Solar physics

The method may be able to improve solar flare prediction using only satellite images of the sun.
Meredith Fore, Contributor
Data from the second probe to reach interstellar space helps scientists form a more complete picture of the boundary between the sun and the stars. 
Charles Q. Choi, Contributor
Researchers in Antarctica turned up a large amount of a form of iron likely forged in nearby supernova explosions.
Ramin Skibba, Contributor
Even some of the most powerful explosions in the universe might be explained by the collision of magnetic fields.
Charles Q. Choi, Contributor
Will astronomers learn anything new when a total solar eclipse cuts a path of darkness across 14 states this month?
Peter Gwynne, Contributor
New measurements could help explain a long-standing scientific puzzle.
Rebecca Boyle, Contributor
New observations point to processes driving away the atmosphere, rendering the planet's surface inhospitable to life.
Ramin Skibba, Contributor