After a long period of calm, the sun awoke from its slumber and erupted with one of the most powerful solar flares of the year on Tuesday.
There are many things in life whose constancy we can rely on -- friends, family, death, taxes -- but our home planet isn't one of them. Things are 'a' changin'. Slooowly. How would you feel about longer days, shorter springs, and a new north star?
The sun has erupted with its first X-class solar flare of 2015, a not-so-subtle reminder that it can still muster the energy required to generate the most powerful class of solar explosion.
Tomorrow, a set of four satellites will be launched into the Earth's magnetosphere to study the phenomenon of magnetic reconnection.
A new computer model of our sun's magnetic field suggests the shape of our solar system's heliosphere is stranger than we ever thought.
Scientists believe they have solved a 40-year-old mystery about what caused rocks collected by NASA's Apollo astronauts to become magnetized.
The morphology of a baby star's magnetic field is thought to impact the evolution of any planetary system -- and now astronomers have gained an insight to how complex these fields can be. Continue reading →
if there's one thing everybody can agree on, it's this: We all strive for a world where people commute on electromagnetic hoverboards. Continue reading →
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