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Newly Discovered Source of Turbulence and Heating in the Solar Chromosphere

1 Apr 2020, 16:00 UTC
Newly Discovered Source of Turbulence and Heating in the Solar Chromosphere
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Meers Oppenheim et al 2020 ApJL 891 L9
Simulations and analytical theory showing that atmospheric flows originating in the Sun’s photosphere will frequently drive a previously unidentified thermal plasma instability that rapidly develops into turbulence.

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