Sun

Watch: NASA unveils stunning Ultra-HD video of the sun!

NASA posted the video of the sun on their YouTube channel.

Nov 02, 2015, 09:19 AM IST

Huge solar storms dodging detection systems on Earth

The Tihany Magnetic Observatory registered a solar storm similar to the largest one ever recorded in 2003 while other observatories were completely unaware of the event.

Oct 19, 2015, 16:11 PM IST

Watch: NASA's SDO captures hefty prominence eruption on sun

Though invisible to our eyes, these wavelengths are typically colorized in bronze and red, respectively, says NASA.

Oct 19, 2015, 13:23 PM IST

NASA spacecraft spots giant 'hole' in Sun

NASA's orbiting Solar Dynamics Observatory has mapped an enormous coronal hole - a gap in the Sun's outer layer and magnetic field - which is the size of 50 Earths and is releasing an extra-fast solar wind in Earth's direction.

Oct 18, 2015, 19:32 PM IST

NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory reveals large 'coronal hole' on sun's surface

Coronal holes are magnetically open areas that are one source of high-speed solar wind. 

Oct 15, 2015, 09:22 AM IST

Some dinosaur drew heat from the Sun to make that kill

The team examined fossilised dinosaur eggshells from Argentina and Mongolia.

Oct 14, 2015, 15:49 PM IST

NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory captures image of mid-class solar flare

NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) captured an image of a mid-class solar flare on Monday.

Sep 29, 2015, 09:43 AM IST

Watch: World's first 7-mile scale model of Solar System built in Nevada!

Do you have a clue as to how huge our Solar System is? Here's a great attempt at showing how amazingly massive and beautiful this universe is.

Sep 19, 2015, 17:55 PM IST

Watch: NASA sheds light on rare September 27 supermoon lunar eclipse

For the first time in over 30 years, people will be able to will see a rare celestial event this month– a supermoon in combination with a lunar eclipse.

Sep 15, 2015, 09:35 AM IST

Watch: NASA's SDO captures tornado-like phenomenon on sun

NASA's Solar Dynamics Observator (SDO) has recently captured a breathtaking video of the sun.

Sep 11, 2015, 15:05 PM IST

Smartphone app tells how to protect yourself from sun

A smartphone app that provides personalised, real-time sun protection advice can improve some sun protection behaviour, according to a new study.

Feb 01, 2015, 19:25 PM IST