People on Earth are familiar with the sun's powerful rays — but the moon suffers from sunburn, too.
See our amazing collection of stories and features about the increasingly important topic of space weather (aka solar storms).
NASA has selected a space weather experiment to fly to the International Space Station as the agency's heliophysics program seeks to strike a balance between large and small missions.
Are those really baby frogs swimming out from the sun? A NASA spacecraft spotted jets shaped like tadpoles in regions of intense solar magnetic activity.
Where should you go to get the best look at the dancing, dazzling display known as the aurora borealis?
Call it a cosmic coincidence: Two probes launched four decades apart, traveled in opposite directions — and ended up using similar instruments to gather milestone data on precisely the same day.
The Parker Solar Probe is doing well after its first flyby of the sun, and it will soon begin returning groundbreaking data about how our star behaves.
In an effort to better grasp the sun's past, present and future, Colombian and Spanish researchers made visualizations that meld the last 400 years of recorded solar observations.
We can't count on waning solar activity to help bail us out of our climate-change problem in the near future, a new study suggests.
An extraordinary account of the impact space weather had on military operations in Vietnam in 1972 was found buried in the U.S. Navy archives, according to a newly published article in Space Weather.
NASA's Parker Solar Probe phoned home Wednesday (Nov. 7), confirming that it survived its first record-breaking sun flyby in good condition.
NASA's much-delayed Ionospheric Connection Explorer is scheduled to launch early tomorrow morning (Nov. 7) to begin studying the boundary where Earth's atmosphere meets space.
One of humanity's newest spacecraft faced a harrowing test late Monday night (Nov. 5), darting just 15 million miles (24 million kilometers) of the surface of our sun.
NASA's Parker Solar Probe has had a big week: on Monday it broke two world records and today it began its first close pass over the sun.