Timelapse shows Northern Lights in Minnesota
A geomagnetic storm made for some spectacular sights in northern Minnesota on Sunday night. Video from photographer Ben Sunne shows the Northern Lights near International Falls. (Timelapse video; looped, and slowed down).
Discovery could 'dramatically narrow' search for life on other planets
A new study says an Earth-like planet orbiting an M dwarf star, the most common type of star in our universe, appears to have no atmosphere. The finding could cause a major shift in the search for life.
NASA's Operation DART: Engineer speaks about Monday's asteroid test
Lisa Wu, DART deputy engineer, speaks with FOX 9's Tim Blotz about NASA's operation, in which it will slam a spacecraft into an asteroid. The hope is that what NASA will learn from Monday's mission will one day save Earth from a catastrophic impact. DART stands for Double Asteroid Redirection Test.
Sun shield developed in Minnesota is protecting James Webb Telescope
Sheldahl, a company based out of Northfield, Minnesota has a decades-long history of developing flexible materials for space. Most recently, they designed and manufactured a key component of the James Webb Space Telescope.
Major scientific milestone has U of M connection
Vivid new images captured by the James Webb Telescope have people looking up again and wondering what else might be in space - and one University of Minnesota professor has a unique connection to the project.
Surviving space weather: How a coronal mass ejection could knock out power grids, internet
Here’s everything you need to know to survive a potentially devastating coronal mass ejection.
US astronaut Mark Vande Hei comments on record-setting spaceflight
Astronaut Mark Vande Hei talked to journalists this week about his time in space, how he’s feeling now, the record he set, and his relationship with his Russian crewmates.
Astronaut Mark Vande Hei shares about his time in space
Astronaut Mark Vande Hei and Minnesota native talked about his time in space, how he’s feeling now, the record he set and his relationship with his Russian crewmates.
Astronaut’s Minnesotan parents breathe sigh of relief after return to earth
NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei's Minnesotan parents are relieved now that their son is home and adjusting to earth.