The pattern of autumn sea ice growth has been completely disrupted, but are we really headed for a tipping point?
Oct. 28, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: climate-change heat-wave arctic oceans sun atlantic-ocean sea-ice polar-ice
The Earth's magnetic field was most likely weaker when life evolved on our planet than it is today.
Oct. 15, 2020 • ~5 min
Tags: evolution atmosphere moon earth sun magnetism magnetic-fields life-on-earth solar-winds
Last week, much of the Midwest and eastern US experienced hazy skies and red sunsets. The cause was smoke transported from the Western US by the jet stream and spread as far as Boston and even Europe.
Sept. 22, 2020 • ~4 min
Tags: atmosphere pollution wildfires smoke sun fire jet-stream fire-season
CfA astronomers theorize that the solar system originally had two suns as they further research a sneezing star and ‘Oumuamua.
Sept. 4, 2020 • ~9 min
Tags: science-technology oumuamua avi-loeb cfa center-for-astrophysics-harvard-smithsonian amir-siraj andrea-dupree betelgeuse binary-suns sneezing-star
Solar Orbiter takes the closest ever pictures of the Sun, just 77 million km from the surface.
July 16, 2020 • ~4 min
Tags: astronomy space-exploration the-sun european-space-agency
The UK could experience some of the highest UV levels ever recorded, on Thursday.
June 25, 2020 • ~4 min
Tags: skin-cancer weather-forecasting the-sun
The UK-built Solar Orbiter will track by our star on Monday at a distance of just over 77 million km.
June 14, 2020 • ~4 min
Tags: space-exploration the-sun european-space-agency airbus-group solar-orbiter
The Parker Solar Probe data clarifies the sun's magnetic activity—and may bolster our ability to predict dangerous solar wind events, researchers say.
May 1, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: space nasa sun science-and-technology solar-wind
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