Watch: Comet dives into directly into sun, completely evaporates

The Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) space telescope recorded a comet dive directly into the sun, which did not appear on the other side of it.

Aug 17, 2019, 12:32 PM IST

'Surprise' discovery! Scientists reveal that Sun's core rotates four times faster than its surface

Scientists had assumed the core was rotating like a merry-go-round at about the same speed as the surface.

Aug 02, 2017, 13:53 PM IST

See pic: ESA and NASA's SOHO catch comet grazing the sun!

The latest occurrence that caught the scientists' eyes was a bright comet plunging toward the sun on August 3-4, 2016, at nearly 1.3 million miles per hour.

Aug 05, 2016, 00:18 AM IST

NASA celebrates 20 years of SOHO in space with stunning video – Watch

SOHO also found an unexpected role as the greatest comet hunter of all time - reaching 3,000 comet discoveries in September 2015.

Dec 01, 2015, 23:23 PM IST

Citizen scientists discover 3,000th comet

The Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) - a joint project of the European Space Agency (ESA) and NASA - has discovered its 3,000th comet, cementing its standing as the greatest comet finder of all time.

Sep 16, 2015, 16:55 PM IST