Friday, December 7, 2007

The Solar corona - why is it so hot?

Scientists have never understood why the atmosphere of the Sun (corona), has a temperature that rises to millions of degrees. Now there is a better understanding of the cause.
The Sun produces many X-ray Jets that heat the Solar Corona

(E.O.A.S.)1 Students will gain a better understanding of the heating process around the sun and how the solar corona has become so hot compared to the sun surface etc

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