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There’s a Giant Coronal Hole In the Sun Right Now

May 29, 2016 | 2

This week, NASA’ Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) captured a remarkable phenomenon on the sun’s surface, a giant hole known as coronal hole taking up more than 10% of our sun’s surface. Read More

Solar System: How Do We Calculate Mass Of Sun?

April 19, 2016 |

It is too easy for you to measure the mass of everyday items, like a bread, an apple, a watermelon but how do you measure the mass of something much much larger, like the SUN? Read More

Primordial Super-Earth May Have Been Devoured By The Sun

April 16, 2016 | 1

Two scientists from the University of Nevada Las Vegas have suggested the existence of at least one super-Earth in the early days of the solar system located within the orbit of planet Mercury which ended up being devoured by the Sun. Read More

Is There Any Probability That Our Sun Can Become A Black Hole?

March 15, 2016 |

Falling in love is just like falling in a black hole, time goes slow for you but is the same for everyone else. But what are black holes? And how did they get here? Read More

Is There An Exoplanet In Our Own Solar System?

July 4, 2015 |

We think that all planets revolve around the sun are born in our solar system but what we think may actually be wrong. Read More

Our Sun Born Much Later After Milky Way’s “Star Birthing” Party

April 26, 2015 |

Billion years ago, galaxies like our Milky Way underwent an era of prolific star formation, churning out stars at a frenzy rate, 30 times faster than they do today. Read More

Sun Releases Its First X-Class Monster Flare Of The Year

March 14, 2015 |

A powerful solar flare that erupted on the Sun on Wednesday, March 11, 2015, and reached us here on Friday was large enough to effect radio signals all over the western hemisphere. The X-class solar flare was also captured on video by NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory. Read More

This Is What The World Would Look Like If Different Stars Replaced Our Sun

March 5, 2015 |

How a sunset might look like to a human observer if our Sun was replaced by some of the other stars in our galaxy with different sizes and magnitudes, namely: Barnard’s Star, Gliese 581, Tau Ceti, Kepler-23, Alpha Centauri A, Procyon, Sirius, Pollux, Arcturus and Aldebaran. Enjoy this amazing Photo. Read More

Video: Every Sun Explosion From The Last 5 Years

February 13, 2015 |

Capturing an image more than once per second, SDO (NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory) has provided an unprecedentedly clear picture of how massive explosions on the sun grow and erupt ever since its launch on Feb. 11, 2010. In honor of SDO’s fifth anniversary, NASA has released a video showcasing highlights from the last five years of sun watching. Hope you’ll enjoi it. Read More

What would Earth Look Like with a Different Sun?

January 25, 2015 |

It’s hard to imagine what life would look like if we were rotating around some star other than the sun. So the Russian Federal Space Agency imagined for us. And it looks awesome. The video above puts different stars at the center of our solar system, envisioning Earth in a very different light. Five different lights, actually. Read More

Viral News: There won’t be 6 Days of Darkness in December, Nasa Confirms!

October 30, 2014 | 1

One of the best things about the Internet is the speed at which it allows information to be shared. Unfortunately, this means all information — even false ones like the news about the six-day darkness that would envelop the world in December. Read More

These Awesome Sun Facts Will Blow Your Mind

October 22, 2014 |

The sun lies at the heart of the solar system, where it is by far the largest object. It holds 99.8 percent of the solar system’s mass and is roughly 109 times the diameter of the Earth — about one million Earths could fit inside the sun. Read More

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