Really cooking

 作者:于点并     |      日期:2019-03-06 05:01:13
By Nicola Jones AS THE Sun approaches the peak of its 11-year cycle of solar activity, the Earth’s atmosphere will be buffeted almost daily by jets of solar material, which can damage satellites, endanger astronauts and disrupt power grids. There are a number of different theories to explain these violent eruptions, but last week in Lake Tahoe, Nevada, the American Astronomical Society’s solar physics division meeting heard how one of the most detailed observations to date of a solar flare supports the so-called “pressure cooker” model,