New & Now

Sun Might Have Exchanged Hangers-On With Rival Star - December 2, 2004
http://www.nytimes.com/2004/12/02/science/02solar.html?ex=1108616400&en=0cddf8a3bae16fa9&ei=5070&pagewanted=all

Tree Rings Reveal Sunspot Record - October 27, 2004
http://dsc.discovery.com/news/briefs/20041025/sunspot.html

Solar Cycle Update - October 18, 2004
http://science.nasa.gov/headlines/y2004/18oct_solarminimum.htm?list53217

Evidence Shaky for Sunís Major Role in Past Climate Changes - September 30, 2004
http://www.ucar.edu/news/releases/2004/wigley.shtml

NASA Mission Returns with a Piece of the Sun - August 19, 2004
http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.cfm?release=2004-207

NASA prepares to catch a falling star sample - August 19, 2004
http://www.usatoday.com/printedition/news/20040820/a_solardust20.art.htm

Explore the Many Colors of Stars - July 30, 2004
http://www.space.com/spacewatch/040730_star_colors.html

Will Compasses Point South? - July 13, 2004
http://www.nytimes.com/2004/07/13/science/13magn.html?th

Spacecraft Fleet Tracks Blast Wave Through Solar System - July 9, 2004
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2004/07/040709082235.htm

Blast Wave Blows Through the Solar System - July 8, 2004
http://www.nasa.gov/vision/universe/solarsystem/0708_flare.html

Breakthrough Research to Improve Forecasts of Sunspot Cycle - May 31, 2004
http://www.ucar.edu/news/releases/2004/sunspot.shtml

NCAR Instrument Gets Breakthrough View of Sun's Magnetic Halo - May 31, 2004
http://www.ucar.edu/news/releases/2004/magnetic.shtml

When North Becomes South: New Clues to Earth's Magnetic Flip-Flops - April 7, 2004
http://www.space.com/scienceastronomy/earth_poles_040407.html

Spotlight: Here Comes the Sun - April 1, 2004
http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/features/genesis-040104.cfm

Biggest Ever Solar Flare Was Even Bigger Than Thought - March 15, 2004
http://passporttoknowledge.com/sun/newnow/solarflare.html

Mysterious Sedna - March 15, 2004
http://science.nasa.gov/headlines/y2004/16mar_sedna.htm?list53217

Peering into the heart of a storm - December 18, 2003
http://www.nso.edu/press/dlsp_dec03/

Extensive Destruction Powers Solar Explosions - December 9, 2003
http://www.nasa.gov/home/hqnews/2003/dec/HQ_03397_solar_explosions.html

Dixieland Auroras - December 5, 2003
http://science.nasa.gov/headlines/y2003/05dec_dixieland.htm?list53217

Latest Sun Flare Put at X28, Strongest on Record - November 5, 2003
http://www.space.com/scienceastronomy/xtreme_flare_031105.html

What is happening to the Sun? - November 4, 2003
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/3238961.stm

Rocket Telescope Gets Closest Look at the Sun - July 08, 2003
http://www.gsfc.nasa.gov/topstory/2003/0708vault.html

Spacecraft Trio Peeks at secret Recipe for Stormy Solar Weather - June 18, 2003
http://www.gsfc.nasa.gov/topstory/2003/0617rhessicme.html

SOHO presents first sign of aging - June 20, 2003
http://sci.esa.int/content/news/index.cfm?aid=1&cid=1&oid=32416

Loss of SOHO Could Gut Space Weather Forecasts - June 19, 2003
http://www.space.com/scienceastronomy/soho_value_030619.html

Sun-Watching SOHO Spacecraft Experiencing Serious Technical Problems - June 19, 2003
http://www.space.com/scienceastronomy/soho_problem_030619.html

Headless Comets Survive Plunge Through Sun's Atmosphere - June 10, 2003
http://www.gsfc.nasa.gov/news-release/releases/2003/03-65.htm

Is the Earth preparing to flip? - March 27, 2003
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/2889127.stm

Space Station Astrophotography - March 24, 2003
http://science.nasa.gov/headlines/y2003/24mar_noseprints.htm?list734369

Aurora Gallery - March 2003
http://science.nasa.gov/spaceweather/aurora/gallery_01mar03.html

Alaska Native Heritage Center Celebrates Iditarod Red Lantern Day - March 5, 2003
http://www.alaskanative.net/18.asp?id=188&x=18

Aurora Images - February, 2003
http://climate.gi.alaska.edu/Curtis/aurora/feb03/feb03.html

Alaska Native Heritage Center Explores Iditarod Serum/Shot Day - February 26, 2003
http://www.alaskanative.net/18.asp?id=187&x=18

Comet returns after 37,000 years - February 19, 2003
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/2779633.stm

Amazing Live Images: Sungrazing Comet Possibly Hit by Solar Eruption - February 18, 2003
http://space.com/scienceastronomy/neat_soho_030218.html

Violent truth behind Sun's 'Gentle Giants' uncovered - February 10, 2003
http://www.pparc.ac.uk/Nw/Press/giant_loops.asp

UM Researchers Uncover Last Major Piece to Puzzle of Massive Magnetic Explosions - February 5, 2003
http://passporttoknowledge.com/sun/newnow/magneticexplosions.html

The Inconstant Sun - January 17, 2003
http://science.nasa.gov/headlines/y2003/17jan_solcon.htm?list53217

Magnetic 'Slinky Effect' May Power Aurora - January 16, 2003
http://www1.umn.edu/urelate/newsservice/newsreleases/03_01aurora.html

Top High-Energy Astronomy Prize Awarded for Ultra-Magnetic Star Discovery - January 15, 2003
http://passporttoknowledge.com/sun/magneticstar.html

Seven Rockets Scheduled for Launch from Poker Flat Research Range - January 8, 2003
https://www.uaf.edu:8025/pipermail/uafnews-l/2003-January/000000.html

An image of a sunspot, where several dark core filaments are visible - November 2002
http://www.solarphysics.kva.se/NatureNov2002/images/np1_fig1_columnwidth_color.jpeg

Image of a sunspot group - November 2002
http://www.solarphysics.kva.se/NatureNov2002/images/AR10030_4877_color.jpeg

UC Berkeley analysis of satellite data turns up first direct evidence that magnetic processes in space can accelerate electrons to near light speed - November 7, 2002
http://www.berkeley.edu/news/media/releases/2002/11/07_space.html

Disks Around Failed Stars - A Question Of Age-August 2, 2002
http://www.spacedaily.com/news/extrasolar-02t.html

Hubble Astronomers Feast on an Interstellar Hamburger-August 1, 2002
http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/releases/2002/release_2002_155.html

Auroras Underfoot - July 8, 2002
http://science.nasa.gov/headlines/y2002/08jul_underfoot.htm?list53217

The Distant Sun - July 2, 2002
http://science.nasa.gov/headlines/y2002/02jul_aphelion.htm?list53217

Weird Sunset--June 3, 2002
http://science.nasa.gov/headlines/y2002/03jun_sunset.htm?list58966

The Biggest Explosions in the Solar System--February 6, 2002
http://science.nasa.gov/headlines/y2002/06feb_hessi.htm?list53217

Sun Cranks Out Rare Cookie Cutter Flares--February 5, 2002
http://www.gsfc.nasa.gov/topstory/20011108cookieflare.html

The Sun's Chilly Impact on Earth--December 6, 2001
http://www.gsfc.nasa.gov/topstory/20011207iceage.html

What Lies Beneath a Sunspot--November 7, 2001
http://science.nasa.gov/headlines/y2001/ast07nov_1.htm?list52322

'tis the Season for Auroras--October 26, 2001
http://science.nasa.gov/headlines/y2001/ast26oct_1.htm?list53217

The Transparent Sun--April 27, 2001
http://science.msfc.nasa.gov/headlines/y2001/ast27apr_1.htm

Solar Storms Destroy Ozone, Study Reconfirms--August 1, 2001
http://www.gsfc.nasa.gov/news-release/releases/2001/01-74.htm

Biggest Solar X-Ray Flare on Record - April 2, 2001
http://sohowww.nascom.nasa.gov/hotshots/X17/

'S' marks the spot--March 9, 1999
http://science.nasa.gov/newhome/headlines/ast09mar99_2.htm

Finding the 'smoking gun' before it fires--March 9, 1999
http://science.nasa.gov/newhome/headlines/ast09mar99_1.htm