NASA Spacecraft Will Aim Straight For The SunNASA announced a red-hot mission on Wednesday. Scheduled to launch in summer 2018, the Solar Probe Plus will fly within 4 million miles of the sun's surface, into the solar atmosphere.
Satellites Offer New Look At 'Ring Of Fire' EclipsePeople in Chile, Argentina and parts of Africa got to see a 'ring of fire' eclipse this past Sunday. But new satellite images provide another look at this solar event, from a different perspective.
Despite Excessive Heat, No Orders From ERCOT To ConserveThe string of summer days languishing in the triple digits has impacted our power supply.
Public Awareness Campaign Aims To Prevent Child Heat DeathsPantego police have started a public awareness campaign to prevent child heat deaths in cars by using signs in businesses to ask parents where their kids are.
Kids In Hot Cars: Risks And Worries Of Saving ThemIn spite of repeated warnings, parents are still leaving children unattended in hot cars… and experts say it’s just a matter of time before another child dies.
Father Charged After 6-Month-Old Left In Hot Car DiesThe father of a 6-month-old girl who died after she was left in a hot car for up to four hours Tuesday afternoon is charged with manslaughter.
Solar Plane Begins Transatlantic Stretch Of Global JourneyA solar-powered airplane has begun its Transatlantic flight on the latest leg of its globe-circling voyage. The plane left New York City early Sunday morning and will land in Spain more than three days later.
Mars, Earth, Sun Line Up Perfectly This WeekendSky-watchers, gazing to the southeast at nightfall, can enjoy a brighter, seemingly bigger Mars into June.
Mercury Makes Rare Move Across The SunVisible just after 7 a.m. on the east coast, the smallest planet will appear as a tiny black dot on the face of the sun, and the transit will last for about 7 1/2 hours
The Sun In Ultra-HDThis is one of those videos that you could just loop on your screen with some zen music behind it. It’s 30 minutes of 4K video of the sun.
Blue Moon? Friday's Celestial Event Comes With A CatchThis is an astronomy story that comes up only once in a blue moon, like on Friday. Maybe.
Summertime & Common Misconceptions About SunscreenProlonged exposure to sun’s ultraviolet rays can cause skin cancer, but it can be prevented by simply wearing sunscreen.