Photons Move at the Speed of Light, so How Do They Take a Million Years to Reach the Sun’s Surface?

The physics of light is a lot stranger than you might think.

April 24, 2017

Myths, Misconceptions, and the Real Science of Black Holes

Even Stephen Hawking is still trying to figure them out.

April 21, 2017

A Massive Magnetic Bubble Is Protecting Our Solar System

Bonus weirdness: it also has a tail.

April 21, 2017

You’d Have to Travel This Fast to Beat the Earth Around the Sun

We did the math.

March 22, 2017

Here’s What It Will Look Like When the Sun Becomes a Red Giant & Earth Burns

At least we have a few billion years before we have to worry about it.

February 23, 2017

NASA Images of Gigantic Sunspots Reveal the Epic Beauty of Our Star

It's simply glorious to behold.

February 8, 2017