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LOOK: Stunning Auroras Seen By Skywatchers Around The World

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 03.23.2015 | Science

Along with astronauts aboard the International Space Station, skywatchers around the world were treated to a stunning light show on St. Patrick's Day-...

This Enormous Solar Flare Will Make You Feel Very, Very Small

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 03.12.2015 | Science

Well, this certainly puts the size of our planet in perspective. The sun unleashed an enormous solar flare on Wednesday at 12:22 p.m. EDT. NASA's S...

Upcoming Eclipse Sparks Worries In Europe

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 03.09.2015 | Science

A total solar eclipse--the biggest in Europe since 1999--will darken skies over parts of the continent at 9:45 a.m. UT (5:45 a.m. Eastern Time) on Fri...

Saving Daylight

Donna Henes | Posted 03.06.2015 | Green
Donna Henes

Daylight Savings Time is thought to be an effective way to cut back on the use of energy. The theory is that energy use and the demand for electricity for lighting homes is directly related to the times when people go to bed at night and rise in the morning. A good percentage of energy consumed by lighting and appliances occurs in the evening, when families are home.

What Sunset Would Look Like If The Sun Were Swapped With Other Stars

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 03.05.2015 | Science

Ah, sunset. We've all enjoyed the sublime moment when the Earth spins on its axis and the sinking sun fills the sky with brilliant color. But what ...

Five Years On The Sun's Surface Captured In Spectacular Time-Lapse Video

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 02.15.2015 | Science

Since its launch in February 11, 2010, NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory has been busy watching the sun, capturing an image of the magnificent star ...

Faithful Shopper: Beach Babies

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 02.12.2015 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

We've all had it with ice and snow -- it's time for sun and sand! Escape for a few days of warmth by the sea, and attire yourself accordingly from any of the stores below.

Massive Filament Snakes Across Sun's Surface

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 02.12.2015 | Science

Why so sad, sun? NASA's Solar Dynamics (SDO) spacecraft has spotted the sun looking like a frowny face, thanks to a massive, dark line snaking across ...

Why Three Is Such an Important Number in Business

Ira Kalb | Posted 02.11.2015 | Business
Ira Kalb

Good marketing follows certain universal truths. To succeed in an increasingly skeptical and fragmented marketplace, therefore, it behooves marketers to learn and apply these universal truths to marketing their products. One of the most important "truths" is the "power of three."

Freaky Video Shows Rare Atmospheric Phenomenon

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 01.24.2015 | Science

Everyone knows Earth has only a single sun. But you might not know it from this fascinating video posted Jan. 22 by The Guardian, which shows what app...

These 14 Images Of The Sun May Be The Most Spectacular Ever Snapped

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 01.21.2015 | Science

The surface of the sun is constantly changing. To make sure it doesn't miss anything, NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) spacecraft is constantly...

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...

Super-Colossal Hole Spotted On Sun As New Year Begins

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 01.05.2015 | Science

Talk about big! A dark hole hundreds of times bigger than the Earth has been spotted on the surface of the sun. A photo of the enormous "coronal h...

Spacecraft Snaps Stunning X-Ray Portrait Of The Sun

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 12.22.2014 | Science

NuSTAR may have been built to observe black holes and other objects in deep space, but NASA's supersensitive space telescope can also do a bang-up job...

God's Instagram Is Life

Miriam Ava | Posted 02.15.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Miriam Ava

She's showing you the beauty of life the joyful rays of the rising sun the smiles of strangers in the streets and check-out lines the aroma of fres...

Happy Birthday Scorpios (Born Between October 23 and November 21)

Larry Schwimmer | Posted 01.16.2015 | Women
Larry Schwimmer

This should be a very interesting year of possibilities for you - with tests and lessons since Saturn is transiting through your Sun sign. This will mean that you'll be working hard to build a new foundation for something that will last far into your future.

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....

Powerful Flares Disrupt Communication Systems

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 10.22.2014 | Science

The sun is at it again, unleashing a series of solar flares including one that caused brief disruptions in communication systems. NASA said its spa...

WATCH: Our Planet Looks Tiny Next To This

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 10.07.2014 | Science

Something described as a "filament" sounds like such a tiny thing. But check out this ginormous solar filament NASA spotted on Sept. 30, courtesy o...

Space Probe Sees Absolutely Stupendous Stellar Flare

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 10.02.2014 | Science

Our sun's largest solar flare looks pretty wimpy next to this one. NASA's Swift satellite spotted the strongest, hottest, and longest-lasting stell...

Water On Earth Is Way Older Than We Thought

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 09.26.2014 | Science

Just how old is H2O? A fascinating new study suggests that some of the water molecules we drink and bathe in are way old -- as in more than 4.6 billio...

How Are We Doing as a Planet This Rosh Hashanah?

Rabbi Yonah Bookstein | Posted 11.19.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Yonah Bookstein

It's almost Rosh Hashanah. The time has come for us to make some serious decisions about the future of our relationship with the planet this coming year. If we are truly to be a light unto the nations, then we can light the way towards cleaner sources of energy.

Sun Throws Strong Solar Storm Our Way

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 09.12.2014 | Science

Not just one, but two strong solar flares burst off the sun's surface this week -- and now Earth is getting hit with the aftermath. While the solar...

LISTEN: This Is What The Sun 'Sounds' Like

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 09.10.2014 | Science

So that's what the sun sounds like. There may be no sound in deep space, but researchers are converting data from the sun into sound so that NASA s...

Underground Experiment Proves What Powers The Sun

| Daniel Clery | Posted 08.28.2014 | Science

Scientists have long believed that the power of the sun comes largely from the fusion of protons into helium, but now they can finally prove it. An i...