Coronal mass ejection headed toward Earth

Early Sunday morning, the Sun’s surface erupted and blasted tons of plasma (ionized atoms) into interplanetary space directly toward us. When this coronal mass ejection arrives early in the day on August 4th, it could create a spectacular light show, the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics has reported. When a coronal mass ejection reaches Earth, it interacts … Read more

Massive Star Discovered

This is amazing … A newfound star has shattered the record as the most massive stellar monster ever seen, astronomers announced today. Weighing in at a whopping 265 times the mass of our sun, the behemoth may have actually slimmed down since birth, when it likely tipped the scales at 320 times the sun’s mass. … Read more