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NASA SDO Solar Flare video, February 2024, image of the Sun

See the Sun’s Explosive Energy Captured Across Extreme Wavelengths

The Sun has been very active so far this month, with powerful sympathetic solar flares dazzling scientists and viewers alike and recent X-class flares making many wonder about communications network integrity. NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) constantly monitors the Sun and captures the recent powerful solar flares in exquisite detail across multiple wavelengths.

Webb surfs the cosmos

Webb Finds That Many Old, Distant Galaxies Look Like Surfboards

While the James Webb Space Telescope has been busy helping scientists solve some of the greatest mysteries of the early Universe, the powerful telescope has also found that many distant galaxies have flattened oval disk and tube-like shapes, unlike the spiral and elliptical structures that are more typically seen in closer galaxies.

NASA Fermi

14 Years of Gamma Radiation in Space

NASA has created an incredible timelapse movie that condenses 14 years of data acquired by NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope into six minutes of colorful cosmic rays.

'Where Parallel Lines Converge' music of the Milky Way

NASA Milky Way Photo Turned Into Sheet Music You Can Play

Although sophisticated telescopes like the Chandra X-ray Observatory, Hubble, and Spitzer have delivered people a more advanced understanding of the cosmos, the night sky and its infinite reach continue to enchant and amaze people from all walks of life, including artists.