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Fraser
2009-Apr-20, 09:40 PM
S-shaped structures called ‘Sigmoids’ have been found in the outer atmosphere of the Sun — the corona. Sigmoids are thought to be a crucial part of explosive events like solar flares. Now a group of astronomers have developed the first model to reproduce and explain the nature of the different stages of a [...]

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