solar wind

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
Tech

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
Tech

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
nasa

NASA Releases a Year's Worth of Data About the Habitability of Mars

MAVEN gathers data on Mars's atmosphere that could reveal more habitable times on the Red Planet.
Victoria Turk
11.5.15
Art

Stargaze at a Rare Aurora Borealis in Virtual Reality

Astrophotographer Göran Strand transforms a burst of solar wind into a 360-degree viewing experience.
Beckett Mufson
1.7.15
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