Saturday 16 February 2013

Surface Of The Sun As You've Never Seen It

This extraordinary video looks back on the 3rd year of operation of NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory. The observatory has continued to return breathtaking pictures and movies of eruptive events on the sun. By highlighting different wavelengths of light, scientists can track how material on the sun moves. Such movement, in turn, holds clues as to what causes these giant explosions.

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(thanks Cora)

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