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Apr 20, 2016 02:40 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
A huge, heart-shaped sunspot shot off a strong solar flare Sunday evening (April 17), temporarily disrupting radio communications here on Earth.
Apr 14, 2016 12:32 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
Was there a so-called 'super-Earth' planet that formed inside the orbit of Mercury? If so, it might have been eaten by our sun.
Apr 13, 2016 07:00 AM ET // Jason Major
Using the modern version of a 150 year-old technique, NASA has photographed an incredible view of an aircraft's sonic boom.
Mar 16, 2016 08:37 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Astronomers have studied a violent young sun-like star, revealing that life on Earth is lucky to have such a strong global magnetic field.
Feb 17, 2016 05:06 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
In a dramatic new composite image released by NASA, 23 high-definition observations of our nearest star have been compiled creating the mother of all solar portraits.
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.
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.
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