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Does Our Sun Have a Long-Lost Twin?

Does Our Sun Have a Long-Lost Twin?

The strange configuration of material in the outer reaches of our solar system has led a team of scientists to speculate that the Sun had a companion during its early days. Intriguingly, this scenario could explain the presence of the hypothesised Planet Nine, should it actually exist.

Here Are the Closest Photos Ever Taken of the Sun

Here Are the Closest Photos Ever Taken of the Sun

The closest images ever taken of the Sun have revealed a never-before-seen stellar phenomenon. Dubbed “campfires,” these bright spots could solve a longstanding mystery about the Sun’s scorching outer layers.

How White Roofs Help To Reflect The Sun’s Heat

How White Roofs Help To Reflect The Sun’s Heat

Generally, white materials reflect more light than dark ones, and this is also true for buildings and infrastructure. The outside and roof of a building soak up the heat from the sun, but if they are made of materials and finishes in lighter or white colours, this can minimise this…