After staring at the sun for hundreds of millennia, humans still have burning questions about it
Two solar flares have sent magnetic fields to our planet -- and scientists aren't sure how they're going to impact each other.
Solar flares, canyons of fire... it seems like it's trying to get our attention.
Some weird stuff up there
Scientists think a nearby collision of neutron stars could explain the undocumented onslaught of high-energy radiation in the eighth century
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They're better than fireworks--and last longer, too.
We've rounded up 2014's most mind-blowing images for your viewing pleasure
Ken Miller designs smoke displays for NFL games and air shows, but he tests his most destructive creations at home.
Bad news: solar flares are becoming more of a threat. Good news: we get photos like this.
Let your eyes feast on the aesthetics of science.
Plus a truly psychedelic supernova, like whoa
It's not the space agency's official line, however
Studying our natural internal bacteria could help doctors cure diseases that affect millions
The hibernating sun leaves humans unprotected
Forget lab coats and beakers: in this gallery of breathtaking images, we celebrate the visually pleasing side of scientific enquiry
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