‘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
NASA just launched the spacecraft that will reach the sun—and the photos are spectacular
On Aug 12, 2018 by Josh Katzowitz
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
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
Do spray-on sunscreens actually work?
It turns out that application—not type—is the key.
On Jul 15, 2016 by Cynthia McKelvey
Watch Mercury sail past the sun during its latest ‘planetary transit’
Look at it go!
On May 10, 2016 by Michelle Jaworski
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
Check out stunning views of the aurora from Wednesday night’s geomagnetic storm
You can thank extra-powerful solar winds for these beautiful photos of the aurora borealis.
On Oct 8, 2015 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
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
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
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
Georgia newspaper burned by fake story about the sun exploding
That was a close one.
On Jun 15, 2015 by Miles Klee
Woman sues eBay for preventing her from selling parts of the sun
Reach for the stars.
On Jun 8, 2015 by Gabe Bergado
Here’s why you never ask 4chan to Photoshop something
A lesson in lowering expectations.
On Apr 27, 2015 by Luke Winkie