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‘I really do not care, I just wanna be tan’: Teenager called out over promoting cancer-causing TikTok tanning trend

'Be safe, wear sunscreen.'

On Jul 29, 2022 by Victoria Gagliardo-Silver

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NASA just launched the spacecraft that will reach the sun—and the photos are spectacular

So magical.

On Aug 12, 2018 by Josh Katzowitz

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Inside the tech breakthroughs taking NASA to the sun

The agency will launch a space probe to our fiery star this summer.

On Mar 10, 2018 by Phillip Tracy

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Here’s how to watch the solar eclipse from the safety of your computer

Draw your shades and turn on your computer.

On Aug 21, 2017 by Josh Katzowitz

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Do spray-on sunscreens actually work?

It turns out that application—not type—is the key.

On Jul 15, 2016 by Cynthia McKelvey

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Watch Mercury sail past the sun during its latest ‘planetary transit’

Look at it go!

On May 10, 2016 by Michelle Jaworski

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We just found a new dwarf planet in our own solar system

Hawaii's Subaru Telescope made the monumental discovery.

On Nov 20, 2015 by Mike Wehner

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Geomagnetic storm brings stunning views of the Northern Lights

You can thank extra-powerful solar winds for these beautiful photos of the aurora borealis.

On Oct 8, 2015 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Moon and Earth create first ‘double photobomb’ of NASA’s view of the Sun

NASA's sun-watching platform has never seen this before.

On Sep 16, 2015 by Lisa Granshaw

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Lucy is a solar-powered robot that redirects sunlight into your house

This robot wants to be the light of your life.

On Aug 11, 2015 by AJ Dellinger

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Fun new Web app helps you understand how much sunlight reaches Pluto

The famous dwarf planet isn't as dim as you might expect.

On Aug 4, 2015 by Cynthia McKelvey

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Georgia newspaper burned by fake story about the sun exploding

That was a close one.

On Jun 15, 2015 by Miles Klee

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Woman sues eBay for preventing her from selling parts of the sun

Reach for the stars.

On Jun 8, 2015 by Gabe Bergado

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Here’s why you never ask 4chan to Photoshop something

A lesson in lowering expectations.

On Apr 27, 2015 by Luke Winkie

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How to watch the shortest total lunar eclipse of the century

Wake up early to catch this historic blood moon.

On Apr 2, 2015 by Lisa Granshaw