Sun`s magnetic field reverses polarity

The sun`s magnetic field has now undergone a total reversal of its polarity, which marks Solar Cycle 24`s midpoint, which is going to be completed in 11 years time, NASA has revealed.

Calm solar cycle prompts questions about impact on Earth

The surface of the sun has been surprisingly calm of late -- with fewer sunspots than anytime in the last century -- prompting curious scientists to wonder just what it might mean here on Earth.

Sun`s lost its head, pilots and high flyers beware

Air passengers, beware. Your health and that of the crew is at stake.

Stronger Sun ‘makes Earth cool, not hot’

Scientists believe that during next upturn of solar cycle there might be a cooling effect on Earth.

Satellite data sheds new light on solar cycle

The sun may warm the Earth more during waning solar cycles, new satellite data has shown.