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Rare views of eclipses as seen from space

NASA space observatory sends back a couple more mind-blowingly beautiful images of the sun.

By Mar. 11, 2013


Invisible parts of the sun revealed in NASA video

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.

By Dec. 18, 2013


NASA captures footage of enormous solar flare

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.

By Feb. 26, 2014


Marvel at NASA's mesmerizing 3-years-of-sun-shots video

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.

By Apr. 25, 2013


Biggest solar flare of the year knocks out radio transmissions

NASA on alert for more after-effects of geomagnetic storm to satellites and spacecraft.

By Apr. 11, 2013


NASA's latest stunning images of sun (photos)

NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory is a sun-pointing semi-autonomous spacecraft that allows nearly continuous observations of the sun. Check out its latest snapshots.

By Dec. 9, 2011


Massive solar tornado caught on film

Astronomers present images of a tornado as much as five times the width of Earth raging on the sun, an event they believe triggers solar storms.

By Mar. 30, 2012


Solar satellite launched to study space weather

A new NASA satellite will study the physics of the sun and the titanic magnetic storms, flares, and explosions that drive space weather across the solar system.

By Feb. 11, 2010


Solar spacecraft to record sun at Imax resolution

NASA will begin capturing images at Imax resolution every 10 seconds using a new system of tools aboard a solar spacecraft set to launch February 9.

By Feb. 4, 2010


Sirius/XM promise better prices, selection

In a bid to build support for their proposed merger, satellite radio companies Sirius and XM have pledged to offer lower prices and a la carte options that let subscribers pick and choose stations.

By Jul. 24, 2007