All Items Tagged

“Sun”

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 // Jennifer Viegas
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?
Jun 23, 2014 03:10 PM ET // Amanda Onion
Seeking out the perfect tan might be about more than vanity, research suggests.
Jun 19, 2014 12:43 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
A vast and powerful space weather event has been observed at the solar system's innermost planet for the first time. Continue reading →
Jun 11, 2014 12:22 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
By now we've all realized that NASA's Mars rover Curiosity is a fine geologist. It's also a great geochemist. And now, once again, the six-wheeled rover has underlined the fact that it's a pretty damned good astronomer, too. Continue reading →
+ Load More