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Scientists are finally peering inside the sun’s middle corona

Scientists are one step closer to solving a key mystery about the sun.

Researchers have discovered a complex, dynamic, web-like plasma structure in the sun‘s middle atmosphere, suggesting that the solar wind — the constant stream of charged particles that flows off the sun — forms within this web. The finding comes from rare observations of an elusive region of the sun and pave the way for a NASA mission due to launch next year.

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