When Comet Siding Spring encountered Mars in 2014, it delivered a hefty magnetic punch.
For the first time astronomers have seen what role magnetism plays in the formation of hot protoplanetary disks around young stars.
Where can you catch a light show in the solar system? Here are some of the locations where we have seen auroras.
Arx Pax, maker of the Hendo hoverboard, unveils second-generation design with improved design and performance. Continue reading →
A space telescope designed to look into the furthest-most reaches of space at some of the most energetic phenomena in the known universe has, once again, been turned to face our nearest star.
Self-assembling origami bots may eventually be deployed inside your body. Continue reading →
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?
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