solar wind

tech-science

Scientists Built a Tiny Version of the Sun in Wisconsin

What we can learn about our star by using the 'Big Red Ball.'
Becky Ferreira
7.29.19
solar storms

Weekend Solar Storm May Create Auroras As Far South As Vancouver and NYC

The Sun is getting grumpy again after years of relative peace.
Becky Ferreira
3.22.19
The Moon

The Moon Has Tan Lines, NASA Says

Magnetic hotspots on the Moon might contain clues about how to protect humans from radiation on other planets.
Becky Ferreira
2.28.19
auroras

Scientists Solve the Mystery of Why the Northern and Southern Lights Don't Match

A leading explanation for the different patterns seen in Earth’s northern and southern auroras has been ruled out.
Becky Ferreira
1.29.19
Motherboard

Voyager 2 Joins Its Twin in Interstellar Space

The probe crossed the heliopause, the boundary between the heliosphere and the interstellar medium, on November 5.
Becky Ferreira
12.10.18
A Dose of Good Internet

Watch These Trippy NASA Visualizations of Space Magnetism

They will really make you appreciate the safe planetary harbor provided by Earth's magnetic force field.
Becky Ferreira
5.10.18
Motherboard

Humanity Will 'Touch the Sun' with the Fastest Spacecraft Ever Made

The most ambitious NASA mission you’ve never heard of.
Becky Ferreira
4.9.17
Walking on Sunshine

Humanity Will 'Touch the Sun' with the Fastest Spacecraft Ever Made

The most ambitious NASA mission you’ve never heard of.
Becky Ferreira
4.8.17
nasa

Watch Solar Wind Pour Off the Sun

New images of the edge of the Sun show the origin of solar wind.
Daniel Oberhaus
9.3.16
nasa

Hubble's Birthday Gift to the World Is This Trippy Bubble Nebula

The HST turns 26.
Michael Byrne
4.21.16
video

Here's a Trippy Simulation of Space Weather

While sampling the solar wind, New Horizons may have witnessed the birth of anomalous cosmic rays
Amy Thompson
4.7.16
environment

Millions of French People Could Get Energy From Roads Covered With Solar Panels

Ségolène Royal, French Minister of Ecology, Sustainable Development, and Energy, announced in January that roughly 1,000 kilometers (621 miles) of roadway would be covered with solar panels in the next five years.
Marie Doezema
2.16.16
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