January 16, 2020:
The rocky planets closest to the sun are made up of very different materials than the gas giants in the outer solar system. That's because billions of years ago, our baby solar system was divided in two by a cosmic gatekeeper that prevented materials in the inner and outer regions from mixing.
January 13, 2020:
Migrating animals that live in Earth's oceans may have a closer relationship with the sun than we thought. New research shows that healthy gray whales are nearly five times more likely to strand when there is a high prevalence of sunspots, and therefore high levels of radio waves emitted from solar storms.
January 11, 2020:
California utility PG&E continues planned power outages to prevent its equipment from sparking wildfires. One Native tribe's solar-powered microgrid is proving to be a lifeline for rural communities.
January 11, 2020:
Microsoft’s range of Surface devices primarily use the Surface Connect port for charging, with USB-C an alternative where available. But new documents show Microsoft working on an alternative option. Solar power.
January 6, 2020:
Ring is slowly expanding to Philips Hue’s territory by releasing its first traditional connected lightbulb that works both indoor and outdoor. The Amazon-owned company is also revamping outdoor lights with new models that have a solar panel so that you don’t have to recharge the battery. While Ring is mostly kno...
December 27, 2019:
Break out the Johnny Cash and your best paper sunglasses for the final solar eclipse of the year, and the decade. An annular solar eclipse traveled over Indonesia and surrounding regions on Dec. 26, visible in areas stretching from Saudi Arabia to Guam. The phenomenon is also known as a ring