NASA shares image of International Space Station making solar transit!

The US space agency NASA has released a composite picture of the International Space Station (ISS) make a transit across the Sun.

Dec 20, 2016, 23:16 PM IST

NASA's SDO sees Sun producing swirling activity on both its sides (Watch)

The sun produced swirling prominence activity of both its side, one after the other, over two days (December 7-8, 2016).

Dec 16, 2016, 13:55 PM IST

New planetary system with a host star similar to Earth's Sun

The study that was published in the journal "Astronomy and Astrophysics" suggest that this new discovery can provide clues to researchers about how planetary systems evolve over time.

Dec 16, 2016, 12:37 PM IST

NASA's Cassini spacecraft captures breathtaking view of Saturn's F ring and its moon 'Prometheus'

NASA has released a beautiful image of Saturn's faint ring and its moon Prometheus.

Nov 21, 2016, 23:19 PM IST

Stressed out all the time? Get some sunshine to improve your mental well-being!

As per a new study, saking up some sun may help improve your mental and emotional well-being.

Nov 05, 2016, 14:55 PM IST

NASA begins preparations for Halloween, gives the sun a jack-o'-lantern makeover! - See pic

In the typical NASA way, the American space agency shared an image of a solar jack-o'-lantern!

Oct 26, 2016, 21:08 PM IST

Planet Nine responsible for curious tilt of the sun, says study!

Planet Nine's angular momentum is having an out-sized impact on the solar system based on its location and size.

Oct 20, 2016, 21:08 PM IST

NASA's MinXSS CubeSat brings new information to study of solar flares! (Watch video)

As per NASA, the Miniature X-Ray Solar Spectrometer, or MinXSS, CubeSat began science operations on June 9, 2016, collecting data on soft X-rays.

Oct 11, 2016, 10:44 AM IST

Hubble sees colorful ‘last hurrah’ of a sun-like star! (See pic)

The image shows the colorful "last hurrah" of NGC 2440, which lies about 4,000 light-years from Earth in the direction of the constellation Puppis.

Sep 24, 2016, 03:07 AM IST

Japan's Hinode solar observatory celebrates 10 years in space - Watch video

Hinode, a joint mission of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and NASA, has provided amazing imagery and valuable insight into our star – and others throughout the universe – ever since.

Sep 23, 2016, 01:51 AM IST

'Food waste may store solar, wind energy'

Some scientists have been exploring sugar alcohols as a possible material for making thermal storage work, but this direction has some limitations.

Sep 15, 2016, 15:50 PM IST

Earth-like planet found in nearest solar system: Study

Scientists on Wednesday announced the discovery of an Earth-sized planet orbiting the star nearest our Sun, opening up the glittering prospect of a habitable world that may one day be explored by robots.

Aug 24, 2016, 23:58 PM IST

After 22 months, NASA regains contact with sun-watching STEREO-B spacecraft!

Communications with STEREO-B were lost during a test of a system that is triggered when the spacecraft can't communicate with Earth for 72 hours.

Aug 24, 2016, 16:42 PM IST

Young massive star identified in the Milky Way

This young star -- already more than 30 times the mass of our Sun "is still in the process of gathering material from its parent molecular cloud, and may be even more massive when it finally reaches adulthood".

Aug 22, 2016, 12:08 PM IST

It's raining plasma on the Sun's surface! NASA's IRIS captures the captivating explosion – Watch video

The sun is a constantly changing body and IRIS is helping NASA scientists reach into the depths of why and how it does what it does.

Aug 07, 2016, 21:39 PM IST

NASA's SDO captures this stunning image of 'lunar transit' – See pic!

NASA says two of the spacecraft’s three science instruments - the Helioseismic and Magnetic Imager, or HMI, and the Extreme Ultraviolet Variability Experiment, or EVE - are online and sending science data to Earth. 

Aug 05, 2016, 10:21 AM 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

Heart of Milky Way devoid of young stars: Study

The current results indicate that there has been no significant star formation in this large region over hundreds of millions years.

Aug 02, 2016, 13:04 PM IST

NASA reveals new information on Sun's magnetic field and its kin!

The US space agency NASA has released illustrated image of the magnetic field that depicts the interior of a low-mass star, such as GJ 3253, a low-mass red dwarf star about 31 light years away from our planet.

Jul 28, 2016, 22:23 PM IST

Watch video: NASA's SDO captures solar material bursting from the sun!

Now, the team of scientists at SDO captured the sun in all its golden glory once again, showing a close-up of bursts of solar material repeatedly emerging from it.  

Jul 24, 2016, 20:52 PM IST