Does the corona look different when solar activity is high versus when itís low?

Does the corona look different when solar activity is high..

Mary Paterson 19-Aug, 07:10 11 ScienceNews

Some cities have all the luck. Carbondale, Ill., is just a few kilometers north of the point where this yearís total solar eclipse will...


Cosmic lens lets astronomers zoom in on a black holeís burps

Cosmic lens lets astronomers zoom in on a black holeís burps..

Kevin Allen 18-Aug, 18:30 22 ScienceNews

Astronomers have caught their best look ever at blobs of hot gas fleeing a supermassive black hole, thanks to a new kind of cosmic...


Here are the paths of the next 15 total solar eclipses

Here are the paths of the next 15 total solar eclipses..

Tyler Holmes 18-Aug, 15:20 15 ScienceNews

August's total solar eclipse wonít be the last time the moon cloaks the sunís light. From now to 2040, for example, skywatchers around the...


We share the Milky Way with 100 million black holes

We share the Milky Way with 100 million black holes..

Emily Kelly 18-Aug, 09:00 21 ScienceNews

The Milky Way teems with black holes ó about 100 million of them. But thereís no reason to fear. ďIt may sound like a big number, but by...


Where does the solar wind come from? The eclipse may offer answers

Where does the solar wind come from? The eclipse may offer..

Joseph Williams 18-Aug, 08:20 9 ScienceNews

The sun canít keep its hands to itself. A constant flow of charged particles streams away from the sun at hundreds of kilometers per...


How an itch hitches a ride to the brain

How an itch hitches a ride to the brain..

Tyler Holmes 17-Aug, 16:30 10 ScienceNews

Scientists have traced the sensation of itch to a place you canít scratch. The discomfort of a mosquito bite or an allergic reaction...


Embryos kill off male tissue to become female

Embryos kill off male tissue to become female..

Cole Becker 17-Aug, 16:30 11 ScienceNews

Add a new ingredient to the sugar, spice and everything nice needed to make girls. A protein called COUP-TFII is necessary to eliminate...


Why are the loops in the sunís atmosphere so neat and tidy?

Why are the loops in the sunís atmosphere so neat and tidy?..

Olivia Rogers 17-Aug, 08:00 15 ScienceNews

View the video When the Aug. 21 solar eclipse unveils the sunís normally dim atmosphere, the corona will look like an intricate, orderly...


The algae that terraformed Earth

The algae that terraformed Earth..

Gavin Perry 17-Aug, 06:50 18 BBC

A planetary takeover by ocean-dwelling algae 650 million years ago was the kick that transformed life on Earth. That's what geochemists...


Radioactive 'pooh sticks' trace carbon's ocean journey

Radioactive 'pooh sticks' trace carbon's ocean journey..

Tyler Holmes 16-Aug, 19:40 16 BBC

Radioactive iodine from nuclear reprocessing plants in the UK and France has been detected deep in the waters near Bermuda. Scientists say...


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