#Sun

Four different ways you can enjoy a solar eclipse

6 months ago — Deep Dive

The kind of solar eclipses usually portrayed in films are total solar eclipses – a reasonably rare event. They’re likely what you think about when you hear the word eclipse....

330,000 miles per hour – The Parker Solar Probe becomes fastest object ever built

7 months ago — Quick Read

NASA 'Parker Solar Probe' has become the fastest object ever built - the probe clocked 330,000 miles per hour as it completed a fly-by and 'touched the sun'. The US...

Solar scientist Lucie Green launches kids Summer of STEM challenge

1 year ago — Long Read

Space scientist and broadcaster, Professor Lucie Green has teamed up with Born to Engineer favourite STEM Learning to launch a range of science, technology, engineering and maths challenges to keep...

The Sun: study shows it’s less active than sibling stars – here’s what that could mean

2 years ago — Quick Read

All stars emit varying amounts of light over time – and the Sun is no exception. Such changes in starlight can help us understand how habitable any planets around other...

New Arctic station set to swap diesel for sun, wind, and hydrogen

2 years ago — Long Read

The Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT) has initiated a project to boost Russia's green credentials in the arctic.

Engineering Questions – Could we move the Earth? We get a rocket scientist to explain

3 years ago — Deep Dive

In the Chinese science fiction film The Wandering Earth, recently released on Netflix, humanity attempts to change the Earth’s orbit using enormous thrusters in order to escape the expanding sun...