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?
Even a mild shock wave in the solar wind can suddenly amp up the equatorial electrojet and create localized magnetic storms.
Finally, we have proof of the moon's 'noble' heritage!
An astrophotographer spotted a beautifully-formed solar prominence that looks like a giant version of the famous Parisian landmark.
Pluto may be, on average, 40 times further away from the sun than Earth, but that doesn't mean it doesn't experience the sun's outbursts.
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