As magnetic fields on the sun rearrange and realign, sunspots appear in unstable configurations that lead to eruptions of solar flares.
Giant sunspots took a turn toward Earth this weekend and sent clouds of particles towards Earth, which aren't expected to disrupt communications but could bring auroras to northern altitudes.
An iPhone case maker has come up with a new design that offers to keep stray light from creating purple halos in photos and videos.
The UK Cabinet Office says solar flares are one of the top threats to normal life, rating them alongside the likes of terrorism and floods.
The largest solar radiation storm since 2005 is causing stunning auroras throughout the North and South Poles.
A new video shows a burst of light leaping off the sun that is so massive the space agency gives it an X-class rating, which denotes the most intense of all flares.
Space cameras are sending back amazing pictures of solar storms whose intensity is expected to pick up in coming months.
Thanks to a massive solar flare, sky-watchers may be able to indulge in an array of colorful northern lights forecasted to appear on Thursday and Friday.
On today's episode we're talking lens flares, digital motion sickness creeping up, the first 3D-printed room, and more!