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The Sun's Activity May Help Determine How Long You'll Live

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 01.09.2015 | Science

The sun sustains life on Earth, and maybe that's not all it does. Provocative new research by scientists in Norway suggests there may be a link betwee...

Stunning Time-Lapse Shows Biggest Sunspot In Past 24 Years

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 11.11.2014 | Science

A mesmerizing new time-lapse video (above) captures the fiery magnificence of what's believed to be the largest sunspot observed in the past 24 years....

LOOK: The Sun Has Gone Eerily Quiet... Or Has It?

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 07.23.2014 | Science

Our sun erupted with activity, sported several sunspots and unleashed massive solar flares just last month in what scientists dubbed a "solar mini max...

Are We Headed Toward A Mini Ice Age?

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 01.25.2014 | Science

If you thought the polar vortex was bad, get a load of a new climate phenomenon that just might be coming our way. Some scientists say we could be ...

WATCH: Sun Inches Closer Toward Rare 'Flip'

Space.com | Miriam Kramer | Posted 11.12.2013 | Science

The sun's polarity is getting closer to flipping. The star's northern hemisphere's polarity has already reversed, and the southern hemisphere should ...

Solar Simulation Shows 'Heartbeat' That Pumps Out Sunspots, Solar Flares

Posted 04.05.2013 | Science

By: Elizabeth Howell Published: 04/04/2013 02:08 PM EDT on SPACE.com A magnetic "solar heartbeat" beats deep in the sun's interior, gene...

Scientists Forecast Fiery Solar Comeback

Posted 03.24.2013 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 03/23/2013 09:43 AM EDT on SPACE.com The sun should roar back to life sometime in 2013, producing its second activity pea...

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
DK Matai

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