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Solar Research

The most reliable and biggest light source humankind has ever experienced is our sun but do we really know how large the sun and its corona really is? Scientist have calculated the sun’s diameter at 864,938 (1.392 million kilometers) but that is less than 20 percent of the sun’s corona which based on recent evidence extends nearly 5 million miles above the sun’s surface. Magnetosonic Waves Using magnetosonic waves scientist from NASA are able to measure the thickness of the sun’s corona Read More...