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WATCH: NASA Releases Video of Explosions on Sun's Surface
Science & Tech  (tags: nasa, sun, space, technology, world, discovery, computers, habitat, history, humans, interesting, investigation, performance, science, society, energy )

Frank
- 21 days ago - nydailynews.com
The agency's Solar Dynamics Observatory in Washington, D.C., celebrated its five-year anniversary Wednesday and the video contains highlights of explosions, sunspots and materials leaving the sun and entering its atmosphere. ..
Nearby Star Is On A Collision Course With Our Solar System
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, stars, sun, solar system, space, Oort Cloud, research )

Michael
- 62 days ago - iflscience.com
There's a 90 percent chance that a nearby star will be approaching Earth within the next half million years. Known as Hipparcos 85605, the stellar dwarf is currently 16 light years away from us, and it could come as close as 0.13 light years away.
Sun's X-Rays Captured as Image for 1st Time By NASA Telescope
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, sun, x-rays, science, space, corona, NuSTAR telescope, study, technology, research, discovery )

Michael
- 69 days ago - cbc.ca
NASA scientists are excited over what they say is the most sensitive image of the sun ever taken.
Water on Earth Is OLDER Than the Sun: Similarity Between Oceans and Icy Comets Increases Our Chance of Finding Alien Life
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, study, space, scientists, science, research, news, interesting, humans, environment, discovery, astronomy, earth, water, solar system, exoplanets, ancient ice, asteroids, sun )

Darren
- 160 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Earth's water may have begun life in the early solar system, says study This means exoplanets may form in environments with abundant water The study took a look at ancient ice preserved in comets and asteroids
Extreme Solar Storm on Way to Earth, But Worst Effects Skim Above Planet, Scientists Say
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, climate, energy, health, humans, interesting, news, research, safety, science, scientists, space, study, sun, technology, world )

Caree
- 176 days ago - news.msn.com
A strong solar flare is blasting its way to Earth, but the worst of its power looks like it will barely skim above the planet and not cause many problems. It has been several years since Earth has had a solar storm of this size coming from sunspots smack
Largest Ever Yellow Star Is 1300 Times Bigger Than Sun
Science & Tech  (tags: world, astronomy, science, space, sun, Yellow Star )

Darren
- 187 days ago - newscientist.com
A monster version of our sun has been found, the largest known member of the family of yellow stars to which our sun belongs.
Scientist Warns 'Solar Super-Storms' Are Inevitable and a Significant Threat
Science & Tech  (tags: sun, solar flares, threats to civilization, power infrastructure )

Freya
- 215 days ago - altheadlines.com
In this month's issue of Physics World, Ashley Dale from the University of Bristol warns of the "catastrophic" and "long-lasting" impacts of "solar super-storms" and the dangers we face if the threat continues to go unnoticed.
Rare Eclipse Will Make Sun Look Like 'Fat Banana' From Earth on Tuesday Morning
Science & Tech  (tags: space, astronomy, sun, moon, rare eclipse )

Ray
- 311 days ago - rt.com
A solar eclipse that occurs on average only once every 73 years may be perfectly witnessed only by penguins in Antarctica, while watchers in Australia will see the sun as a "super-fat banana".
Solar Wind Creates Water in Star Dust
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, Earth, life, nasa, news, science, solar wind, Sun, University of Hawaii, world )

Kayleen
- 400 days ago - scientificamerican.com
Solar wind -- the constant flow of charged particles from the Sun -- can form water on interplanetary dust, adding to the primordial soup that gave rise to life on Earth, report researchers. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Is Our Sun Falling Silent?
Science & Tech  (tags: solar physicist, space, sun, earth, science )

Ray
- 410 days ago - bbc.co.uk
"I've been a solar physicist for 30 years, and I've never seen anything quite like this," says Richard Harrison, head of space physics at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory in Oxfordshire.
Solar Activity Not a Key Cause of Climate Change
Science & Tech  (tags: climate change, sun, solar, global warming )

Freya
- 434 days ago - spacedaily.com
Climate change has not been strongly influenced by variations in heat from the sun, a new scientific study shows. The findings overturn a widely held scientific view that lengthy periods of warm and cold weather in the past might have been caused...
Part of Comet ISON Likely Survived After All
Science & Tech  (tags: comet, Comet ISON, nasa, space, research, astronomy, discovery, sun, solar wind, sun-grazing )

Michael
- 459 days ago - cbc.ca
At least part of comet ISON likely survived the comet's graze past the sun Thursday, a new scientific analysis shows, despite initial widespread agreement that the comet had likely been fried to bits.
Comet ISON Nears Sun for Thanksgiving Encounter in NASA Video
Science & Tech  (tags: science, space, research, nasa, interesting, Comets, Sun )

Dee
- 463 days ago - news.yahoo.com
A NASA spacecraft has captured its best video yet of the icy Comet ISON streaking toward a Thanksgiving Day encounter with a sun, a close shave that the comet might just not survive.
Sun's Magnetic Field Will Flip Soon (Video)
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, interesting, research, space, study, sun, flipping )

Giana
- 479 days ago - news.yahoo.com
The sun's polarity is getting closer to flipping. The star's northern hemisphere's polarity has already reversed, and the southern hemisphere should follow suit soon, scientists say.
Rare Hybrid Solar Eclipse to Appear Sunday
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, eclipse, solar eclipse, annular eclipse, sun, moon, space, science )

Michael
- 489 days ago - cbc.ca
A rare "hybrid" solar eclipse will take place on Sunday morning starting at sunrise and will be visible as a partial eclipse in Eastern Canada.
 

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