A new Sun as Art exhibit offers artistic interpretations of the Sun (with captions) based on solar images from NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO).
The Radiation Belt Storm Probes (RBSP) launch on September 6, 2012. RBSP will study two extreme and dynamic regions of space known as the Van Allen Radiation Belts that surround Earth. Want to learn more?
The most powerful solar flare in the last 500 years occurred on September 2, 1859 and was sighted by two astronomers who happened to be looking at the sun at exactly the right time!