View Full Version : Surf’s Up! Solar Wave Clocked At 4.5 Million Miles Per Hour

2011-Jun-16, 12:50 AM
Time to grab your silver surfboards because scientists utilizing the Atmospheric Imaging Assembly (AIA) instrument on-board NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO), have picked up on quasi-periodic waves in the low solar corona that travel at speeds as high as 2,000 kilometers per second (4.5 million miles per hour). Just think… We could ride that tasty [...]

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