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Maps of the sun’s corona could help us predict dangerous solar storms

6 Aug 2020, 19:00 UTC
Maps of the sun’s corona could help us predict dangerous solar storms Yang et al. 2020

The outermost layer of the sun, called the corona, is extraordinarily difficult to study, but now researchers have made the first map of its magnetic field. This will help us predict solar flares that potentially threaten Earth.

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