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“Sun”

Aug 7, 2014 03:15 PM ET // Irene Klotz
The stellar nursery that produced our solar system separated out from the rest of the galaxy some 30 million years before the sun was born, new research shows.
Jul 30, 2014 12:17 PM ET // Amanda Onion
It's summer, it's beautiful outside -- keep covered! So warns the office of the U.S. Surgeon General. Continue reading →
Jul 29, 2014 11:28 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
On July 26, NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) noticed something peculiar about its normally uninterrupted view of the sun -- a chunk was missing. Continue reading →
Jul 22, 2014 07:11 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Although the sun is our nearest star, we certainly don't have it all figured out. Continue reading →
Jul 16, 2014 03:01 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
When the "Comet of the Century" died to a solar roasting last year, the world was sad. Now astronomers think they know what happened. Continue reading →
Jul 11, 2014 11:30 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Skin does much more than most people probably suspect.
Jul 8, 2014 02:28 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
NASA's veteran Voyager 1 spacecraft has been hit by a 'tsunami' from the sun as the mission pushes deeper into interstellar space. Continue reading →
Jul 3, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
A sunburn or tan is the obvious result of skin exposure to sun, but how exactly does the sun cause less visible changes to our skin?
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