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Scientists have been giving details of a new mission to explore the Sun. Solar-B is a Japanese spacecraft which will have three telescopes to study solar flares, the huge bursts of energy which erupt from the Sun's surface.
Originally posted by ADVISOR
Some how I can't help but wonder why they are studying the flare so intently. Weapons applications is all I can think of, but worse case is generally one of the first things I do think about any ways. LOL