U.S. Post Office releasing heat-activated Total Solar Eclipse 2017 stampCelebrate the big show in the sky with these special new eclipse stamps from the post office.
Distant solar system object 2014 UZ224 is not terribly big but at least it's really really cold2014 UZ224 is a recently discovered denizen of the outer solar system, the second farthest object of its kind we've seen with a well-established orbit. It's cold, and small, and...red.
BA product review: Celestron's EclipSmart solar viewing binocularsCelestron's solar-viewing EclipSmart binoculars are safe,Â easy to use, and will give you a great view of the Sun. They'll come in handy for this August's total solar eclipse.
How ancient observations could prevent a global blackoutAncient eyewitness accounts of aurorae may help us predict the next solar storm.
Opposing Jupiter: Hubble's view of the largest planet in the solar systemJupiter is as close to the Earth as it'll be all year, and Hubble took a jaw-dropping photo of it to celebrate the event.
A 3 billion solar mass black hole rockets out of a galaxy at 8 million kilometers per hour. Yes, seriously.A black hole with threeÂ billion times the mass of the Sun has been found hurtling out of its parent galaxy at 8 million kilometers per hour! What could give it that kind of incredibleÂ boost? Turns out, it's something even more incredible: The two supermassive black holes that merged to form it in the first place.
The Expanse renewed for 13-episode third season at SyfyWeâ€™ll be hanging around the solar system for at least another year: Syfy has officially renewed The Expanse for a third season, set to premiere in 2018.Â
The bruised Earth: Solar eclipse seen from spaceThe annular solar eclipse on Feb. 26, 2017, was seen both on Earth, and from space! Two animations show this amazing event unfold.
We're sending a spacecraft to the sun. That's hot.NASA's Solar Probe Plus is getting closer to the sun than anything launched from Earth, ever.
Redefining planets: An answer in search of a questionA group of astronomers is proposing a new definition of what a "planet" is, which would now include Pluto...as well as a hundred other solar system objects. This is a definition we want, but is it a definition we need?
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A journey to Jupiter, without leaving Earth91 amateur astronomers took over a thousand images of Jupiter to create an amazing video that lets you virtually travel to the largest planet in the solar system.
NASA's Fermi Telescope reveals the sun has been hiding solar flaresFermi has caught solar flares in the act of emitting gamma rays on the far side of the sun.
Cosmic dust demystifies the origins of our solar systemEvidence of nuclear reactions has finally proven how the planets in our solar system emerged from a cloud of star stuff.Â
Ask Chris #326: Solaris The Tyrant SunQ: I’m going to fall for it: Why would Solaris make a much better movie villain than Darkseid? — @robotfrom1984A: In case anyone out there missed it, I made an off-hand reference in last week's column to my feeling that Solaris the Tyrant Sun would be a better villain for a Justice League movie than Darkseid, and as is usually the case, readers picked up on the fact that I'm obviously fishing --- er, seeding future columns, I mean --- and decided to follow up. Honestly, though, it's not really that complicated.It basically just comes down to the fact that Solaris is a giant evil bad guy from space that you can beat by punching.Continue reading…
Why meteorites looked so different hundreds of millions of years agoMeteoritesÂ got something of a facelift after one defining phenomenon, which could illuminate more about the evolution of our solar system.
Feel the heat of these intense sunspots in scorching new ESO imagesSlip on your shades for these brilliant new up-close solarÂ images.
MAGNUS, SOLAR, TUROK, More GOLD KEY Heroes Return As THE SOVEREIGNSAfter Comcast's took full control, a relaunch.
NASA video shows what it would look like to land a spaceship on PlutoWe're still trying to figure out how to put a man on Mars, so we're at least several decades (if notÂ centuries) from ever reaching the proto-planet at the end of our solar system.
Theoretical Planet Nine may be our solar system's Rogue OneAstronomers are close to proving that aÂ rogue planet really did breakÂ into our solar system.Â
Who Won the Week Episode 57: What we're looking forward to in 2017Well, folks, we've completed another solar circumnavigation, and in that time, we've seen sci-fi, fantasy and horror continue to dominate the pop culture conversation.