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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 12.16.2014 | 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...

Greeks Sailing by the Stars

Evaggelos Vallianatos | Posted 10.26.2014 | World
Evaggelos Vallianatos

The sun (Helios) was the divine king of the sky for the Greeks. According to the "Homeric Hymn" of Helios: The sun shines his light on both men and im...

10 Trek-Worthy Beaches Around The World

Cheapflights | Posted 10.25.2014 | Travel
Cheapflights

No lazy beach days here! From crawling under boulders to swimming through caves and day-long hikes to horseback rides, the lengths travelers have to g...

Wear Sunscreen If You Don't Want To End Up Looking Scary

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 08.14.2014 | Healthy Living

If you find yourself at the beach opting for a tan over sunscreen, you might want to reconsider your priorities. Writer and portrait artist Thomas...

REVEALED: How Our Solar System Was Born

Space.com | Mike Wall | Posted 08.09.2014 | Science

Astronomers have traced the growth of Earth's solar system back to its cosmic womb, before the sun and planets were born. The solar system coalesced...

Hands Off My Spray Sunscreen!

Amy Ziff | Posted 10.05.2014 | Parents
Amy Ziff

I would remind consumers that just because a product is sold in a well-known store it doesn't mean the product has been vetted by an independent third party for safety.

The Secret To Taming Wavy, Rebellious Hair

The Huffington Post | Megan Mayer | Posted 08.06.2014 | Style

If you were blessed with semi-awkward "curlyish" hair, styling your locks can be the most frustrating part of your morning routine. Some strands are r...

This Is How To Save Your Hair From The Effects Of Summer

The Huffington Post | Lauren Mikler | Posted 07.31.2014 | Style

Come Labor Day, your hair will probably be in need of some TLC. Yes, weeks of sun, waves and chlorine can leave your locks looking less lively than wh...

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...

LOOK: Earth Isn't The Only Place With Torrential Rain

Space.com | Miriam Kramer | Posted 07.14.2014 | Science

Earth's nearest star has bad weather, too. The sun's squalls, however, involve more than just a little rain and lightning. Huge droplets of hot plas...