Daily Archive: February 6, 2018

The Naked Sun — Where Have All Its Spots Gone?

Look ma’! No spots!… The Sun on January 26th, 2018. (Source: Solar Dynamics Observatory, NASA) The Sun recently decided to go naked for awhile, as is evident from this image acquired by NASA’s Solar...

Unmukt Chand 'gets on with the job' despite cracked jaw

12:26 PM ET Deivarayan Muthu Despite suffering a nasty blow on the jaw while training with Delhi ahead of the ongoing 50-over Vijay Hazare Trophy, Unmukt Chand played the side’s tournament opener against Uttar...

Peek Inside a Meerkat's Mazelike Manor

(Credit: anetapics / Shutterstock) I’m a scientist and my job is to look below the surface of the earth. One of the questions often asked of people working with what we call Investigating meekats...

Let's Watch SpaceX Launch the Falcon Heavy Rocket

The Falcon Heavy on the launchpad. (Credit: SpaceX) SpaceX will today attempt to launch its largest rocket yet, the Falcon Heavy. An upgraded version of the Falcon 9 rocket the spaceflight company has been...

Colts hire McDaniels as new head coach

11:10 AM ET INDIANAPOLIS — The Colts had to wait for more than five weeks, but they finally named New England offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels as their new head coach — landing the man...