The wired Earth of the 21st century is at the mercy of the volatile nature of the sun.
At a time in the sun's cycle when space weather experts expect less solar activity, our star is going bonkers with solar flares and coronal mass ejections. What effects will Earth feel?
The Parker probe will go closer to the sun than any other spacecraft has dared go before – literally touching it.
Our growing dependency on satellites for all forms of communication has made the problem of space weather even more acute.
Life on Earth may have started with a bit of sunshine and showers, followed with a light breeze of laughing gas and a sprinkle of hydrogen cyanide.
It's the windiest place in the entire solar system – and these storms can be felt here on Earth.
Astrophysicists found out after the January 2014 solar flare that their predictions of solar weather were not very accurate. Here's the fix (kind of).