The enormous effect of the Sun on the Earth has been recognized since
prehistoric times, and the Sun has been regarded ...
Nov 20, 2014 ... Read about the history and future of Earth's sun as well as fun facts about the
sun's age, size, temperature, and phenomena like solar flares.
Sep 19, 2008 ... Modern science tells us that the Sun is a big hot ball of hydrogen at the center of
the Solar System, and all the planets orbit around it.
The Sun is by far the largest object in the solar system. It contains more than 99.8
% of the total mass of the Solar System (Jupiter contains most of the rest).
For most of human history the sun has been an object of mystery, of reverence
and sometimes, of fear. Early civilizations learned about seasonal changes in the
The Universe: Secrets of the Sun. (45 min) tv-g. Discover the science and history
behind this amazing source of light and life.
And the newly formed star was our Sun. It drew in most of the surrounding matter,
but some escaped. And some of this material clumped together, settling into a ...
Oct 21, 2014 ... The Sun is the star at the center of the Solar System. It is almost perfectly
spherical and consists of hot plasma interwoven with magnetic fields.
The first person we know of to suggest that the Sun is a star up close (or, ... For
most of human history, almost all people have thought that the Earth was in the ...
Brief history of the study of sunspots,their cycle,flares and coronal mass ejections,
linked to the educational exposition 'The Exploration of the Earth's ...