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Images like this one could help reveal the Sun’s inner workings
The Inouye Solar Telescope just released a hyper-detailed sunspot image.
Violent space weather could limit life on nearby exoplanets
Proxima Centauri might act too violently for its planets to host alien life.
Scientists say the sun is lazy and boring
It’s really a bit of a bum, as far as sun-like stars go.
Uranus blasted a gas bubble 22,000 times bigger than Earth
It happened back in 1986—but it could happen again.
These close-up photos of the sun could help us forecast space weather
The biggest solar telescope ever will help link together and streamline solar physics theories.
This new solar orbiter will peek at some of the sun’s most secretive spots
It’ll team up with the Parker Solar Probe after it launches in February.
NASA’s solar probe reveals stunning results after swooping in close to the sun
Rogue plasma waves and sideways, 100,000-mile-per-hour solar winds abound.
Texas-sized plasma ‘cannonballs’ could help solve one of the sun’s biggest mysteries
The action goes down in the sun’s chromosphere.
Our best defense against space weather has been offline for weeks
But it's not time to panic.
That time a bunch of underwater mines exploded and the sun was the only suspect
Some serious space weather at play.