Space Weather

Nasa Captures Remarkable Moment As Eclipse Occurs In Space

Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.01.2014 | UK Tech

On Earth, an eclipse is a fairly rare event. But in space, somewhere, they occur every single moment. Which is why Nasa has been able to capture t...

You Can Now Listen To (Surprisingly Catchy) Weather In Space

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

Nasa has a new way to check what the weather is like in space. But instead of spitting out data, this thing spits out music. The new weather tracke...

Comet Of The Century's Tail Is 16 Million Kilometres Long

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

Comet ISON is getting closer and closer to the surface of the Sun - and as it gets there it's getting brighter and brighter from our perspective here ...

'Canyon Of Fire'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.12.2013 | UK Tech

Nasa has released footage of what it calls a 'canyon of fire' escaping from the surface of the Sun. The spectacular footage of the Solar Filament E...

Sun Unleashes Second Solar Storm In Two Days Towards The Earth

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.10.2013 | UK Tech

The sun has fired a second massive solar storm in two days directly towards the Earth. As it nears 'Solar Maximum', the regular period in which sol...

LOOK: The Most Detailed Photo Of A Sunspot Ever Taken

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 08.08.2013 | UK Tech

A remarkable new image has captured in stunning detail the intricacies of a Sunspot. Taken by the New Solar Telescope (NST) at the superbly named ...

Space Weather As Big A Threat As Tornadoes, Says Nasa

Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.06.2013 | UK Tech

As if we didn't have enough to deal with looking out for tsunamis, tornadoes and earthquakes, Nasa are now telling us that space weather is at least a...

Nasa: Massive Solar Flare 'Not Capable Of Physically Destroying The Earth'

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 14.07.2013 | UK Tech

The Sun has expelled a third intense X-Class solar flare in 24 hours - but Nasa says not to worry. It is "not physically capable of destroying Ear...

PICS: Sun Unleashes Largest Solar Flare Of The Year

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 11.06.2013 | UK Tech

The sun has unleashes the biggest solar flare of the year - sparking a sudden radio blackout here on Earth. Nasa said that the powerful solar flare...

'Monster' Sun Spot Could Swallow Six Earths And Lead To Huge Solar Storms

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 22.04.2013 | UK Tech

An enormous storm is growing on the surface of the Sun - and could send massive solar flares our way soon. The colossal sun spot is large enough to...

UK 'Must Act Now' To Prevent Risk Of Solar Apocalypse

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 08.04.2013 | UK Tech

The UK must make immediate plans to cope with a massive solar 'superstorm', the Royal Academy of Engineering has said. The Sun is constantly sendin...

PICS: Sun's Massive Heat Explained By 'Magnetic Braids'?

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 26.03.2013 | UK Tech

Nasa has found mysterious 'magnetic braids' near to the surface of the Sun. The strange super-hot shapes in the outer atmosphere of our star might ...