Close-up sun photos: “Sparkles” revealed by NASA project.

Incredible Close-Up Views of Sun Reveal Unobserved “Sparkles”

Trending News Channel
Videos Highlighting The Latest Search Trends.
July 2 2013 5:49 PM

Incredible Close-Up Views of Sun Reveal Unobserved “Sparkles” (VIDEO)

The images revealed previously unobserved “sparkles," brief bursts of massive amounts of energy that appear along the sun’s magnetic field lines.

Chris Wade is a producer for Slate Video and occasional contributor to Brow Beat. Follow him on Twitter.

  Slate Plus
Moneybox
April 23 2015 3:34 PM Tab Roulette! Slate’s business and tech writers share what they’re reading, whether they want to or not.