Take a look back at the famous Halloween Storms of 2003 and see how we're getting off easy this Halloween. So far. Continue reading →
After a recent period of unrest, the sun has re-established what it means to be a star experiencing solar maximum -- it fired off not one, but two of the most powerful class of solar flares in quick succession. Continue reading →
The first super-detailed images have been captured by NASA's brand new solar observatory -- and it's already turning up some surprises. Continue reading →
Two solar observatories have joined forces to witness a rare phenomenon: a solar tsunami. Continue reading →
Summer has arrived for the Northern Hemisphere and, as if to celebrate, the sun unleashed a solar flare and coronal mass ejection. Continue reading →
How big would the sun look while standing on another planet?
The strange shape spotted in the sun's atmosphere isn't a UFO, but it is a fascinating glimpse at some explosive solar dynamics.
At 11:12 UT, the world didn't end, but it was the exact time of the solstice -- here's the Solar Dynamics Observatory's view of the sun at that moment.
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