NASA's Parker Solar Probe Swings By Venus On Journey To SunNASA's Parker Solar Probe is swinging by Venus on its unprecedented journey to the sun.
UC Berkeley Scientist Anxiously Awaits Solar Probe's LaunchThe final countdown has begun for something that UC Berkeley physics professor Stuart Bale has dream about for most of his professional life.
KPIX 5's Ken Bastida Joins Eclipse WatchKPIX 5's news anchor Ken Bastida has joined the thousands gathered in Salem, Oregon, in anticipation on Monday's eclipse.
Krispy Kreme Marks Eclipse With Chocolate Glazed DoughnutsKrispy Kreme is going dark ahead of the solar eclipse set to cast a shadow across part of the U.S. this month.
Harbor Seals Sun Themselves In Alameda Despite Ferry Construction ProjectHarbor seals are still sunning themselves in Alameda despite a nearby construction project.
Scientists Discover Giant Planet With Three SunsSun-worshipers listen up. Astronomers have discovered a giant planet with 3 suns in the sky. One sun shines 40 times brighter than ours.
Rare Treat For Skywatchers -- A Supermoon Lunar EclipseSkywatchers are in for a rare double-feature--a total lunar eclipse and a super moon.
Heat Wave: When Can We Expect Triple-Digit Temperatures?Warm weather is on tap for the Bay Area and it won't be long before some place see triple digit temperatures this week.
New 'Drinkable' Sunscreen Protects Skin From Inside Out, Or Does It?There's a new sunscreen that promises never to leave you with greasy skin, or weird tan lines. You don’t apply it – you drink it. But is drinkable sunscreen really a protective summer cocktail for your skin?
Massive Solar Flare Reported, X-Ray Radiation Blacks Out Some Radio Communiction While Solar Storm Also Hits EarthA sunspot erupted this afternoon creating a powerful solar flare bathing earth in electromagnetic radiation, and causing temporary disruptions in some radio communication, according to SpaceWeather.com, while a solar storm continues to rage.
Summer Solstice, Father's Day 2015 Align To Give Dads Sunniest Day Of YearDads, get ready for almost 15 hours of sunlight on the longest day of the year this Sunday.
Strong Solar X-Ray Radiation Hits Earth, Impacting Some Radio Communication For Entire HemisphereAs if powerful earthquakes, a small South Pacific tsunami yesterday, and a new undersea volcano off the Pacific coast weren't enough, today a massive dose of solar radiation was detected hitting earth.
NASA To Study Mysterious 'Magnetic Explosions' Between Earth, Sun That Unleash Dangerous X-RaysEarth and the Sun may be 93 million miles apart, but cosmic explosions between the two celestial spheres occur often and with devastating effects--unleashing waves of radiation and disrupting GPS communications, and it is with this danger in mind that next month, NASA will launch four "Magnetospheric Multiscale Mission" satellites, studying these "magnetic reconnections" and better predicting the consequences of these cosmic phenomena.
NASA's NuSTAR Mission Captures Spectacular 1st Picture Of The SunNASA's Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array has taken its first picture of the sun, producing the most sensitive solar portrait ever taken in high-energy X-rays.
Massive Solar Flares Continue, Amazing Ultraviolet Image Captured By NASA Solar ObservatoryFrom the surface of the sun, massive solar flares have been exploding out several million miles into space over the past few weeks, with the latest blast coming on November 5th at 1:47 a.m. Pacific time.