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Best Science Photos of the Week - June 2, 2012

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Glow Stick Sun

Credit: NASA/GSFC/SDO
This is the sun as you've never seen it before. NASA researchers applied extra processing to a sun snapshot taken by the Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO)…Read More »









to create this trippy image. Loops of plasma are held in place by the sun's strong magnetic fields, concentrated in active regions that are visible to the naked eye as sunspots. This is a look at the sun on Sept. 25, 2011.    Less «
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