Revealed: the first ever picture of the sun’s north pole

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to New Scientist (This article and its images were originally posted on New Scientist December 3, 2018 at 08:42AM.) (Cover Iamge) … Continue reading Revealed: the first ever picture of the sun’s north pole

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That time a bunch of underwater mines exploded and the sun was the only suspect

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Popular Science (This article and its images were originally posted on Popular Science November 13, 2018 at 06:18PM.) Explosives going … Continue reading That time a bunch of underwater mines exploded and the sun was the only suspect

Voyager 2 is almost outside the sun’s protective bubble

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Popular Science (This article and its images were originally posted on Popular Science October 9, 2018 at 11:33AM.) Space is … Continue reading Voyager 2 is almost outside the sun’s protective bubble

Never-Before-Seen Structures Have Been Detected in Our Sun’s Corona

https://ift.tt/2zQjlih Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert (This article and its images were originally posted on ScienceAlert July 19, 2018 at 03:21AM.) Using longer exposures … Continue reading Never-Before-Seen Structures Have Been Detected in Our Sun’s Corona

These Two New Missions Will Take Us Closer to the Sun Than Ever Before

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Space.com Cover image ESA’s Solar Orbiter will take the first-ever direct images of the sun’s poles. Credit: Spacecraft: ESA/ATG medialab; … Continue reading These Two New Missions Will Take Us Closer to the Sun Than Ever Before

350,000 stars’ DNA interrogated in search for sun’s lost siblings

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories HERMES, the new spectrograph built at the AAO, uses volume phase holographic … Continue reading 350,000 stars’ DNA interrogated in search for sun’s lost siblings

The Sun Is Spitting Out Strange Patterns of Gamma Rays–and No One Knows Why

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Scientific American Content: Global Our closest star remains an enigma. Every 11 years or so its activity crescendos, creating flares … Continue reading The Sun Is Spitting Out Strange Patterns of Gamma Rays–and No One Knows Why

The Solar Storm Hit Earth And It Looked Awesome!

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Live Science Tonight (Feb. 15), skywatchers may be rewarded by a dazzling atmospheric show ­ — thanks to a halo … Continue reading The Solar Storm Hit Earth And It Looked Awesome!

Reduced energy from the sun might occur by mid-century—now, scientists know by how much

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories Magnetic loops gyrate above the sun, March 23-24, 2017. Credit: NASA/GSFC/Solar Dynamics … Continue reading Reduced energy from the sun might occur by mid-century—now, scientists know by how much

Astronomers Just Measured The Strongest Magnetic Field Ever Seen on The Sun

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert The active region was wider than Jupiter. Four years ago, a monster sunspot complex broke a solar record. As … Continue reading Astronomers Just Measured The Strongest Magnetic Field Ever Seen on The Sun

Google is officially 100% sun and wind powered – 3.0 gigawatts worth

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to Electrek Google is officially off-setting 100% of its energy usage with either wind or solar power. The company signed … Continue reading Google is officially 100% sun and wind powered – 3.0 gigawatts worth

See the Best-Ever Imagery of a Star Beyond the Sun (Photos, Video)

How stars like Antares lose mass so quickly in the final phase of their evolution has been a problem for over half a century,” Keiichi Ohnaka, of the Universidad Católica del Norte in Chile, said in a statement. 

Stunning Photo Shows Total Solar Eclipse’s March Across Oregon Sky

For anyone who missed the 2017 eclipse, another total solar eclipse will sweep across America in seven years. On April 8, 2024, the moon will cast a shadow across Mexico and the U.S., with a path of totality that crosses Texas and extends northeast through Maine.

Sun’s core rotates four times faster than its surface

The sun is emitting plumes of hydrogen plasma. The white areas are where the sun’s magnetic field is especially strong. Credit: SoHO, a joint project of the European Space Agency … Continue reading Sun’s core rotates four times faster than its surface

Planet-sized ‘waves’ spotted in the Sun’s atmosphere 

NASA/SOHO The Sun’s ghostly glow highlights spots in its atmosphere where material simmers at 1.5 million kelvin. Huge ripples in Earth’s atmosphere called Rossby waves help to steer the planet’s … Continue reading Planet-sized ‘waves’ spotted in the Sun’s atmosphere 

Net-zero Solar Farmhouse unveiled by Deltec provides all of its own energy through the sun

In these uncertain times of erratic weather and changing climate patterns, net-zero energy (or NZE) is quickly becoming the gold standard in green building. If you can generate all of … Continue reading Net-zero Solar Farmhouse unveiled by Deltec provides all of its own energy through the sun