Is our Sun falling silent?

18 January 2014 Last updated at 00:54 GMT Is our Sun falling silent? By Rebecca Morelle Science reporter, BBC World Service Rebecca Morelle reports for Newsnight on the solar lull that is baffling scientists Continue reading the main story Related Stories Sun’s ‘quiet period’ explained Sun activity link to cold winters Four colossal Sun flares in 48 hours “I’ve been … Continue reading

The Most Lifeless Place in the Ocean Found

Back to story The Most Lifeless Place in the Ocean Found Clara MoskowitzLiveScience.com clara Moskowitzlivescience.comMon Jun 22, 5:06 pm ET Scientists have discovered what may be the least inhabited place in the Ocean. The seafloor sediments in the middle of the South Pacific have fewer living cells than anywhere else measured, a new study found. Oceanographer Steven D’Hondt of the University of Rhode Island … Continue reading

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THE SUN the sun can be seen directly, but can not be observed directly. it is too hot! the ultraviolet, infrared, and x-ray look different than what we see on earth. also there is strong electromagnetic force on the surface of the sun. without the earth athmosphere layer, UV radiation, and electromagnetic winds would be 1000 times stronger. is there … Continue reading