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Telescope in Hawaii captures Sun in great detail

The Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope on the island of Maui has a 13-foot (four meters) mirror, the world's largest for a solar telescope.

31 Jan 2020 2:07 PM

Ground-breaking discovery cracks 60-year-old mystery of sun's magnetic waves

Observations of the Sun have shown that as the magnetic waves leave its interior, they grow in strength soon scientists may know why.

03 Dec 2019 12:21 PM

Light brighter than the sun to virtually decipher ancient scrolls

The items were examined at the Diamond Light Source facility in Oxfordshire, home to Britain’s synchrotron.

03 Oct 2019 7:42 AM

Oh no! Superflare may destroy Earth one day

If a superflare erupted from the sun, Earth would likely sit in the path of a wave of high-energy radiation.

24 Jun 2019 12:17 PM

NASA says faraway world Ultima Thule shaped like 'snowman'

Ultima Thule's surface reflects light about as much as "garden variety dirt.”

03 Jan 2019 8:27 AM

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NASA probe nearing interstellar space

NASA's Voyager 2 has detected an increase in cosmic rays that originate outside our solar system, the US space agency said.

07 Oct 2018 5:21 PM

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe swinging by Venus on way to sun

The flyby is the first of seven that will draw Parker ever closer to the sun.

03 Oct 2018 9:28 AM

Scrawny dwarf planet, named Goblin, found well beyond Pluto

A scrawny dwarf planet nicknamed the Goblin has been discovered well beyond Pluto.

03 Oct 2018 9:22 AM

NASA’s flight to sun delayed due to technical problem

The $1.5 billion mission is already a week late because of rocket issues.

12 Aug 2018 10:42 AM

NASA to fly Parker probe into Sun's scorching atmosphere

The Parker probe is set to fly into the Sun’s corona within 3.8 million miles (6.1 million km) from the solar surface.

21 Jul 2018 2:43 PM

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Cars can reach deadly temperatures in 1 hour under the sun

A person's age and other factors affect how and when heat become deadly.

27 May 2018 10:14 AM

Atmospheric seasons could signal alien life

It's a tricky business, since biosignatures based on single measurements of atmospheric gases could be misleading.

10 May 2018 8:41 PM

Woman's face uncontrollably swells up due to sun poisoning

Find out more about the dangers.

06 Apr 2018 11:52 AM

Get soft, supple skin this summer

Use a broad-spectrum (UVA & UVB) sunscreen SPF 30 or above, which must also be non-comedogenic and non-allergic.

24 Mar 2018 3:56 PM

Upcoming new moon is the perfect time for stargazing

It's also invisible, because the sun is illuminating the side of the moon that always faces away from Earth.

12 Mar 2018 7:03 PM

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NASA will fly you to the sun _ or at least your name

NASA is accepting online submissions for this hottest ticket in town.

08 Mar 2018 8:24 AM

Vitamin D reduces early mortality: study

The right amount of vitamin D reduces the risk of death substantially.

03 Mar 2018 1:29 PM

Reasons to wear sunglasses in winter

Sun rays can still carry the same UVA and UVB rays as they do in summers and in snowy regions.

22 Jan 2018 10:59 AM

Jordan opens world's largest solar park for refugee camp

The 4,000 solar panels with a total capacity of 12.9 megawatts are designed to provide 14 hours of electricity a day.

14 Nov 2017 2:21 PM

Monster planet discovery challenges formation theory

Scientists have discovered a monster planet orbitting a small, distant star.

04 Nov 2017 2:46 PM

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