03 March 2008, 05:47 AM ET
Telescope detects X-rays from stellar wind collision of binary stars.
25 February 2008, 05:38 PM ET
NASA spacecraft tracks auroral substorms.
06 February 2008, 06:43 AM ET
Discoveries about magnetic reconnection in space could unlock fusion power.
22 January 2008, 06:04 AM ET
Magnetic waves act as energy conveyor for sun's atmosphere.
03 January 2008, 02:00 PM ET
Comet particles likely formed very close to the sun.
17 December 2007, 10:09 AM ET
The sun's next cycle of increased activity might have begun last week.
10 December 2007, 01:14 PM ET
NASA's Voyager 2 confirmed our solar system is squashed.
30 October 2007, 06:14 AM ET
Balloon observatories are a nice compromise between space- and ground-based telescopes.
23 October 2007, 06:50 AM ET
Full maps of plasma bubbles around Earth have been mapped.
22 October 2007, 06:34 AM ET
The sun still holds back many secrets from science.
15 October 2007, 06:53 AM ET
Contribution of Jovian moon's volcanoes to its atmosphere determined.
09 October 2007, 10:38 AM ET
Brief fly-by of New Horizons spacecraft captures an unusually calm Jupiter.
09 October 2007, 10:32 AM ET
New Horizons is providing new insight about Jupiter's magnetosphere.
01 October 2007, 02:28 PM ET
NASA satellites show coronal mass ejection disconnecting tail from comet.
19 September 2007, 12:34 PM ET
NASA scientists capture strange sunspot activity on magnetogram.
22 August 2007, 08:46 PM ET
A new study supports the idea that martian water might have been blown away by solar wind.
15 August 2007, 06:11 AM ET
A new proposed instrument will measure solar ultraviolet radiation without any optic equipment.
02 August 2007, 02:00 PM ET
A bright arc could be the source of Saturn's mysterious G-ring.
25 June 2007, 06:45 AM ET
Clouds drift above stars. The difference: They're made of mercury.
18 June 2007, 06:38 AM ET
A 'Goldilocks' planet hailed as the first world outside our solar system capable of supporting life might actually be too hot.
15 June 2007, 06:18 AM ET
Streams of hot gas swirling around Saturn have been traced to two icy moons previously thought to be geologically dead worlds.
01 June 2007, 11:35 AM ET
A scientist says he has figured out a way to forecast solar storms up to one hour before they strike Earth.
29 May 2007, 08:27 PM ET
Solar storms carrying a billion tons of charged gas through space let out a scream before they unleash radiation storms that can damage spacecraft, astronauts and electrical systems on Earth.
26 April 2007, 12:12 PM ET
The Sunâ€™s next cycle of solar storms will brew up later than expected, though astronomers are split on just how strong the starâ€™s tempests will be.
25 April 2007, 10:36 AM ET
A new movie has helped scientists see what's behind the colossal eruption.
23 April 2007, 11:01 AM ET
Scientists unveiled today some of the first 3-D images of the violent electrical storms that rage within the Sun’s atmosphere.
18 April 2007, 07:58 PM ET
Astronomers have recorded heavenly music bellowed out by the Sun?s atmosphere.
12 April 2007, 11:55 AM ET
New satellite data are providing insights into "space tsunamis" that disrupt the northern lights and result in auroral dances in the sky.
04 April 2007, 01:23 PM ET
Radio waves produced during solar flare eruptions on the Sun can potentially cripple the Global Positioning System (GPS) and other communication technologies here on Earth, scientists say.
29 March 2007, 05:32 PM ET
NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory has captured the largest data set yet of Jupiter's colorful lights called aurora.
21 March 2007, 01:16 PM ET
Like cosmic rubber bands, twisted magnetic structures along the Sun’s surface can release massive amounts of energy when relaxed. The discharge could be the “hidden” source that heats up the atmosphere of the Sun.
28 February 2007, 07:16 AM ET
Visions of a volcanic plume spewing out of Jupiter’s moon Io and a swirling storm were among the first images returned by a NASA probe as it approached an early-morning swing past the gas giant today.
26 February 2007, 06:08 AM ET
The gracefully flitting symphony of lights that color polar skies have their very own high-energy choreographer.
20 February 2007, 12:35 PM ET
Relatively calm weather was the forecast for the Sun, which is near the minimum of its 11-year solar cycle. But raging solar storms just spotted at its south pole tell a different story.
17 February 2007, 07:40 PM ET
Five NASA probes blasted into space Saturday, kicking off a two-year mission to hunt down the source of some of Earth’s most colorful auroral displays.
16 February 2007, 06:50 PM ET
Five NASA probes will have to wait at least one more day to begin hunting for the source of dynamic auroras after high winds above their launch site prevented a planned Friday liftoff.