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Posted July 26th, 2013 at 8:01 pm (UTC+0)
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IRIS: New NASA Spacecraft to Study Mysterious Region of Sun’s Atmosphere

Posted June 28th, 2013 at 8:25 pm (UTC+0)

Did you know that the Sun’s outer atmosphere, or corona, is much hotter than its surface? Scientists have been quite curious about a mysterious interface region of the Sun’s atmosphere that amplifies energy from about 5,800 degrees Kelvin on the surface, or photosphere, to around 1,000,000 degrees Kelvin in the corona. With Thursday’s launch of […]

Science Images of the Week

Posted January 25th, 2013 at 5:50 pm (UTC+0)
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