Scientists have detected the largest stellar flare ever recorded from Proxima Centauri. The finding changes what we know about stellar flares and the potential for alien life around red dwarfs.
See our amazing collection of stories and features about the increasingly important topic of space weather (aka solar storms).
The European Space Agency’s Space Situational Awareness program is tackling the problem on three fronts.
The Sun is the most important source of energy for sustaining life on Earth, but it gives us a lot more than just light and heat.
NASA's Juno spacecraft has detected interplanetary particles from Martian dust storms, which may cause the faint column of zodiacal light that extends up from the horizon.
Astronomers detected the first-known 'space hurricane' raging over the North Pole for 8 hours in 2014, a new study found.
NASA's Parker Solar Probe spacecraft kicked off the new year with another close approach to the sun on Sunday (Jan. 17) as the sun's activity picks up from a lull when the probe launched.
If you look up in the southern sky you can see the “pointer” stars, pointing towards the Southern Cross.
We're officially nine months into solar cycle 25, scientists have confirmed, and it will likely look much like its predecessor, which ran from 2008 to 2019.
The more congested space is, the more contested it becomes, creating challenges for both national and global security.
A disabled satellite that tracks space weather is back online after nine months of efforts to get it communicating with Earth, according to a U.S. government update.
One of the most pressing problems when it comes to keeping our planet safe from space threats is data, which sounds so simple to address. It's not.
The spectacular solar storms that paint the polar skies in beautiful greens and pinks have a darker side
South Africa's space agency has existed for just eight years, but the country wants to tackle a crucial challenge in satellite technology: understanding space weather.
Another long-lived NASA mission has come to an end, this one after more than seven years of dancing through the perilous belts of radiation around Earth.
NASA's long-awaited space weather mission is making scientists wait again — ironically, due to terrestrial weather.
NASA hopes that the long-delayed launch of a space weather mission called ICON will finally occur tonight (Oct. 9) — but terrestrial weather concerns may scrub the flight.