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  1. The Sun in 1967

    1967 solar storm nearly took U.S. to brink of war

    Military space weather forecasters helped avoid a potential nuclear conflict between the U.S. and Russia when they alerted leaders that a solar storm may have been responsible for jamming radio and radar communications.

    • Sun + Space Weather

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  2. Image of Comet ISON taken by the Hubble

    The comet that disappeared: What happened to ISON?

    A new study sheds light on the mystery of Comet ISON, suggesting that the comet broke up before reaching the Sun.

    • Sun + Space Weather

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  3. An image from a high-res model of the Sun

    Super-resolution solar model achieves order out of chaos

    Pushing a solar model to the highest resolution ever attempted brings order back to the Sun's magnetic tangle.

    • Sun + Space Weather

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  4. Modeling a grand minimum: simulation of magnetic field behavior on the Sun shows how fields move and change

    Capturing a sleeping Sun

    A model designed to mimic the Sun spontaneously slips into, and out of, its own grand minimum.

    • Sun + Space Weather

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  5. Sunspot simulations

    NCAR’s solar lab to celebrate 75th anniversary

    HAO's anniversary, which will feature a series of public events, celebrates the emergence of Boulder as a hub of solar science.

    • Sun + Space Weather

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