Scientists Built a Tiny Version of the Sun in Wisconsin
What we can learn about our star by using the 'Big Red Ball.'
Weekend Solar Storm May Create Auroras As Far South As Vancouver and NYC
The Sun is getting grumpy again after years of relative peace.
Astronomers Peer at a Young Star System That Is Strikingly Similar to Our Own
DM Tau has its own asteroid belt, and may be developing its own versions of Earth and Neptune, too.
Scientists Discover the Closest Known Asteroid to the Sun
It's one of 19 asteroids that have been detected within Earth's orbit.
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.
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.
This Is What the Sun’s North Pole Looks Like
The Sun's poles remain mysterious, but scientists are poring over past imaging data to construct artificial images of what they look like.
Humanity Just Flew Closer to the Sun Than Ever Before
On Monday, NASA’s Parker Solar Probe passed within 26.55 million miles, breaking a record that has stood for 42 years.
'Smoke Alarm,' Today's Comic by Seo Kim
In an attempt to wake a sleeping girl, the sun takes things too far.
Trump Stares into the Sun as Aide Screams 'Don't Look!'
Idiots Have Been Using Coke as Tanning Lotion for at Least a Decade
While talk of the "trend" is resurfacing, this not-so-wise practice is actually nothing new.
Into the Guts of the Universe's Most Perfect Known Sphere
A new observational method offers a look inside the guts of a star, with surprising results.