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Distant Star's Sound Waves Reveal Cycle Similar to the Sun's
August 26, 2010
In a bid to unlock long-standing mysteries of the sun, including the impacts on Earth of its 11-year cycle, an international team of scientists has successfully probed a distant star. By monitoring the star's sound waves, the team has observed a magnetic cycle analogous to the sun's solar cycle.
National Center for Atmospheric Research/University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
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