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Press Release 07-110
Scientists Find Elusive Waves in Solar Corona

Discovery may enable researchers to uncover secrets of corona's heat, solar storms

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Scientists used a unique instrument to observe elusive solar waves.

This image shows elusive Alfven waves in the solar corona, captured by a new instrument known as the Coronal Multi-channel Polarimeter instrument, or CoMP.

Credit: NCAR


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