Sun

NASA is launching Solar Orbiter Spacecraft

The spacecraft will observe the Sun's atmosphere up close with high spatial resolution telescopes.

Monitoring Sun’s ultraviolet emission using deep learning

The research shows how a deep neural network can be trained to mimic an instrument on the Solar Dynamics Observatory.

An 82-Foot Asteroid will swing by Earth tomorrow morning

The space-rock is predicted to swoop in for its shut strategy to Earth at 3:35 a.m. ET on September 29.

Plasma flow near sun’s surface explains sunspots, other solar phenomena

Understanding previously mysterious properties of the sun.

Moon glows brighter than sun in images from NASA’s Fermi

Nothing can beat the brightness of Sun, but in a set of new images captured by NASA's Fermi space telescope, the moon seems to...

Physicists recreate mini sun to study solar winds and plasma burps

With their mini-sun in place, the researchers can take measurements at many points inside the ball, allowing them to study solar phenomena in three dimensions.

After NASA, ISRO wants to pursue India’s first mission to the Sun in 2020

Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) now has its eyes on the Sun with solar mission Aditya-L1 in 2020.

NASA selects two missions to study sun, its effects on space weather

NASA recently selected two new missions to study our sun and its dynamic effects on the space weather. One mission will study the sun's...