View Full Version : Previously Unseen Super-Hot Plasma Jets Heat the Sunís Corona

2011-Jan-08, 01:58 PM
The mystery of the Sunís corona may finally be solved. For years researchers have known Ė and wondered why – the Sunís outer atmosphere, or corona, is considerably hotter than its surface. But now, using the combined visual powers of NASAís Solar Dynamics Observatory and Japanís Hinode satellite, scientists have made direct observations of jets [...]

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