Latest Solar Dynamics Observatory Stories
On Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 28, 2013, Comet ISON will finally sling shot around the sun. Here its inward journey through the solar system will end -- either because it will break up due to intense heat and gravity of the sun, or because, still intact, it speeds back away, never to return.
A magnetic filament of solar material erupted on the sun in late September, breaking the quiet conditions in a spectacular fashion.
NASA will conduct a sounding rocket launch at 2 p.m. EDT, Monday, Oct. 21, 2013, from the White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico carrying an experiment to support the calibration of the EUV Variability Experiment, or EVE, aboard the Solar Dynamics Observatory, or SDO, satellite.
NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center Visitor Center in Greenbelt, Md. will host this month's Sunday Experiment on Sunday, Sept. 15 from 1 to 3 p.m. EDT.
NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory has helped scientists figure out a little more about what is going on inside the sun.
A new video posted by the European Space Agency (ESA) shows two solar eruptions taking place side-by-side.
Using observations from two different NASA spacecraft, scientists have shed new light on the process behind solar flares and eruptions: magnetic reconnection.
A solar tsunami has provided scientists with the first accurate estimates of the Sun's magnetic field.
- totally perplexed and mixed up.