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NASA reveals how long we'd have before a killer Sun blast hit Earth
A team of NASA researchers have combined data with artificial intelligence to create a new system that's able to predict solar storm severity.
Scientists discover the largest black hole yet with a mass of 30 billion Suns
Astronomers have discovered what could be the biggest black hole known to date, as it's estimated to have the same mass as 30 billion suns.
Earth unexpectedly rocked by the most intense blast from the Sun in 6 years
Earth was recently smacked with the most powerful solar storm in nearly six years as a blast from the Sun unexpectedly collided with our magnetic field.
Solar tornado the size of 14 stacked Earths captured on video by NASA
NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory has captured what appears to be the tallest tornado in the solar system emerging near the north pole of the Sun.
Astrophotographer captures 60,000-mile-high plasma wall falling down on the Sun
An astrophotographer has snapped an incredible image of a 60,000-mile-high wall of hot plasma falling down on the surface of the Sun.
NASA captures stunning video of massive solar flare that hit Earth
NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory captured a stunning video of a major solar flare eruption that forced a radio blackout for parts of Earth.
Scientists left confused at vortex spotted spawning in around Sun's north pole
NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory has left scientists stunned at what it just captured as the Sun spawned in a vortex near its north pole.
3,200 foot-wide comet to make its closest approach to Earth in 50,000 years
A comet that last passed Earth around 50,000 years ago is making its way toward Earth, and it may even be visible to the naked eye.
NASA confirms the Sun has released massively strong solar flare
NASA has confirmed that the Sun has released a massive solar flare on January 9, putting out powerful bursts into space that may damage Earth.
Scientists discover massive 'planet killer' asteroid hiding right next to Earth
Scientists have discovered the largest potentially hazardous asteroid, which has a diameter of nearly a mile and has been dubbed a 'planet killer.'
NASA's solar observatory catches the Sun 'smiling' back at Earth
NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory has captured an incredible photograph of the Sun 'smiling' back at Earth from millions of miles away.
NASA says the Sun has erupted 8 solar flares and 23 blasts in 1 week
The Sun has been quite active over the last week, with NASA reporting at least eight solar flares along with twenty-three coronal mass ejections.
Sun's raw power spewing plasma clouds captured in stunning video
The incredible power of the Sun has been captured in a stunning video showing a massive coronal magnetic ejection being thrown into space.
Incredible photos of Sun's surface capture it in unprecedented detail
The newly commissioned Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope has captured extremely detailed images of the Sun's chromosphere, a region just above its surface.
Satellite orbiting the Sun struck by 'violent outburst'
The ESA and NASA's spacecraft, the Solar Orbiter, has been hit by a coronal mass ejection (CME) from the Sun as it made its third close flyby of Venus.
Top 5 most terrifying things in space
Space certainly isn't a safe place at all, and there are many different things that have the possibility of killing you if you were ever to explore it.
New timeline reveals when and how the Sun will burn out and die
The European Space Agency's Gaia mission has released a new dataset looking at stars throughout the universe, informing the timeline of our own Sun's life.
NASA explains difference between asteroids, comets and meteorites
NASA has taken to its website to explain the difference between space rocks such as asteroids, comets, meteors, and meteorites.
Here's why the Moon disappeared for months on end
Earth's moon disappeared from view, and astronomers studying its history think they have found the reason for its disappearance.
Earth will be hit by a solar storm that came from a hole in the Sun
Officials have predicted there is a chance that in the coming day/s a solar storm will hit Earth that came from a hole in the Sun.
NASA snaps jaw-dropping image of huge rings surrounding a black hole
NASA's Chandra X-Ray Observatory has snapped a phenomenal image of rings of light surrounding a black hole out in deep space.
Leading space weather expert predicts 'direct' hit on Earth very soon
Officials warn Earth will experience a 'direct hit' from a large solar flare which may cause geomagnetic storms and blackouts.
NASA has gotten its solar forecast wrong, but others have got it right
NASA and NOAA predictions for the latest solar cycle haven't panned out, however, forecasts by others have proved more accurate.
Sunspot size of 3 Earth's is facing us, doubling in size every 24hrs
Officials have recognized a fast-growing sunspot that is three times the size of the Earth and within our planet's firing range.
NASA videos long-duration solar flare erupting on surface of the Sun
NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory has captured a long-duration solar flare that recently erupted on the surface of the Sun.
Amazing satellite views capture this years first solar eclipse
The first solar eclipse of the year on April 30th was captured by NOAA satellites that spotted the lunar disk blocking the sun.
NASA captures the Sun releasing a strong solar flare on video
NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory has captured the Sun releasing a solar flare that falls into the most intense category.
One of the two solar eclipses just happened, a phenomenon photographed
One of the two partial solar eclipses scheduled to happen throughout 2022 recently happened, and the phenomenon was photographed.
First solar eclipse of 2022 is in days, here's how and when to view it
The very first eclipse of 2022 is arriving later this week and will be viewable from multiple locations around the planet.
Earth smacked with another large solar flare, second radio blackout
For the second day in a row Earth has been whacked with a large solar flare from an active sunspot, causing radio blackouts.
Sun erupts 19 solar flares in a day, hits Earth cause radio blackout
The Space Weather Prediction Center has confirmed that a large solar flare hit Earth and caused widespread radio blackouts.
Officials confirm sunspot eruption may bring auroras over New York
A sunspot eruption that resulted in a ball of plasma being shot toward Earth may cause auroras to appear as far south as New York.
Officials confirms explosion on Sun, plasma ball hurled towards Earth
A 'dead' sunspot on the surface of the Sun has exploded, and as a result, a large plasma ball has been launched towards Earth.
First solar eclipse of 2022 will happen in April, NASA reveals date
NASA has confirmed the first solar eclipse of 2022 will occur in April, revealing the date and the locations for viewing.
NASA explains the two major kinds of eruptions that happen on the Sun
NASA has dropped a video that explains the difference between solar flares and coronal mass ejections, two eruptions from the Sun.
12,000 mile 'canyon of fire' erupts on Sun, shooting a blast at Earth
A 12,000 mile-long 'canyon of fire' has opened up on the surface of the Sun, causing a charged blast to be shot towards Earth.
17 solar flares cause Sun blast to hit Earth at nearly 2 million mph
Officials warned that 17 solar flares in two days caused a 'cannibal coronal mass ejection ' to be launched towards Earth.
Auroras light up the US after 'cannibal' Sun eruption slams into Earth
Many people across the US were able to photograph the northern lights aurora after a solar eruption caused a CME that hit Earth.
Sunspot explodes 17 solar flares, launching two blasts towards Earth
Researchers have observed at least 17 different solar flare blasts erupting from a single sunspot over the last two days.
Highest resolution image of Sun ever published, 83 million pixels
The European Space Agency (ESA) has released what is now the highest resolution image ever taken of the Sun's atmosphere.
This famous comet disintegrated after its close approach with the Sun
A famous icy comet is making its way close to the Sun, and as it makes its approach with our star, the comet is falling apart.
Blasts from the Sun are coming after two solar flares, radio blackout
Observatories have seen an active sunspot region on the Sun's surface that has recently produced two moderate solar flares.
NASA astronaut shatters record for longest American spaceflight
55-year-old retired Army colonel and now NASA astronaut breaks the record for the longest spaceflight after launching in 2021.
Officials confirm multiple solar storms will hit Earth very soon
Officials from the Space Weather Prediction Center have confirmed that several geomagnetic storms will hit Earth this week.
Earth may be hit with a blast from the Sun very soon
NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory has observed a recent blast from the Sun that could deal Earth a blow in the coming days.
Sun satellite captures first-of-its-kind image of giant solar eruption
NASA and the European Space Agency's (ESA) solar orbiter has captured a first-of-its-kind image of a massive solar eruption.
Enormous solar eruption caught on video by ESA satellite
The ESA's Solar Orbiter has captured video of the largest solar prominence seen in a single field of view with the solar disc.
Astronomers witness 'zombie' star devouring dead planet remains
Astronomers have detected out-of-place elements on the surface of a white dwarf star that may have come from dead planet remains.
Sun blast kills batch of Starlink satellites, will burn up reentering
Elon Musk's SpaceX has announced that numerous Starlink satellites were impacted by a geomagnetic storm caused by the Sun.
Officials confirm arrival date for powerful solar flare and Sun blast
A burst that came from a sunspot has caused a powerful solar flare and a blast from the Sun to be on track to hit Earth.