Thursday, March 22, 2007

Dazzling new images reveal the 'impossible' on the Sun

Dazzling new images reveal the 'impossible' on the Sun - New Scientist

"The restless bubbling and frothing of the Sun's chaotic surface is astonishing astronomers who have been treated to detailed new images from a Japanese space telescope called Hinode."

"Almost every day, we look at the data and we say – what the heck was that?" says Golub, a member of the XRT science team.

Have a watch of the video taken by Hinode of the spikes

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