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The filament appears in images taken in different wavelengths of light as a long, tendril-like line stretched across the sun. (Photo by NASA/SDO)

NASA Finds 1 Million-Mile-Long Filament Across Sun

Solar observatory spots a line of gas and plasma that stretches across the sun’s surface.

CBS Tampa–10/06/2014

File photo of beach. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Health Officials Warn Residents, Tourists Of Sweltering Heat

Florida health officials are warning residents and tourists to guard against sweltering heat this July Fourth weekend.

CBS Tampa–07/04/2014

(Photo Credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Finding The Sunscreen That’s Right For You

Sunscreen is the most important product when it comes to protecting your skin, but selecting a product that is best for you can be overwhelming.

07/03/2014

Three X-class flares erupted from the left side of the sun June 10-11, 2014. These images are from NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory and show light in a blend of two ultraviolet wavelengths. (Image credit: NASA/SDO)

Solar Flare Expected To Hit Earth On Friday The 13th

A cloud of plasma from the sun could cause communications blackouts.

CBS Tampa–06/11/2014

In this handout from NASA, the surface of the planet Mercury is seen in an image taken by the Messenger spacecraft March 29, 2011 in space. (credit: NASA via Getty Images)

NASA Finds Ice On Mercury, Planet Closest To The Sun

A NASA spacecraft has confirmed there’s ice at Mercury’s north pole.

11/29/2012

In this handout from NASA/Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO), a  X5.4 solar flare, the largest in five years, erupts from the sun's surface on March 6, 2012. (credit: NASA/Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) via Getty Images)

ET Phone Home? YouTube ‘Astronomer’ Claims To Spot Spaceship In Sun Video

A YouTube user claims he viewed an alien spaceship on the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory sun monitoring feed on May 3 and that NASA is trying to cover it up.

05/11/2012

This NASA Chandra X-Ray Observatory image obtained Dec. 9, 2003 shows the elliptical galaxy NGC 4261 that reveals dozens of black holes and neutron stars strung out across tens of thousands of light years like beads on a necklace. (credit: NASA/AFP/Getty Images)

Scientists Find Black Holes 10 Billion Times Size Of Sun

Scientists have found the biggest black holes known to exist — each one 10 billion times the size of our sun.

12/05/2011

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