Plasma flow near sun's surface explains sunspots, other solar phenomena
Thursday, 19 September 2019 A new model for plasma flow within the sun provides novel explanations for sunspots, the 11-year sunspot cycle, solar magnetic reversals and other previously unexplained solar phenomena.
The Sun delivers more energy to Earth in one hour than all of humanity uses in an entire year. How can we make this power more accessible to everyone, everywhere? Solar designer Marjan van Aubel shows how she's turning everyday objects like tabletops and stained glass windows into elegant solar cells...
Scientists have long debated what causes the sun’s powerful plasma geysers, which are sometimes hurled in multiple jets, similar to the iconic geyser in Yellowstone National Park. But a new study may..