By Mat Kaplan The second episode of Emily Lakdawalla's new video series reveals the gigantic library of solar system images captured by NASA spacecraft, and explains why we've seen so few of them. Emily says they're all online, waiting for space geeks to turn them into gold.....
The sun emitted a mid-level flare on Dec. 18, 2014, at 4:58 p.m. EST. NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory, which watches the sun constantly, captured an image of the event. Solar flares are powerful bursts of radiation. Harmful radiat... Read Post
By Mat Kaplan Here's the first episode of our new series featuring the editor of this blog. You've been enlightened and entertained by Emily's writing and amazing images for years. Now you can join her as she explores our solar syst... Read Post
By Mat Kaplan Tens of thousands of Jupiter images were taken by the Voyager spacecraft, but relatively few have been processed to reveal their true beauty and wonder. The latest Snapshots video from Emily Lakdawalla explains why. It... Read Post