Monthly Archives: March 2010

Our Misunderstood Sun

This simple diagram of the hypothetical standard solar model gives no inkling of the complexity of the phenomena seen in the photosphere and above.

“We stand on the verge of a vast cosmical discovery such as nothing hitherto imagined can compare with.” —Sir John Herschel in 1850, upon the discovery of a link between magnetic storms on Earth and sunspots, to Michael Faraday, the … Continue reading

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