The Sun

Spectacular new NASA video spotlights epic exploding solar arc
Jul 1, 2015

Witness the epic fury of our turbulent star as it ejects a massive solar ribbon.

Marvel at the beauty of the universe in stunning timelapse footage of the Sun
Apr 9, 2015

Aside from the fact that it’s a massive ball of fire at the center of our solar system, our sun is also an insanely beautiful star. 

Watch a massive solar twister that could consume Earth five times
Dec 16, 2012

It's easy to think of the sun as little more than that yellow thing up in the sky that looks kinda nice when it sets, but every once in a while, we get a reminder of its awesome star power that puts us in our place. The folks at NASA now have a high-powered satellite trained on the center of our solar system, and it's captured a solar tornado so big it could burn five Earths to ashes in a second.