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New Sunspots Potentially Herald Increased Solar Activity

On May 29, 2020, a family of sunspots — dark spots that freckle the face of the Sun, representing areas of complex magnetic fields...

Solar Wind Samples Suggest New Physics of Massive Solar Ejections

A new study led by the University of Hawai‘i (UH) at Mānoa has helped refine our understanding of the amount of hydrogen, helium, and other elements...

NSF’s Newest Solar Telescope Produces First Images

Just released first images from the National Science Foundation’s Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope reveal unprecedented detail of the Sun’s surface and preview the...

60-Year-Old Mystery of Sun’s Magnetic Waves Now Cracked

A Queen’s University Belfast scientist has led an international team to the ground-breaking discovery of why the Sun’s magnetic waves strengthen and grow as...

Will the Sun Become a Black Hole? No. Here’s Why

The Sun would need to be about 20 times more massive to end its life as a black hole. Stars that are born this...

Moon Glows Brighter Than Sun in Images From NASA’s Fermi

If our eyes could see high-energy radiation called gamma rays, the Moon would appear brighter than the Sun! That’s how NASA’s Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope has...

Unexpected Rain on Sun Links 2 Solar Mysteries

For five months in mid 2017, Emily Mason did the same thing every day. Arriving to her office at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center...

A Study Has Found Earth Is a Less Volatile Version of the Sun

ANU scientists have found that Earth is made of the same elements as the Sun, but it has less of the volatile elements such...

Why Won’t the Parker Solar Probe Melt?

This summer, NASA's Parker Solar Probe will launch to travel closer to the Sun, deeper into the solar atmosphere, than any mission before it....

What Will Happen When the Sun Dies?

Scientists agree the sun will die in approximately 5 billion years, but they weren’t sure what would happen next… until now. A team of...

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New Knowledge About What Causes Thunderstorms and Cloudbursts

Thunderstorms often provoke violent cloud bursts that can result in devastating flooding. But what actually spawns thunderstorms and cloud bursts? This question has spurred...

Germany Teams Up With Australia Against China

Germany has decided to send a frigate to patrol the Indian Ocean so as to counter Chinese influence. In addition, German officers will also...

Pennsylvania Election Certification Delayed by State Judge

On Nov 2., Patricia McCullough, a Pennsylvania judge, ordered state officials not to verify the results of the 2020 presidential election until her court...

Amid Fraud Allegations, Only 3 Percent of Trump Voters Believe He Lost the Election to Biden

The 2020 U.S. presidential election has engendered a serious perceptive divide over its results, with just 3 percent of Trump voters agreeing that Democratic...