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Sounding rocket that will capture 1500 images of the Sun launching today, announces NASA!

Sounding rocket that will capture 1500 images of the Sun launching today, announces NASA!

RAISE images are used to create a data product called a spectrogram, which separates light from the Sun into all its different wavelength components.

Britain won't be able to witness the beauty of Northern Lights by 2050!

Britain won't be able to witness the beauty of Northern Lights by 2050!

The study shows how sunspot records can be used to reconstruct what happened the last time the Earth experienced such a dramatic dip in solar activity more than three centuries ago.

Spotted - Dark, contorted sunspot nearly twice the diameter of Earth (See pic)

Spotted - Dark, contorted sunspot nearly twice the diameter of Earth (See pic)

Researchers including those from European Southern Observatory (ESO), produced the images as a demonstration of ALMA’s ability to study solar activity at longer wavelengths of light than are typically available to solar observatories on Earth.

Watch: Time-lapse video shows one year of sun's activity in six minutes!

Watch: Time-lapse video shows one year of sun's activity in six minutes!

The ultra-high definition video, featuring one entire year of the activity on the sun - from January1, 2015 to January 28, 2016, was released to mark the SDO's sixth year in space.

Earth heading for decade-long 'mini ice age' in 15 years?

Earth heading for decade-long 'mini ice age' in 15 years?

Researchers in the UK claimed to have created a new model that predicts the solar cycles more accurately than ever before.