Archive for: December 2018

1816: The year the sun nearly died

Giant sunspots on the surface of the Sun. ©NASA/SDO and the AIA, EVE, and HMI science teams
20 December 2018
Posted By:
Dr Harry Cliff
History Uncovered

To celebrate this year’s winter solstice, we’ve teamed up with the Science Museum to explore the ways that humans have made sense of the sun throughout history. You can learn more about the sun, by visiting the Science Museum’s latest blockbuster exhibition, The Sun: Living With Our Star. ...

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