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NASA Telescope Observes How Sun Stores and Releases Energy

23 Jan 2013, 22:31 UTC
NASA Telescope Observes How Sun Stores and Releases Energy

A NASA suborbital telescope has given scientists the first clear evidence of energy transfer from the sun's magnetic field to the solar atmosphere or corona. This process, known as solar braiding, has been theorized by researchers, but remained unobserved until now.

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