A Giant Sun Storm During the Vietnam War Likely Exploded Dozens of Mines
“The extreme space weather events of early August 1972 had significant impact on the US Navy, which have not been widely reported.”
When It Dies, Our Sun Will Probably Look Like This Glowing, Gassy Cloud
Astronomers have debated the problem of planetary nebulae, in regards to our own sun, for a quarter-decade.
Scientists Isolate the Mechanism Behind the Sun’s Most Mysterious Flares
As our civilization increasingly depends on electronic infrastructure, we need to brace for the impacts of space weather.
Canada Will Study How Solar Storms Threaten Our Energy Grid
“Our technology is getting more advanced, so we’re more susceptible to space weather.”
In 1.3 Million Years, the Solar System Will Briefly Contain Two Stars
It won’t be the first time the Sun has had its personal space invaded.
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Astronomers Snap the Most Detailed Image of an Alien Star Yet
Life comes at you fast when you are a red supergiant star.
postcards from the totality
I Spoke to Eclipse Enthusiasts Who Road Tripped to the Path of Totality
"It’s just the idea of seeing something that primal."
Which Part of Your Life the Solar Eclipse Will Ruin, According to Astrology
No one gets a free ride when it comes to Monday's total solar eclipse. Still, being prepared for the impending emotional turbulence can't hurt.
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How to Make a Pair of DIY Glasses to View the Solar Eclipse
And not burn out your eyeballs.
'Big and Weird,' Today's Comic by Benny Montero
Froggy and friends are in awe of the world outside.
Path of Totality
Inside the Thriving Subculture of Eclipse Chasers
“The experience is just so powerful that it becomes a major driving force in our lives.”
‘Rogue Planets’ Are Roaming Our Galaxy
And astronomers have found an ingenious way to spot them.