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They're better than fireworks--and last longer, too.
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.
Sunspots may be entering a hibernation period unseen in 400 years
A frothy moat, not a shield, protects us from cosmic rays
A flying telescope saw "magnetic braids" at a resolution of 0.2 arcseconds - about the size of a dime seen from 10 miles away.
An image filter helps researchers find patterns in the sun's violent weather systems.
A judge's ruling to cut down trees that block solar panels is just the tip of the iceberg for a growing conflict in California
Can concentrated PV plants beat solar thermal technology?
A buyer's guide to harnessing the energy of the sun
Cheap, off-the-shelf parts and a clever design make Skyline Solar's reflective aluminum troughs a contender in the race to make solar ubiquitous
No plans currently for Wigsphere conversion
A company plans to construct the world's largest solar power project ever, in the Sahara