Learn about the many pieces that make up our solar system in this Sky Science backgrounder
Learn about the electromagnetic field of the Earth and what it means to us in this Backgrounder.
A look into what stars are, what they do, and why they're so freaking awesome. From the perspective of a science fan, rather than a proper scientist.
Veronica Bindi explains what cosmic rays are, and how they transmit information about our universe from the great beyond.
Two of NASA's Voyageur probes find some foamy magnetic bubbles near the end of the sun rays. Turns out they protect us from cosmic rays. Learn more.
Comet Lovejoy plunged through the sun's atmosphere and surprisingly, survived. The comet is has been described by some astronauts as the most amazing thing they have seen in space!
Solar storms are known mainly for their beautiful effect on Arctic skies, but there is more to them than a beautiful sky. Find out now!
Scientists have found thousands of planets that orbit other stars, just like Earth orbits the Sun. Some of them might even be able to support life.
Want summertime to never end? We can't extend the sunshine, but we can bring the science! Check out our top 10 resources about science that worships the sun.
Something big is happening on the sun. NASA reports that the sun's global magnetic field is about to flip, a sign that Solar Max has arrived.