Learn about the Sun
Enjoy this fascinating Sun video. Learn more about the Sun and how research into the way we view it has changed over hundreds of years. Early scientists such as Galileo changed our perspective on the Sun with the invention of telescopes to better view the star, recording valuable data such as information about sunspots. After a number of important solar discoveries, scientists of modern times have been able to make use of complex technological advances, using satellites to obtain amazing imagery and facts about the Sun. Find out what causes the spectacular northern lights (aurora), learn more about solar winds, space weather and radiation that all affect life here on Earth.