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Coronal heating by solar braiding

  1. Oct 28, 2013 #1

    Astronuc

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    Coronal heating by "solar braiding"

    How the Sun's Corona Gets So Hot
    The phenomenon of "solar braiding," hypothesized 30 years ago, has now been validated by images from an orbital telescope.
    http://discovermagazine.com/2013/september/06-understanding-suns-energy

    NASA Telescope Observes How Sun Stores and Releases Energy
    http://www.nasa.gov/home/hqnews/2013/jan/HQ_13-030_Hi-C_Sun_Energy.html


    SELF-ORGANIZED BRAIDING AND THE STRUCTURE OF CORONAL LOOPS
    http://iopscience.iop.org/0004-637X/705/1/347/fulltext/apj_705_1_347.text.html
    http://iopscience.iop.org/0004-637X/705/1/347/pdf/0004-637X_705_1_347.pdf
     
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  3. Oct 28, 2013 #2

    Drakkith

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    Thanks Astronuc!
     
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