The AR3590 solar region has grown to become the is the largest sunspot of the solar cycle and can be seen with eclispe glasses. The region was already a record breaker, responsible for the most powerful solar flare seen since 2017.
Using the James Webb Space Telescope, astronomers discovered an "extremely red," growing supermassive black hole powering a quasar that existed 700 million years after the Big Bang.
A powerful jet erupting from a distant supermassive black hole released 100,000 trillion times more energy than the sun will over its entire life, forging a chain of star clusters.
As Europe's ERS-2 satellite tumbled through the sky, radar images picked up some of the damage it experienced during its final moments.