Solar Physics News


Mission Press Releases

  • NASA to Host Briefings, Events for Aug. 11 Launch to Touch Sun
    NASA HQ - Monday, August 6, 2018
    Posted on: 8/6/2018 10:39:56 PM PDT

  • NASA Invites Media to View Launch of Mission to "Touch" Sun
    NASA HQ - Tuesday, July 3, 2018
    Posted on: 7/3/2018 2:19:32 PM PDT

  • Towards a better prediction of solar eruptions
    Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) - Thursday, February 8, 2018
    Posted on: 2/8/2018 3:39:27 PM PDT

  • 2.1 Million Eclipse Glasses Distributed through 7.100 Public Libraries
    Foothill College - Wednesday, September 27, 2017
    Posted on: 9/27/2017 4:27:04 PM PDT

  • A Record Number of Americans Viewed the 2017 Solar Eclipse
    University of Michigan - Wednesday, September 27, 2017
    Posted on: 9/27/2017 4:24:03 PM PDT

  • NASA Selects Proposals to Study Sun, Space Environment
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - Saturday, July 29, 2017
    Posted on: 7/29/2017 6:44:23 PM PDT

  • UV Spectropolarimetry Opens a New Window for Solar Physics Research
    National Astronomical Observatory of Japan - Thursday, May 18, 2017
    Posted on: 5/18/2017 3:10:33 PM PDT

  • An Easier Way to Observe Peculiar Particles that Reveal the Inner Workings of the Sun
    Stanford University - Thursday, November 10, 2016
    Posted on: 11/10/2016 9:47:57 PM PDT

  • SwRI to demonstrate low-cost miniature solar observatory
    Southwest Research Institute - Monday, August 29, 2016
    Posted on: 8/29/2016 4:00:40 PM PDT

  • Satellites to see Mercury enter spotlight on May 9
    Goddard Space Flight Center - Wednesday, May 4, 2016
    Posted on: 5/4/2016 11:09:52 PM PDT

  • NMSU researchers investigate phenomenon crucial for solar flare production
    New Mexico State University - Wednesday, May 4, 2016
    Posted on: 5/4/2016 2:38:19 PM PDT

  • High-Resolution Images Capture a Solar Flare as it Unfolds
    New Jersey Institute of Technology - Wednesday, April 20, 2016
    Posted on: 4/20/2016 3:29:40 PM PDT

  • Blast Waves in the Sun's Atmosphere
    Max Planck Institute - Tuesday, October 13, 2015
    Posted on: 10/13/2015 9:59:59 PM PDT

  • IRIS and Hinode: A stellar research team
    Goddard Space Flight Center - Thursday, August 27, 2015
    Posted on: 8/27/2015 3:05:38 PM PDT

  • Hinode, IRIS, and ATERUI cooperate on 70 year old solar mystery
    National Institutes of Natural Sciences - Monday, August 24, 2015
    Posted on: 8/24/2015 12:57:59 PM PDT

  • Strong Evidence for Coronal Heating by Nanoflares
    Southwest Research Institute - Tuesday, April 28, 2015
    Posted on: 4/28/2015 2:44:11 PM PDT

  • Leaders of International Year of Light Comment on 20 March Solar Eclipse
    Institute of Physics - Thursday, March 19, 2015
    Posted on: 3/19/2015 2:46:40 PM PDT

  • Hot or Not?' Trinity Astrophysicists Ask Public to Rank Sunspots
    Trinity College Dublin - Tuesday, June 17, 2014
    Posted on: 6/18/2014 12:50:44 AM PDT

  • Clues Found to Decades-Long Coronal Heating Mystery
    Columbia University - Wednesday, October 16, 2013
    Posted on: 10/16/2013 3:23:30 PM PDT

  • Scientists Discover Precursors of When, Where Sunspots Will Emerge
    Spanish National Research Council - Friday, July 12, 2013
    Posted on: 7/12/2013 4:54:14 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • Amendment #6 to SALMON-3 AO Creates New Proposal Opportunity via PEA M 2018 Heliophysics Science Mission of Opportunity
    NASA HQ - August 7, 2018
    Posted on: 8/7/2018 11:09:09 PM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-18 Amendment 18: B.10 ECIP Step-2 due September 13, 2018
    NASA HQ - July 2, 2018
    Posted on: 7/2/2018 4:45:27 PM PDT

  • DRAFT NASA Heliophysics Technology Demonstration SALMON-3 PEA
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - May 2, 2018
    Posted on: 5/2/2018 2:22:05 PM PDT

  • NASA Community Announcement NNH18ZDA008L: 2018 Heliophysics Technology Demonstration Mission of Opportunity via SALMON-3
    NASA HQ - April 24, 2018
    Posted on: 4/24/2018 9:11:13 PM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-18 Amendment 1: Final text for B.10 Early Career Investigator Program in Heliophysics
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - February 15, 2018
    Posted on: 2/15/2018 3:58:48 PM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-2017 Amendment 59: New Opportunity in B.11 H-SWO2R
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - January 9, 2018
    Posted on: 1/9/2018 6:29:57 PM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-17 Amendment 11: B.6 H Heliophysics Living With a Star Due Dates Temporarily TBD
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - May 31, 2017
    Posted on: 5/31/2017 7:56:13 PM PDT

  • ROSES-16 Amendment 47: Data requirements and due date change for MMS GI
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - December 6, 2016
    Posted on: 12/6/2016 9:17:50 PM PDT

  • ROSES-16 Amendment 33: Final Text Released for Interdisciplinary Science for Eclipse 2017.
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - September 28, 2016
    Posted on: 9/28/2016 4:07:11 PM PDT

  • ROSES-16 Amendment 29: Advance notice of Interdisciplinary Science for Eclipse program element.
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - September 15, 2016
    Posted on: 9/15/2016 3:55:56 PM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-16 Amendment 26: Change of Scope and Due Date Delay for B.5 H-GCR
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - August 25, 2016
    Posted on: 8/25/2016 3:51:39 PM PDT

  • Anticipated changes between draft and final NASA Heliophysics SMEX 2016 AO
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - April 14, 2016
    Posted on: 4/15/2016 1:26:29 AM PDT

  • NASA SMD Community Announcement on Heliophysics Explorer AO
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - September 9, 2015
    Posted on: 9/10/2015 12:42:23 AM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-15 Amendment 20: Delay of due dates and no EM-1 in B.3 H-TiDES
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - June 11, 2015
    Posted on: 6/11/2015 9:28:00 PM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-15 Amendment 16: Delay of Step-2 due date for B.4 HGI
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - June 1, 2015
    Posted on: 6/1/2015 4:25:34 PM PDT

  • Release of NASA Heliophysics Division Draft Cooperative Agreement Notice
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - May 19, 2015
    Posted on: 5/19/2015 4:01:23 PM PDT

  • Draft Cooperative Agreement Notice Heliophysics Data Environment Access and Utility Enhancements
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - May 19, 2015
    Posted on: 5/19/2015 2:39:04 PM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-15 Amendment 15: Delay of Step-1 due date for B.2 HSR
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - May 7, 2015
    Posted on: 5/7/2015 5:58:58 PM PDT

  • NASA Correction to due date for A.16, Solar Irradiance Science Team
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - August 4, 2014
    Posted on: 8/4/2014 9:28:20 PM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-14 Amendment 20: LCAS CubeSat proposals to B.3, H-TIDeS limited to EM-1
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - May 13, 2014
    Posted on: 5/13/2014 7:48:07 PM PDT