Tag: Sun

Sun-Sensitive? A New Study Says It May Be Time to Cover Up

If you have pale skin, there’s some bad news – you might be more prone to burning under the sun. Some of you may already know this from experience, but according to a new study, those who are prone to burning may need to use even more protection than they previously thought (Crist, 2018). Kasey …

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tanning, beach, sun

Fun Under the Sun: Treating Heat-Related Illnesses

Summer is a time for fun under the sun, but failing to prepare for the weather accordingly can result in a number of health issues. Everything from heat stroke to sunburn is a concern when the weather gets warmer, meaning it’s best to take precautionary measures whenever possible. Let’s take a look at some of …

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sun, sunrise, science

Study: The Sun’s ‘Superflares’ May Be Enough to Disrupt Earth

Next time your phone drops its connection, you might want to look up at the Sun. New research shows that the Sun and its flare-ups may be more powerful than originally thought, according to OuterPlaces. A study published in the Astrophysical Journal has found that “Superflares,” which are “orders of magnitude larger than most energetic solar flares,” …

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The Science of Sun Safety

Our whole world revolves around the sun, both literally and figuratively. It promotes the growth of the food we eat, provides a timeline by which we order our days, and gives us physical light, which greatly aids in vision. Although we rely on the sun to meet some of our most vital needs, the constituents …

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