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Features on the surface of the sun as small as 18 miles (30km) are visible in this new image. Each bright “cell” represents rising plasma, which cools, darkens and sinks. Image: NSO/AURA/NSF

Most Detailed Picture of the Sun Reveals Boiling Cauldrons of Superhot Gas

Cool new images of the sun, billed as the most detailed ever, show in remarkable detail superheated structures that resemble cells of living things seen under microscopes. The sun is not alive, of course, at least not biologically speaking…

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Robert Roy Britt

Independent journalist covering physical health & mental wellness, author of “Make Sleep Your Superpower: A Guide to Greater Health, Happiness & Productivity.”