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02.13.16
One-year timelapse video of the sun shows its dancing corona
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One-year timelapse video of the sun shows its dancing corona

NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory has been observing the sun for six years now.

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10.06.15
Nobel Prize for Physics awarded to neutrino 'flavor' change
10.06.15

Nobel Prize for Physics awarded to neutrino 'flavor' change

How to win a Nobel Prize in physics: weigh something that's almost undetectable and change the way we look at our universe forever.

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09.24.15
NASA uses the Sun and Moon to photograph shockwave structures
09.24.15

NASA uses the Sun and Moon to photograph shockwave structures

Using the BOSCO imaging system means we get to see shockwave structures set against a constant light source.

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09.08.15
NASA snaps photos of the ISS making its way across the sun
09.08.15

NASA snaps photos of the ISS making its way across the sun

The ISS looks downright tiny with the sun as its background.

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05.22.15
Mapping project catalogs Instagram sunrises from around the world
05.22.15

Mapping project catalogs Instagram sunrises from around the world

Have you noticed the wealth of sunrise and sunset photos on Instagram? Michelle Chandra certainly...

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12.22.14
The Big Picture: Catching an intense solar flare in action
12.22.14

The Big Picture: Catching an intense solar flare in action

It's no longer rare to hear reports of solar flares that could affect Earth, but seeing them in vi...

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07.25.14
A solar storm in 2012 just barely avoided devastating our planet
07.25.14

A solar storm in 2012 just barely avoided devastating our planet

If you've spent time on a beach without protection, you probably have a good idea of just how dama...

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