2020

flames structures, solar atmosphere
Published Feb. 18, 2020 12:24 PM

For the first time torsional Alfvén waves have been directly observed in the solar corona by a team of researchers from the University of Oslo and the University of Warwick. The discovery sheds light on the origin of magnetic waves and their role in the heating of the Sun’s outer atmosphere, the corona.

solar atmosphere, flames, loops
Published Feb. 12, 2020 12:04 PM

Coronal rain is one of the most striking features of the solar atmosphere. With the higher resolution of the European Solar Telescope, solar physicists will better understand their structure and formation.

solar surface, flames
Published Jan. 21, 2020 2:26 PM

We need the extreme capabilities of the European Solar Telescope in order to fully understand the role of spicules in the mass transport and heating of the outer solar atmosphere.

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Published Jan. 13, 2020 9:59 AM

The Rosseland Centre for Solar physics continues growing and attracting young, talented researchers. Get to know four new PhD students at the beginning of their scientific ventures.