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The intrepid comet Lovejoy flew right into the Sun's violent atmosphere and lived to tell scientists the story and help them understand more about our local star.
On August 1, 2010, an entire hemisphere of the sun erupted.
Just last week, scientists working with NASA's new Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) released the most astonishing movies of the sun anyone had ever seen -- and now, they're doing it again.
New satellite imagery of the sun is providing scientists with clues to understanding the long-standing mystery of what is heating up the solar corona.
- Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.