- Jul 5, 2014Scientists have found that the sun's corona is even larger than thought, extending out some 5 million miles above the sun's surface.
- Jul 5, 2013A new study indicates that 2 billion years from now, as the aging Sun heats the Earth, life on our planet will only survive in pockets of liquid water deep below the surface. The findings could have implications in the search for life on distant
- Jan 28, 2013Solar astronomers have long wondered why the Sun's atmosphere gets hotter, rather than colder, as you move away from the star's surface. High resolution observations are now revealing the mechanism that pumps energy into the Sun's corona.