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.
The Solar Dynamics Observatory has the ability to stare at the sun without going blind, and it captures all kinds of colorful activity in the process.
On 1 May, an enormous plasma flare erupted on the sun — and was captured by NASA's fleet of Heliophysics satellites.
The sun is getting seriously busy, erupting in its first X-class solar flares — the most powerful flares it can emit.
In honour of International Star Wars Day, the CSIRO is launching its next generation of robots.
NASA puts together a greatest hits collection of images from the Solar Dynamics Observatory over the last three years and turns out an awe-inspiring video.
NASA on alert for more after-effects of geomagnetic storm to satellites and spacecraft.
NASA space observatory sends back a couple more mind-blowingly beautiful images of the sun.
We've seen a lot of solar activity in the last few months as the sun nears the active peak in its 11-year cycle.
NASA has released a video of August's solar flare in 1080p high definition.