Scientists solve mystery of how magnetic waves help the sun maintain its 15 million degree temperature

Lee Bell
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75-year mystery solved by Queen's University Belfast physicists

Researchers at Queen's University Belfast believe they have uncovered some mysteries in how the sun is able to heat its atmosphere. Published in a study in Nature Physics, the scientists found...

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