A high-altitude version of the northern lights can create a headwind for some orbiting satellites, new research confirms.
See our amazing collection of stories and features about the increasingly important topic of space weather (aka solar storms).
The blobs are real, they’re chock full of charged particles and they’re heading our way several times each day.
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.