Tuesday, December 7, 2021
Solar Cycle 25 is heating up faster than expected. The latest sign may be found in sunspot counts from July 2021. Continuing a trend that started last year, they overperform the official forecast. Issued by the NOAA/NASA...
People across Texas saw a meteor light up the night sky and the fireball was caught on camera. A meteor that was streaking through the skies near Austin last night, was seen by people across North...
AN ASTEROID bigger than Edinburgh Castle is heading towards Earth's orbit on Saturday, NASA warns. The massive asteroid, about the size of a stadium, is hurtling towards Earth and will soar past on July 24. It is...
SOLAR WINDS travelling at speeds of a million miles an hour are expected to batter the planet this weekend and could trigger a geomagnetic storm above Earth. Space weather forecasters have warned a stream of charged particles...
A STREAM of radiation from the biggest solar flare seen in years was responsible for a tech blackout this weekend, astronomers have announced. The "significant" solar flare was detected on the Sun on July 3 and...
A giant comet found far out in the solar system may be 1,000 times more massive than a typical comet, making it potentially the largest ever found in modern times. The object, officially designated a comet on June 23,...
NASA has discovered a "weird" planet with striking similarities to Earth. Researchers from Nasa’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the University of New Mexico discovered exoplanet TOI-1231 b orbiting an M dwarf star. The planet is located...
A slow-moving fireball lit up the night sky over Andalucí​a, Spain, at 21:33 UTC (23:33 LT) on Monday, June 14, 2021. The spectacular event was mostly witnessed in the provinces of Sevilla, Malaga, and Cadiz. According...
The Sun is one of the big reasons why we’re all here today. Without it, life likely wouldn’t have taken root on Earth — or, at the very least, the type of life that covers...
Solar activity refers to the state of the sun’s magnetic field and associated phenomena: sunspots, flares, solar wind and coronal ejections. During periods of minimal solar activity, such events are often uncommon and weak. During solar maximum,...