Mysteries of Sun: ISRO’s Chandrayaan 2 mission provides key insights into solar coronal heating, FIP bias

Chandrayaan 2: ISRO said that based on the observations of active regions above the dark patches on the Sun having stronger magnetic fields, called Sunspots, experts are of the view that the magnetic fields have an important

Solar Missions: NASA approves 2 new missions to explore system between Sun and Earth; details

At present, space agencies are studying the physics that drives solar wind as well as solar explosions.

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‘Planet 9’ may have been stolen by our Sun: Study

The mysterious Planet 9 may have been stolen from its original star by our Sun some 4.5 billion years ago, possibly making it the first exoplanet to be discovered inside the solar system, astronomers have claimed.

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Can two huge ‘black holes’ on Sun put us in trouble?

These solar winds can not only create geomagnetic storms on the Earth which can disturb communications in all forms but also affect astronauts'....

NASA does a first, says you can watch ‘invisible’ magnetic Sun in action

NASA space scientists, trying hard to understand the Sun's electromagnetic field that is crucial for future deep space travel, have released a first-ever video model of the Sun showing how its magnetic field behaves.

Astronomers discover most luminous supernova ever; tag it as ASAS-SN-15lh

A team of astronomers including renowned names like Benjamin Shappee, Nidia Morrell and Ian Thompson has discovered the most-luminous supernova ever observed. It is being called ASAS-SN-15lh.

Black holes can swell as large as 50 billion suns!

Stars with masses greater than about 20 times the mass of our Sun may produce black holes at the end of their lives and these matter-sucking monsters could get really big, according to a new study.

How carbon from Mars escaped into atmosphere; had Earth-like atmosphere 3.8 bn years ago

A team of scientists has offered an explanation of the "missing" carbon on Mars, suggesting that it may have escaped into the atmosphere owing to the strong ultraviolet (UV) rays from the Sun, stripping it of its Earth-like c

NASA finding bolsters Indian theory on black holes / ‘ultra hot balls of fire’: Indian astrophysicist

An Indian astrophysicist says the recent observation by NASA scientists of giant flares of X-rays from a black hole confirms his theory that the so-called black holes are not "true" black holes but actually ultra hot balls of

NASA boosts efforts to send humans into deeper space missions, including Mars

In a bid to bolster its effort to prepare humans for deeper space missions, NASA engineers have refined the key thermal protection system of Orion - new exploration spacecraft designed to ferry astronauts to asteroid and Mars

Sun provides dramatic backlighting for latest Pluto pictures

The newest pictures of Pluto are so up-close and personal that the mission's top scientist says it ''makes you feel you are there.''

Citizen scientist discovers 3000th comet from NASA data

A citizen scientist has helped the space telescope SOHO discover its 3,000th comet, nearly 20 years after it was launched by NASA and the European Space Agency to observe the Sun

Scotland ties up with India to study the Sun

Astronomers from Scotland and India are working together to study eruptions on the Sun that affect a wide range of space-based technologies used routinely in daily life...

New model may explain massive heat in Sun’s corona

A trio of researchers has created a computer model that may solve the mystery of why there is so much heat in the Sun's corona".

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