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Sun's Strange Shape Surprises Astronomers

Posted 08.19.2012 | Science

By: Charles Q. Choi Published: 08/16/2012 02:54 PM EDT on SPACE.com In a strange twist of solar physics, the shape of our sun is rounder than pr...

PHOTOS: The Sun Like You've Never Seen It Before

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 12.02.2011 | Green

NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) has been providing some stunning images of the sun since early 2010, but recently it began releasing daily ima...

Solar Flare Eruption Covers Half The Sun

AP | Posted 08.08.2011 | Technology

(AP/THE HUFFINGTON POST) GREENBELT, Md. -- A medium-sized solar flare has erupted from the sun in an impressive display captured by NASA cameras. Scie...

NASA Snaps Stunning Portrait Of The Sun

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.31.2011 | Technology

NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory satellite has captured a stunning new image of a partial eclipse. The SDO craft enters an "eclipse season" twice ...

NASA's Most Dazzling Images Of The Sun

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

On February 11, 2010, NASA launched the $865 million Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO), equipped for a five-year study of the Sun's magnetic field, its...

SDO Returns Spectacular Images Of The Sun (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

*See images below* NASA has unveiled the first images from a new satellite designed to predict disruptive solar storms, and scientists say they're al...