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Feb 2, 2016 04:27 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Some of the greatest cosmic mysteries are closer to home than you may think.
Dec 28, 2015 04:44 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
You can say what you like about our nearest star, but as this latest solar eruption proves, it certainly has impeccable timing.
Dec 14, 2015 11:57 AM ET
It would be the end of the world, as we know it, and we would not feel fine. If we got hit with the business end of a gigantic coronal mass ejection, our power grid could be cooked and we'd literally go dark. Can we do anything about it?
Dec 8, 2015 09:25 AM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
Such an event could wreak havoc on Earth's technology-dependent society.
Dec 9, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell
While monitoring our sun's extreme environment, the veteran Solar and Heliospheric Observatory has seen some weird and sometimes unexpected things.
Nov 16, 2015 12:28 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
We could find small planets close to Earth using a new technique being tested on our own sun.
Nov 13, 2015 12:10 PM ET
NASA has released 30 minutes of the most amazing, high-resolution video footage of the sun ever. DNews points out some key events visible on our gassy friend in the sky.
Oct 16, 2015 12:55 PM ET
Although technically you can't "weigh" a star, since it will change relative to gravitation, astronomers CAN work out just how much matter is inside the bright bulbs in our sky and beyond.
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