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Touching the Stars
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NASA have reported a major achievement. Their Parker solar probe has flown through the sun's upper atmosphere and sampled particles and magnetic fields.

They've released a short and fascinating 5 minute video about the project and what we've already learned from it.

Well worth the watch.

[ Main Image: NASA Parker solar probe video. Credit: NASA via YouTube. ]


Johnson-Groh, Mara (December 15, 2021). NASA Enters the Solar Atmosphere for the First Time, Bringing New Discoveries. NASA.

NASA Goddard (December 15, 2021). NASA's Parker Solar Probe Touches The Sun For The First Time. YouTube.