eruption extends about 160,000 miles out from the
ESA’s quartet of satellites has discovered that Earth’s Magnetosphere behaves like a sieve in orbit, and that our protective magnetic bubble lets the solar wind
If this dark ball look somehow familiar, it’s because it’s our Sun. In the above image, the Sun and a starfield are color inverted.
The radiation belts that surround Earth, we still don’t know much about them, are home to killer electrons, plasma waves, and intense electrical currents that
Solar Dynamics Observatory – SDO images in the 171 Angstrom wavelength of extreme ultraviolet, show plasma in the solar atmosphere, called the corona, that is
Aurora are colorful lights in the night time sky primarily appearing in Earth’s polar regions. But what causes them?
During this total solar eclipse in 2008, the solar corona can be seen with naked eye.
Now that the old year has drawn to a close, it’s traditional to take stock. And why not think big and take stock of everything
You’ve seen the pattern in science class when you laid bits of iron around a bar magnet. The invisible force field around the magnet becomes
On Feb. 6th, NASA’s twin STEREO probes moved into position on opposite sides of the sun, and they are now beaming back uninterrupted images of