Parker Solar Probe Set to Launch in August

parker solar probe

There are things we simply do not understand about the sun. The surface is 5,778 K, and yet the chromosphere, transition region, and corona are much hotter. Why? There are some ideas, but nobody knows. In order to answer such questions we need to go and take a closer look and that is what the Parker Solar … Read moreParker Solar Probe Set to Launch in August

What is the NASA Mission to the Sun all about?

There is an old joke that goes as follows. A few guys in a bar are boasting about the progress that their various nations are making in space … A Russian guy boasts, “Next year we will put a man on the Moon“. An American boasts, “That’s no big deal, we have done that. Next year we will … Read moreWhat is the NASA Mission to the Sun all about?