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Scientists Measured The Global Magnetic Field of The Sun’s Corona For The First Time – ScienceAlert

The Sun’s corona, its outer atmosphere of searing hot plasma, is a source of constant fascination for scientists – and in a major leap forward in our understanding, researchers have mapped out a region of its global magnetic field for the first tim

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The Sun’s corona, its outer atmosphere of searing hot plasma, is a source of constant fascination for scientists and in a major leap forward in our understanding, researchers have mapped out a region of its global magnetic field for the first time.
This magnetic field helps to drive and control many aspects of the Sun’s behaviour, from the way the plasma around the Sun is heated to extreme temperatures, to the giant solar eruptions that can impact life here on Earth.
The new measurements shoul…

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