Sunspot Solar Observatory

As the American Military became increasingly interested in solar physics during the Second World War, the need for a solar observatory became apparent.  Designed for the purpose of studying our planet’s host star, the Sunspot Solar Observatory is an astronomical...

The Parker Solar Probe

Launched on August 12, 2018, the Parker Solar Probe is a robotic spacecraft headed to probe and examine the Sun’s outer corona. The project was announced in 2009, marking humanity’s first mission to a star. The Parker Solar Probe will orbit within 4...

Osiris

Osiris, also known as HD 209458b, is an extra solar planet with some intriguing characteristics. It is known for being the first exoplanet outside our solar system with oxygen and carbon detected in its atmosphere, though there’s a catch. The oxygen and carbon...