SETI bioastro: The Biggest Explosions in the Solar System

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From: Larry Klaes (larry.klaes@incent.com)
Date: Tue Jun 12 2001 - 06:31:48 PDT


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NASA Science News for June 12, 2001

Solar flares have vexed astronomers since they were discovered nearly a
century and a half ago. The powerful explosions do things we simply don't
understand. NASA's upcoming HESSI mission might finally solve the riddle
of flares by making x-ray and gamma-ray pictures of the eruptions. What
we learn could have down-to-Earth benefits and shed light on mysterious
happenings far outside the solar system.

FULL STORY at

http://science.nasa.gov/headlines/y2001/ast12jun_1.htm?list522292

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