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Sunday, February 27, 2011

Prominences in the Sun

Not in the usual realm of things posted here, but NASA's new Stereo satellites gives us the ability to see some amazing things about the violence occurring in the nearest star.   Some of the work I did in Astrophysics included modeling the sun and how it acts as a heat engine and evolves.  This kind of video shows us far more of what is going on than we could then.  This activity has the potential for major communications and power interruptions on earth.  This happened just a few days ago:

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