Jan 10

UI astronomers capture first-of-kind image at distant star

Source: University of Iowa

Image: Composite image of a large radio coronal loop superimposed on an artist's conception of Algol, a binary star system. Credit: William Peterson.

Two University of Iowa researchers have made the first direct radio image of a coronal loop at a star, other than the sun, thereby providing scientists with information that may lead to a better understanding of how such phenomena as space weather affect the Earth. (read more)

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