- Apr 17, 2013Scientists have discovered that sediment in the deep-sea may hold radioactive iron from a supernova that happened 2.2 million years ago. The remnants of the stellar explosion may be preserved in fossilized remains of iron-loving bacteria.
- Jan 29, 2013A new report describes some surprisingly complex ways in which the Sun affects Earth's climate. Radiation from the Sun impacts everything from the Earth's upper atmosphere down to our planet's surface, and plays in important role in shpaing the future of life on Earth.
- Aug 13, 2012NASA’s Radiation Belt Storm Probes (RBSP) mission will send two spacecraft into the harsh environment of our planet’s radiation belts.
- Feb 11, 2012Scientists are now using one of the most powerful supercomputers in the world to better understand the processes that give rise to space weather.