Tag Archives: Plasma physics

27Sep/17

NASA gives sneak peek of ‘mission to touch the sun’

LAUREL, MARYLAND, UNITED STATES (SEPTEMBER 25, 2017) (REUTERS) – Scientists unveiled the Parker Solar Probe at a laboratory in Laurel, Maryland, on Monday (September 25), where the spacecraft is being prepared to make an unprecedented plunge into the sun’s atmosphere. Continue reading

07Dec/15

Fusion power getting closer, say UK scientists

As world leaders meet in Paris to agree a legal framework aimed at limiting use of fossil fuels and the resulting rises in global temperatures, a UK company says it could be as little as five years from making “reactor relevant” fusion, a potential game changer in energy production.

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12Feb/15

Sun’s activity captured in stunning time-lapse video

(IVO)- A twisting solar flare erupting into space……just one of many captivating images taken by the Solar Dynamics Observatory during its five years in space.

To mark the milestone, NASA has released a veritable ‘greatest hits package’ of the sun’s activity.
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