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Mercury's Journey Across Sun Under Way
Science & Tech  (tags: space, astronomy, Sun, Mercury, planet's )

Ray
- 14 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Skywatchers across the globe are observing Mercury transit the Sun, the little planet's third such pass of 14 it will make this century.
NASA to Provide Coverage of May 9 Mercury Transit of the Sun
Science & Tech  (tags: NASA, Goddard Space Flight Center, Mercury transit, Solar Dynamics Observatory, Solar system, Sun )

Steve
- 20 days ago - nasa.gov
NASA is inviting media and viewers around the world to see a relatively rare celestial event, with coverage of the Monday, May 9 transit of the sun by the planet Mercury. Media may view the event at NASAs Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, MD.
Cool Dwarf Star Shows Off Super Strong Magnetic Field
Science & Tech  (tags: science, astronomy, space, dwarf star, stars, sun, magnetic, magnetic fields, discovery )

Michael
- 183 days ago - iflscience.com
Size doesn't matter when it comes to magnetism in stars. Astronomers have discovered an ultra-cool red dwarf star with an average magnetic field comparable to the strongest field produced by the Sun during peak activity.
Sun Primer: Why NASA Scientists Observe the Sun in Different Wavelengths
Science & Tech  (tags: Sun, NASA, SDO, 4k video, Space, Weather, Amazing, Interesting, Explanation )

Steve
- 199 days ago - nasa.gov
If you saw the other story about the sun as Thermonuclear Art in Ultra HD here is the reasons for the different colours in the video. Apologies for not posting it at the same time.
NASA - Thermonuclear Art âEUR" The Sun In Ultra-HD (4K)
Science & Tech  (tags: Sun, NASA, SDO, 4K video, Space, Weather, Amazing, Interesting )

Steve
- 200 days ago - nasa.gov
Video of images of the sun taken in ultra HD by NASAâEUR(TM)s Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO)
~SUNSPOTTER~
Science & Tech  (tags: Sun, science, space, study, tech, technology, Ra, Re, discovery, interesting, news, NewTechnology, research, computer, computers )

Mari
- 266 days ago - sunspotter.org
Help us get 250,000 new classifications in the SUNSPOTTER Citizen Science Challenge! August 29-September 5! Have An Amazing Sunday all on Care2!!
Breathtaking' Solar Eclipse Witnessed By Millions
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, science, Sun, Moon, solar eclipse )

Ray
- 430 days ago - m.bbc.co.uk
Millions of people in the UK and northern Europe have glimpsed the best solar eclipse in years.
Total Solar Eclipse 20 March 2015 - Video
Science & Tech  (tags: Solar eclipse 2015, Video, Spitsbergen, Svalbard, nothern hemisphere, sun, moon )

Angelika
- 430 days ago - live.slooh.com
For those who missed this awesome spectacle watch the video from the live cam at Svalbard. (Spitsbergen)
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
- 466 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
- 507 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
- 514 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
- 605 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
- 620 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
- 632 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
- 660 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.
 

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