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  • New German scope will study the Sun

    New German scope will study the Sun

    A host of space telescopes and satellites have been launched to study the Sun in recent years, as I described...

     
  • Solar Orbiter will close in on the Sun

    An artist's impression of Solar Orbiter studying the Sun. Credit: Astrium

    European space giant Astrium has won a 300 million euro contract to build a new probe that will give...

     
  • Student finds SOHO’s 2,000th comet

    Student finds SOHO’s 2,000th comet

    An observatory launched into space 15 years ago to observe the Sun has this week discovered its 2,000th...

     
  • Earliest colour photo of an astronomical expedition

    Earliest colour photo of an astronomical expedition

    This remarkable picture appears to be the first colour photograph of an astronomical expedition, perhaps...

     
  • Double blast on Sun aimed at Earth

    Double blast on Sun aimed at Earth

    UPDATE, August 4: Auroral displays have been seen overnight across Europe and the northern USA as predicted....

     
  • Mystery of Sun’s corona solved

    Mystery of Sun’s corona solved

    Solar scientists have solved a riddle that has puzzled astronomers for decades – why the Sun’s...