Some of the greatest cosmic mysteries are closer to home than you may think.
Where can you catch a light show in the solar system? Here are some of the locations where we have seen auroras.
As a solar storm warning is issued by the NOAA, there's a possibility of some dramatic space weather next week.
Yes, that's right, there's a hole in the sun, but it's not a sign of anything scary, it's actually a wonderful insight to some pretty 'cool' solar dynamics.
In 'The Martian', Mark Watney deals with a lot of dangerous situations -- food and communications being a couple of them. But what if his camp got hit by a solar storm? How could he protect himself?
Finally, we have proof of the moon's 'noble' heritage!
As Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko approaches perihelion, the sun is heating up its nucleus and the solar wind is causing its tail to evolve. And the Rosetta mission has a ringside seat.
For the first time, astronomers have detected an aurora erupting beyond the solar system, giving us a profound glimpse at the magnetism surrounding a brown dwarf, or 'failed star.'
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