A new understanding of the solar dynamo published

Our resident solar expert, Dr. Leif Svalgaard, sends word of this new discovery. Stanford solar scientists solve one of the sun’s mysteries The sun’s magnetic field can play havoc with communications technology. Stanford scientists have now described one of the underlying processes that help form the magnetic field, which could help scientists predict its behavior.…

Weak solar convection – approximately 100 times slower than scientists had previously projected

From New York University:  Researchers create ‘MRI’ of the sun’s interior motions A team of scientists has created an “MRI” of the Sun’s interior plasma motions, shedding light on how it transfers heat from its deep interior to its surface. The result, which appears in the journal the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences,…

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