Solar physicist Richard Harrison says he has never seen the sun this quiet in more than 30 years of studying it. “If you want to go back to see when the Sun was this inactive… you’ve got to go back about 100 years,” he says.
Magnificent CME Erupts on the Sun - August 31 On August 2012 a long filament of solar material that had been hovering in the sun's atmosphere, the corona, erupted out into space at p. The coronal mass ejection, or CME, traveled at over
If technology gets to the point where Space Shuttle flights are as common as airplane flights, I will be the first to buy a ticket just to see the Earth from space and experience zero gravity.<< this is honestly an amazing idea
NASA has proclaimed this image the MOST amazing high definition image of Earth ever. This ‘Blue Marble’ image of the Earth was taken from the VIIRS instrument aboard NASA’s most recently launched Earth-observing satellite – Suomi NPP.
Cloud spiral in the sky. An Iridescent (Rainbow) Cloud in Himalaya. The phenomenon was observed early am 18 Oct 2009 Cloud spiral in the sky. An Iridescent (Rainbow) Cloud in Himalaya. The phenomenon was observed early am 18 Oct 2009
A view of a sunspot and granules on the Sun's surface, seen in the H-alpha wavelength on August (Swedish Solar Telescope (SST) operated by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Göran Scharmer and Kai Langhans, ISP) #
The Antennae galaxies, located about 62 million light-years from Earth. This composite image includes images from the Chandra X-ray Observatory (blue), the Hubble Space Telescope (gold and brown), and the Spitzer Space Telescope (red).