UK Sun

Will We Get A Eclipse Cloud Break?

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Jessica Elgot | Posted 20.03.2015 | UK Tech

A near-total eclipse of the sun is set to thrill or disappoint millions today, depending on luck and the fickle British weather. Forecasters believ...

Solar Eclipse Proves We Cannot Trust the Sun

James Moran | Posted 18.03.2015 | UK Comedy
James Moran

The Sun is in fact a spherical ball of molten hot plasma with a diameter about 109 times that of the Earth. Not sounding so nice anymore, right?

Five Years Of The Sun In Three Minutes

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 12.02.2015 | UK Tech

The Solar Dynamics Observatory has, for the last five years, been doing something that we can only dream of: it has been staring at the sun. Much l...

The Sun Is Ready For Halloween, Are You?

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 13.10.2014 | UK Tech

NASA has unveiled a menacing new image of the sun which shows our star pulling a face that more than a little resembles that of 'jack-o-lantern'. T...

As Skin Cancer Rates Double, I'm Finally Happy to Accept My Pale Skin

Laura Casewell | Posted 02.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Casewell

For years I've been bogged down with the fact that I can't tan despite having dark hair and green eyes. It's not for lack of trying - quite the opposite actually - but I just don't. In fact, I'm one of those unfortunate people that finds their skin turning various shades of red, purple or white, but never, ever brown.

Sun, Sex and Holiday Regrets

Dr Nitin Shori | Posted 27.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Nitin Shori

Holidays are usually a time to kick back, relax and forget your worries, while you relax on the beach and get a much needed break from work. But being totally carefree can sometimes have less than sunny consequences - particularly when it comes to your health.

Youths Risk Cancer for a Tanned Look This Summer

Dr Paul Zollinger-Read | Posted 23.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Paul Zollinger-Read

Unlike many types of cancer, skin cancer is greatly affecting our young population. It's now one of the most common types of cancer in people between the ages of 15 to 34. And young people's behaviour in the sun, such as that captured by the Teenager Cancer Trust research, has got a lot to do with this.

10 Sun Protection Questions - Answered

Antonia Mariconda | Posted 13.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Antonia Mariconda

Most people know that it's sensible to apply sun screen to the skin in order to prevent burning. If the thought of ageing, sagging, sun damaged skin that is rife with age spots is not enough to convince people to apply sun protection, then the very real threat of skin cancer certainly should be.

This Really Looks Like There Is A Planet-Sized UFO Next To The Sun

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 16.06.2014 | UK Tech

An unusual shape next to the Sun has caused consternation this weekend, after the internet noticed it looked extremely like a planet-sized alien space...

There's A Giant Square Hole In The Sun

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.05.2014 | UK Tech

A giant square hole in the sun has been spotted in a rather incredible video. But fear not apocalypse fans, it's nothing to worry about, it's what ...

Scientists Have Found Our Sun's 'Long Lost Brother'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.05.2014 | UK Tech

Astronomers have discovered a star born from the same gas cloud as our sun. This 'long lost brother' of our star has the slightly less catchy name ...

How Does Sunshine Affect Dating Habits?

Brett Harding | Posted 09.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Brett Harding

With spring officially in full bloom, now is the time of the year where we dig out our shorts or bikinis from the back of our wardrobes, locate our sunnies and start looking forward to our summer holidays. But how does the sunshine affect our dating habits?

Something Weird Is Happening To The Sun

Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.05.2014 | UK Tech

When it comes to the Sun, you should always expect to be surprised. The latest oddity spotted on the surface of the ball of plasma on which all lif...

Here's Why You Need Sunshine Between 8am And Noon

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A warm ray of sunshine doesn't just instantly make your day and helps you get up easier - it can improve your weight, research suggests. Scientists...

The UK Was Hotter Than The Med This Weekend

Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.03.2014 | UK

Now, we don't want to jinx it but there are whispers abound the sun is set to stay out for all of March. Even more tentatively, some forecasters ar...

Solar Storms 'Behave Like Suopernova'

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 24.02.2014 | UK Tech

Scientists studying coronal mass ejections (CMEs) have found similarities between the surface of the Sun and supernova in a giant nebula thousands of ...

The Sun Is At Its Lowest Ebb For 100 Years

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

Despite being at the peak of it's 11-year cycle, the Sun is at its weakest in 100 years. Feeble solar activity has meant storms on the star's surfa...

Winter Sun Getaways for New Year

Jerrine M Lowe | Posted 09.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jerrine M Lowe

As temperatures begin to plummet in Blighty, it can only mean it's time to pack your bags and head to warmer climates, where spectacular beaches, exotic food and sunshine are a plenty.

The Sun Is About To Completely Flip Over

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 12.11.2013 | UK Tech

The Sun's entire magnetic field is on the verge of flipping over. Scientists are convinced the source of all life on Earth will shortly reverse pol...

Rare Solar Eclipse In Europe, Africa And America (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Tahira Mirza | Posted 04.11.2013 | UK

A rare hybrid solar eclipse has swept across parts of the United States, Europe and Africa, creating spectacular scenes. A solar eclipse happens w...

Evidence Of Apocalypse Found In Distant Solar System

Huffington Post UK/UK | Posted 10.10.2013 | UK Tech

Unnerving evidence of a devastating Apocalyptic event in a planetary system similar to our own has been uncovered. Astronomers studying a dying sta...

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...

Nasa: 'Earth Is Not Doomed'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.10.2013 | UK Tech

The Earth is not doomed, Nasa has said. Well, not from this anyway. We reported recently about the terrifying-sounding, but actually quite benig...

Even After the Irish Edition Drops Topless Page 3, The Sun Et Al Still Don't Get Responsible Journalism

Justin Cash | Posted 08.10.2013 | UK
Justin Cash

What concerns me far more is that this amounts to little more than drop in the ocean when placed next to the mind-numbing, anti-intellectual, fact deficient bloviating peddled by most redtops.

Why Summer is the Most Important Season for Students

Isabelle Kerr | Posted 07.10.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Isabelle Kerr

For students everywhere it has always provided a liberating period between one busy university year and an even busier year to come. Consequently, students have never failed to embrace the many benefits of the summer break. However, with the controversial rise in tuition fees to £9000 per year the necessity of university has been debated.