The present solar cycle has reached its minimum 1.5 years ahead of time

The solar cycle is the nearly periodic 11-year change in the Sun's activity that has been observed for centuries. This includes changes in the levels of solar radiation and ejection of solar material as...

Geomagnetic unrest: Stream of solar wind is blowing around Earth faster than 600 km/s, causing intermittent G1-class geomagnetic storms

A stream of solar wind is blowing around Earth faster than 600 km/s. This is causing intermittent G1-class geomagnetic storms and Arctic auroras. According to NOAA forecasters there is a 55% chance of G1-storms...

Extremely weird incoming radar signal captured over Washington DC

A mysterious incoming radar signal was detected in our atmosphere on December 2, 2017 with the help of a service to detect the entrance of fireballs into the Earth's atmosphere - Live Meteors. So for those...

As if there were two suns in the sky of Colorado

Yesterday, December 3, 2017, a Supermoon trilogy has started with 3 supermoons in a row - Dec. 3rd, Jan. 1st and finally Jan. 31st. The latest is a Super 'Blue Moon' tinted in red...

Series of three supermoons in a row starts December 3, 2017, and ends January 31, 2018 with a Super Blood Moon

Today, a series of three supermoons in a row - supermoon trifecta - is starting, with fullmoons on December 3, 2017, January 1, 2018, and January 31, 2018. The supermoon on January 1 will be the largest...

This man will prove the Earth is flat in his homemade rocket on November 25

Seeking to prove that a conspiracy of astronauts fabricated the shape of the Earth, Mike Hughes, a California man intends to launch himself 1,800 feet high above the Mojave Desert in Southern California on...

Northern lights invade the USA as unexpected phenomenon sparks G2-class storm

Space weather forecasters predicted a minor geomagnetic storm on Nov. 7th. But owing to a rare phenomenon, it turned out to be much stronger. As night fell across North America, auroras invaded Canada and a...

Explosive: Nationwide solar storm emergency preparedness drill during antifa protests on November 4 2017

The US Department of Defense (DOD) will conduct a “communications interoperability” training exercise November 4-6, simulating the impacts of a massive coronal mass ejection event on the national power grid as well as all...

Astronomers in West Virginia listen for mysterious signal from space

Astronomers recently announced a new discovery: a mysterious signal from a galaxy 3 billion light years away. This intense burst of radio waves was one of dozens of similar signals, totally random and totally unexplained. There’s...

Spotless sun sparks bright auroras continuously during 5 consecutive days!?!

Spotless sun sparks bright auroras continuously during 5 days in a row... What? For a whole week, Oct. 9th - 15th, the face of the sun was utterly blank. There were no sunspots and no...

Magnetic unrest in England after arrival of a high-speed solar wind stream on Oct. 11th

In England, magnetic fields at ground level have been shaking back and forth in response to the high-speed solar wind stream on Oct. 11th. Look at the geomagnetic storm in action: The plot shows the change...

This GoPro video captured at 100,000 feet above Earth’s surface shows the inky-black shadow of the Moon darkening a 70-mile-wide patch of Wyoming and Nebraska during solar eclipse

On Aug. 21st during the Great American Solar Eclipse, the students of Earth to Sky Calculus launched 11 space weather balloons from the path of totality to photograph the Moon's shadow from the stratosphere. Looking...

Mars Base Camp video

At no other time in history have we had the technology, the know-how, and the public enthusiasm to get humans to Mars. Orion is NASA’s spaceship that will take humans into deep space, but it...

Giant coronal hole on the sun sparks geomagnetic storm on Earth

A giant coronal hole in the sun's atmosphere is spewing solar wind toward Earth. Traveling faster than 600 km/s (1.3 million mph), the solar wind stream reached our planet on Sept. 24th and produced awesome...

Blue, purple and green auroras electrify northern sky

Blue, purple and green! The G2 geomagnetic storm on September 16, 2017, was so powerful that even blue and purple colors appeared ontop of green. The majority of auroral displays are predominantly green because the human...

Sunspot AR2673 unleashes the strongest solar flare in more than a decade causing a strong shortwave radio blackout over Europe, Africa and the Atlantic Ocean

Sunspot AR2673 unleashed a major X9.3-class solar flare. That is the strongest solar flare in more than a decade! X-rays and UV radiation from the blast ionized the top of Earth's atmosphere, causing a strong...

Transiting exocomets detected for the first time outside the solar system

Exocomets are comets outside the Solar System, which includes interstellar comets and those that orbit stars other than the Sun. Astronomers have recently discovered the first exocomets transiting around the host Kepler star KIC 3542116. How...

Supergiant star Antares video is just terrifying

This artist's impression shows the surface and atmosphere of the supergiant star Antares. It was made by M. Kornmesser using data obtained by ESO’s Very Large Telescope Interferometer. Often referred to as "the heart of the...

Final totality: The final total solar eclipse will be in 600 million years time, as the moon will be around 30,400km further from the Earth while the sun’s diameter will be around 5% larger

Total solar eclipses are seen on Earth because of a fortuitous combination of circumstances. But when will be the last, the real final totality? The final total solar eclipse will be in 600 million years...

Evidence of a ninth planet

Two astronomers discuss new research that provides evidence of a giant planet tracing a bizarre, highly elongated orbit in the outer solar system. Follow us: Facebook and Twitter

Petroglyph in New Mexico’s Chaco Canyon represents ancient total eclipse of the sun

A petroglyph in New Mexico's Chaco Canyon may represent a total eclipse that occurred there a thousand years ago. The petroglyph - carved in a rock by early Pueblo people and discovered in 1992 -...

There are mysterious clouds on Mars (video)

This video was taken early on the morning of July 17 2017. And what's amazing is that these images show clouds in the Martian atmosphere! So what are these mysterious clouds on Mars? Follow us on Facebook and Twitter

Two weeks in the life of an active sunspot is pretty awesome

Spending two weeks with a sunspot is just awesome. This amazing journey with AR26665, a sunspot composed of intense and complex magnetic fields, was filmed by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory between July 5th and July...

Over 40,000 man-made objects have been tracked in Earth orbit since 1957

This video featured more than 40,000 space debris that have been put into orbit between 1957 to 2016. Many of these man-made objects have already perished in the atmosphere. There are currently only over 17,000...

Gigantic coronal hole opens up on the sun: Geomagnetic storms during peak of Perseid meteor shower on August 12th

A gigantic coronal hole has opened in the sun's atmosphere just behind sunspot AR2670. And it is turning toward Earth... Weak geomagnetic storms should occur on Earth during the peak of the Perseid meteor shower...

Blood moon and partial lunar eclipse pictures from around the world on August 7 2017

A blood red moon lit up the sky across the world during a partial lunar eclipse on August 7, 2017. The spectacular spaceweather event was best-viewed in the Indian Subcontinent, but striking images were also...

Lunar eclipse on August 7/8 2017 precedes by 14 days the total solar eclipse of August 21, 2017

A partial lunar eclipse will take place on August 7/8, 2017, the second of two lunar eclipses in 2017. This will precede by 14 days the total solar eclipse of August 21, 2017, which will...

The 2017 solar eclipse will prove that the Sun is bigger than we think

Researchers that study solar eclipses believe the sun is larger than we think. Nasa scientists claim this year's historic solar eclipse will prove that our star is hundreds of miles larger. Computer models suggest that our...

What are those mysterious lights and shadows crossing the Earth?

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What are those strange lights and shadows crossing the Earth? A full day on planet Earth is depicted as seen from Japan's Himawari-8 satellite in geostationary orbit high above the Pacific Ocean. As the featured five-second...

Our sun probably has an evil twin called Nemesis

Did our sun have a doomsday twin when it was born? Almost certainly yes, though not an identical twin. And so did every other sunlike star in the universe, according to a new analysis. Many stars...

Flatworms REGENERATE into mutant TWO-HEADED creatures during study aboard the ISS

IS SPACE CREATING MUTANT CREATURES? Researchers sent flatworms aboard the International Space Station for 5 weeks to STUDY how an absence of normal gravity can affect organisms. AND THEY DIDN'T EXPECT AT ALL WHAT THEY...

Mysterious and rare moondogs appear over Antarctica at German Base Neumayer III

Antarctica is an awesome place, full of little miracles and incredible nature. This mysterious and rare moondogs just needed to be shared with every space weather enthusiast. At Germany's Neumayer III Research Station in Antarctica, the...

US spy satellite circles the ISS

On May 1st at Cape Canaveral, SpaceX launched a classified satellite (USA 276) for the US National Reconnaissance Office. On June 3rd, USA 276 made a close approach and effectively circled the ISS. On May 1st...

The mystery behind the 40-year-old ‘WOW signal’ from outer space may finally be solved

The source of the mysterious ‘Wow!’ space signal which has baffled astronomers for decades might finally have been found. A new study suggests that the signal could have been caused by a comet orbiting in the...

Two new moons discovered orbiting around Jupiter during search for Planet X

New monster telescopes equipped with the latest super-sensitive, wide-field technology detectors has been a boon for astronomical discoveries. Astronomer Scott Sheppard has discovered two new moons around Jupiter bringing the total of known moons to...

CME hits Earth magnetic field producing G3 – strong geomagnetic storms and bright auroras

A CME hit Earth's magnetic field on May 27th with a day of delay. At first, the seemingly weak impact barely disturbed our planet's magnetic environment. Then the storms began and managed to spark G3...

First detection of a baby star being fed with a dusty hamburger in Chile

An international research team has made the first ever detection of a baby star being fed with a dusty “hamburger” - dusty accretion disk - with the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA). This new image...

High-altitude nuclear weapons testing impacted space weather during Cold War

The Cold War lasted about 45 years and some are saying it has never finished. While neither superpower ever deployed nukes on each others’ soil, high-altitude bomb testing caused a kerfuffle in Earth’s atmosphere. Though the...

Huge coronal hole faces Earth – G2 geomagnetic storms forecast for May 19 2017

Check out this huge coronal hole on the sun as it could be a chance to reach geomagnetic storm levels on May 19-20 2017. Indeed, during the last rotation, this coronal hole caused solar wind...

Anthropogenic Space Weather Is Real! New Paper Shows How Human Activity Shapes The Space Around Earth

This new study entitled "Anthropogenic Space Weather" outlines how human activity shapes the space around our planet. For example, human radio transmissions form a bubble in space protecting us from "killer electrons." Other anthropogenic effects on...