The desire to spend a lot of time basking in the sun’s warming rays could be driven by genes, according to scientists.
Despite being hit by a “major summer heatwave” the UK saw below average sunshine for the season, the Met Office has said.
Sun lovers were basking in the warm weather around the north-east at the weekend – but thunderstorms could be around the corner.
Astronomers say they have captured the first ever image of a young, Sun-like star alongside two giant exoplanets, located about 300 light years away.
Temperatures are expected to drop over the weekend as rain and wind brings an end to the June heatwave.
The Sun possesses powers which make it the most important source of energy for life on Earth, but compared to some of its galactic counterparts it may actually be a little sleepy.
British researchers have collaborated with NASA to unveil the highest-ever resolution images of the Sun.
A spacecraft built to unlock the mysteries of the Sun has been described as “the most significant UK investment in a space science mission for a generation”.
The Solar Orbiter is ready for its journey to the Sun where it will orbit the star and study it like “never before”.
The clearest and most detailed images of the Sun captured by the world’s largest telescope will open the door to “new horizons in solar physics”, scientists have said.
A space weather super-storm big enough to significantly disrupt electronic systems has occurred on average once in every 25 years, according to a new study.
A Nasa spacecraft has begun to unlock the mysteries of the Sun’s scorching atmosphere after setting the record for becoming the closest man-made object to the star.
Those looking towards the sun on Monday may notice a tiny black disc moving across the glowing orb in a rare celestial event.
Smiling sunbathers in the north-east were basking in some of the hottest temperatures in the UK.
It was an egg-cellent Easter weekend for sunseekers as parts of the north-east boiled with record-breaking temperatures.
A spacecraft operated by Nasa has captured incredible footage of a minor eruption on the surface of the sun.
Nasa is set to launch a spacecraft on a scorching journey towards the sun, with an aim to offer the closest-ever glimpse of the star at the centre of the solar system.
North-east residents can look forward to more sunshine as the region expects the high temperatures to continue.
An unusual weather phenomenom has been spotted in the north-east this morning.
A dramatic death is predicted for the sun in 10 billion years time as our parent star morphs into a planetary nebula, say UK scientists.
Nasa’s Solar Dynamics Observatory has released an incredible video of an active region on the sun.
The North-east enjoyed some of the highest temperatures in the country – with the mercury soaring above the April average.
A new European telescope will be able to investigate the Sun in “unprecedented” detail, a lead researcher said.
You may be able to fly your name to the sun on a groundbreaking probe Nasa is sending into the star’s atmosphere.
The sun is losing mass and weakening its grip on the solar system, scientists have found, after analysing Mercury’s orbit.
Devastating earthquakes cannot be blamed on the moon or time of year, according to myth-busting scientists.
The world’s smallest piece of wearable tech that sits on a fingernail could prevent skin cancer by warning your phone when your ultraviolet light exposure gets too high.
People across Aberdeen woke to a stunning sunrise today.
Visitors to a ski resort in Sweden witnessed a stunning natural phenomenon on Friday.
‘Oumuamua: All you need to know about the mysterious alien asteroid that has scientists very excited
Asteroids brushing past Earth are more common than you think but there is something special about ‘Oumuamua – the recently discovered large interstellar rock.